After Friday’s gruelling climbs and rapid descents, the riders faced their final challenge, a 300m ascent to Gerschnialp. Spain’s Ibon Zugasti again proved his strength on the climb, as he moved up the rankings and secured the final race victory of the first Snow Epic. Following closely was Switzerland’s Silvio Büsser, who beat Tomi Misser […]
The final day of the Snow Epic! We have some photos first up, results, video and a report to follow.
The inaugural Snow Epic changed tack sharply on its second day on Friday, introducing the more than 120 fat bikers to the steep slopes above Engelberg and testing both their climbing legs and their downhill skills. After Race 1’s cross country-type course with few long climbs, on Friday the riders took on the Brunni making […]
The Snow Epic has already started in Engelberg, Switzerland. And yesterday, we had a small gallery of the racing. Big names from the mountain bike world are racing, including Esther Süss and even Bart Brentjens. Esther Süss from Switzerland, a two time Absa Cape Epic winner, took home first place in the women’s race with a […]
The first fat bike specific stage race, the Snow Epic, has started in Engelberg, Switzlerand, overnight. We will have a report and video up soon, but here are a few photos courteousy of Sportzpics.
The Swiss Alps is now the home for a new adventure by the team behind the Absa Cape Epic – the Snow Epic. From January 14 to 18 in 2015 it will stage Snow Epic, Europe’s first winter festival of biking, in the idyllic Alps town of Engelberg. The riding will be done on fatbikes, […]