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2017 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 223.
GC Pos 500.
Time 53:43.42,1
Distance 651km
Avg. Speed 12.12km/h
Climbing 14550m

2017 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 271. Cat, 594. GC
1:54.51,1 +52.58,7
Stage 1 251. Cat, 566. GC
9:19.15,8 +4:53.40,8
Stage 2 239. Cat, 536. GC
5:26.26,4 +2:53.09,9
Stage 3 233. Cat, 513. GC
6:18.48,9 +3:15.02,9
Stage 4 224. Cat, 493. GC
8:10.24,1 +4:00.23,8
Stage 5 231. Cat, 509. GC
7:28.24,4 +3:37.45,9
Stage 6 224. Cat, 502. GC
9:14.25,3 +4:47.46,4
Stage 7 223. Cat, 501. GC
5:51.06,1 +2:53.51,2

Johan and Michael have completed two of the three Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2017 Team Rambo en Riempies (Men), Cat Pos: 223., GC Pos: 500., Time: 53:43.42,1

2016 Team Leehan Bonsmara's (Men), Did not finish race

2012 Team Rambo & Riempies (Men), Cat Pos: 231., GC Pos: 409., Time: 58:43.48,3

641-1 Johan Jacobs

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 6

Nickname: Johan

Age: 58

 

Profession: Farmer

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
After some unfinished business last year, we are back and It would be a great privilege to finish the Epic with my son Michael for the second time.

Best Results:
I have done numerous races around the country with my family ( Wife, Son and daughters) and completed 3 Epics with my wife and one with my son.
Riding with my family is always the highlight.

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 223. GC Pos: 500. Time: 53:43.42,1

2016 - Did not finish (Men)

2013 - Finisher (Grand Masters)
            Cat Pos: 25. GC Pos: 404. Time: 53:48.54,7

2012 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 231. GC Pos: 409. Time: 58:43.48,3

2011 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 219. GC Pos: 379. Time: 51:08.36,7

2009 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 38. GC Pos: 308. Time: 47:33.52,8

2008 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 26. GC Pos: 331. Time: 64:35.04,7

641-2 Michael Jacobs

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 4

Nickname: Giepie, Muggie, Mickey J

Age: 31

 

Profession: Farmer

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Make sure my Dad finishes, spend some time with him

Best Results:
Finishing one Epic with my mom and one with my dad! Can anybody else say that?

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 223. GC Pos: 500. Time: 53:43.42,1

2016 - Did not finish (Men)

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 203. GC Pos: 395. Time: 52:11.37,7

2012 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 231. GC Pos: 409. Time: 58:43.48,3

2011 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 29. GC Pos: 338. Time: 49:17.30,7