The Untamed African MTB Race

The Absa Cape Epic is part of the Epic Series Global Mountain Bike Events and is the most televised mountain bike race in the world and the only eight-day mountain bike stage race classed as "hors catégorie" by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). The stage race, to be run in pairs, must be completed by both members of a team and only 680 teams are allowed to run the race each year.

The upcoming edition of the Absa Cape Epic will take place from Sunday 19th till Sunday 26th March 2023 with departure in ???, South Africa. 

Every edition follows a different route, leading aspiring amateur and professional mountain bikers from around the world through roughly 700 untamed kilometres of unspoilt scenery and an elevation of +16 000m.

Within 1 week, September 21st, the new route for the Absa Cape Epic edition 2023 will be revealed.

If you plan to participate in the next edition of Absa Cape Epic, simply sign up (it's free) and add the upcoming edition date to your Calendar. If you consider participating one day, add the upcoming edition to your Bucket List and Battistrada will inform you whenever a future edition of Absa Cape Epic is announced by adding the next edition date on « my Bucket List » and by notifying you by email (according to your preferences).

Check the other Epic MTB stage races or the upcoming MTB stage races in South Africa.


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