Described as the Tour de France of mountain biking and accredited as 'hors categorie' (beyond categorisation) by the Union Cycliste Internationale, The Cape Epic is an 8 day mountain bike stage race held in South Africa. It attracts elite professional mountain bikers from around the world who compete in teams of two. To qualify for a finish, teams have to stay together for the duration of the race. A number of entries are kept open for amateurs.

We are riding under the banner of a local charity, The Anna Foundation,whose primary objective is to address the educational and social needs of rural children and to offer them life-long learning to build positive self-worth and self-respect.

All of our entry costs and all other costs are being met by us and so everything raised goes direct to the charity.


2018 Absa Cape Epic

2018 Absa Cape Epic

The Absa Cape Epic is an annual 8-day mountain bike stage race through South Africa’s Western Cape. The event is the largest full-service mountain bike stage race in the world and the most televised mountain bike race of all time. Each team consists of two riders with the route changing each year. This is the pinnacle race in mountain biking!

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