Event Details

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Name/Title: ABSA Cape Epic
Event URL: http://www.cape-epic.com
Short Description:
The 16th edition of the Absa Cape Epic will take place from 17 to 24 March 2019 and will be as challenging as ever. Local and international mountain bikers will tackle the demanding eight-day adventure through the Western Cape region in South Africa.
Long Description:
The Absa Cape Epic must be completed by both members of a two-person team with only 650 teams allowed to ride the race. The route changes every year, leading aspiring amateur and professional mountain bikers from around the world through roughly 700 untamed kilometres of unspoilt scenery and 15 000m of accumulated climbing. The Absa Cape Epic is the most televised mountain bike race in the world and the only eight-day mountain bike stage race classed as hors cat├ęgorie by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). This official UCI status makes it a highlight on the professional racer's calendar. The Absa Cape Epic also attracts aspiring amateur riders wanting to test themselves against the best. It is a full-service race, meaning that everything is taken care of from the start - all riders need to think about is riding.
Country: South Africa
State: Western Cape
City: Cape Town
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Start Date: 17 Mar 2019
End Date: 24 Mar 2019
Cost: R 82,900.00
Age Restriction: 19
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