Coronavirus: Cape Epic to go ahead as scheduled

Cape Epic is not in peril due to coronavirus
Coronavirus has not yet penetrated the Western Cape mountains, in South Africa (Image credit: Cape Epic)

Coronavirus is severely disrupting the European race season, but the world’s most testing mountain bike race is still unaffected.

The 2020 Cape Epic is keeping abreast of health warnings, yet South Africa has not seen anything like the extreme public gathering constraints applied in Europe.

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.