Wednesday, March 11, 2009

News: Cape Epic 2009

Got the first news release just now about MonaVie-Cannondale pairing up with DCM Chrome at the Cape Epic next week. Check out the MTB Race News story here where you can follow the race on line. Also check out the TV schedule:

This is going to be fun!

More later...

Tinker

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U.S. mountain biking legend Tinker Juarez will be competing in the upcoming Absa Cape-Epic in South Africa. Juarez will be competing on a composite team that will pair him with a South African rider. This will be the first time at Cape-Epic for the Monavie-cannondale.com rider although he is no stranger to endurance racing. Juarez has competed in just about every major endurance race in North America. In 2008, he tackled ultra-endurance events like the Dirt, Sweat, and Gears, 24 Hours of Moab, and BC Bike Race.

Cape-Epic is billed as a magical and untamed African mountain bike race. The race begins on March 21st in Cape Town South Africa and ends 8 days later in Lourensford. The Cape Epic is the world's largest mountain bike stage race with 1,200 racers rolling off the start line each morning. The route features 425 miles of off-road riding. Other mountain biking greats scheduled to take the start of this year's Cape Epic include World Champion Chritoph Sauser and Burry Stander (Specialized) as well as fellow mountain bike legend Tom Ritchey.

You can follow Tinker's progress and all 8 days of the Cape Epic right here on MTBracenews.com March 21-28.

1 comment:

Bruce said...

ooooooohhh, you gonna have fun...

I am Bruce's jealous rage. Why could I not have been aerobically gofted?