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2018 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 57.
GC Pos 82.
Time 32:06.57,1
Distance 653km
Avg. Speed 20.33km/h
Climbing 13530m

2018 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 103. Cat, 163. GC
1:02.51,1 +17.27,8
Stage 1 60. Cat, 84. GC
5:03.04,4 +54.41,8
Stage 2 70. Cat, 102. GC
5:02.55,6 +57.03,3
Stage 3 82. Cat, 131. GC
5:38.38,4 +1:21.24,3
Stage 4 56. Cat, 78. GC
5:37.58,5 +1:11.35,9
Stage 5 57. Cat, 81. GC
2:19.05,2 +34.15,6
Stage 6 51. Cat, 64. GC
3:55.36,8 +46.28,3
Stage 7 47. Cat, 60. GC
3:26.47,1 +39.09,6

Yuval and Noam have completed all of the three Absa Cape Epics they entered together. 2019 will be the fourth Absa Cape Epic they ride together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2019 Team DT Swiss Norco Mitas (Men), Riding

2018 Team DT SWISS NORCO MITAS (Men), Cat Pos: 57., GC Pos: 82., Time: 32:06.57,1

2016 Team DT SWISS Israel (Men), Cat Pos: 38., GC Pos: 49., Time: 34:02.14,5

2014 Team Specialized Israel (Men), Cat Pos: 39., GC Pos: 49., Time: 37:26.42,1

92-1 Yuval Fridman

Israel Israel

Epics Completed: 3

Nickname: UV

Age: 38

 

Profession: Bike store manager

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
To participate in the hardest MTB stage race in the world!

Best Results:
2014 & 2016 top 50 finish in the cape epic
2017 44th place in the Bike TransAlp race

Absa Cape Epics History:

2018 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 57. GC Pos: 82. Time: 32:06.57,1

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 38. GC Pos: 49. Time: 34:02.14,5

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 39. GC Pos: 49. Time: 37:26.42,1

92-2 Noam Straschnow

Israel Israel

Epics Completed: 4

Age: 37

 

Profession: Finance Student

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
cause it's not a once in a lifetime experience!

Best Results:
3rd place at Israeli National XCM championship 2008
Israel national XCM champion 201112
3rd place at Israeli National XCM championship 2013

Absa Cape Epics History:

2018 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 57. GC Pos: 82. Time: 32:06.57,1

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 38. GC Pos: 49. Time: 34:02.14,5

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 39. GC Pos: 49. Time: 37:26.42,1

2009 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 84. GC Pos: 116. Time: 39:41.12,0