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2022 Overall Results - Masters

410-1 Francois Pienaar
  Individual Finisher
  45:44.45,8 (14.89km/h)
410-2 Darryl Irvine
  Out of race

2022 Stage Results - Masters

Prologue 72. Cat, 232. GC
01:26.56,9 +21.16,10

Francois and Darryl have not completed the Absa Cape Epic together. Francois and Darryl have completed none of the one Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2022 Team Tour de Epic (Masters), Did not finish race

410-1 Francois Pienaar

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 4


I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
When you start riding mountain bikes, your first BIG challenge end sup being Sani2C. Everyone talks about it, you dream about it, obsess about it and one day conquer it. After doing a Sani and few other stage races, your thoughts inevitably turn to the ultimate race, the Absa Cape Epic. I wasn't expecting it to happen so quick, but here I am. Bring on March 2017.

Best Results:
My first stage race (Sani) was a huge undertaking and I was over the moon when I finished! That kick started my riding and now my resume reads as follows - 3 Sani's, 2 BergnBushes, 3 Wines2Whales, Transbaviaans, Swazi Frontier, Makpans Experience.

Absa Cape Epic History:

2022 - Individual Finisher (Masters) Time:

2019 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 115. GC Pos: 214. Time: 38:58.10,5

2018 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 182. GC Pos: 375. Time: 41:48.53,4

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 106. GC Pos: 211. Time: 39:30.45,3

410-2 Darryl Irvine

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 3


I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It's something I've always wanted to do since I heard about it. I see it as the Tour de France of MTB racing.

Best Results:
2x Epic finisher, 3rd in GC at Sani2C Adventure 2013, 2013 Masters World Champs XCO, 2nd place Gauteng XCO grand finale, and series winner in sub-vet category. 1st sub-vet 2013 Walkerville Classic.

Absa Cape Epic History:

2022 - Did not finish (Masters)

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 52. GC Pos: 68. Time: 38:26.48,6

2012 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 104. GC Pos: 150. Time: 46:55.49,1

2010 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 209. GC Pos: 310. Time: 51:50.44,7

2009 - Did not finish (Men)