road to cape epic

**Events

Road to Cape Epic: Collyn gets her bike fitted before heading to South Africa

Collyn's 2012 Scott Spark arrives just in the nick of time (she heads out today), and tells of the importance of getting properly fitted on...

Road to Cape Epic: Collyn gets her bike fitted before heading to South Africa
**Events

The road to Cape Epic: Claire's Scott Spark Contessa arrives just in time

Claire receives her Scott race bike as the Absa Cape Epic looms large into view

The road to Cape Epic: Claire's Scott Spark Contessa arrives just in time
Shoes

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Epic shoe testing

In pursuit of comfort over the long stages, Claire has tested three pairs of shoes from Specialized, Giro and Scott

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Epic shoe testing
**Events

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Tracy Moseley shares advice on tackling the stage race

Claire Beaumont chats to Tracy Moseley about the challenges the Absa Cape Epic stage race poses

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Tracy Moseley shares advice on tackling the stage race
**Events

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Peak training

With less than a month to go, Collyn Ahart reports on how training is going

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Peak training
**Events

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Claire seeks alternative training

In search of the edge for the demands of the Absa Cape Epic, Claire goes in pursuit of some alternative approaches

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Claire seeks alternative training
**Events

Road to Cape Epic 2012: First mountain bike race under the belt

Claire embarks on her first mountain bike race as the Absa Cape Epic looms gently into view

Road to Cape Epic 2012: First mountain bike race under the belt
**Events

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Big miles, big meals

The latest update from the Cape Epic team looks at post-ride grub

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Big miles, big meals
**Events

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Group riding in Wales

Seven women, eleven men and three days of group mudbaths

Road to Cape Epic 2012: Group riding in Wales
**Events

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Rest and recovery

Collyn thinks about how best to recover after crashing in the Afan Forest

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Rest and recovery
**Events

The road to Cape Epic 2012: A look at the route

The 2012 Absa Cape Epic route has been announced

The road to Cape Epic 2012: A look at the route
**How To

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Manual labour

Claire learns how to manual

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Manual labour
**Events

The road to Cape Epic 2012: How to stick out like a sore thumb

Claire finds her roadie style doesn't quite cut it on the trails

The road to Cape Epic 2012: How to stick out like a sore thumb
**Events

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Give them a good talking to

What to do when encountering horses on the trail? A valuable lesson learnt

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Give them a good talking to
**Events

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Introducing Claire and Collyn

In 2012 Claire Beaumont and Collyn Ahart will embark upon the Absa Cape Epic mountain bike stage race. Here’s where it starts

The road to Cape Epic 2012: Introducing Claire and Collyn