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2018 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 10.
GC Pos 10.
Time 26:29.18,6
Distance 653km
Avg. Speed 24.65km/h
Climbing 13530m

2018 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 17. Cat, 17. GC
0:48.02,6 +2.39,3
Stage 1 5. Cat, 5. GC
4:14.12,1 +5.49,5
Stage 2 12. Cat, 12. GC
4:10.39,9 +4.47,6
Stage 3 21. Cat, 21. GC
4:36.43,8 +19.29,7
Stage 4 4. Cat, 4. GC
4:27.21,2 +58,6
Stage 5 8. Cat, 8. GC
1:48.38,1 +3.48,5
Stage 6 23. Cat, 24. GC
3:30.30,7 +21.22,2
Stage 7 8. Cat, 8. GC
2:53.10,3 +5.32,8

Karl and Urs have completed five of the six Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2018 Team BULLS (Men), Cat Pos: 10., GC Pos: 10., Time: 26:29.18,6

2017 Team Bulls (Men), Cat Pos: 12., GC Pos: 12., Time: 28:06.53,4

2016 Team Bulls (Men), Cat Pos: 1., GC Pos: 1., Time: 28:13.28,4

2015 Team Bulls (Men), Cat Pos: 3., GC Pos: 3., Time: 31:35.23,0

2014 Team Bulls (Men), Did not finish race

2013 Team Bulls (Men), Cat Pos: 2., GC Pos: 2., Time: 29:47.55,3

4-1 Karl Platt

Germany Germany

Epics Completed: 15

Nickname: plattos

Age: 41

Weight: 70kg

Height: 1.80m

Heart Rate: 44bpm (rest) 44bpm (max)

 

Profession: Professional Mountain Biker

Best Results:
4 x Absa Cape Epic winner
7 x Transalp winner
TransGermany winner
TransSchwarzwald winner
Transrockies winner
2 x German XCM Champion

Absa Cape Epics History:

2019 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 12. GC Pos: 12. Time: 27:25.04,3

2006 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 3 GC Pos: 3 Time: 35:18:21.0

2005 - Finisher

2004 - Finisher

4-2 Urs Huber

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 9

Nickname: swissmachine

Age: 34

Weight: 74kg

Height: 1.84m

Heart Rate: 36 (rest) 36 (max)

 

Profession: mtb proffesional

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It's the biggest mountainbike race in the world and as a pro rider you would win this race at least once in your career.

Best Results:
- ABSA Cape Epic winner 2016
- 5 times winner and recordholder Grand Raid BCVS (2008, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016)
- 4 times XCM Swiss Champion (2011, 2014, 2016, 2018)
- 5 x Crocodile Trophy winner (2009, 2010, 2015, 2016, 2018)
- Transalp winner 2011
- 3rd XCM World Championships 2008
- 3rd XCM European Championships 2008

Absa Cape Epics History:

2019 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 4. Time: 26:35.53,4

2014 - Individual Finisher (Men) Time: 32:27.44,4