Tag: Sasol Ladies Category

The Tough Get Going as Going Gets Tough

Stage 4 of the 2015 Absa Cape Epic, a 111km loop of the Worcester countryside, finished much like the previous stage – with riders covered in sand, cursing the heat and rocky conditions of the route. And, of course, with Ariane Kleinhans and Annika Langvad of Team RECM Specialized crossing […]

Triumph and Tears at Absa Cape Epic Women’s Race

Immediately after Team RECM Specialized’s Ariane Kleinhans and Annika Langvad crossed the line of Stage 3 at HTS Drostdy in Worcester, they collapsed to the ground in exhaustion and elation. The 128km ride – blitz in their case – from Elgin to Worcester had been an emotional rollercoaster. Moments later, […]

Blistering Start for the Elite Women

The world’s leading female mountain bikers could be spotted on the slopes of Table Mountain on Sunday 15 March, but not for long as they tore apart the Prologue route of the 12th Absa Cape Epic. Starting on the rugby fields of the University of Cape Town (UCT), known locally […]