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Many riders will take the opportunity to raise funds for various charities at the 2011 Absa Cape Epic. Check out our live site during the event and track their progress by viewing our charity barometer.
Long-distance cycling during these hot summer days can lead to high sweat rates, and substantial water and electrolyte losses. Registered dietician Maryke van Zyl provides guidelines for a sound hydration strategy.
Registered dietician and Woolworths nutritional advisor Maryke van Zyl explains the ins and outs of carbohydrates and advises which types to choose for optimal energy.
Businesses, sports stars and celebrities were out in full force recently to raise funds for the JAG Foundation. With the funds raised, JAG hopes to instill sporting values for life and allowing youth to fulfill their dreams.
For the first time in the Absa Cape Epic's history, both the prologue and the final stage of the event will be broadcast live on SuperSport throughout the African continent.
The Absa Cape Epic presented by adidas proudly announces the addition of new official communications partner, Telkom Business, as headline sponsor. Together we hope to increase our event communications infrastructure.
For the first time in the history of the race, the Absa Cape Epic will visit Saronsberg in Tulbagh. Saronsberg is busy constructing the first ever custom built race village, where the first three stages of the race will take place.
Denver Knoetzen has walked the walk by tattooing the Absa Cape Epic event logo on his right arm. The tattoo is a constant reminder of the meaning of life, endurance, camaraderie and finishing the ultimate 8-day stage race.
For the second year, Avis Rent a Car is the official car rental supplier for the Absa Cape Epic. Avis offer riders of the 2011 Absa Cape Epic incredible car rental and Avis Point-to-Point transfer rates within South Africa.
2011 Absa Cape Epic contestants, Thea-Mari van der Sandt and Hanlie Booyens, summitted 7 of the Boland's best-known peaks in 7 days. They participate in the 2011 race as team Absa aBreast, an Absa celebrity team raising funds for the JAG Foundation.
As whirl of end-of-year celebrations, family and friend get-togethers, summer braais and holiday festivities gains momentum, sticking to your strenuous Epic training programme could prove tricky...we have some survival tips just for you!
For the second consecutive year, the Swiss Volunteer Maya Kägi organised a reunion for the Swiss Absa Cape Epic participants in 2010. The reunion took place at the Lake Constance in the Northern part of
The 8th edition of the Magical & Untamed African MTB Race will carry an increased prize purse, consolidating the event's position as the largest prize purse in the world of endurance mountain biking.
Blind adventurer and motivational speaker, Hein Wagner, will take on next year's Absa Cape Epic with experienced cyclist Gerrie Olivier as Team Pragma Beyond Vision. It will be the first time in history that a blind person participates in this extreme endurance event.
If you're committed to riding the 2011 Absa Cape Epic, but were
unsuccessful in securing a lottery entry, you still stand a chance to
get in through our guaranteed charity entries. This is an opportunity for riders to ride in aid of charity which will make the race experience all the more worthwhile.