Plettenberg Bay super cyclist Kevin Evans and his Capetonian team mate David George smashed the course record and claimed their rightful place as winners of the 2012 sani2c, presented by BoE Private Clients in Scottburgh on Saturday morning, May 19.
Inset: Overall leaders David George (left) and Kevin Evans from Nedbank 360Life on their way to a second stage victory in the 2012 sani2c, presented by BoE Private Clients, on Friday. The course took riders over 99km between McKenzie Club near Ixopo and Jolivet Farm in the vicinity of Highflats, KwaZulu-Natal (Photo: Coetzee Gouws/Full Stop Communications).
The Nedbank 360Life cyclist took the overall lead after winning the opening stage between Underberg and McKenzie Club near Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, on Thursday May 17 and then powering through the 99km queen stage from McKenzie Club to Jolivet Farm in the Highflats region to victory on Day 2, Friday May 18.
On the third and final day, Evans and George finished in 2:21:08, a mere five seconds behind the stage winners. They topped the general classification with an overall time of 8:31:33.
This was Evans' fifth victory in six outings. "I love this race and I'll keep coming back. The course gets better and better every year," said Evans.