Myriam Saugy

29-year-old Swiss endurance racer Myriam Saugy is training for the Cape Epic mountain bike race to be held in South Africa from March 24 - 31, 2007. She set a goal of participating in the Cape Epic two years ago. In this diary, she documents her training and preparation for the off-road stage race. Saugy began mountain biking in 2000 and racing in 2002. She now rides for Team Texner BMC (www.team-vtt-texner.ch) and is a member of the Swiss endurance national team. Saugy races as an amateur; she is also pursuing a teaching degree in history and geography.

Wrapping up from Cape Town

Hello you all, I can't believe this is already the time to share with you my last impressions on the...

Stage eight: The last one

Hello everybody, Stage 8 to Lourensford was the shortest of the stages. You'd think that was the...

Stage seven: breathtaking heat

Day 7 is over. I could sum up my day like this: good start, beautiful course, the best so far but...

Stage six: A more comfortable second

It's hot out here. Today the media centre is set in a barn in the middle of old tractors collection....

Stage one: A fast start

Outside temperature: maybe 35 degrees C. Weather: sunny, not a cloud in the sky. Here we are in...

Stage four: Beating the bonk

Hello All, Hope you are well. We have done half of the race. Wouah. I must admit I have no clue in...
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