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Pending no further changes in weather conditions and no new flare-ups
of the fires, no further changes are expected.
Read more about the impact of last night's fire on Table Mountain on the 2009 Absa Cape Epic Prologue route.
Tom Ritchey is one of the original designers of the mountain bike and has a long and fabled association with the sport of mountain biking.
Every year thousands of spectators come to Lourensford to watch the world’s best mountain bikers competing for final honours after 8 days of flat-out racing.
Welcome to Cape Town, start and finish of the world's most iconic moutain bike race.
you’re one of the riders or travelling companions that are coming to
the Western Cape please have a look at Cape Town and Western Cape’s
‘101 things to do’.
In the spirit of sportsmanship and South Africa’s keen social investment, the Absa Cape Epic sees charity as an integral part of the race, ensuring that the challenge is able to benefit those less fortunate.
Well-known cyclists Hannes Genze (27) and Jochen Käß (27) will enter as Team Multivan Merida Biking in this year’s Absa Cape Epic.
Participating in this year’s Absa Cape Epic is the Flűckiger brothers’ team of Lukas (25) and Mathias (21) from Switzerland. Both have successfully participated in many World Cup and World Championships, amongst others.
Brentjens will be partnering with Australian mountain biking champion Chris Jongewaard as team Trek-Brentjens to ride this year's prologue and seven stages.
Team Stoeckli-Craft to participate in this year's Absa Cape Epic. 2007 Stage winner Thomas Zahnd returns with a new partner, Urs Huber.
Reigning World Champion Sauser teams up with SA's under 23 World Cup Champion for second year in a row in aid of Songo.info, a charity based in Kayamandi, Stellenbosch.
We’ve allocated 100 of the 600 available team entries to be sold as
guaranteed entries on a first come first served basis starting at
exactly midnight on Sunday 29 March 2009.
Some of South Africa’s best-known sporting celebrities have been lured out of retirement, each encouraged to step out of his comfort zone and challenge himself to ride the 2009 Absa Cape Epic for a good cause.
Stanford is one of the many towns that the Absa Cape Epic passed through in 2008. The weary riders were given an energetic lift as the Stanford community lined the roads to cheer the riders on. Loudest of all the cheering came from the children of the local school - De Bron.