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LOCKDOWN LEVEL 3: WHERE YOU CAN RIDE YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE

LOCKDOWN LEVEL 3: WHERE YOU CAN RIDE YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE

After just over two months of government enforced lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, South African mountain bikers will once again be able to ride with the level of freedom they’re used to. Mostly. Here’s a breakdown of where you can ride your mo ...

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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 of leading mountain bikers and cyclists. In what might be considered r ...

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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. The keen mountain climber, who is preparing to summit Kilimanjaro in August, ...

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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 in the Women’s category, is designed to raise the profile of the local ...

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ELITE WOMEN FACE OFF AT TANKWA TREK

ELITE WOMEN FACE OFF AT TANKWA TREK

The 2020 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen represents the first opportunity for mountain biking fans to see the South African power-team of Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill in action. Taking place in the Koue Bokkeveld region, of the We ...

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STENERHAG AND RIEDER LOOK TO FORGE STRONG TEAM FOR ABSA CAPE EPIC

STENERHAG AND RIEDER LOOK TO FORGE STRONG TEAM FOR ABSA CAPE EPIC

Jennie Stenerhag is one of the most consistently underrated mountain bike stage racers active today. One gets the feeling that the multiple Swedish champion prefers it that way. In 2017 she flew under the radar all the way to Absa Cape Epic victory a ...

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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, she shares the top spot on the all-time victory list with Karl Platt ...

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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 an impressive line-up; and 2020 is no different. The 2020 Absa Cape Ep ...

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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 Lill have had shots at the title, though all three came up short. Local fa ...

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MOUNTAIN BIKING, WINE AND PHILANTHROPY COMBINE TO COMBAT CANCER

MOUNTAIN BIKING, WINE AND PHILANTHROPY COMBINE TO COMBAT CANCER

Mix the Western Cape’s most sought after 3-day mountain bike stage race with an exceptional wine estate and a charity that activates efficiently and effectively – and you make magic. ILoveBoobies and Cansa screen 60 women at Paul Cluver today; Thursd ...

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