WOF 2010#23 English: Cape Epic Summery

Mountain Biking: scenic beauties in the country of the football World Cup


March 21st to 28th 2010, South Africa

Only a few weeks before the World Cup will make South Africa the centre of the football world, another sports highlight will happen at the Cape showing the country`s scenic beauties in all its splendour: at the 21st of March 2010, the 7th CAPE EPIC will start  - the largest and most spectacular mountain bike stage race in the world! This gruelling eight-day race will lead the riders along the Garden Route, from Diemersfountein to Lourensford. Thousand mountain bikers from all over the world will experience the magnificent scenery of the Western Cape with its wide open African plains, majestic mountains, deep ravines, indigenous forests and flourishing vineyards. The Cape Epic is the only 2-person team mountain bike stage race on the UCI Calendar with the UCI pros competing against hundreds of amateurs.