15 March 2016
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When Robyn de Groot and Jennie Stenerhag of Team Ascendis Health crossed the finish line first in a time of 5:22.18,4 on Stage 1 of the Absa Cape Epic, the most surprised people at Saronsberg Wine Estate were the two of them.
“We saw the helicopter, then we saw Ariane [Kleinhans] and thought maybe we can go for a stage win,” said De Groot of their passing manoeuvre on the Spur-Specialised pair of Ariane Kleinhans and Annika Langvad.
Up until that dramatic moment...
ABSA Cape Epic 2016 – Stage 1 – #EpicEnergadeMoments
4 April 2016
Watch the stage winners, Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini roll over the Grand Finale finish line to win the final stage of the 2016 Absa Cape Epic!
ABSA Cape Epic 2016 – Grand Finale – #EpicEnergadeMoments
14 March 2016
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After rolling off the start ramp the route took riders straight onto Meerendal’s custom-built trails before they tackled the challenging singletrack climb up "Stairway to Heaven" to the top of Dorstberg, a mountaintop boasting magnificent 360 degree views of world famous landmarks such as Table Mountain and Robben Island.
A testing singletrack climb afforded more spectacular views from the top before a fun roller coaster descent down the other side. The...