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 amidst arguably some of the most beautiful natural surroundings in Africa. The Absa Cape Epic is a physically grueling and mentally demanding mountain bike multi-stage race event.
Every year the race follows a different route that takes riders through rugged terrain, up rocky climbs, and down thrilling technical descents. The eight-day journey that has, over the years, become a rite of passage for mountain bikers all over the world that participates in this event.
The race attracts professional and serious amateur entrants from across the planet that participates in two-person teams. It’s a test of skill, fitness, partnership, equipment, and mettle and provides a rider experience that is a benchmark for world mountain biking.