Follow us at the Cape Epic

View our videos of every stage to see the daily racing and behind the scenes action. We will give you live crossings, a full video of the day's action and 360 degree videos of the riding a race village. Experience the Cape Epic even if you aren't there.

Cape Epic - Stage 7

Stage 7 is done and we close off an amazing Cape Epic with a 2nd position on the GC. Well done to OMX Pro Bike Team on a very successful Epic campaign. They raced hard and we caught every moment. We are proud to have you ride our bikes, and we cannot wait for this year's racing.




The Epic Journey

The Cape Epic the toughest mountain bike stage race in the world. 1200 riders race over 8 days and nearly 700km and 15 400m of climbing. Only the best make it to the end. Explore the 2017 route and the terrain our riders will traverse in their hunt for glory.



As the bike of choice by the OMX Pro Team, the Sesta by Silverback has been designed from the ground up to be the perfect tool to handle multi-day stage races like the ABSA Cape Epic.

OMX – Meet the Epic Teams

In 2015 and 2016 Silverback and OMX Pro Bike Team partnered to conquer the worlds most grueling mountain bike stage race. In 2017 we do it again with two teams racing over 8 days for the coveted leader’s jersey and an overall win.

The Staff

The riders are not the only important people within OMX. The support team are with the riders every pedal stroke of the way and together this unit is unstoppable at the Epic.

Paul Beales

Owner/Manager at OMX Pro Bike Team.

Lee Westwood

Head Mechanic

Daniel Smith


Anna Buick

Press Officer/Media Manager

Official Vehicle Partner

Rola Volvo Helderberg in Cape Town, South Africa is the official vehicle sponsor of Silverback and OMX Pro Bike Team during the Cape Epic. Spot the Silverback OMX Pro Bike Team XC60 the Cape Epic, take a photo, and post it on our wall. The more creative the better. So get snapping when you see the car and you could win a Silverback Volvo Ride and Drive Day, and test drive the newest Silverback bikes and Volvo cars.

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