The second season of EF Gone Racing begins with the extraordinary story of the race that never was, as told by Lachlan Morton and Alex Howes. Join EF Education First Pro Cycling Team on Thursday, 2nd April at 4:00pm EST to watch the premiere live, and get the inside line from the riders themselves as they take part in an interactive Q&A. Visit YouTube for interactive Q&A.
The Cape Epic is the world’s toughest mountain bike race also. Held in the Western Cape region of South Africa, it pits participants against eight days of relentlessly rough terrain with almost constant climbing and descending, and searing temperatures. Riders compete in teams of two but there are no teams cars and no mechanical assistance here. Racers rely on their teammates, and sleep beside them too at organized camps between the stages. To tackle the Cape Epic, you’d better be more than just teammates but firm friends as well.
In Lachlan Morton and Alex Howes, EF Pro Cycling had a duo dialed into the demands of mountain biking, and the scene was set for another alternative calendar escapade. But then the news broke …
In this episode of Gone Racing, we bring you the story of the race that never was… #GoneRacing