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2017 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 11.
GC Pos 11.
Time 28:05.11,6
Distance 651km
Avg. Speed 23.18km/h
Climbing 14550m

2017 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 9. Cat, 9. GC
1:06.04,8 +4.12,4
Stage 1 16. Cat, 16. GC
4:40.25,9 +14.50,9
Stage 2 23. Cat, 23. GC
2:50.22,9 +17.06,4
Stage 3 16. Cat, 16. GC
3:18.47,1 +15.01,1
Stage 4 9. Cat, 9. GC
4:16.39,3 +6.39,0
Stage 5 7. Cat, 7. GC
3:58.58,6 +8.20,1
Stage 6 14. Cat, 16. GC
4:50.44,7 +24.05,8
Stage 7 10. Cat, 10. GC
3:03.08,3 +5.53,4

Nico and Gawie have completed all of the four Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2017 Team NAD Pro MTB (Men), Cat Pos: 11., GC Pos: 11., Time: 28:05.11,6

2016 Team NAD Pro MTB (Men), Cat Pos: 12., GC Pos: 12., Time: 29:28.26,8

2013 Team Westvaal-Bells cycling (Men), Cat Pos: 25., GC Pos: 31., Time: 35:32.14,6

2012 Team Westvaal-Columbia (Men), Cat Pos: 8., GC Pos: 8., Time: 33:43.34,6

14-1 Nico Bell

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 7

Age: 34

Weight: 73kg

 

Best Results:
Selected for World Marathon champs
1st place 2012 Cape Pioneer Trek
3rd 2012 S.A marathon championships
1st big Induna mtb race
4th place MTN National Mtb Series.

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 11. GC Pos: 11. Time: 28:05.11,6

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 12. GC Pos: 12. Time: 29:28.26,8

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 19. GC Pos: 22. Time: 35:23.31,1

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 8. GC Pos: 8. Time: 32:05.11,5

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 25. GC Pos: 31. Time: 35:32.14,6

2012 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 8. GC Pos: 8. Time: 33:43.34,6

2011 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 35. GC Pos: 43. Time: 35:00.32,2

14-2 Gawie Combrinck

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 5

Nickname: Gawels

Age: 31

Weight: 68

Height: 178

Heart Rate: 42 (rest) 42 (max)

 

Profession: Cyclist

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It's the hardest Mtb tour around. And you get to race the best riders in the world.

Best Results:
2015
1st SA XCM Championchips
1st Ashburton Investments National Mtb Series Van Gaalens
1st Ashburton Investments National Mtb Series Rooiberg
2nd Ashburton Investments National Mtb Series Dullstroom
3rd Overall Ashburton National MTB series
1st Joberg2C Stage race
ABSA Cape Epic 6th (2nd African team)
Wines2Whales Stage race 2nd
2014
1st Joberg2C Stage race
2nd Sani2C Stage race
3rd Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek
3rd Whines2Wales
2012
1st Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek
3rd MTN Mabelingwe ultra marathon
1st Sabie experience 2011
1St Le Coq Sportiff mtb tour 2012
ABSA Cape Epic 8th (2nd African Team)

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 11. GC Pos: 11. Time: 28:05.11,6

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 12. GC Pos: 12. Time: 29:28.26,8

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 32:14.49,9

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 25. GC Pos: 31. Time: 35:32.14,6

2012 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 8. GC Pos: 8. Time: 33:43.34,6