Absa Cape Epic Stats:

Finweek English Edition - - ENTREPRENEUR -

No. of rid­ers: 1 200 (600 teams of two)

No of in­ter­na­tional par­tic­i­pants: 40% No. of coun­tries rep­re­sented: 50 No. of par­tic­i­pants with own busi­ness: 47%

No. of CEOs, di­rec­tors or se­nior man­age­ment: 64%

Fi­nan­cial sec­tor par­tic­i­pants: 10.5% (high­est busi­ness sec­tor pro­por­tion)

Sport and fit­ness sec­tor par­tic­i­pants: 9.8%

Pro­fes­sional par­tic­i­pants: 9% – 55 pro­fes­sional teams

UCI points: Win­ning team – 320 points (160 points each) Full sus­pen­sion bikes: 79% New bikes bought for the Epic: 62% Av­er­age value of bike: R45 000 TV cov­er­age 2014: Over 3 500 hours Value of TV cov­er­age: R260m Sup­port trav­ellers: 2 000 No. of peo­ple mov­ing with race (incl. rid­ers): 4 500 No. of spec­ta­tors: 45 000 Jobs cre­ated: Around 1 000

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