April 6, 2012
SRAM XX Wins Cape Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race
The Epic Truth
8 days. 750km. 15,000m.
Christoph Sauser (Specialized Factory Racing) and Burry Stander (Specialized Factory Racing) successfully defended their title during the 9th Annual South African Cape Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race March 25th - April 1st, 2012.
The eight-day race consists of two person teams and covers 750 kilometers presenting over 15,000 meters of climbing through some of the most rigorous mountain passes in all of South Africa. The fearless leaders chose the right gear as they powered their SRAM 2X10 XX, RockShox Sid, and Avid World Cup equipped bikes to a 27 minute gap over 2nd place; a true statement to the durability, control, and reliability of the product.