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Financial gurus throw weight behind Cycle4Cansa

Making their donation of R50 000 to Emmie Bonner of the Rustenburg Care Centre at last year’s Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship are chief executive Louwrens Smith (left) and marketing director Werner Swanepoel (right). Photo: Full Stop Communications

A desire to support a worthy cause and a passion for cycling are behind Optimum Financial Services’ commitment to the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship at Sun City later this year.   Joining the event as presenting sponsor, the Pretoria-based financial company will increase their backing this time, building on the R50 000 donation they made last year.   Cycle4Cansa, which focuses on ...

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Rebello, Joubert aim to consolidate partnership at Winelands

Riders during stage 1 of the 2017 Liberty Winelands Encounter from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek, 21 April 2017. Photo by Ewald Sadie

After a slightly disruptive start to their year, Dylan Rebello and Marco Joubert are looking forward to the challenge of the Liberty Winelands Encounter Series, starting on Friday.   The Imbuko-Momsen pair began their partnership this year, but their plans were somewhat derailed after the Attakwas Extreme MTB Challenge in January when Joubert broke a collarbone.   The next time ...

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New elements add value to Winelands Encounter

Cyclists in the Liberty Winelands Encounter can again look forward to a variety of scenic trails when the event takes place in the Cape Winelands from April 13 to 15. Photo: Ewald Sadie

A route to provide special memories and an extended stay at the luxury Le Franschhoek Hotel are two of the key elements race organisers ASG Events believe will add value to the Liberty Winelands Encounter next weekend.   Taking place in the Cape Winelands from April 13 to 15, the mountain-bike stage race forms part of the Liberty Encounter Series, ...

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Munro, Stockwell & McDougall Complete Perfect Glacier Cradle Traverse Experiences

From left to right: Dieter Rothman, Trevor D’Oliveira, Keith and Seve Buhr – rode the final stage to raise funds for the Smile Foundation. Photo by Sage Lee Voges/www.zcmc.co.za.

The 2018 Glacier Cradle Traverse came to a close at Avianto Estate – in Muldersdrift, on Sunday the 8th of April – as Bryce Munro, Andrew Stockwell and Amy McDougall completed perfect clean sweeps of all three stages. Similarly Yolandi du Toit and Ben-Melt Swanepoel dominated the mixed category, while the mother/daughter combination of Yolande and Michelle de Villiers reigned ...

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Entries Sell Out Instantaneously

The lead bunch  during stage 1 of the 2018 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race held from Arabella Wine Estate in Robertson, South Africa on the 19th March 2018

Photo by Greg Beadle/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

PLEASE ENSURE THE APPROPRIATE CREDIT IS GIVEN TO THE PHOTOGRAPHER AND SPORTZPICS ALONG WITH THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

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Quick fingers won the day as 100 Early Bird entries for the 2019 Absa Cape Epic sold out instantly on Monday, 26 March – a day after the highly successful 15th edition. Of the thousands of hopefuls who logged on to the Absa Cape Epic website at 3pm today, only 100 were lucky enough to secure a slot in the ...

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The World’s Premier MTB Race Joins Forces with LiveU to Provide Highest Quality Live Coverage

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LiveU’s LU600 HEVC chosen by the Absa Cape Epic to stream live the unique 8-day annual mountain bike stage race covering 658 km in South Africa’s beautiful Western Cape region.   The world’s most televised mountain bike stage race, the Absa Cape Epic, has teamed up with LiveU to provide live coverage of the 8-day event in South Africa’s Western ...

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CEO and cycling shop owner take on the ABSA Cape Epic in aid of the institute for the blind

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At the Institute for the Blind, nestled in the picturesque, mountain surrounded town of Worcester (also known as the ‘Care Capital of SA’), the visually impaired face Everest challenges daily. They need to live and survive in a world custom-made for people with five senses: sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste – the first being the most important.   The ...

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Young European stars out to prove a point at World Cup

Ready for the cross-country leg of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape on Saturday are HEAD Bikes competitors, from left, Joel Roth, Barbora Prudkova, Zdenek Kaluzik (HEAD Bikes owner), Nina Benz and Silas Graf. Photo: Supplied

Boasting an impressive array of young talent, the two HEAD Bikes teams from Europe will be keen to make an impact at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in the Western Cape on Saturday.   The UCI HEAD Bikes Pro team and the Ciclo outfit will both have riders taking part in the cross-country leg of the World Cup race, ...

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Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour announces seeding events

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The Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour is on track for its 31st year, and the organisers have confirmed that three of the races will be seeding events for the 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour.   One of the two biggest sporting events of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival (29 June – 8 July), the Knysna Cycle Tour will take ...

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Absa Cape Epic Logo Store Open for Business

The Finishers Jersey is a highly sought-after piece of memorabilia available exclusively to official finishers of the Absa Cape Epic.-1

You asked for it and now it’s officially here. Say hello to the Absa Cape Epic Logo Store – your dedicated one-stop Absa Cape Epic merchandise and memorabilia outlet. In the world of ultra-endurance sport the Absa Cape Epic stands head and shoulders above its rivals – a reputation forged from passion, dedication and a vision that has seen it ...

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