Thursday , 13 August 2020

 
GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

You don’t spend months training for the Absa Cape Epic only to arrive at the start of the world’s most prestigious mountain bike stage race with inferior gear. Although the 2020 e ...

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BIKES OF THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

BIKES OF THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

Although the 2020 Absa Cape Epic was cancelled 36 hours before the start due to Covid-19, 1274 of the 1372 participants that entered the world’s most prestigious mountain bike sta ...

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CORONA VIRUS AND THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

CORONA VIRUS AND THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

In the past couple of weeks many major international sporting events in Europe have been cancelled or postponed, but the 17th Absa Cape Epic will start as planned on Sunday despit ...

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ABSA CAPE EPIC DAY TRIPPERS EXPERIENCE AWAITS SPORTS SCIENCE BOSS

ABSA CAPE EPIC DAY TRIPPERS EXPERIENCE AWAITS SPORTS SCIENCE BOSS

Phathokuhle Zondi is the CEO of the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA), where world-class progress in Sports Science happens on a daily basis, including the coaching ...

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NICOLE CAPPER TO GET A TASTE OF THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

NICOLE CAPPER TO GET A TASTE OF THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

Former Mrs South Africa and Survivor runner-up, Nicole Capper, is on a mission to conquer more mountains in 2020, including some of the rugged slopes of the Absa Cape Epic. T ...

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THE BATTLE FOR (ABSA) AFRICAN PRIDE

THE BATTLE FOR (ABSA) AFRICAN PRIDE

The Absa African Men's jersey competition celebrates African mountain biking. It puts the South African men, and to a lesser extent their brethren from the continent, first. It gi ...

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RACING FOR RED – THE RACE FOR THE ABSA AFRICAN WOMEN’S JERSEY

RACING FOR RED – THE RACE FOR THE ABSA AFRICAN WOMEN’S JERSEY

The Absa African Women’s jersey competition will be held for the third year during the 2020 Absa Cape Epic. The race, inaugurated to foster growth in the number of African riders ...

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TREK – PIRELLI ON TRACK FOR ANOTHER SHOT AT THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

TREK – PIRELLI ON TRACK FOR ANOTHER SHOT AT THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

For Trek - Pirelli (Trek Selle San Marco at the time), the 2019 Absa Cape Epic was a memorable one for two contrary reasons. Although only one reason was positive. Firstly, an ove ...

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SAUSER TO MENTOR BOTHA FOR FUTURE SUCCESS

SAUSER TO MENTOR BOTHA FOR FUTURE SUCCESS

Wessel Botha is an unassuming character. One notices him because he tends to tower above crowds, when not on a bike. Though he seldom draws attention to himself, as he is softly s ...

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KULHAVY AND GROTTS GET THE BAND BACK TOGETHER

KULHAVY AND GROTTS GET THE BAND BACK TOGETHER

The Specialized Racing duo of Jaroslav Kulhavý and Howard Grotts missed their chance to defend their 2018 Absa Cape Epic title last year. Grotts’ late withdrawal, due to illness k ...

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