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Record for 2015 Cape Epic

2014-06-04 16:30

Riders from 62 have countries applied for entries to the 2015 Cape Epic and international applicants amounted to 58% of the total.

Mennen, Hynek win Cape Epic

2014-03-30 15:32

German Robert Mennen and his Czech team-mate Kristian Hynek have been crowned the 2014 Absa Cape Epic champions. .

Platt, Huber snatch Epic lead

2014-03-25 13:53

Four-time Cape Epic winner Karl Platt and Urs Huber overcame a crash and a muddy stage two to snatch the yellow leaders’ jersey.

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Boks tackle Cape Epic

2014-03-25 10:16

See pics of former Springboks Joel Stransky and Stefan Terblanche riding in the Absa Cape Epic.

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Cape Epic - Prologue

2014-03-24 12:44

See all the best pics from stage 1 of the Absa Cape Epic.

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Countdown to Cape Epic

2014-03-21 15:02

The much-anticipated 2014 Cape Epic begins with a 23km prologue on Sunday with several teams hoping to fire the first shot.

Top contenders out of Epic

2014-03-12 16:39

Ralf Naef and England's Catherine Williamson have withdrawn from the Cape Epic with injuries, race organisers have said.

2014 Cape Epic route unveiled

2013-10-29 13:54

The dramatic new route of the 11th edition of the Absa Cape Epic will again showcase the best the Western Cape has to offer.

Sauser lauds Cape Epic race

2013-03-25 13:34

Swiss rider Christoph Sauser has declared the Absa Cape Epic the “greatest mountain bike race in the world".

Stander - SONGO extend lead

2013-03-22 13:40

Defending champion Christoph Sauser and team-mate Jaroslav Kulhavy have extended their lead in the Absa Cape Epic.

Bulls team lodge Epic protest

2013-03-21 16:24

The Bulls team of Karl Platt and Urs Huber have lodged a protest after confusing signs led them off course in the Absa Cape Epic.

Platt, Huber stretch Epic lead

2013-03-20 12:41

Bulls pair, Karl Platt and Urs Huber, have extended their lead in the Absa Cape Epic after winning the 94km third stage.

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Cape Epic - Stage 2

2013-03-20 08:50

See all the best pics from stage 2 of the Absa Cape Epic.

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New leaders at Cape Epic

2013-03-18 14:57

The Multivan Merida team of Jose Hermida and Rudi van Houts have taken the overall lead in the 2013 Cape Epic after stage one.

Epic results, live tracking

2013-03-18 11:53

The 10th edition of the untamed African mountain bike race, the Absa Cape Epic, will take place from March 17-24.

Standers unite for Cape Epic

2013-03-14 12:08

The Standers will tackle the daunting Absa Cape Epic as they have done every challenge that has come their way - as a family.

Brits, Charvis enter Cape Epic

2013-03-05 13:38

Former SA pole-vaulter Okkert Brits will compete in this year’s Absa Cape Epic alongside former Wales rugby captain Colin Charvis.

Epic keeps Burry's spirit alive

2013-01-25 14:12

The memory of Burry Stander will be the dominant theme of this year's Absa Cape Epic as the race celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Platt returns for 10th Epic

2013-01-21 16:16

Four-times Cape Epic winner Karl Platt says he is fit and ready to get this year's 698km endurance race underway.

Liqui-Fruit to sponsor Cape Epic

2012-12-11 11:57

Liqui-Fruit will be the official juice sponsor of the 2013 Absa Cape Epic when 1 200 riders take on a gruelling 800km over eight days.

Stander-Sauser win Cape Epic

2012-04-01 15:35

South Africa's Burry Stander and Swiss partner Christoph Sauser have won the Cape Epic for the second consecutive year.

Stander-Sauser surge on

2012-03-29 17:50

SA's Burry Stander and Swiss partner Christoph Sauser have finished stage four of the Cape Epic in pole position once again.

Prost fighting hard in Epic

2012-03-27 21:26

World famous former Formula One champion Alain Prost is faring well in the Cape Epic with ski champion Sebastien Di Pasqua.

Solid start for Stander-Sauser

2012-03-25 16:34

The SA/Swiss team of Burry Stander and Christoph Sauser will wear the Yellow Jersey to start this year's Absa Cape Epic.

