The KAP Sani2c got off to an exciting start with unexpected cool weather and muddy conditions. It was a Stage One win for the DSV Pro Cycling pair Arno du Toit and Gert Heyns in 3hr 1min 7sec, while Aormakaba’s Amy McDougall and Robyn de Groot were first in the women’s race with 3:26:22.
PYGA Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes and Phil Buys were over the line over four minutes behind team DSV in a time of 3:04:24. The 22-year-old Henry Liebenberg took the first solo rider category finishing with the PYGA Euro Steel duo (3:05:25). The third team in was Insect Science’s Brendan van Eeden and Keagan Bontekoning (3:09:45)
‘About 5km before the floating bridges at the first main climb of the day, we made it quite hard up there just testing everyone out, we thought they [Euro Steel] would be the main competition. From there on we could use