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Richard and Thorkild have not completed the Absa Cape Epic together. Richard and Thorkild have completed none of the one Absa Cape Epics they entered together. 2021 will be the second Absa Cape Epic they ride together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2021 Team Miele (Grand Masters), Riding

2020 Team Miele (Grand Masters), Did not finish race

509-1 Richard Lurie

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 4

Nickname: Rich

Age: 49

 

Profession: Self employed

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It is a really tough event that challenges you in many ways over 8 eight days. You finish vowing never to do it again.....and armed with many great memories that last a lifetime.

Best Results:
Arriving at Epic #5 with a great partner and being ready to race.

Absa Cape Epic History:

2017 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 9. GC Pos: 52. Time: 32:51.07,4

2016 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 13. GC Pos: 76. Time: 36:12.16,2

2014 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 42. Time: 37:01.14,8

2011 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 31. GC Pos: 134. Time: 40:43.36,1

509-2 Thorkild Nielsen

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 3

Nickname: Mr. T

Age: 50

 

Profession: Manager in the freight industry

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
The Tour de France of MTB, the friendship / relationship building with your partner.

Best Results:
Finishing the Absa Cape Epic 2014 after having to pull out at the 2013 with illness

Absa Cape Epic History:

2017 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 17. GC Pos: 85. Time: 34:41.06,2

2016 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 32. GC Pos: 123. Time: 38:53.37,6

2014 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 39. GC Pos: 174. Time: 43:13.21,5

2013 - Did not finish (Masters)