The Mountain biking World Cup cross country came to Stellenbosch South Africa and what a show.Top riders and new contenders measure themselfs along this new epic world cup course of 4.4km and 180m of climb. From short and steep switch-back climb, three-foot drop, multi-line rock garden, descending deep and steep gully for finaly reaching the Pickup Sticks section one of the last opportunities for rider to utilise their technical abilities to gain an advantage, where cool head and good line are critical.
Nino Schurter from Switzerland Scott-Sram ranking 1, perfect 2017 season, winning all World Cups and the World Champs in the series as well as the Cape Epic. Stephane Tempier from France Bianchi ranking 2, Maxime Marotte from France Cannondale ranking 3, Jaroslav Kulhavy from Szech Republic Specialized like to go fast on and off the bike..
"A dream come true", said Sam Gaze, the two times under-23 World Champion from New Zealand, "to do it, is incredible.” to see the best moments from the man xco race elite click here