691 km devided to the seven stages, 15 400m ascent and strong rivals from the cycling World as the MTB Olympic winner Nino Schurter, Word champions as Jaro Kulhavy and the riders from the road and cyclocross cycling as Nyjs, Rodriguez or Evans awaits our guys in upcoming days. Absa Cape Epic is here and everyone take it seriously.

Filip Adel, 3rd start on Cape Epic: „To came here more than a week ago was a good idea. The hot African weather is something you have to get us to ride in. I had a sunburn already second day. Now we´re ready to start and immediately during the first stages we´ll know what positions we´re ready to race for this year!"

Tomáš Višňovský, 1st start on Cape Epic: „Deprature to the South Africa was a bit hectic as I forgot to manage my visas! Finally all was fixed during the night and I was really happy when I saw the stamp in my passport :-) Now I am full of expectations. Both me and Filip we trust everything will be without the troubles and we´ll be able to fight for the good result."

Lukáš Vlach, Mitas Superior team manager: „This year´s start list looks really strong. Much stronger than last years to my feeling. I trust we´ll overpass both health and mechanical problems and guys will fight for the TOP 10 overall result."

Race guns TEAM XF29 ISSUE will follow Filip and Tomas during this year Cape Epic what is the best choice for the bumpy dirtroads and stony African trails.

Stay with us on Superior Bike Facebook too! We´ll bring you the daily Cape Epic summary and the pictures from the African hell thanks to our photographer Jakub Douda.