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Old and new Epic Legends reflect on remarkable week at Absa Cape Epic

Five riders who’d already achieved Epic Legend status and two newly minted Epic Legends crossed the line on stage 7, the Grand Finale, at Val de Vie Estate, and looked back on an incredible eight…


Scott-SRAM and Investec songo Specialized seal victory at 2019 Absa Cape Epic

At the Grand Final of the 2019 Absa Cape Epic, former winners Nino Schurter and Annika Langvad on Sunday completed their objectives of guiding two race newbies to victories in the last leg of the…


Absa Cape Epic GC all but sewn up – dark horse Italians take stage 6

The leaders in both the Men’s and Women’s categories at the Absa Cape Epic extended their leads and both look virtually certain of victory going into Sunday’s Grand Finale stage into Val de Vie…


Locals take the glory on stage 5 at Absa Cape Epic

Renaissance men Matthys Beukes and Philip Buys from South Africa shrugged off a disastrous first five days to win The Queen Stage of the Absa Cape Epic from Oak Valley Estate to Stellenbosch…


Dramatic Change in Leaders at Absa Cape Epic

Much speculation had been made around a clean-sweep of wins for the men’s Scott-SRAM MTB-Racing and women’s Investec-songo-Specialized pairs ahead of Stage 3’s 107km out-and-back loop from Oak Valley…


A day of hatricks on stage 2 at Absa Cape Epic

Today’s racing was simple and complicated, all at the same time, as four out of five categories claimed three-from-three stage victories.    The Swiss pairing of Nino Schurter and Lars Forster…


Dominance consolidated on Stage 1 of Absa Cape Epic 

Prologue winners Annika Langvad and Anna van der Breggen (Investec-songo-Specialized) increased their lead in the Women’s race with a dominant performance that saw them ride away from their rivals…


World Champions establish their superiority at Absa Cape Epic

It was a day for the World Champions on the opening Prologue of the Absa Cape Epic on the slopes of Table Mountain on Sunday with Annika Langvad and Anna van der Breggen dominating the Women's…


The 2019 Absa Cape Epic route – all you need to know

From the iconic slopes of Table Mountain’s National Park – to the craggy shoreline of the Southern Coast. And on; traversing the famous Winelands and beyond into the high mountains of the Western…


2019 Absa Cape Epic starts this weekend - who to watch

  Stellar elite field set for 2019 Absa Cape Epic   The Absa Cape Epic is the most competitive mountain bike stage race in the world. The pinnacle of the Epic Series is in its sixteenth…