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2017 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 66.
GC Pos 113.
Time 35:59.59,8
Distance 651km
Avg. Speed 18.08km/h
Climbing 14550m

2017 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 83. Cat, 143. GC
1:25.48,2 +23.55,8
Stage 1 76. Cat, 135. GC
6:18.06,0 +1:52.31,0
Stage 2 69. Cat, 117. GC
3:27.30,7 +54.14,2
Stage 3 65. Cat, 108. GC
4:08.33,4 +1:04.47,4
Stage 4 63. Cat, 108. GC
5:34.30,0 +1:24.29,7
Stage 5 73. Cat, 128. GC
5:11.20,7 +1:20.42,2
Stage 6 68. Cat, 114. GC
6:02.54,4 +1:36.15,5
Stage 7 72. Cat, 128. GC
3:51.16,4 +54.01,5

Pieter Benjamin and Dirk have completed the Absa Cape Epic they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2017 Team Ruwacon Cycle World (Men), Cat Pos: 66., GC Pos: 113., Time: 35:59.59,8

592-1 Pieter Benjamin Korkie

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 1

Age: 20

 

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 66. GC Pos: 113. Time: 35:59.59,8

592-2 Dirk Maarsingh

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 6

Nickname: Dirk

Age: 50

 

Profession: Optometrist

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It is very special to share my passion for MTB with my great friend David and other likeminded riders, while experiencing some of the best views our country can offer.

Best Results:
Finishing the 2005 Cape Epic and 2010 Cape Epic with friends Riaan van Niekerk and David Walsh respectively.
Finishing 14th in masters category in 2007 and 2008 Absa Cape Epic with my brother Berend.
Bronze medal in veteran category of 2010 XCO SA Champs.
Finishing 3rd overall in veteran category of 2010 MTN SA National MTB Marathon series.
Finishing 15th in Masters category of 2012 Transalp with friend Peter Stopforth.
1st veteran team (with David Walsh) in Berg and Bush Descent in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Finishing 2nd in Transbaviaans with David Walsh in 2011, and 3rd in 2012.

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 66. GC Pos: 113. Time: 35:59.59,8

2013 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 7. GC Pos: 52. Time: 37:25.26,6

2011 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 45. GC Pos: 168. Time: 41:47.20,4

2008 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 14. GC Pos: 84. Time: 49:05.07,7

2007 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 14. GC Pos: 64. Time: 44:04.01,6

2005 - Finisher