Prologue: Meerendal - Meerendal

Sunday, 19 March 2017


26km, 750m climbing

The Prologue route includes spectacular views of some world famous landmarks – across Table Bay to the iconic Table Mountain, with Robben Island nestled in the sparkling sea in the foreground. But riders will not be afforded much opportunity to enjoy them: the best viewing point follows a lung-busting climb up Meerendal’s notorious Stairway to Heaven to the top of the Dorstberg. All that hard work takes place in the opening sequences of the Prologue and is followed by some testing ups and downs on Hoogekraal’s highly regarded trails before turning back to Meerendal via some steep vineyards, dairy fields and a burst of singletrack.

Daily Prize

Absa Cape Epic branded Amped Avid X 10,000mAh battery pack and Columbia Sportswear online shopping vouchers to the value of R2500.

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Stage Results

  1. Cannondale Factory Racing XC
  2. SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing
  3. Trek-Selle San Marco
  4. Investec-Songo-Specialized
  5. Kansai Plascon
  1. Ascendis Health
  2. Meerendal CBC
  3. Hansgrohe Cadence OMX Pro
  4. Spur
  5. DormaKaba SA
  1. NAD Pro MTB
  2. PYGA Euro Steel
  3. BCX
  4. The Gear Change
  5. SPOT Africa-Agrichem
  1. Diepsloot MTB Academy 1
  2. Velokhaya/Thesele
  3. Exxaro MTB Academy
  4. BMT Academy Fairtree 1
  5. RMB Change a Life
  1. Scott-Sram Nextlevel
  2. Joberg2C-Valencia
  3. New World St Martins
  4. Meerendal CBC 4
  5. RBI Tech - Mitas
  1. CST Sandd American Eagle
  2. Orbea Factory
  3. BMC Absa Racing Team
  5. BusinessPrint
Grand Masters
  1. Meerendal CBC 3
  2. ABSA Bus Boys
  4. Bestmed Jaguar Sandton
  5. Holte MTB Club

Fantasy League: Top Scorers

  1. TeamFerret - 190
  2. A Flying Sauser - 185
  3. JPD - 185
  4. SAMENG - 185
  5. MogulSmokers - 185
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Next stage
Stage 1: Hermanus - Hermanus
Monday, 20 March 2017

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