Absa Cape Epic

24 03, 2024

Beers & Grotts and Terpstra & Koller Crowned 2024 Absa Cape Epic Champions

By |2024-03-24T15:47:59+02:00March 24th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Beers & Grotts and Terpstra & Koller Crowned 2024 Absa Cape Epic Champions

Simon Schneller and Urs Huber (BULLS Mavericks) won Stage 7 - the Grand Finale - of the Absa Cape Epic men’s race, but it was Matt Beers and Howard Grotts of Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne who claimed the overall title at the 2024 event. Read all the Absa Cape Epic news on Diverge.info here. In the Aramex Women’s Category, [...]

23 03, 2024

Penultimate Stage Proves Pivotal At 2024 Absa Cape Epic

By |2024-03-23T21:25:29+02:00March 23rd, 2024|News|Comments Off on Penultimate Stage Proves Pivotal At 2024 Absa Cape Epic

It appears that only major disasters can prevent Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne (Matt Beers and Howard Grotts) and GHOST Factory Racing (Anne Terpstra and Nicole Koller) from winning the Men’s and Aramex Women’s Category respectively at the 2024 Absa Cape Epic. On the 87km Stage 6 in Stellenbosch, the event’s penultimate day of racing, Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne and GHOST Factory racing [...]

22 03, 2024

Ghost Unstoppable, Toyota Specialized Ninety One Win in Yellow on Stage 5

By |2024-03-22T16:18:53+02:00March 22nd, 2024|News|Comments Off on Ghost Unstoppable, Toyota Specialized Ninety One Win in Yellow on Stage 5

Matt Beers and Howard Grotts (Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne) romped to their first stage win of the 2024 Absa Cape Epic when they pulled away from Andreas Seewald and Marc Stutzmann (Canyon SIDI) in the closing kilometres of the 70km Stage 5 in Wellington. Read all the Absa Cape Epic news on Diverge.info here. The Aramex Women’s Category was [...]

19 03, 2024

BUFF – MEGAMO & GHOST Factory Racing Go Back to Back at the Cape Epic

By |2024-03-22T15:47:13+02:00March 19th, 2024|News|Comments Off on BUFF – MEGAMO & GHOST Factory Racing Go Back to Back at the Cape Epic

Hans Becking, on his birthday, and Wout Alleman (BUFF - MEGAMO) roared to a second successive stage win on Stage 2 of the Absa Cape Epic in Tulbagh. At the same time, Anne Terpstra and Nicole Koller (GHOST Factory Racing) claimed a hattrick of stage victories in the Aramex Women’s Category on the 97km stage [...]

17 03, 2024

A scintillating start to the 2024 Absa Cape Epic

By |2024-03-18T10:29:39+02:00March 17th, 2024|News|Comments Off on A scintillating start to the 2024 Absa Cape Epic

Warm and blustery conditions at Lourensford Wine Estate set the tone for what promises to be a hot week of racing at the 20th edition of the Absa Cape Epic. The action started with the Prologue over 26km at the Meerendal Wine Estate in Durbanville. SPECIAL JERSEYS Exxaro Special Jersey Fairtree DPworld Cannondale secured the [...]

17 03, 2024

The 20th Absa Cape Epic Off To A Blazing Start

By |2024-03-18T10:23:29+02:00March 17th, 2024|News|Comments Off on The 20th Absa Cape Epic Off To A Blazing Start

The 2024 Absa Cape Epic roared into life on 17 March with some furious action on the foothills of the Hottentots Holland Mountains at Lourensford Wine Estate. As has become tradition, the Cape Epic started with a team time trial Prologue - a chance for amateurs to test their legs and an opportunity for the [...]

17 03, 2024

2024 Absa Cape Epic Debutant Delight

By |2024-03-22T15:55:24+02:00March 17th, 2024|News|Comments Off on 2024 Absa Cape Epic Debutant Delight

In the Aramex Women’s Category, Ghost Factory Racing and Cannondale Factory Racing (Candice Lill and Mona Mitterwallner) appeared to be neck-and-neck in the early stages, but the heat proved too much for Austrian rider Mitterwallner. Cannondale Factory Racing faded towards the end of the stage, allowing Ghost Factory Racing’s Terpstra and Koller to surge ahead. [...]

17 03, 2024

World Bicycle Relief & Ghost Factory Racing set Absa Cape Epic alight at scorching Prologue

By |2024-03-22T15:55:20+02:00March 17th, 2024|News|Comments Off on World Bicycle Relief & Ghost Factory Racing set Absa Cape Epic alight at scorching Prologue

World Bicycle Relief (Nino Schurter and Sebastian Fini) and Ghost Factory Racing (Anne Terpstra and Nicole Koller) claimed the UCI Men’s and Aramex Women’s Categories respectively at today’s Absa Cape Epic Prologue in Somerset West. Read all the Absa Cape Epic news on Diverge.info here. Starting, taking place within the confines and finishing at Lourensford Wine [...]

14 03, 2024

Women to Watch at the Twentieth Absa Cape Epic

By |2024-03-14T21:58:01+02:00March 14th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Women to Watch at the Twentieth Absa Cape Epic

In the two-decade history of the Absa Cape Epic there has never been an elite women’s field so deep. In this year’s edition, four teams line up as five-star favourites, three start with podium or perhaps top five aspirations, and four more will be disappointed if they simply fill in the remainder of the top [...]

14 03, 2024

Men to Watch at the 2024 Absa Cape Epic

By |2024-03-14T22:01:01+02:00March 14th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Men to Watch at the 2024 Absa Cape Epic

Every Absa Cape Epic field seems to outdo the one before with a deeper range of challengers and more big names assembled in South Africa’s Western Cape to do battle in the world’s premier mountain bike stage race. The 2024 edition is no different. The story lines of 2023 are revisited, with plots of revenge [...]

Go to Top