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2022 will be the first Absa Cape Epic Richard and Thorkild ride together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2022 Team Miele (Grand Masters), Riding

Richard Lurie

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 4

 

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

Thorkild Nielsen

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 3

 

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)