Monday , 10 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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THE COVID-19 CHANGES YOU CAN EXPECT AT SA’S MTB RACES

THE COVID-19 CHANGES YOU CAN EXPECT AT SA’S MTB RACES

Face masks, smaller race fields, variable start times, virtual race briefings, bigger gaps between start batches, no-touch water points, cattle-spray sanitisers… These are just so ...

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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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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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BULLS HEROES AND FACES CST STORM TO TANKWA TREK TITLES

BULLS HEROES AND FACES CST STORM TO TANKWA TREK TITLES

The Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen saved the best for last. Both in terms of the trails and the result for the champions, the Bulls Heroes and Faces CST. ...

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CANNONDALE AND DORMAKABA COME GOOD ON TANKWA TREK QUEEN STAGE

CANNONDALE AND DORMAKABA COME GOOD ON TANKWA TREK QUEEN STAGE

Stage 3 of the 2020 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, saw the race’s sixth new pairs of stage winners crowned. The Queen Stage, which took in the iconic Me ...

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TANKWA TREK LEADS CHANGE HANDS ON DRAMATIC SECOND STAGE

TANKWA TREK LEADS CHANGE HANDS ON DRAMATIC SECOND STAGE

Stage 2 of the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen saw the UCI men’s and women’s lead change hands. CST PostNL Bafang and Faces CST started the day in the yell ...

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CST GET THE TANKWA TREK OFF TO A PERFECT START

CST GET THE TANKWA TREK OFF TO A PERFECT START

The CST PostNL Bafang team, of Sebastian Fini and David Nordemann, and the Faces CST squad of Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill stormed to victory on the opening stage of the Momen ...

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