Tag: 2015 ABSA Cape Epic

Fathers Day With An Epic Twist

On Sunday many South African men will celebrate Father’s Day by giving their dad a pair of socks or some biltong. In some homes, though, that celebration may just include a ride together … and a bit of reminiscing about the achievement of being one of the father-and-son teams to […]

A woman’s perspective on the Epic

There are few occasions in life when telling your story is a privilege you have earned. With 7 Epics and 6 finishes under the saddle Ann Harrison has more than earned the privilege, so here are her thoughts on the 2015 ABSA Cape Epic from a woman’s perspective. Internationally recognised […]

2015 ABSA Cape Epic

Elite Men’s GC 1. Investec-Songo-Specialized 2-1 Christoph Sauser (Switzerland) 2-2 Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech Republic) 31:00.57,7 2. Topeak Ergon 1-1 Kristian Hynek (Czech Republic) 1-2 Alban Lakata (Austria) 31:11.39,5 +10.41,8 3. Bulls 4-1 Karl Platt (Germany) 4-2 Urs Huber (Switzerland) 31:35.23,0 +34.25,3 4. Multivan Merida 6-1 Jose Hermida (Spain) 6-2 Rudi […]

Nguni Bulls – Epic Updates: Stage 7

Sent via the wires directly from the ABSA Cape Epic by Rens Rezelman (@rens29er). Rens is riding his 3rd ABSA Cape Epic in the Nguni Bulls Team with Andrew “Rocky” Koen. They’re team 120 if you’d like to follow them live via Tracker. Stage 7: 87km with 1 500m of climbing […]

Buys, Beukes Go Home in Red

The thrilling contest for the Absa African special jersey ended with Philip Buys and Matthys Beukes of Scott Factory Racing taking the red shirt and Burry Stander memorial trophy home on Sunday after a tough Grand Finale stage. They finished ninth on the day and a commendable fifth overall in the general […]

‘Susi’ Gets Win Number Five

Swiss mountain biking legend Christoph Sauser’s last Absa Cape Epic as a professional rider ended in triumph on Sunday as he inked his name into history by becoming the first person to win it five times. The 39-year-old and Czech partner Jaroslav Kulhavy (Investec-Songo-Specialized) rode conservatively to finish fifth on […]

Nguni Bulls – Epic Updates: Stage 5 & 6

Sent via the wires directly from the ABSA Cape Epic by Rens Rezelman (@rens29er). Rens is riding his 3rd ABSA Cape Epic in the Nguni Bulls Team with Andrew “Rocky” Koen. They’re team 120 if you’d like to follow them live via Tracker. Pre-Stage Chatter Good morning, so yesterday (Stage […]

Drama on the Finish Line

Switzerland’s Christoph Sauser is 87km away from becoming the first person to win the Absa Cape Epic five times after he and partner Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic won Stage 6 in a sprint finish into Wellington on Saturday. For the first time in the seven days of the […]