Cape epic 2021

cape epic 2021

When is the Absa Cape Epic 2021?

The Absa Cape Epic Is Back EF Education-NIPPO ready to race Lachlan Morton and Kenneth Karaya team up to tackle The Race That Measures All All systems go for the 2021 Absa Cape Epic The 2021 Absa Cape Epic will take place as scheduled, from 17-24 October 2021. Elite Mens Field at 2021 Absa Cape Epic Who To Watch in the Elite Mens category

What is the Cape Epic?

The Cape Epic is awarded UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) status, the first ever team mountain bike stage race, and at the time the only mountain bike race in Africa to appear on the UCI calendar. The Cape Epic surpasses 2500 hours of global TV hours to become the most televised mountain bike race of all time.

What is the Absa Cape Epic’s first stage like?

The first marathon stage of the 2022 Absa Cape Epic leaves nowhere to hide. Scaling King’s Climb is the first order of the day. A brutally long and steep ascent from Lourensford Wine Estate to the heights of the Helderberg Mountains, it will stretch the field for the long Red Route descent of the Helderberg Trails.

Who finished second in the 2012 Absa Cape Epic?

Riding with Kevin Evans, he had finished second in the 2012 Absa Cape Epic which took place in March and the result therefore stood.

Who won the Absa Cape Epic 2021?

South African Marathon Champion Matt Beers and French mountain biker Jordan Sarrou – the 2020 cross-country World Champion – won the 2021 Absa Cape Epic today at Val de Vie.

What is the Absa Cape Epic?

First staged in 2004, the Absa Cape Epic is considered the toughest mountain bike stage race on Earth, attracting the best mountain bikers from around the world competing across five categories. Referred to as the Tour de France of mountain biking, its the only MTB stage race accredited as hors catégorie (beyond categorization) by the UCI.

Is Slanghoek the most challenging terrain in Absa Cape Epic 2021?

The Slanghoek trails climb snakes its way upwards through the walls of the valley; while not the most challenging of the 2021 Absa Cape Epic’s Land Rover Technical Terrains, its bite will be felt after the demanding kilometres raced before and then even more demanding kilometres that follow.

How long is the Cape Epic?

This event lasts 4 stages, totaling 73.5km/45.7 miles with an elevation again of 789.4m/2,590’ and will be raced solely on mountain bikes. The race will also include a competition for the GC, with a leaderboard being created using ZwiftPower, keeping in the spirit of racing for the Cape Epic.

The real cost of the Cape Epic is never what you think it is. I have yet to meet an Epic rider who feels that the cost was not worth the experience. It kind of raises the question, Can you afford not to do the race? A comparison to any other multi-day event is not really possible or fair, because the Cape Epic is one of a kind.

How does Cape Epic compare to other multi-day races?

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