Stage 7: Elgin - Val de Vie

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Overview

85km, 1350m climbing

In 2017 the Absa Cape Epic finishes for the first time at Val de Vie and its renowned polo fields – the fourth host for the Grand Finale in the race’s 14 editions. After leaving Oak Valley the finish is just 85km away and the riders have the least climbing to do on any day of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic. They will, however, be well advised to keep some energy in hand for the climb up the Franschhoek Pass after about 40km. That seven kilometre haul rises nearly 400m, marking the last major climb of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic. Then it is through some twists and turns around Franschhoek and finally the Grand Finale finish line – and the much sought after finisher’s shirt – awaits at Val de Vie.

Daily Prize

Two night stay for two people at any Tsogo Sun hotel in the Western Cape. Breakfast included.

Tsogo Sun is the leading hotels, gaming and entertainment company in South Africa, providing a variety of hospitality and exciting entertainment and leisure experiences.

For more information, visit www.tsogosun.com

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Stage Results

Men
  1. Scott-SRAM Young Guns
  2. Trek-Selle San Marco 2
  3. SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing
  4. Mitas Superior
  5. Centurion Vaude 2
Women
  1. Ascendis Health
  2. Hansgrohe Cadence OMX Pro
  3. Meerendal CBC
  4. Hollard-Velocity SportLab
  5. Meerendal CBC 2
African
  1. PYGA Euro Steel
  2. NAD Pro MTB
  3. Team Breedenet
Exxaro
  1. DMA Absa
  2. Diepsloot MTB Academy 1
  3. BMT Academy Fairtree 1
Mixed
  1. Scott-Sram Nextlevel
  2. Joberg2C-Valencia
  3. Fairtree Capital
Masters
  1. BMC Absa Racing Team
  2. CST Sandd American Eagle
  3. Orbea Factory
Grand Masters
  1. Meerendal CBC 3
  2. ALAIN - KAPPIUS
  3. Holte MTB Club

Fantasy League: Top Scorers

  1. EpicRider 2018 - 195
  2. Epic - 195
  3. Ken & Katja - 195
  4. Dessert King - 195
  5. Katja & Ken - 195
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Stage 6: Elgin - Elgin
Saturday, 25 March 2017

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