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2022 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 13.
GC Pos 13.
Time 29:55.32,2
Distance 681km
Avg. Speed 22.76km/h
Climbing 16900m

2022 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 18. Cat, 18. GC
01:04.04,0 +5.57,3
Stage 1 15. Cat, 15. GC
04:13.32,2 +15.08,5
Stage 2 15. Cat, 15. GC
05:30.30,3 +13.25,5
Stage 3 18. Cat, 18. GC
04:06.42,6 +18.09,2
Stage 4 13. Cat, 13. GC
03:31.53,3 +12.31,3
Stage 5 21. Cat, 21. GC
04:27.29,5 +22.43,8
Stage 6 19. Cat, 19. GC
03:46.45,0 +30.40,1
Stage 7 23. Cat, 25. GC
03:14.34,5 +28.00,2

Frans and Manuel have completed the Absa Cape Epic they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2022 Team Pure Encapsulations (Men), Cat Pos: 13., GC Pos: 13., Time: 29:55.32,2

11-1 Frans Claes

Belgium Belgium

Epics Completed: 5

 

Best Results:
Belgian Champion XC Marathon 2015 & 2016
Overall Winner UCI World Series Marathon 2017

Absa Cape Epic History:

2022 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 13. GC Pos: 13. Time: 29:55.32,2

2021 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 11. GC Pos: 11. Time: 27:31.15,5

2019 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 18. GC Pos: 18. Time: 28:06.48,6

2018 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 8. GC Pos: 8. Time: 26:15.02,8

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 10. GC Pos: 10. Time: 28:03.21,3

11-2 Manuel Pliem

Austria Austria

Epics Completed: 3

 

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Because it’s the world’s most prestigious stage race for mountainbikers.

Best Results:
Overall Winner of Bike Transalp 2022
8th Overall UCI Marathon Series 2021
14th XCM World Champs 2020
19th XCM European Champs 2021

Absa Cape Epic History:

2022 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 13. GC Pos: 13. Time: 29:55.32,2

2021 - Did not finish (Men)

2019 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 27. GC Pos: 28. Time: 29:20.06,4

2018 - Did not finish (Men)

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 19. GC Pos: 19. Time: 29:24.37,2