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MEN’S TEAM SCORES HISTORIC UPSET IN CAPE EPIC

America's Haley Batten and Sofia Gomez Villafane lose the final stage but take the women's overall title

The Absa Cape Epic has drawn to a close and the final stage of the event delivered a day that saw the event’s history books rewritten as Speed Company Racing overcame a two-minute and 45-second deficit to claim the Men’s yellow leader…
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STAGE 3: MORE SURPRISES IN THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

The Americans are battling for the overall wins in South Africa

Stage 3 of the Absa Cape Epic was another true marathon stage that was over 100 kilometers long. In the Men’s category, Speed Company Racing delivered on their Prologue promise of being here to “take over” as they stormed to the stage win…
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HOW TO KEEP IMPROVING YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE ABILITY

Tips from Gene Hamilton of Better Ride

"It is amazing to me how much time and money we invest in mountain biking and how little attention we pay to our performance and what may have positive and what may have negative effects on our performance."—Gene Hamilton, Better Ride
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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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LAURA STIGGER AND SINA FREI WIN THE ABSA CAPE EPIC PROLOGUE

The epic event is underway again in South Africa

Mud-splattered by the finish, the pair were delighted with their efforts. “It was really tough out there today thanks to the weather, but we are used to those conditions from some of our recent XCO rides, so we handled it well,” said …
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