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

2019 Team DSV-SCOTT-SRAM (Men), Riding

12-1 Gert Heyns

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 2

Age: 25

Weight: 76

Height: 185cm

Heart Rate: 45 (rest) 45 (max)


Profession: Pro Cyclist

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
To have a good time and race hard.

Best Results:
2018 National Marathon Champion
2016-2018 Student Road Racing National Champion
2014,2015 SA U23 XCO Champion
2015 Cape Pioneer Trek Winner
2014 Cape Epic Grand Finale Stage Winner
2014 Cape Epic African Jersey Winner
2013/2014 SA XC Cup Series Podium
2011 Pietermaritzburg World Cup Podium

Absa Cape Epics History:

2016 - Did not finish (Men)

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 15. GC Pos: 15. Time: 34:04.21,8

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 31:42.52,4
            Stage Wins: Stg 7. (1)

12-2 Lars Forster

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: none

Age: 49


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