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The Absa Cape Epic, the Untamed African mountain bike race, matched the Women's prize purse to the Men’s purse in 2014. The increase to R700 000 for the Women's purse made it the biggest prize for women in cycling and took the race’s total prize purse for all categories to R1 600 000.

The trophies and special awards at the Absa Cape Epic also makes it a the ultimate prize in Mountain Biking. 

Total Prize Money: R1 643 200

Men UCI Licensed Teams

PositionOverall ResultsStage Results
1 R200 000 R5 000
2 R120 000 R3 000
3 R80 000 R2 200
4 R50 000 R1 800
5 R40 000 R1 500
6 R30 000 R1 300
7 R20 000 R1 200
8 R15 000 R1 000
9 R12 000 R  900
10 R10 000 R  800

Women UCI Licensed Teams

PositionOverall ResultsStage results
1 R200 000 R5 000
2 R120 000 R3 000
3 R80 000 R2 200
4 R50 000 R1 800
5 R40 000 R1 500 
6 R30 000 R1 300
7 R20 000 R1 200
8 R15 000 R1 000
9 R12 000 R  900
10 R10 000 R  800

 

Men's Hotspot Prizes - sponsored by Dimension Data

Stage 1Stage 3Stage 5
R15 000 R15 000  R15 000

 

Women's Hotspot Prizes - sponsored by Hansgrohe

Stage 2

Stage 4

Stage 6
R15 000 R15 000  R15 000

 

Special Ranking Absa African Jersey

PositionPrize Money
1st R50 000
2nd R30 000
3rd R20 000

 

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