Jolivet – The 97 kilometre second stage of the KAP sani2c lived up to its billing of being the Queen Stage on Friday as PYGA Euro Steel’s Phil Buys and Matthys Beukes put the hammer down to take the men’s overall lead and stage win while Galileo Risk’s Theresa Ralph and Sarah Hill claimed a cracking end sprint in the ladies race.
Mackenzie Club – Stage one of the 2019 KAP sani2c dished up all the expected excitement as DSV Pro Cycling’s Arno du Toit and Gert Heyns won an end-sprint to take the stage honours ahead of PYGA Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes and Phil Buys while dormakaba’s Sam Sanders and Robyn de Groot claimed ladies honours on Thursday.
Trevor Case from Magaliessig, and Murray Brown from Malanshof, are lifelong friends, having grown up on the same street. The pair are heading to Underberg to ride their tenth KAP sani2c together, which gains them “Black Mamba” status from the race organisers.
Corne Meier from Midstream will next week take part in the KAP sani2c for the 11th time in 13 years. The sani2c is a 3 day mountain bike stage race which travels 265 kms from Underberg in the southern Drakensberg to Scottburgh on the South Coast.
The KAP sani2c 3 day mountain bike stage race, with 265 kms of incredible riding from Underberg to Scottburgh in KZN, is one of the oldest, best loved stage races in SA. We put together a “sani2c 101” guide answering common questions from riders new to the stage racing scene.