Stage 5: Elgin - Elgin

Friday, 24 March 2017

Overview

84km, 2100m climbing

There’s always a fun day at the Absa Cape Epic, and barring bad weather this should be it. First there are a few climbs to negotiate, including the legendary Nuweberg from the east side. A couple more climbs and tricky descents as the course weaves across the hills above Grabouw and then riders will be in singletrack heaven. They will do most of the A-to-Z trail network above the Elgin/Grabouw Country Club and around the Eikenhof Dam and then enjoy the renowned trails on Paul Cluver Estate and Oak Valley as they head back to the race village.

Daily Prize

Suunto Spartan Sport HR multisport GPS watch

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Stage Results

Men
  1. SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing
  2. Scott-SRAM Young Guns
  3. Investec-Songo-Specialized
  4. Trek-Selle San Marco 2
  5. Kansai Plascon
Women
  1. Ascendis Health
  2. Meerendal CBC
  3. Spur
  4. Hollard-Velocity SportLab
  5. Hansgrohe Cadence OMX Pro
African
  1. NAD Pro MTB
  2. PYGA Euro Steel
  3. The Gear Change
Exxaro
  1. Diepsloot MTB Academy 1
  2. Exxaro MTB Academy2
  3. RMB Change a Life 1
Mixed
  1. Scott-Sram Nextlevel
  2. Joberg2C-Valencia
  3. Fairtree Capital
Masters
  1. BMC Absa Racing Team
  2. Orbea Factory
  3. CST Sandd American Eagle
Grand Masters
  1. Meerendal CBC 3
  2. ABSA Bus Boys
  3. Pitstop1Sport24hrs

Fantasy League: Top Scorers

  1. Epic Dream - 200
  2. bittereinders - 200
  3. Saddle and Cleats - 195
  4. GS Sport Racing - 195
  5. TamKietz - 195
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Stage 4: Greyton - Elgin
Thursday, 23 March 2017
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Stage 6: Elgin - Elgin
Saturday, 25 March 2017

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