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Absa Cape Epic

BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEO FROM LAST YEAR’S CAPE EPIC

Checking in with Georg and Lukas, a.k.a. Speed Company Racing

The Cape Epic is coming up in two days. Georg & Lukas, a.k.a. Speed Company Racing, won in 2022 and got second in 2023. The end of one of the 2023 stages.  The following 2023 Race Recap Video offers a deep insight behind the…
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THE 2024 ABSA CAPE EPIC STARTS THIS SUNDAY

America's Howard Grotts and Switzerland's Nino Schurter will join a huge field of international riders vying for the titles in the 8-day South African stage race

A stacked UCI Men’s field will do battle across eight days on what is arguably the toughest course in the race’s 20-year history
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VIDEO OF STAGE 5 OF ABSA CAPE EPIC

Check out the riding in the heavy rain at the start of the race

Stage 4 of the Absa Cape Epic has started. Here's the link to the live video: https://www.epic-series.com/capeepic
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BEERS/BLEVINS & LOOSER/LECOURT TAKE STAGE 4 IN ABSA CAPE EPIC

Nino Schurter and Andri Frischknecht hold onto their leaders' jerseys at end of Stage 4

News courtesy of the Absa Cape Epic, Cape Town, South Africa, March  23, 2023: Stage 4, the 2023 Absa Cape Epic’s Time Trial, was short on kilometers but not short on action as Matt Beers and Chris Blevins (Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne)…
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PHOTOS AND RESULTS: ABSA CAPE EPIC, STAGE 3

Cape Town, South Africa

Amy Wakefield and Candice Lill (e-FORT. net | SeattleCoffeeCo) won the transition stage in the CM.com Women’s category, while Matt Beers won the Men’s Stage 3 race alongside American partner Christopher Blevins…
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STAGE 3, LIVE VIDEO OF ABSA CAPE EPIC

Watch the action as it unfolds

Stage 3 of the Absa Cape Epic has started. Here's the live video: https://www.epic-series.com/capeepic?fbclid=IwAR0PAIauaJxE7ccVlsC0UEL-4qP7aoRJslbf8CDi2pZi1SVksE9xHlSy0Sc
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PHOTOS AND RESULTS FROM ABSA CAPE EPIC ON TUESDAY

Blevins and Beers bounce back

(News and photos courtesy of Specialized) Team Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne bounced back from their woes in stage one to win stage 2 of the 2023 Cape Epic. In a tactical masterclass, Chris Blevins and Matt Beers rode away from Nino…
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LEADERS JERSEYS CHANGE HANDS IN CAPE EPIC AFTER THE END OF STAGE 1

Nino Schurter, Andri Frischknecht, Amy Wakefield and Candice Lill turn up the heat

Stage 1 of the 2023 Absa Cape Epic saw the Ciovita leader jerseys change hands as SCOTT-SRAM MTB-Racing’s Nino Schurter and Andri Frischknecht claimed the yellow jersey in the Men’s category. e-FORT. net | SeattleCoffeeCo’s Amy Wakefield…
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AMERICANS FAVORED TO WIN THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

Two Americans look like they could be the top contenders this year

America's Sofia Gomez-Villafame (leading here) and teammate Haley Batten (far right) took the Women's title at last year's Absa Cape Epic. Sofia is expected to be a top contender this year, too, when she'll be teamed up with Katerina…
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THE ABSA CAPE EPIC STARTS THIS WEEKEND

This looks like it could be another race for the ages

Nino Schurter will be going for his third win. He is already a two-time Absa Cape Epic winner and his 2023 partner, Andri Frischknecht, is the 2018 Swiss Epic champion.
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THE EPIC SERIES RETURNS IN 2023

It starts with the Cape Epic, March 19-26

Press Release: The Epic Series hosts 8 events in 5 countries. In 2022, there were 39 race days, 2,470 kilometers ridden, and 58,050 meters climbed. The year 2023 is a new year with more events, more race days, more kilometers,…
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THE 2023 ABSA CAPE EPIC ROUTE

Where Africa's Majesty Beckons

Absa Cape Epic Press Release For Immediate Distribution The Absa Cape Epic is the most spectacular mountain bike race on earth. Photo by Nick Muzik The 2023 Absa Cape Epic, from…
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ABSA EXTENDS LONG-STANDING SPONSORSHIP OF CAPE EPIC

Absa has contracted to be the race's sponsor for three more years

In Absa's deep history of involvement with sports and sporting events in Africa, the 16-year-long sponsorship of the Absa Cape Epic has been one of the Absa Group's longest-standing relationships. It has been, without doubt, one of Absa's…
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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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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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SARROU AND BEERS TAKE MEN’S PROLOGUE AT ABSA CAPE EPIC

The epic 8-day African stage race is underway

Press Release After a pandemic-enforced hiatus, the Absa Cape Epic, widely regarded as the world’s premier mountain bike stage race, returned to action in fine style in Cape Town today with the 20km Prologue ahead of seven days of…
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