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2019 will be the first Absa Cape Epic Karl and Alban ride together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2019 Team BULLS 1 (Men), Riding

2-1 Karl Platt

Germany Germany

Epics Completed: 14

Nickname: plattos

Age: 40

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:

2018 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 10. GC Pos: 10. Time: 26:29.18,6

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 12. GC Pos: 12. Time: 28:06.53,4

2016 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 28:13.28,4
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 3. (3)

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 3. Time: 31:35.23,0

2014 - Did not finish (Men)

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 29:47.55,3
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. Stg 3. (2)

2012 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 33:03.00,2
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. (1)

2011 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 3. Time: 29:05.53,7

2010 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 29:47.46,0

2009 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 28:10.13,8
            Stage Wins: Stg 4. (1)

2008 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 36:10.48,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 5. Stg 8. (2)

2007 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 33:08.00,7
            Stage Wins: Prlg. (1)

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

2005 - Finisher

2004 - Finisher

2-2 Alban Lakata

Austria Austria

Epics Completed: 9

Nickname: Albanator

Age: 39

Weight: 78 kg

Height: 1.84 m

Heart Rate: 38bpm (rest) (rest) 38bpm (rest) (max)

 

Profession: professional MTB Rider

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
it's a great race in a beautiful country

Best Results:
2010 + 2015 + 2017 XCM World Champion
Silver Medallist 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016 XCM World Championships
2008 + 2013 European XCM Champion
6 x Austrian National XCM Champion
2012 Caft Bike Transalp Winner

Absa Cape Epics History:

2018 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 25:39.27,4
            Stage Wins: Stg 3. (1)

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 8. GC Pos: 8. Time: 27:48.45,2

2016 - Did not finish (Men)

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 31:11.39,5

2013 - Individual Finisher (Men) Time: 31:39.58,3

2012 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 5. GC Pos: 5. Time: 32:19.22,7

2010 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 3. Time: 30:12.30,0
            Stage Wins: Prlg. (1)

2009 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 10. GC Pos: 10. Time: 30:14.18,9

2008 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 37:02.11,0
            Stage Wins: Stg 4. (1)

2007 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 4. Time: 34:22.01,4