Cape Epic mountain bike race gets underway
Mar 15, 2016 The 13th edition of the Cape Epic mountain bike race recent kicked off in Cape Town, South Africa.
Throughout the eight days of the competition, over 1,200 riders will take on 652 kilometers of off-road riding.
In the men’s race, four-time Cape Epic winner Karl Platt from Germany and his Swiss partner Urs Huber won the first prologue in 1:04:34. Nicola Rohrbach of Switzerland and Matthias Pfrommer of Germany came second in 1:05:36 while Italians Samuele Porro and Damiano Ferraro came third.