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ABSA Cape Epic titles up for grabs after two out with injuries.

Ralf Naef, one of the contenders for the men’s overall title at the Absa Cape Epic, has had to withdraw due to an injury picked up in a fall while training. And England’s Catherine Williamson, a favourite for a win in the mixed category, is also out of the Epic after breaking her leg in a skiing accident. The eight-day, 718km race starts with a prologue at Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville, on March 23. 

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Mar 12, 2014

In response to media queries about the Brandon Stewart case, the Absa Cape Epic has reiterated its "zero tolerance" approach to doping: last year it became the first race in world cycling to issue a lifetime ban to any rider found guilty of illegal use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Rasputitsa is Russian for the mud season when roads become difficult to traverse. The 1st Annual Rasputitsa Spring Classic will be held on April 19th, 2014 starting at 9 AM EST at Main Street in Newport, VT.

Just a few days before the official registration for the second edition of the BIKE Four Peaks will kick off next week, Race Organisers have not only announced the 2014 stage towns but also unveiled the course layout for next year's race.

It will be a first for the city of Dunedin, New Zealand, on Friday night when mountain bikers competing in the 2013 Urge 3 Peaks Enduro begin their first stage: a timed run through the city to a finishline in the city's bar, restaurant and cafe encircled Octagon.

The dramatic new route of the eleventh edition of the Absa Cape Epic, which takes place from 23 to 30 March next year (2014), will again offer participants from around the world an awesome trail that showcases the best that the Western Cape has to offer.

Stage win for Austria - in an impressive solo race over 163km Josef Benetseder wins the fifth and longest stage of this year's Crocodile Trophy at Granite Creek Dam in the mining country of Far North Queensland with a massive 12 minute lead ahead of race leader Australian Mark Frendo and Cory Wallace from Canada. More than half of the more than 900km have been completed and four stages including an individual time trial at Laura still lie ahead before the finish on Cooktown's Grassy Hill this...

The Canadian National Marathon Champion Cory Wallace claims his first Crocodile Trophy stage win today in Irvinebank after dominating the elite field together with the overall race leader Mark Frendo who came in second on the 80km stage.