cape epic

Bike Check: Brendan Johnston's Shimano XTR equipped Giant Anthem

Bike Check: Brendan Johnston's Shimano XTR equipped Giant Anthem

We take a quick look at Brendan Johnston's Giant Anthem right as he finished The Willo. Next stop - Cape Epic! 15 Mar 2019
The Journey to Cape Epic 2019

The Journey to Cape Epic 2019

Get an inside look at the preparation for the biggest mountain bike stage race in the world, the Cape Epic. 21 Feb 2019
Johnston and Ivory take aim at 2019 Cape Epic

Johnston and Ivory take aim at 2019 Cape Epic

Two of Australia's toughest riders are teaming up for the 2019 Cape Epic. 30 Oct 2018
Everything you need to know about The Pioneer

Everything you need to know about The Pioneer

Signed up for The Pioneer and a little bit worried about what to take, how to prepare and what's ahead? Our Ed gives his insights after completing the first two editions. 2 Jul 2018
FIRST LOOK: the all-new Canyon Lux full-suspension bike

FIRST LOOK: the all-new Canyon Lux full-suspension bike

You might have seen it at the Cape Epic or in the World Cup, but Canyon have finally released the details of their all-new Lux cross-country full-suspension mountain bike. 26 Jun 2018
2018 Cape Epic Stage 4 highlights

2018 Cape Epic Stage 4 highlights

Stage 4 of the 2018 Cape Epic was the Queen Stage, and a day of drama but amazingly no big changes in men's GC. 23 Mar 2018
2018 Cape Epic Stage 3 Highlights

2018 Cape Epic Stage 3 Highlights

The third stage of the 2018 Cape Epic saw the Marathon World Champion find his legs, and Specialized found the race lead. 22 Mar 2018
2018 Cape Epic Stage 2 Highlights

2018 Cape Epic Stage 2 Highlights

Stage 2 of the 2018 Cape Epic saw some hopes of taking the lead dashed as many teams suffered mechanicals. 21 Mar 2018
2018 Cape Epic Stage 1 highlights

2018 Cape Epic Stage 1 highlights

High drama on stage one of the Cape Epic as the big distances and conditions start to take their toll. 20 Mar 2018
2018 Cape Epic Prologue highlights

2018 Cape Epic Prologue highlights

The 2018 Cape Epic is underway, with a hard and fast 20km prologue on Table Mountain. 19 Mar 2018
All the world's a stage

All the world's a stage

How the gruelling Pioneer and Cape Epic races foster a spirit of adventure that could soon go totally global 7 Aug 2017
South African riders aim for Cape Epic top step

South African riders aim for Cape Epic top step

No all-South African team has won the Absa Cape Epic overall, but riders from this country have enjoyed success across many categories when partnered with foreigners. Now two South Africans in the 2017 field have put their faith in foreign riders... 27 Jan 2017
Karl Platt wins his 5th Cape Epic

Karl Platt wins his 5th Cape Epic

After 8 days of racing, Karl Platt claimed his 5th Cape Epic title on the weekend, becaming only the second person to win the event five times when he and Urs Huber (Team Bulls) calmly sealed a dominant victory. 22 Mar 2016
Fresh faces on the podium at the Cape Epic

Fresh faces on the podium at the Cape Epic

It was a day of disaster for one of the race favourites when Kristian Hynek of the Czech Republic pulled out early on Stage 4 of the Absa Cape Epic after injuring his arm in a crash the previous day. 18 Mar 2016
Bulls trace their trail to another stage win at the Cape Epic

Bulls trace their trail to another stage win at the Cape Epic

Coming into the 2016 Absa Cape Epic, Karl Platt and Urs Huber (Team Bulls) had already enjoyed a string of excellent results on South African soil. 17 Mar 2016
Leaders extend on Stage 1 of Cape Epic

Leaders extend on Stage 1 of Cape Epic

The Team Bulls pair of Karl Platt and Urs Huber, along with Cape Epic first-timers Periklis Ilias and Tiago Ferreira (Dolomiti Superbike), went out hard from the start, with the small bunch of four leading practically from start to finish on the 108km Tulbagh to Tulbagh Stage 1. 15 Mar 2016
Team Bulls charge to the podium at Cape Epic

Team Bulls charge to the podium at Cape Epic

Wind was the word of the day at the 2016 Absa Cape Epic Prologue on Meerendal Wine Estate, which turned out to be rather fitting as eventual stage winner Karl Platt likes to talk about there being only one gas, “and that’s full gas”. 14 Mar 2016
Absa Cape Epic: The Gallery

Absa Cape Epic: The Gallery

Ask just about any mountain biker who doesn't mind a spot of racing and a marathon, and chances are their bucket list event will be the Absa Cape Epic. 24 Mar 2015
Taking on the joBerg2c

Taking on the joBerg2c

Whilst it may not have the fame of the South Africa Cape Epic, the Old Mutual joBerg2c with its 920km spread over 9 stages is certainly no little brother. 22 Jan 2015
Christmas Gifts for those who have everything

Christmas Gifts for those who have everything

We've compiled a list of the most exclusive, most sort after and most anticipated kit around. 8 Dec 2014
Cape Fear

Cape Fear

The gruelling eight-day Cape Epic mountain bike race in South Africa will bring you undone, but at least the scenery’s pretty. 19 Jun 2009