First Race Weekend GSX-R Cup: 2 Races, 2 Second Places

What a weekend! Danny Märtz (MAGURA) finished both races in second positionat the GSX-R Cup at Lausitzring, Germany. He asserted himself against Bálint Kovàcs, who started from pole position in both races. Faster was only the Swede Jesper Hubner, who won both races. Although it wasn’t enough for first place this time, the team around …

Absa Cape Epic: Annika Langvad and Bart Brentjens celebrate their fifth overall victory

The two Specialized riders, Annika Langvad and Anna van der Breggen, also win the gold medal in the overall standings after the last two stages victories. In the category Grand Masters all stage wins go to Bart Brentjens and Abraoo Azevedo. Alan Hatherly and Matthew Beers finish in the top five. The eight days of …

Absa Cape Epic: Annika Langvad and Anna van der Breggen undefeatet

Four days ago the toughest stage race in South Africa started. The Absa Cape Epic is considered the “Tour de France of mountain biking”. After three stages plus prologue, Annika Langvad and her teammate Anna van der Breggen clearly dominate the women’s field. At the men´s field, however, the front positions are heavily fought over …

Cape Epic: Bike Check – that’s what the pros are counting on

The Absa Cape Epic presents the absolute superlative of mountain biking every year. Not only the pros meet for the first big showdown of the season, also for the bike manufacturers, the well-known stage race means a first endurance test. Athletes, as well as material, are exposed to extreme situations in hot and dry conditions. …