Tag Archives: ABSA Cape Epic

Kulhavy’s S-Works Epic Goes Under the Hammer for songo.info

Jaroslav Kulhavy’s custom Specialized S-Works Epic WC is going under the virtual hammer, on www.songo.info, from the 6th to the 15th of December to raise funds for the songo.info charity. Photo by Michal Cerveny.

songo.info are once again auctioning off a unique bicycle to raise funds for their educational and sporting programmes. This year the custom 2017 S-Works Epic, which Jaroslav Kulhavy raced to second position in the Absa Cape Epic, will go under the virtual hammer on an online auction which takes place on www.songo.info.   The auction opens at mid-day on Wednesday ...

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Staying fit this summer

Absa Cape Epic 2017 Stage 7

Gary Kirsten and John Smit share training and fitness tips as they prepare for the Absa Cape Epic Cape Town, 31 October 2017 – Enjoyment at the Absa Cape Epic comes through preparation and taking no shortcuts for Gary Kirsten, the former South African cricketer, who will take part in Africa’s Untamed African MTB Race for the third time in ...

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ABSA Cape Epic training 101 ft. Songo Fipaza

Virgin Active_Absa Cape Epic

Committing to take on the Absa Cape Epic 2018 is half the battle won. Now it’s time to prepare. Virgin Active ambassador Songo Fipaza has completed the Absa Cape Epic six times. He is a founder of Songo.info, a non-profit MTB and BMX programme to introduce cycling to the youth in Kayamandi, and has also done three Comrades, completed multiple ...

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Grand Finale to stay at Val de Vie

Absa Cape Epic 2017 Stage 7

The acclaimed Val de Vie Estate proved to be a popular and successful host for the final stage finish of this year’s race. Now the Estate has joined the Untamed African MTB race’s sponsor family and will be the Grand Finale venue for at least the next five years. “As South Africa’s top lifestyle estate, Val de Vie’s offering is ...

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Absa Cape Epic legends triumph at worlds

Absa Cape Epic 2017 Stage 4

Top Absa Cape Epic performers dominated the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championship in Singen, Germany on Sunday. The men’s winner of the 98km event was Austrian Alban Lakata while Denmark’s Annika Langvad swept home in the women’s race. Langvad is now the reigning cross-country and marathon world champion and has won the Absa Cape Epic Women’s category three times ...

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The IRONMAN Foundation joins Absa Cape Epic as official charity

The IRONMAN Foundation expands efforts to South Africa after providing over $50 million USD in charitable giveback since its inception.

The IRONMAN Foundation expands efforts to South Africa after providing over $50 million USD in charitable giveback since its inception. CAPE TOWN, South Africa/TAMPA, Fla. (June 16, 2017) – The Absa Cape Epic® announced today the addition of The IRONMAN Foundation® to its Official Charity programme. As the world’s premier mountain bike stage race, the Absa Cape Epic attracts the ...

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Absa Cape Epic donates 5 896 tents to disaster relief

Absa Cape Epic 2017 Stage 2

The Absa Cape Epic and event sponsor Absa have donated 5 896 of the two-man tents used in the race to disaster relief efforts in the Western Cape. The move follows the devastating fire in Knysna – which have left 10 000 people homeless – and destructive winds and flooding around the Cape Peninsula. “We are grateful to Absa and ...

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