First SA win at Cape Epic

2011-04-03 16:50

Burry Stander and Christoph Sauser have won the Cape Epic, with Stander becoming the first South African ever to lift the trophy.

 
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On Stage 5 of the 2014 Absa Cape, riders were met with the Oakley Medusa.

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Buys claims Epic Stage 6

2014-03-29 13:05

South African Philip Buys has won his second stage of the Cape Epic with his Swiss partner Nino Schurter.

Cape Epic riders live tracked

2014-03-25 11:36

For the first time the 2014 Absa Cape Epic will have live tracking and monitoring of riders over the entire 8-day stage race.

Locals stay in Cape Epic hunt

2014-03-24 16:31

Team Cannondale Blend’s Darren Lill and Waylon Woolcock have finished sixth in the first stage of the Cape Epic.

Prologue win for Hermida

2014-03-23 16:09

Jose Hermida and his partner Rudi van Houts have grabbed a thrilling win in the Cape Epic prologue at Meerendal Wine Estate.

Epic cyclists fail dope test

2014-03-14 15:37

Two South African mountain bikers have been suspended from participating in the Absa Cape Epic after failing anti-doping tests.

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Cape Epic 2014 route

2013-10-31 10:25

Watch a video of the the 2014 Absa Cape Epic Route.

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Standers show Epic courage

2013-03-28 12:18

The Stander family emerged as the true heroes of the Absa Cape Epic, which culminated at Lourensford Wine Estate last Sunday.

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Cape Epic - Finish

2013-03-25 09:28

See all the best pics from the final stage of the Absa Cape Epic.

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Cape Epic - Stage 4

2013-03-21 17:12

See all the best pics from stage 4 of the Absa Cape Epic.

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Sauser, Kulhavy lead Epic

2013-03-21 15:43

Christoph Sauser and Jaroslav Kulhavy have reclaimed the leaders' jerseys after winning stage four of the Absa Cape Epic.

LIVE: Cape Epic Stage 3

2013-03-20 12:39

Live streaming visuals from Stage 3 of the 2013 Absa Cape Epic from Saronsberg in Tulbagh over 94km.

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Cape Epic - Stage 1

2013-03-19 08:22

See all the best pics from Stage 1 of the Absa Cape Epic.

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Buck hits Epic biker

2013-03-18 14:32

Watch Robert Mennen taken out by a duiker in the 2013 Cape Epic.

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Cape Epic - Prologue

2013-03-18 10:04

Check out pictures from the prologue & pre-race events of the Cape Epic.

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Ex-champ out of Cape Epic

2013-03-11 18:03

Former Cape Epic winner, Sharon Laws, had to withdraw from the 10th edition of the race after a serious fall in the Cape Argus.

Stransky enters Cape Epic

2013-02-05 13:13

Former Springbok World Cup winner, Joel Stransky, has confirmed his entry into this year's Absa Cape Epic.

Olympic stars to ride Cape Epic

2013-01-24 20:12

Olympic rowing heroes, Matthew Brittain and James Thompson, are looking forward to taking part in the Cape Epic mountain bike race.

Cape Epic riders on new route

2013-01-14 14:16

The new route of the 10th edition of the Absa Cape Epic will be as challenging as previous years, say the event's top riders.

Absa Cape Epic route unveiled

2012-10-30 14:12

The spectacular new route of the 10th edition of the Absa Cape Epic promises to be as exciting and challenging as previous years.

Evans, George narrow the gap

2012-03-31 15:51

Kevin Evans and David George closed the gap on the leaders, winning the penultimate stage of the Absa Cape Epic.

Stander-Sauser reign supreme

2012-03-28 18:58

South Africa's Burry Stander and Swiss partner Christoph Sauser have finished the third stage of the Cape Epic in pole position.

Stander-Sauser win first stage

2012-03-26 16:27

The South African/Swiss team of Burry Stander and Christoph Sauser have won Stage 1 of the Absa Cape Epic in Robertson.

Adventurer to ride Cape Epic

2012-02-28 18:22

World-renowned mountaineer and polar adventurer, Alex Harris, will take up the challenge of riding the Cape Epic cycling event.

Sauser - Stander on fire

2011-03-31 18:03

Christoph Sauser and his South African teammate Burry Stander are in charge of the Cape Epic after winning Stage 4.

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