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FREI AND STIGGER MARCH ON TO TAKE STAGE 4 OF CAPE EPIC

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, Salusmed responded, as did the overall leaders NinetyOne-songo-Specialized. The three teams formed the lead bunch, with Luthi and De Groot looking in great form. 

HANS BECKING AND JOSE DIAS WIN STAGE 4 OF ABSA CAPE EPIC

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 start due to stomach complaints for Martin Stošek. Andreas Seewald continued as a solo rider but is out of the racing.

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WORLD CHAMP SEEWALD IGNITES STAGE 3 OF CAPE EPIC

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. The Canyon Northwave MTB pair remain in second overall, but they have cut the lead of NinetyOne-songo-Specialized’s Matt Beers and Jordan […]

FREI AND STIGGER ARE LOOKING UNSTOPPABLE AT CAPE EPIC

Absa Cape Epic Press Release:   Sina Frei and Laura Stigger (NinetyOne-songo-Specialized) won Stage 3 of the Absa Cape Epic in Tulbagh today, continuing their commanding march towards overall glory.   They won everything Stage 3 could throw at them – the Dimension Data Hotspot Sprint on Tulbagh’s 300-year-old Church Street, the race to the top […]

SARROU, BEERS ROMP TO ABSA CAPE EPIC STAGE 2 WIN

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 Tulbagh’s most famed trails, including the notorious Bone Trail. 

TOM VAN STEENBERGEN WINS BEST TRICK AWARD AT 2021 RED BULL RAMPAGE

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 immediate assistance, doctors at a local hospital diagnosed several fractures.

SARROU AND BEERS TAKE MEN’S PROLOGUE AT ABSA CAPE EPIC

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 marathon mountain biking. The Mother City didn’t quite get the memo that the show was back […]

BRANDON SEMENUK BECOMES RED BULL RAMPAGE’S FIRST 4-TIME WINNER

PRESS RELEASE FROM RED BULL (Brandon Semenuk performed this backflip-tailwhip in his winning run. Photo by Long Nguyen/Red Bull Content Pool)   Brandon Semenuk made Red Bull Rampage history on Friday when he edged out three-time champion Kurt Sorge to claim his fourth title and become the first to win back-to-back Rampages, as fans and […]

DANNY MACASKILL’S NEW “DROP AND ROLL” VIDEO

(Danny MacAskill has his trials skills mastered.) Back in the Summer of 2021, with news of their first Drop and Roll shows in two years on the horizon, Danny MacAskill and Duncan Shaw decided to dust off the tour bus, load up the trials bikes and head out for a couple of days. The two […]

THOMAS GENON TALKS ABOUT PREPARING FOR THE RED BULL RAMPAGE

Munich, Germany – 12 October 2021 – After a long season that saw him ride two Crankworx events, Red Bull Roof Ride, Red Bull Hard Line and Loosefest Malmedy, Thomas Genon is about to ride Red Bull Rampage as the conclusion to his year. He talks about his thoughts and objectives ahead of his 8th consecutive participation […]

RockShox Announces Release of Flight Attendant Suspension System

Here’s what they say about it:   “ELEVATE YOUR RIDE Our relentless pursuit of simplicity is driven by one goal: to unlock your full riding potential. Introducing Flight Attendant, the only automatic suspension system that listens to the rider and responds in real-time. “FURTHER FASTER Your burly enduro bike becomes fit for longer climbs. Your […]

All systems go for the 2021 Absa Cape Epic, October 17-24

Most notably, the event will not have spectators, and access to race villages, water points, and other official areas will be strictly controlled. All participants and event staff must present a negative Covid-19 test before the start of the race and submit to a further antigen test during the event as an added screening measure. Whilst not a prerequisite to participate in the Absa Cape Epic, we do encourage all participants to be vaccinated. Further Covid-19 mitigation plans are in place and will be enforced.

Nicolas Vouilloz Wins EWS E-Bike Enduro Race

The opening round of the 2021 EWS-E season saw a diverse mix of racers take to a huge course that encompassed three loops, nine stages, and 60km of racing in a single day. On the start line were bonafide legends of the sport alongside a smattering of Enduro World Series regulars and the new breed of e-bike specialists.