Tag: Mariske Strauss

Birthday Win for Langvad and Courtney

There was cause for double celebrations for Investec Songo Specialized as they put themselves in an almost invincible position on Langvad’s birthday. Annika Langvad celebrated her birthday by winning a “brutal” Stage 4 of the Absa Cape Epic with her American partner Kate Courtney on Thursday and extended their lead […]

Are you ready for an Epic World Cup?

A tough course underscored by dry and loose conditions has the world’s best cross-country riders revved up and ready to ride their hearts out on Saturday, 10 March. Stellenbosch, South Africa. The excitement is building as the world’s best cross-country riders gravitate towards Stellenbosch for the Epic World Cup on […]

Why we love XCO Racing

If you own a mountain bike, there are various different types of events you could enter. Cross Country racing is one such discipline. We caught up with Team Spur’s manager TIM BASSINGTHWAIGHTE to find out what XCO-racing is all about. IMAGE: MICHAL CERVENY_UCI. I’m Tim Bassingthwaighte, and I manage Team […]

SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing win Absa Cape Epic

It was sweet success for Nino Schurter, Matthias Stirnemann, Esther Süss and Jennie Stenerhag at the 2017 Absa Cape Epic. Swiss duo Schurter and Stirnemann (SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing) were first time winners of the men’s race, while Süss and Stenerhag (Meerendal CBC) claimed the Hansgrohe Women’s category.  It was Stenerhag’s […]