BEERS AND SARROU WIN 2021 CAPE EPIC

Absa Cape Epic wraps up in style in South Africa

Sarrou was at a loss for words after his eight days of mountain biking. “This is just incredible,” he said. “I have no words. It’s been such an amazing week riding with Matt. We had the yellow jersey right from the start and we never let it…
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BEERS AND SARROU MOVE INTO STRIKING DISTANCE IN CAPE EPIC

Absa Cape Epic, Saturday, October 23, 2021

For nearly half the day’s racing, the leading teams remained close together. The shake-up came, as it has on every stage this year when the climbing for the day started. Hans Becking and José Dias (Buff Scott MTB) made the early dash…
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STIGGER AND FREI GO SIX-FOR-SIX AT CAPE EPIC

Stigger and Frei continue their 2021 Absa Cape Epic domination

Domination has been the name of the game for Sina Frei and Laura Stigger as the NinetyOne-songo-Specialized pair claimed their sixth win in the race (one Prologue and five stages)
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BACK-TO-BACK STAGE WINS FOR BECKING AND DIAS

Absa Cape Epic, Stage 5, Friday, October 22, 2021

“That was rough,” said Becking. “The pace was really fast from the start. We just wanted to stay in the lead group at that stage, which we managed to do. We both felt good all day, so on the final climb, we said ‘let’s go’ and we went. It’s…
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FREI AND STIGGER MARCH ON TO TAKE STAGE 4 OF CAPE EPIC

The two have won all five races held so far: The Prologue and Stages 1 through 4

Early on the stage, it looked like their 2021 Cape Epic domination might be broken. The Computer Mania MTB duo of Cherie Redecker and Adelheid Morath burst into life right from the start. Seemingly startled by the early pace-setters,…
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HANS BECKING AND JOSE DIAS WIN STAGE 4 OF ABSA CAPE EPIC

South Africa, Thursday, October 21, 2021

Overall leaders Matt Beers and Jordan Sarrou (NinetyOne-songo-Specialized) claimed second on the day, extending their overall lead through skill and circumstance - their nearest rivals, Canyon Northwave MTB, abandoned the stage before the…
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BEST OF THE BEST SOON TO BE CROWNED AT FINAL STOP OF 2021 CRANKWORX WORLD TOUR

November 1-7, King and Queen of Crankworx, Slopestyle World Championship and Triple Crown of Slopestyle, all up for grabs in Rotorua

November 1-7, Crankworx Rotorua 2021 will not only play host to some of the world’s best, bringing the Crankworx Family together one last time, but it will also celebrate the best of the best. As the last stop of the 2021 World Tour, it…
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WORLD CHAMP SEEWALD IGNITES STAGE 3 OF CAPE EPIC

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, South Africa

Absa Cape Epic Press Release:   Seewald has been threatening to show his World Champion credentials all week, and today that finally proved the case as he and Stošek powered to an important stage win.…
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THE TRAILS ARE CALLING, BUT FOR WHAT KIND OF BIKE?

Our best tips on deciding between a hardtail and full suspension mountain bike

Owing to the COVID pandemic, the sport of cycling (in all its forms) has enjoyed a significant surge in popularity. Best of all, as more people are getting into the habit of riding, they might start thinking about riding multiple times a…
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NEW BIKE HELMET: SCOTT ARGO PLUS

A TRAIL HELMET THAT IS JAM-PACKED WITH SAFETY

Argo Plus is designed to be a lightweight trail helmet that has modern features that help a rider climb and descend with confidence. This latest update in a mountain bike helmet from Scott has extended coverage and an integrated MIPS® Brain…
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SARROU, BEERS ROMP TO ABSA CAPE EPIC STAGE 2 WIN

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The pair comfortably won the 98km stage that took riders from Ceres to Saronsberg, Tulbagh in a time of 3:56:02. The stage victory means they remain in the overall yellow leader jerseys going into tomorrow’s 91km stage that features many of…
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TOM VAN STEENBERGEN WINS BEST TRICK AWARD AT 2021 RED BULL RAMPAGE

25-Year-Old Freeride Icon Also Suffers Multiple Fractures in Crash; Monster Energy’s Cam Zink Earns Toughness Award and Claims Fourth Place in Rampage Event

Unfortunately, disaster struck soon after when the freeride icon hit the next step-down jump on the desert track. A mistaken landing on a backflip sent Van Steenbergen crashing over the handlebars. After on-site medical staff provided…
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VIDEO: VANZACS AND THE ZOOBOYS

An inside look at one of the most notorious crews in mountain biking

(press release) The Vanzacs is a small group of mates from Australia and New Zealand that wanted to take on the world and get away with it by the skin of their teeth. The Vanzacs and The Zoo Boys take an inside look at one of the…
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