Aleix Espargaró successfully meets the objectives in his first Cape Epic
Along with Ibon Zugasti, they finished in the 29th position of 597 teams
The MotoGP rider recently fulfilled one of his dreams, participating in the Cape Epic. Consider the most important mountain bike race by stages of the world, the athlete of RAW Super Drink teamed up with Ibon Zugasti and for a total of 8 days, 624 and 16,650 meters of positive height gain. Always among the 30 best teams of the race, finish in the 28th position of 247 pairs in the Elite category (29th position out of a total of 597 teams in the sum of all the categories). Objective fulfilled for Aleix Espargaró who said before the race that "fighting between 25 and 30 place would really be an impressive result".
The toughness of the stages put the MotoGP rider to the limit, but his physical form was always above the circumstances. Aleix Espargaró stated that constantly hydrating was also a key factor in keeping pace. Espargaró and Zugasti finished the Cape Epic 2019 with a total time of 29 hours and 54 minutes, an average of 21.06 km/h. 3 hours and 44 minutes of the champions of this edition, the Swiss team formed by Nino Schurter and Lars Forster.
Aleix Espargaró leaves Southern Africa with the homework done and he is sure to be back.