Tag: ABSA Cape Epic


Doing your first ABSA Cape Epic or even if you’re a seasoned vet, good advice is always welcome. We asked some of our local elite athletes for their top tips if you’re tackling the “big one”. WESSEL BOTHA – Imbuko {type}DEV Tip 1:Break the race up into sections and take it […]


While preparing for her Absa Cape Epic and mountain bike stage racing debut Fran Millar asked to be put in touch with a couple of experienced “normal” women. She did not want the advice from professional riders, but rather good cyclists who balance work, life and taking on the Untamed […]

All African Showdowns at 2021 Absa Cape Epic

No all-South African team has won the Absa Cape Epic since 2007. That 14-year drought could come to an end in 2021 however, as Candice Lill and Mariske Strauss start the women’s race as favourites for the overall title. The Faces CST pairing have a realistic chance of claiming not only the orange women’s leader jerseys, but […]

The Countdown Begins!

The 2021 Absa Cape Epic is creeping ever closer and the excitement is building as the final plans are laid, routes are marked, and riders are putting the crucial finishing touches on their training! The latest installment of the Absa Cape Epic Event Guide is out now: https://eventguide.cape-epic.com/cape_epic_2021_chapter_3


MAX MENZIES is known for his extreme superhuman adventures. Short of wearing his undies on the outside and wearing a cape, this superman is about to deliver another wonder feat to prove this. Tackling the Absa Cape Epic on a rigid single speed steel bike is definitely going to be something […]

2021 Absa Cape Epic Postponed

After careful consideration and continued conversations with local authorities, we regret to announce that the 2021 Absa Cape Epic has been postponed to 17-24 October 2021. The decision to postpone the event has been made due to an upsurge of international and local Covid-19 cases, and the ever-changing restrictions relating […]