15 03, 2022

Top Teams Riding for Education and Sport at the Absa Cape Epic

By |2022-03-15T10:53:53+02:00March 15th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Top Teams Riding for Education and Sport at the Absa Cape Epic

songo.info, the education and sporting charity founded by Christoph Sauser in 2008, will once again be represented by some of Specialized Factory Racing’s global superstars at the Absa Cape Epic. In 2022 the story goes beyond the elite men’s and women’s races however, as Sauser teams up with his former rival, Karl Platt, to target [...]

14 03, 2022

Toyota and Specialized Bicycles Join Forces to Support South Africa’s Top MTB Talents

By |2022-03-14T14:55:32+02:00March 14th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Toyota and Specialized Bicycles Join Forces to Support South Africa’s Top MTB Talents

Behemoths of the automotive and cycling industries, Toyota and Specialized Bicycles, have teamed up to support two of South Africa’s most talented mountain bikers in 2022 and beyond.  Racing as Toyota Specialized, with the support of Ninety One Asset Management and in benefit of songo.info, the team will target marathon, stage races, gravel bike events [...]

4 03, 2022

Squirt Cycling Products Partners with Epic Series MTB Events

By |2022-03-04T11:05:07+02:00March 4th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Squirt Cycling Products Partners with Epic Series MTB Events

Squirt Cycling Products has been trusted by mountain bikers to keep their bicycles clean and drivetrains running smoothly at FNB Wines2Whales since 2010, the Swiss Epic since 2018 and at the Absa Cape Epic since 2019. Now the South African brand has extended their involvement with the IRONMAN®️ Group’s global Epic Series. The relationship sees [...]

26 01, 2022

Ciovita Forms Global MTB Partnership with IRONMAN’s Epic Series

By |2022-01-26T16:02:13+02:00January 26th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Ciovita Forms Global MTB Partnership with IRONMAN’s Epic Series

The leader in South African cycling wear, Ciovita, is proud to announce their technical cycling apparel partnership with IRONMAN’s global mountain bike stage race group, the Epic Series. The partnership covers the Epic Series’ full range of events, including the series pinnacle, the Absa Cape Epic. Ciovita and the Absa Cape Epic have their headquarters [...]

6 04, 2020

Diverge Podcast: Lockdown the Story of Covid-19 & the South African Cycling Industry

By |2020-04-06T23:29:03+02:00April 6th, 2020|Podcast|Comments Off on Diverge Podcast: Lockdown the Story of Covid-19 & the South African Cycling Industry

The story of the Covid-19 pandemic is still unfolding. Seamus Allardice looks at the effects of the Covid-19 crisis, thus far, on the South African cycling industry where events have been cancelled or postponed, bicycle shops are closed and manufacturers have shut their doors. When they open will the economy be in a fit state [...]

3 02, 2020

Willeit & Giliomee to Race the Cape Epic for Saint Restaurant

By |2020-02-03T14:59:15+02:00February 3rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Willeit & Giliomee to Race the Cape Epic for Saint Restaurant

Chef David Higgs is bringing his love of food and cycling even closer by partnering with a top female team for this year’s Absa Cape Epic. Together with his business partner Gary Kyriacou, their “Pazzo Italian” restaurant in Sandton has announced it will support top female cyclists, Nicky Giliomee and Cherise Willeit, for their 2020 [...]

15 01, 2020

Preparing Your Body for the Absa Cape Epic

By |2020-01-15T11:42:57+02:00January 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Preparing Your Body for the Absa Cape Epic

Aches and pains are part of sport. In a discipline like cycling where one basic motion is performed for hours on end, while seated in a less than natural position, repetitive strain injuries are common. Especially if your bike fit is not dialled in to perfection. Aside from visiting your local bike fit studio, before [...]

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