27 03, 2019

Van Der Breggen Helps Langvad to Fifth Absa Cape Epic Title

By |2019-03-27T10:46:52+02:00March 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Van Der Breggen Helps Langvad to Fifth Absa Cape Epic Title

Road and Olympic Champion, Anna van der Breggen partnered, Mountain Biking Marathon World Champion, Annika Langvad to her fifth Absa Cape Epic title on Sunday. After crossing the finish line at Val de Vie they were swamped by their fellow Investec-songo-Specialized riders and the team support staff; as the Method Cap Classique was sprayed in [...]

16 03, 2019

Diverge Podcast: Live from the Cape Epic 2019 – Amabubesi Breakfast

By |2019-03-16T16:03:55+02:00March 16th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Diverge Podcast: Live from the Cape Epic 2019 – Amabubesi Breakfast

Join Seamus Allardice and Oliver Munnik as they record live from the Amabubesi Breakfast ahead of the 2019 Absa Cape Epic. The Amabubesi finisher’s club is for all riders who have completed three or more races and every year on the day before the race they stage an informal gathering. With lots of famous mountain [...]

15 03, 2019

Follow, Like and Watch the Absa Cape Epic Live

By |2019-03-15T11:20:15+02:00March 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Follow, Like and Watch the Absa Cape Epic Live

This year you will be able to get closer than ever to the Absa Cape Epic, by following the action from the Untamed African Mountain Bike Race live from the trails, at each race village or via the growing range of digital mediums. If spectating is not enough, you can engage further and play the [...]

9 03, 2019

T-10 Days: An Absa Cape Epic Form Check

By |2019-03-09T15:44:17+02:00March 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on T-10 Days: An Absa Cape Epic Form Check

For the second year in a row the Cape Town Cycle Tour’s MTB Challenge has played a pivotal role in the build up to the Absa Cape Epic. In 2018 it was defending women’s champion Jennie Stenerhag who emerged from the event unable to defend her title, after tearing a hamstring in a seemingly innocuous [...]

11 02, 2019

Diverge Podcast | Episode 2: Mariske Strauss

By |2019-02-11T22:51:07+02:00February 11th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Diverge Podcast | Episode 2: Mariske Strauss

In this episode of the Diverge Podcast, host, Seamus Allardice spoke to 15 time South African champion Mariske Strauss. Strauss had returned the previous day from a victorious campaign, alongside her Silverback Fairtree teammate Jennie Stenerhag, at the Tankwa Trek - a UCI S1 stage race in the Koue Bokkeveld region of South Africa. They [...]

5 02, 2019

Diverge Podcast | Episode 1: Oliver Munnik discusses the 2019 Absa Cape Epic Elite Field

By |2019-02-11T23:01:25+02:00February 5th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Diverge Podcast | Episode 1: Oliver Munnik discusses the 2019 Absa Cape Epic Elite Field

Join host Seamus Allardice and guest Oliver Munnik - the former full time rider, 9 time Absa Cape Epic finisher, jounalist and Rush Sports Marketing Manager - as they discuss the elite line-ups for the 2019 Absa Cape Epic. The big race kicks off on the 17th of March from the University in Cape Town [...]

5 02, 2019

Stellar Elite Field Preparing for 2019 Absa Cape Epic

By |2019-02-05T21:05:08+02:00February 5th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Stellar Elite Field Preparing for 2019 Absa Cape Epic

The sixteenth edition of the Untamed African Mountain Bike Race boasts an exceptional elite field filled with World, National and Continental champions, in addition to ten previous winners of the Absa Cape Epic. The elite men’s field is spear headed by defending champions Jaroslav Kulhavý and Howard Grotts with the reigning XCO World and Olympic [...]

26 03, 2018

Investec-songo-Specialized Ride to Absa Cape Epic Glory

By |2018-03-28T09:49:02+02:00March 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Investec-songo-Specialized Ride to Absa Cape Epic Glory

The Investec-songo-Specialized teams of Annika Langvad and Kate Courtney; and Jaroslav Kulhavý and Howard Grotts rode to Absa Cape Epic glory on Sunday the 25th of March as they crossed the finish line at Val de Vie Estate. In doing so the team became the first to win the UCI men’s and women’s categories in [...]

26 03, 2018

songo.info to Auction Kulhavý & Langvad’s Epic winning Epics

By |2018-03-26T10:31:17+02:00March 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on songo.info to Auction Kulhavý & Langvad’s Epic winning Epics

Specialized Bicycles have been supporting songo.info since the charity’s inception ten years ago. Since 2012 Specialized have produced two exceptionally distinctive bikes for the riders representing songo.info at the Absa Cape Epic. Upon the completion of the race the bikes are donated to the charity and auctioned off to raise funds for the education and [...]

24 03, 2018

Investec-songo-Specialized ease the pressure ahead of the Grand Finale

By |2018-03-26T11:10:35+02:00March 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Investec-songo-Specialized ease the pressure ahead of the Grand Finale

Victories by Jaroslav Kulhavý and Howard Grotts, in the UCI men’s category, and in the UCI women’s category, for Annika Langvad and Kate Courtney, further eased the pressure on the Investec-songo-Specialized squads ahead of the final stage of the 2018 Absa Cape Epic. On the penultimate stage of the race on the 24th of March, [...]

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