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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…


First Epic Legend set to tackle 2019 Absa Cape Epic

Dad duo aiming for a top 10 in the masters category The first rider to ever complete all three Epic Legend races, the Swiss Epic, The Pioneer, and the Absa Cape Epic is heading back to the Western…


2019 The Pioneer reveals added innovations as entries go live

Entries for the 2019 Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race go live on the event website www.thepioneer.co.nz on February 14, Valentines Day, with organisers expecting high demand for the six-day endurance…


From Africa, to Europe to the Antipodes… Epic Series wraps up 2018 with Kiwi stunner

The 2018 Epic Series races have taken riders from rugged South African countryside to the stunning Swiss Alps to the beautiful snow-covered peaks of New Zealand’s South Island.   On Friday tired…