Let there be racing!
We all miss racing.
The nerves on the start line. The pounding hearts and deep burn in the legs.
The sound of the earth under our tyres and the breathtaking views that have become synonymous with every Absa Cape Epic stage.
We all miss racing.
While we all have to wait until October to experience the Untamed Action of the 17th edition of the Absa Cape Epic, all riders can satisfy their racing appetite by joining the Virtual Absa Cape Epic on Zwift.
Entry is free to all riders who have access to Zwift
7-14 MARCH 2021
4 Stages | 74 km 790 m of climbing
The Virtual Absa Cape Epic is the world’s first virtual MTB stage race held on Zwift.
Over four stages, riders will cover 73.4km and climb a total of 788 metres in a bid to unlock virtual kit, custom bike paint jobs, the chance to race against the world’s best in a Pro-Am event, and the opportunity to win a custom-painted Scott Spark RC!
- Virtual Absa Cape Epic Pro-AM PreviewThe Absa Cape Epic Pro-Am Race kicks off on Wednesday 17 March, at 20:00 GMT+2, on the very same course that wrapped up the fourth and final stage of the Virtual Absa Cape Epic – Watopia’s Serpentine 8. The setting, however, will be vastly different this time round as amateur community riders that have qualified…
- Stage 1Presented by Oakley 7-8 March
- Stage 2Presented by Dimension Data 9-10 March
- Stage 3Presented by ABUS 11-12 March
2-6 MARCH 2021
presented by the Adventure Stache
Join Payson McElveen, host of the Adventure Stache Podcast, and Zwift! Ride with some of the best Absa Cape Epic riders while listening to their stories of victory, upset, and surprise.
17 MARCH 2021
Complete all 4 Stages to earn your slot in the Absa Cape Epic Pro-Am race on Zwift.
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NEWS ANS TIPS
- The UnlocksUnlock in game epic kit and paint
- 5 reasons why indoor training is key to your careerIndoor training and racing has transformed the cycling world, and, while there are a number of platforms to get the job done, none do it quite as well as Zwift.
- Win a Scott BikeCustom painted bike by Fat Creations
- 5 reasons to race the Absa Cape EpicThe Absa Cape Epic is the world’s premier MTB stage race. It is held in a place where anything and everything can happen, Africa.