Platt, Huber retain Tankwa Trek title

2017-02-13 07:48

Switzerland’s Urs Huber and Germany’s Karl Platt completed a clean sweep of stage wins to retain their Tankwa Trek mountain bike stage race title.

Platt, Huber out to defend Tankwa title

2017-02-03 14:21

Germany’s Karl Platt and his Swiss team-mate, Urs Huber, are motivated to defend their title at next week’s Tankwa Trek.

Team Bulls ready to give it horns

2017-01-24 11:00

Team Bulls duo Karl Platt and Urs Huber are determined to defend their Absa Cape Epic title.

Local knowledge sees Team Bulls home

2016-03-16 15:41

Karl Platt and Urs Huber extended their lead at the Cape Epic after winning stage three from Tulbagh to Wellington.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Platt, Huber charge to early Tankwa Trek lead

2017-02-10 19:13

Team Bulls riders, Karl Platt and Urs Huber, have charged to a dominant victory on Stage 1 of the 2017 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek.

International injection for Tour of Good Hope

2017-01-24 14:35

The Tour of Good Hope’s reputation was enhanced this week after confirmation that five-time Cape Epic champion Karl Platt will be on the start line.

Platt claims 'unbelievable' 5th Cape Epic

2016-03-20 15:12

Twelve years after claiming his first Cape Epic title Karl Platt became only the second person to win the event five times.

Karl Platt eyes Cape Epic win No 5

2016-02-02 13:36

German Karl Platt’s name is synonymous with the Absa Cape Epic - and he's back searching for victory No 5 in 2016...

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.

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.

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-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.

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