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2019 Cape Epic Preview

Words by: Frans Le Roux It’s that time of year as the most anticipated mountain bike event in the world rolls around the majestic Western Cape mountains again. The 2019 ABSA Cape Epic promises to be a battle of the giants!. 2019 ROUTE: 624KM/16 650M When the 2019 ABSA Cape […]

Epic World Cup Sets New Benchmark for Series

A full-capacity crowd, a world-class course and sensational racing from the world’s best cross-country racers made Coetzenburg, Stellenbosch the place to be on Saturday, 10 March. Stellenbosch, South Africa. A mesmerising sunrise greeted riders ahead of the first round of the Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain bike World Cup Series on Saturday […]

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 […]

The Boys in Baggies want Yellow

Cannondale Factory Racing’s baggy-wearing duo of Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini might be one of the most entertaining teams at the Absa Cape Epic, but don’t let their affable demeanours fool you – they’re here to win Maybe it’s their off-the-wall sartorial direction or perhaps the occasional tail-whip that has […]

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 […]