Thursday , 2 July 2020

 
FIVE-TIME WINNER TEAMS UP WITH OLYMPIC CHAMP

FIVE-TIME WINNER TEAMS UP WITH OLYMPIC CHAMP

Annika Langvad is already, statistically, the most successful pro rider in the history of the Absa Cape Epic. Her perfect five race wins have come from just five starts. Currently ...

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GHOSTING INTO PODIUM CONTENTION

GHOSTING INTO PODIUM CONTENTION

Barbara Benkó is no stranger to South African mountain biking fans. The thirty-time Hungarian Champion – across road, cross country, cross country marathon and cyclocross – has be ...

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DORMAKABA RED AND BLUE SET TO STRIKE IN THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

DORMAKABA RED AND BLUE SET TO STRIKE IN THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

Dormakaba is a name that will be familiar to many Absa Cape Epic fans. The team, which has donned red and blue for a number of years, has always arrived at the Absa Cape Epic with ...

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TEAM FIRST MOVE UNVEILED

TEAM FIRST MOVE UNVEILED

Following formidable international careers racing at the highest level with Team Dimension Data for the past eight seasons, Jacques Janse van Rensburg and Jaco Venter have returne ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMPIONS COMBINE TO FORM SUPER TEAM

SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMPIONS COMBINE TO FORM SUPER TEAM

Not since Yolande Speedy, in 2013, has a South African woman stood upon the top step of the Absa Cape Epic podium. In recent years, Robyn de Groot, Mariske Strauss and Candice Lil ...

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CANNONDALE FACTORY RACING RETURNS TO THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

CANNONDALE FACTORY RACING RETURNS TO THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

In 2016 they finished fourth. In 2017 they finished fifth. In 2018 they stepped onto the podium, finishing third. In 2019 they went one better, earning the silver medal. The quest ...

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DEFENDING CHAMPIONS RETURN IN FORCE

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS RETURN IN FORCE

In 2019, SCOTT-SRAM MTB-Racing's Nino Schurter and Lars Forster stormed to victory in the Absa Cape Epic. This feat was made more remarkable by the fact that they lost 6 minutes a ...

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LATE DRAMA AS DORMAKABA WIN FNB W2W CHARDONNAY

LATE DRAMA AS DORMAKABA WIN FNB W2W CHARDONNAY

A puncture, just 10 kilometres from the finish line in Onrus, turned the 2019 FNB Wines2Whales Chardonnay race on its head; on Sunday, 27 October. Seizing the opportunity provided ...

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BIKES OF THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

BIKES OF THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is seen globally as the ultimate test in mountain bike stage racing. A combination of the world’s best racers, the potential for extreme weather conditions, rug ...

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2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE RIDER STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is a race, not a ride. It’s eight days of pressure, not pleasure. It’s not a point-to-point event, but it is a journey – of discovery. Every single participant ...

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