Entries by Nadine Bieri

Angelika Tazreiter to replace Jennie Stenerhag

Meerendal Wine Estate and Cape Brewing Co. are pleased to announce that Angelika Tazreiter will ride the 2018 Cape Epic alongside Esther Süss. It will be the first Cape Epic for the Austrian, alongside defending champion Esther Süss who will be riding for the 10th time. Tazreiter says she “couldn’t quite believe it and had […]

Jennie Stenerhag forced to pull out of the 2018 Cape Epic

Meerendal Wine Estate and Cape Brewing Co. must today announce that Jennie Stenerhag will not be participating in the 2018 Absa Cape Epic. Due to a hamstring injury sustained during the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge, Stenerhag is undergoing surgery today and will be out of action for the next 3 months. A further […]

Absa Cape Epic – Grand Finale
(Press Release)

Team Meerendal ended their 2015 Absa Cape Epic campaign on a successful note as the riders made the 92km and 1500m trek home – to Meerendal Wine Estate. Jochen Käss and Daniel Geismayr of “Team Meerendal Centurion Vaude” had a storming final Stage as they won the Grand Finale in front of a packed Meerendal […]

Absa Cape Epic – Stage 6
(Press Release)

It was another challenging day in the saddle for Team Meerendal during Stage 6 of the 2015 Absa Cape Epic. The day started with rain and ended in searing heat as they completed the shortest Stage with 71km and 2000m of climbing. Jochen Käss and Daniel Geismayr of “Team Meerendal Centurion Vaude” finished in 10th […]

Absa Cape Epic – Stage 5
(Press Release)

Team Meerendal completed the King’s Stage of the 2015 Absa Cape Epic as they made the 117km and 2500m distance from Worcester to Wellington during a warm and dusty day.   With a tough week behind them all teams showed signs of weariness but were still able to fight to a respectable position in their […]

Absa Cape Epic – Stage 4
(Press Release)

Another tough Stage faced Team Meerendal during Stage 4 of the Absa Cape Epic with 2000m of climbing and a distance of 111km. It was another good day for Esther Süss (who is also celebrating her birthday today) and Alice Pirard of “Team Meerendal Wheeler” who finished 3rd in the Women’s Category and earned another […]

Absa Cape Epic – Stage 3
(Press Release)

The longest Stage of the 2015 Absa Cape Epic proved to be a tough test for Team Meerendal as they made the journey of 128km and 2300m climbing from Elgin to Worcester on a scorching day in the Karoo.   It was a good day for Esther Süss and Alice Pirard of “Team Meerendal Wheeler” […]

Absa Cape Epic – Stage 2
(Press Release)

Team Meerendal endured a trying day during Stage 2 of the 2015 Absa Cape Epic in the Elgin Valley. With the rain clearing up overnight Stage 2 saw Team Meerendal tackle 92km of riding and 2300m of climbing during a windy day.   The highlights of the day include Milena Landtwing and Hielke Elferink of […]