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Friday, 13 March 2015 12:26

Riding for Leopards in The World’s Toughest MTB

The Cape Leopard Trust would like to wish our four cyclists strength, safety and success as they set off for the 2015 ABSA Cape Epic. Francois Oudendaal, Danie Marais, Matthew Wentworth and Hudson Chevallier will be riding for the Trust and promoting our cause along the way.

The race starts on Sunday at UCT with a prologue on Table Mountain. 

This incredible global event attracts riders from all over and is known as the toughest mountain bike race in the world, physically testing riders to their limits.

The event starts on Sunday at UCT and will finish on Sunday, 22 March at Meerendal Wine Estate after travelling through the mountainous landscapes around Elgin, Worcester and Wellington.  The CLT team will be out there cheering them on at every opportunity. 

The Cape Leopard Trust Trapping Techniques

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