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2017 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 207.
GC Pos 445.
Time 49:47.32,8
Distance 651km
Avg. Speed 13.07km/h
Climbing 14550m

2017 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 236. Cat, 505. GC
1:47.05,0 +45.12,6
Stage 1 208. Cat, 435. GC
8:15.44,4 +3:50.09,4
Stage 2 212. Cat, 458. GC
4:54.19,5 +2:21.03,0
Stage 3 213. Cat, 459. GC
5:50.46,1 +2:47.00,1
Stage 4 225. Cat, 496. GC
8:11.51,0 +4:01.50,7
Stage 5 220. Cat, 479. GC
7:10.19,8 +3:19.41,3
Stage 6 211. Cat, 460. GC
8:23.35,9 +3:56.57,0
Stage 7 208. Cat, 447. GC
5:13.51,1 +2:16.36,2

Marcel and William have completed one of the two Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2017 Team Dubai Desert Goats 2.0 (Men), Cat Pos: 207., GC Pos: 445., Time: 49:47.32,8

2015 Team Dubai Desert Goats (Men), Did not finish race

237-1 Marcel Bachmann

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 3

Nickname: Marcello

Age: 51

 

Profession: Commercial Finance Manager

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
I finally got awarded with a lottery slot again after 2009, so I had no other choice!

Best Results:
Several other multiple stage races (Cape Epic 2009, La Ruta, Cape Pioneer, Trans Hajar),

RIding 5 stairsteps upwards without collapsing

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 207. GC Pos: 445. Time: 49:47.32,8

2015 - Individual Finisher (Men) Time: 56:55.40,1

2009 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 47. GC Pos: 388. Time: 51:10.12,8

237-2 William Pretorius

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 1

Nickname: Willa

Age: 37

 

Profession: Key Account Manager

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
To enjoy 8 days of agony!

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 207. GC Pos: 445. Time: 49:47.32,8

2015 - Did not finish (Men)