The Absa Cape Epic is the world’s premier mountain bike stage race.
The route takes amateur and professional mountain bikers from around the world through approximately 700km of unspoilt scenery and 15 000m of accumulated climbing, over some of the most magnificent mountain passes in the Western Cape, South Africa.
The eight-day Absa Cape Epic is the most widely broadcasted mountain bike stage race in the world and is classified as hors catégorie by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
The event is a highlight on the professional racing calendar and 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.