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2017 Overall Results - Grand Masters

Cat Pos 40.
GC Pos 467.
Time 50:48.20,6
Distance 651km
Avg. Speed 12.81km/h
Climbing 14550m

2017 Stage Results - Grand Masters

Prologue 56. Cat, 586. GC
1:53.29,9 +37.18,0
Stage 1 45. Cat, 508. GC
8:47.49,1 +3:28.50,7
Stage 2 45. Cat, 508. GC
5:13.11,6 +2:08.53,2
Stage 3 41. Cat, 494. GC
6:04.59,9 +2:28.44,9
Stage 4 42. Cat, 481. GC
8:02.07,1 +3:02.20,0
Stage 5 43. Cat, 495. GC
7:15.42,4 +2:43.17,0
Stage 6 35. Cat, 455. GC
8:21.02,1 +3:08.21,5
Stage 7 34. Cat, 438. GC
5:09.58,5 +1:47.33,8

Andy and Stephen have completed all of the five Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2017 Team World Famous Salty Balls (Grand Masters), Cat Pos: 40., GC Pos: 467., Time: 50:48.20,6

2015 Team World Famous Salty Balls (Grand Masters), Cat Pos: 36., GC Pos: 493., Time: 58:58.10,9

2013 Team World Famous Salty Balls (Grand Masters), Cat Pos: 31., GC Pos: 454., Time: 56:29.14,1

2011 Team World Famous Team Salty Balls (Masters), Cat Pos: 126., GC Pos: 433., Time: 53:45.01,3

2008 Team SALTY BALLS (Masters), Cat Pos: 89., GC Pos: 387., Time: 69:03.23,4

654-1 Andy Hodgson

England England

Epics Completed: 5

Nickname: Andy

Age: 57

 

Profession: Coal miner

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
To help Steve in his efforts to lose weight.

Best Results:
Completed the 2003, 2009 Transrockies, 2006 Transalps, 2007 Trans-Scotland and 2008, 2011,2013, 2015 Cape Epic.

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Grand Masters)
            Cat Pos: 40. GC Pos: 467. Time: 50:48.20,6

2015 - Finisher (Grand Masters)
            Cat Pos: 36. GC Pos: 493. Time: 58:58.10,9

2013 - Finisher (Grand Masters)
            Cat Pos: 31. GC Pos: 454. Time: 56:29.14,1

2011 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 126. GC Pos: 433. Time: 53:45.01,3

2008 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 89. GC Pos: 387. Time: 69:03.23,4

654-2 Stephen Salt

Wales Wales

Epics Completed: 5

Nickname: steve

Age: 63

 

Profession: Retired

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Because Andrew asked me...& because I can (just about) & lot's of people who are dear to me cannot....and I am a Grandad determined to stay young! and I want to compete again in the hardest MB race in the world

Best Results:
As above but also Trans Wales & Trans Cycling MTB events with my present partner Andrew
Finishing my third epic was about the best as i entered the famous club

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Grand Masters)
            Cat Pos: 40. GC Pos: 467. Time: 50:48.20,6

2015 - Finisher (Grand Masters)
            Cat Pos: 36. GC Pos: 493. Time: 58:58.10,9

2013 - Finisher (Grand Masters)
            Cat Pos: 31. GC Pos: 454. Time: 56:29.14,1

2011 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 126. GC Pos: 433. Time: 53:45.01,3

2008 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 89. GC Pos: 387. Time: 69:03.23,4