On each day of the Absa Cape Epic, the team of skilled photographers create spectacular images for us to enjoy. Bike Hub will be holding a competition to recognise their hard work and give you the chance to win a signed copy of your favourite photograph.
Take a look at the selection of photographs from the Absa Cape Epic Stage 2 and vote for your favourite to go into the finals.
In the fairness of voting, the photographers will remain anonymous until the voting period has closed.
Click here to vote.
Photo 1: Kim Ludbrook
The professional peloton start Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic mountain bike stage race over 62km, Hermanus, South Africa, 21 March 2017. The race is called the 'Tour de France' of mountain biking and sees 1200 riders racing over 691km during 8 stages and climbing twice the height of Mount Everest. The race sees the world's best professional riders racing with amateur riders from 52 countries.
Photo 2: Nick Muzik
It’s a two-person team race, stick together.
Photo 3: Greg Beadle
This image encapsulates how The Cape Epic traverses a variety of landscapes. A section of district road now with mountains awaiting the riders ahead.
Photo 4: Mark Sampson
The race is about the human spirit enduring over distance, heat, fatigue injuries and anything else the untamed African mountain bike race throws at you. Two riders silhouetted against the terrain illustrating the expanse territory covered.
Photo 5: Sam Clark
The Cape Epic: a race so tough even the pros need to get off and push at times
Photo 6: Ewald Sadie
Flat out racing as Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini lead Nino Schurter and Matthias Stirnemann down the fast, open gravel roads towards Caledon during stage 2 of the Cape Epic from Hermanus to Greyton.
Photo 7: Michal Červený
Photo 8: Dom Barnardt
Click here to vote.
For more information on the Cape Epic Photo Competition and to meet the Absa Cape Epic photographers click here.
How it works
- Every day each photographer will submit their favourite shot with a short note explaining its context.
- Each day’s winning photograph will go through to the “finals” on Wednesday, March 29.
- You will then get an opportunity to vote for the overall winner, who will get a R10 000 prize.
- The result will be announced on Monday, April 3, and voters who chose the winning picture will go into a lucky draw for a signed and framed version of the photograph.