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In 2007, the first stage of the Absa Cape Epic looked a bit short at just over 100 kilometres, so there had to be a catch.
On the first day of the 2006 Absa Cape Epic, it rained most of the way to George. The day would prove to be a bike breaker.
The 2005 edition of the Cape Epic started in the pouring rain, and included what would remain the longest stage for years.
In 2004, riders of the inaugural Cape Epic covered 788 kilometres, on the second longest route in the history of the event.
Absa announces their team for the 2013 Absa Cape Epic
academy is powering possibility for SA MTB talent,
and impacting communities through the introduction of bicycles.
The route recce crew gives their
opinion on the best equipment to tackle the 2013 Absa Cape Epic
Rider information evenings kick off in Cape Town and Johannesburg as race week nears the six months to go mark.
The Absa Cape Epic pays tribute to its female participants who
have conquered the most televised mountain bike stage race in the world.
27.5" wheels are set to hit the mainstream market
by the end of the year, adding fuel to the 26" vs 29" debate. Is it
yet another fad?
Watch out for the following past and current Absa Cape Epic riders competing at the 2012 London Olympics
Exxaro Development Jersey winners return from successful Craft Bike TransAlp challenge in Germany.
Azukile Simayile and Sipho Madolo are performing well at the Craft Bike TransAlp, in 75th place after 6 stages.
2005 Absa Cape
Epic podium finisher Frederik Kessiakoff leads King of the Mountains at the Tour de France.
Training advice for those lucky enough to gain a slot for
the 10th edition in 2013.