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2017 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 7.
GC Pos 7.
Time 27:36.12,8
Distance 651km
Avg. Speed 23.58km/h
Climbing 14550m

2017 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 11. Cat, 11. GC
1:06.43,2 +4.50,8
Stage 1 12. Cat, 12. GC
4:38.14,7 +12.39,7
Stage 2 7. Cat, 7. GC
2:37.02,4 +3.45,9
Stage 3 7. Cat, 7. GC
3:10.42,7 +6.56,7
Stage 4 15. Cat, 15. GC
4:22.38,2 +12.37,9
Stage 5 9. Cat, 9. GC
4:00.11,8 +9.33,3
Stage 6 7. Cat, 7. GC
4:41.24,0 +14.45,1
Stage 7 7. Cat, 7. GC
2:59.15,8 +2.00,9

Philip and Matthys have completed all of the three Absa Cape Epics they entered together. 2018 will be the fourth Absa Cape Epic they ride together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2018 Team PYGA Euro Steel (Men), Riding

2017 Team PYGA Euro Steel (Men), Cat Pos: 7., GC Pos: 7., Time: 27:36.12,8

2015 Team Scott Factory Racing (Men), Cat Pos: 5., GC Pos: 5., Time: 32:07.26,0

2013 Team SCOTT Factory Racing (Men), Cat Pos: 6., GC Pos: 6., Time: 30:47.43,2

9-1 Philip Buys

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 7

Nickname: Phil

Age: 29

Weight: 74kg

Height: 188cm

Heart Rate: 45bpm (rest) 45bpm (max)

 

Profession: Pro Mountain biker

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
To win it

Best Results:
4x African Continental Champion 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
South African National XC Champion 2013
2012 London Olympics 35th
2013 ABSA Cape Epic 6th GC
2014 ABSA Cape Epic 5th GC
2014 Cape Epic with Nino Schurter and Grand finale finish moment
2014 Commonwealth Games
2015 ABSA Cape Epic 5th GC

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 7. GC Pos: 7. Time: 27:36.12,8

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 5. GC Pos: 5. Time: 32:07.26,0
            Stage Wins: Stg 4. (1)

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 5. GC Pos: 5. Time: 30:48.47,2
            Stage Wins: Stg 4. Stg 6. (2)

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 30:47.43,2

2011 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 19. GC Pos: 20. Time: 32:27.41,0

2010 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 14. GC Pos: 14. Time: 32:20.36,3

2009 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 17. GC Pos: 19. Time: 31:24.59,0

9-2 Matthys Beukes

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 4

Nickname: Matty

Age: 29

Weight: 73

Height: 187

Heart Rate: 38 (rest) 38 (max)

 

Profession: Professional Mountain Biker

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Because its time for us Saffas to dominate this race!

Best Results:
3 x Absa African Jersey winner at the Cape Epic.
2 x Absa Cape Epic stage wins.
2016 Sani2C Winner

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 7. GC Pos: 7. Time: 27:36.12,8

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 5. GC Pos: 5. Time: 32:07.26,0
            Stage Wins: Stg 4. (1)

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 31:42.52,4
            Stage Wins: Stg 7. (1)

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 30:47.43,2