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About nictwohands

Rider, writer, editor & gentleman.

It’s all about the beer

You’ll have noticed that I didn’t post anything after Stage 2 of the Absa Cape Epic on Tuesday. It was a slow news day. Everything went according to plan. We were staying at the Arabella Hotel & Spa, outside Hermanus … Continue reading

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My Stage 1 bogey continues…

Okay, so today was tough. I feel like I’m just summarising past cycling mishaps here. But the 2015 Absa Cape Epic seems hell bent on teaching me the same lessons of previous years – and I’m not entirely sure what … Continue reading

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Finally nailing a Prologue!

The Absa Cape Epic Prologue is traditionally an exhibition ride. Designed to deliver heart-stopping action to fans on the slopes of the most iconic of mountains. On Sunday the 20km dash across Table Mountain lived up to all our expectations. … Continue reading

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Butterflies and matching socks

It’s here. The Absa Cape Epic circus is in town. No hiding now. While I shifted between bouts of delight and nausea at the thought of tackling my ninth Cape Epic I glanced around the room. We were at the … Continue reading

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Team RSAWEB-Biogen – Tackling the 2015 Absa Cape Epic [video]

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Absa Cape Epic – Take: 9

I’m going to casually avoid dealing with the fact that I haven’t posted anything to this blog for almost a year, okay? Ta. Moving swiftly along… I’m stoked to be partnering up with my old mate Carl Pasio for this … Continue reading

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Five by Chris Akrigg [video]

Funny, I’ve got five bikes too. Somehow, after watching this, I feel like I’m not doing them justice!

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