ABSA Cape Epic 2017 – etap II [galeria]

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Golden boy Jaroslav Kulhavy of team Investec-Songo-Specialized at the start. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Greg Beadle/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


The leading group of riders at the start. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Greg Beadle/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Mariske Strauss and Annie Last of team Hansgrohe Cadence OMX Pro. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Greg Beadle/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Riders work their way along the route as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Sam Clark/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


The leading ladies leave Hermanus . Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Greg Beadle/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Riders leave Hermanus. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini lead the climb up to the highest point of stage 2. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Jaroslav Kulhavy following Manuel Fumic. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Christoph Sauser and Jaroslav Kulhavy. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Overview of the trails. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


The view of Hermanus from Rotary Drive as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


The lead bunch climbs up Rotary Drive as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Riders work their way along the route. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Shaun Roy/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Ariane Luthi & Adelheid Morath of Super work their way along the route as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Sam Clark/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Riders work their way along the route during Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Sam Clark/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Riders work their way along the route as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Sam Clark/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Candice Lill (R) and Vera Adrian (L) work their way along the route as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Sam Clark/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Sabine Spitz and Robyn de Groot of team Ascendis Health lead the ladies race during stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Greg Beadle/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Christoph Sauser and Jaroslav Kulhavy chasing the leaders. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini lead Nino Schurter and Matthias Stirnemann down the fast, open gravel roads towards Caledon. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Scenic during shortened stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Dominic Barnardt/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Riders work their way along the route as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Riders work their way along the route as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Riders work their way along the route as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Riders work their way along the route as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini descend the singletrack towards Caledon. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Jose Hermida of Merida Factory Racing in good company with George Hincapie and Cadel Evans of BMC ABSA. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


A rider works his way along the route during shortened stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Dominic Barnardt/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Hannele Steyn, one of the Last Lions, giving a helping hand to partner Nicky Giliomee during the shortened stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to the botanical gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Mark Sampson/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Ariane Luthi from team SPUR pushing hard to stay in touch with the leading ladies during the shortened stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to the botanical gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Mark Sampson/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Jenny Rissveds and Thomas Frischknecht during the shortened stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to the botanical gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Mark Sampson/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Although cloudy hot conditions prempted a shortened stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to the botanical gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Mark Sampson/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Waylon Woolcock from team BCX during the shortened stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to the botanical gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Mark Sampson/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Jaroslav Kulhavy celebrates as he crosses the finish line first in Caledon as Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Matthias Stirnemann and Nino Schurter of SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing relax after finishing 2nd. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Shaun Roy/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Jose Hermida aafter the stage. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Sam Clark/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Thomas Frischknecht of Team Scott-Sram Nextlevel at the start of stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Greg Beadle/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


David George during stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Greg Beadle/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Simon and Nic Lamond after stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Greg Beadle/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Karl Platt exhuasted after finishing. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


Nino Schurter all smiles after finishing 2nd. Stage 2 was shortened to 62 Km due to high temperatures forecast. Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Hermanus High School in Hermanus to Botanical Gardens in Caledon, South Africa on the 21st March 2017
Photo by Ewald Sadie/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS


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