Suss survives crash to keep Cape Epic lead

2017-03-24 15:35

Esther Suss survived a crash near the finish to keep the lead in the women's category of the Cape Epic alongside partner Jennie Stenerhag.

Cape Epic advantage to Suss and Stenerhag

2017-03-23 15:51

The pendulum in the Women’s category at the Cape Epic swung a little more toward a victory for Esther Suss and Jennie Stenerhag after stage 4 ended in Elgin.

Sauser, Kulhavy bag 2nd consecutive Epic stage win

2017-03-22 14:38

Christoph Sauser and Jaroslav Kulhavy have claimed a second consecutive stage win at the 2017 Cape Epic.

Stransky posts post-op picture - and it's almost NSFW!

2017-03-21 16:26

Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky has posted a post-operation picture on his Twitter page - and it looks painful!

Blood, sweat and tears on a tough Stage 1

2017-03-20 15:15

It was literally blood, sweat and tears in the battle for the Women’s category at the Cape Epic on Stage 1.

Stransky crashes out of Cape Epic Prologue

2017-03-19 21:25

Retired Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky has crashed out of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic after a horror fall in Sunday's 26km Prologue stage at Meerendal Wine Estate.

Crash forces changes in top Cape Epic team

2017-03-17 17:38

Top Absa Cape Epic team Trek Selle San Marco has had to make a last-minute change after Italian Damiano Ferraro was injured in a crash.

On the fast track to success

2017-03-05 05:58

The Diepsloot Mountain Bike Academy (DMA) doesn’t only produce sport professionals – it also creates leaders and entrepreneurs.

Exciting racing coming up, say Cape Epic favourites

2017-02-09 08:40

It’s going to be the strongest Absa Cape Epic field yet and the racing should be thrilling.

Lüthi on life without Langvad

2017-02-07 11:48

Ariane Lüthi says that replacing Annika Langvad as an Absa Cape Epic partner was an “almost impossible” challenge.


Schurter, Stirnemann seize Cape Epic lead

2017-03-24 15:27

The men’s category is set for a thrilling finale after Nino Schurter and team-mate Matthias Stirnemann claimed their first stage win of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic.

Cape Epic newbies secure stage 4 win

2017-03-23 15:42

Race debutants Andri Frischknecht and Michiel Van der Heijden claimed the fourth stage of the Cape Epic which finished in Elgin.

Stransky to undergo plastic surgery

2017-03-22 09:15

Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky will undergo plastic surgery to his face after a horror crash in the Cape Epic mountain bike race.

Stransky on the mend after horror Cape Epic fall

2017-03-20 17:06

Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky is out of surgery and on the mend after a horror crash in the opening Prologue of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic.

Avancini and Fumic turn up Cape Epic heat

2017-03-20 15:09

Cross-country specialists Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini continued their blazing assault on the 2017 Cape Epic with another stage win.

2017 Cape Epic kicks into gear

2017-03-19 20:17

The 2017 Absa Cape Epic got off to a blistering start in hot and dusty conditions at Meerendal Wine Estate.

The rise of township cycling

2017-03-05 05:58

Many youngsters have been empowered as elite sport transforms and interest in cycling has increased as more cyclists turn professional.

German/Brazilian duo back with serious intent

2017-02-22 11:49

German Manuel Fumic and Brazilian Henrique Avancini lit up the 2016 Absa Cape Epic with a thrilling win on the Grand Finale - the prestigious final stage.

German legend and SA champ team up

2017-02-07 12:07

German mountain biking legend Sabine Spitz and South Africa’s Robyn de Groot could well be the team to beat at this year's Absa Cape Epic.

Here comes José and Purito ... and lots of laughs

2017-02-06 12:10

If somebody were trying to track down José Hermida in the Absa Cape Epic race village they would simply have to follow the laughter - and the chatter.

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