From running the show - to riding it

2015-10-07 13:07

After 12 years of being the man behind the Absa Cape Epic, founder Kevin Vermaak is going to experience his race from a new perspective - on a bike.

Paulissen wins Epic stage 5

2014-03-28 15:28

Former two-time Cape Epic winner Roel Paulissen of Belgium is back at the top of the podium after winning a tough stage five.

Stander-SONGO team win Epic

2013-03-24 13:11

Christoph Sauser and Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Burry Stander-SONGO team have won this year's Cape Epic mountain bike race.

Controversy mars Cape Epic

2013-03-21 18:47

The Bulls team have succeeded with their appeal after lodging a complaint about confusing signposting at the Cape Epic.

Bulls team take Cape Epic lead

2013-03-19 15:38

Karl Platt and Urs Huber of team Bulls have won the second stage of the Cape Epic to move into the overall lead.

Platt aims for fifth Epic

2013-03-15 15:26

Germany’s Karl Platt and Swiss rider Urs Huber are regarded as early favourites to win this year’s gruelling 698km Absa Cape Epic.

Okkert Brits enters Cape Epic

2012-11-14 12:43

Former SA pole vaulter Okkert Brits and Wales captain Colin Charvis have teamed up to take on the challenge of the 2013 Absa Cape Epic.

Platt-Sahm sprint to victory

2012-03-27 16:32

Karl Platt and Stefan Sahm have won stage 2 of the Cape Epic, with Burry Stander and Christoph Sauser still leading overall.

Sauser - Stander on top again

2011-03-28 18:17

The Men’s Category in the Cape Epic was won for the second consecutive day by the team of Burry Stander and Christoph Sauser.

New Cape Epic route

2010-10-26 17:13

The dramatic new route of the eighth edition of the Absa Cape Epic will be as challenging as previous years.


Stransky's surgery a success

2015-01-23 17:02

Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky is recovering after surgery to his broken collarbone suffered while training for the Absa Cape Epic.

Buys claims podium finish

2014-03-27 14:36

A South African stood on top of the Absa Cape Epic podium for the first time in two years on stage four of the iconic cycling race.

Stander-SONGO dominate Epic

2013-03-23 15:15

Christoph Sauser and Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Burry Stander-SONGO team are closing in on the Cape Epic title.

Rowing champs on song in Epic

2013-03-19 21:28

Olympic rowing champions Matthew Brittain and James Thompson have successfully completed stage two of their first Cape Epic.

Sauser off to flying Epic start

2013-03-17 15:22

Christoph Sauser and partner Jaroslav Kulhavy, of the Burry Stander Songo team, have won the Cape Epic prologue.

Cape Epic tightens dope rules

2012-12-18 09:56

The Absa Cape Epic will introduce a lifetime ban for future offenders in the wake of the first doping case in SA mountain biking.

Cape Epic angered by George

2012-11-07 13:15

Organisers of the Absa Cape Epic have said David George's suspension for doping will have no detrimental effect on the race.

Elana hurt, but not beaten

2012-03-26 22:32

Despite a tough start in the Absa Cape Epic mountain bike tour, Elana Meyer has vowed to fight on for the kids of the JAG foundation.

Epic increases prize money

2010-10-26 17:39

The Absa Cape Epic, the most televised mountain bike race in the world, has announced an increased prize purse of R500 000.

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