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2019 Overall Results (Stage 5) - Men

Cat Pos 4.
GC Pos 4.
Time 19:41.54,9
Distance 471km
Avg. Speed 23.91km/h
Climbing 12200m

2019 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 14. Cat, 14. GC
00:46.00,7 +2.19,2
Stage 1 4. Cat, 4. GC
04:28.15,7 +4.11,1
Stage 2 6. Cat, 6. GC
03:40.35,7 +2.54,4
Stage 3 2. Cat, 2. GC
04:32.24,7 +2.24,4
Stage 4 5. Cat, 5. GC
01:42.28,3 +3.46,8
Stage 5 10. Cat, 10. GC
04:32.09,5 +12.40,0

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

2019 Team BULLS Heroes (Men), Riding

6-1 Urs Huber

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 8

Nickname: swissmachine

Age: 33

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:

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

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: 11. GC Pos: 11. Time: 33:58.14,0

2011 - Did not finish (Men)

2009 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 9. GC Pos: 9. Time: 29:54.06,3

6-2 Simon Stiebjahn

Germany Germany

Epics Completed: 6

Nickname: Stiebi

Age: 28

Weight: 67 kg

Height: 180 cm

Heart Rate: 38 -40 bpm (rest) 38 -40 bpm (max)

 

Profession: professional cyclist

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Because it?s the biggest and hardest MTB-race on the world and it?s a dream to start there. For me it?s a honor to be allowed to start together with the triple champion of ACE Stefan Sahm.

Best Results:
won the under 23 european marathon championship 2012, won the GC in the german U23 Bundesliga 2012, overall winner on stage race Trans Schwarzwald 2012.

Absa Cape Epics History:

2018 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 7. GC Pos: 7. Time: 26:13.41,2

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 26. GC Pos: 29. Time: 30:07.17,4

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 7. GC Pos: 7. Time: 29:08.49,4

2015 - Individual Finisher (Men) Time: 35:05.00,9

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 3. Time: 30:45.25,2

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 7. GC Pos: 7. Time: 31:10.19,1