SCICON® Joins Absa Cape Epic as Sponsor



SCICON® official bike travel bag of the Absa Cape Epic.   



ROMANO D’EZZELINO (29th September 2016) – SCICON® today announced a new multi-year agreement with the Absa Cape Epic to become the official bike travel bag sponsor of the Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race, beginning with the March 19th 2017 edition.

As official event sponsor for the next five years, SCICON® will develop a line of new products to evolve the SCICON® experience, giving riders more options to transport their valuable equipment on and off the bike.

Opened today, the Absa Cape Epic Store on Sciconbags.com offers a selection of SCICON® bike travel bags and accessories tailored to the exact needs of the most demanding mountain bike riders. Riders are invited to visit the store on www.sciconbags.com/Absa-Cape-Epic-Store




The AeroComfort MTB™ Bike Travel Bag is the premium solution from SCICON® to protect and transport riders bikes on air travel.

All participants of the Absa Cape Epic can now rely on SCICON for the support they need to transport their bikes safely to South Africa, to concentrate in the remarkable challenge of participating in the world’s largest mountain bike stage race.

Said Christian Pearce, SCICON® Sales & Marketing Manager.

We are honored to enter into a relationship with the Absa Cape Epic and the introduction to the mountain bike sport. We look forward to build new energy and a distinct passion, that will soon integrate in our brand identity and our products and services to our customers.

Explained Massimo Fantin, SCICON® CEO. 

We are thrilled to have a company with the international standing and reputation of SCICON joining our team. SCICON produces quality products and is a great fit for our event, where we are always looking to partner with the very best in their field.

Brett Sparg commented, Absa Cape Epic Commercial Manager.

The commitment to sponsor the Absa Cape Epic is a cornerstone of SCICON’s efforts to support competitive mountain bike riders from all around the world with products tailored to their specific needs. The Absa Cape Epic is the world’s largest Mountain Bike Stage race in the world, attracting over 1300 riders every year and the best platform for the SCICON® brand to be recognized.

Added Heinrich Dannhauser , ASG Group Founder and Owner.


About SCICON® AeroComfort MTB™ Bike Travel Bag

With the SCICON® AeroComfort MTB™ Bike Travel Bag, you will never have to worry about your precious cargo again. The AeroComfort MTB Bike Travel Bag enables you to pack your Mountain Bikes with convenience and ease to transport your bike on a plane. If you are heading to your next adventure to conquer the trails and tracks around the world with your two-wheeled weapon, the AeroComfort MTB Bike Travel Bag is your first choice.   If the balance between protection and weight is what you are looking for, we have it covered. Dialed in for 26”, 27.5”, 29”, the Aerocomfort MTB™ is the business. Lightweight and easy-to-pack. For more information please visit www.sciconbags.com/aerocomfort-mtb-bike-travel-bag



SCICON®, Leading the world in bike travel bags and bike travel cases. Established in 1980 in Northern Italy by Luciano Fantin, SCICON® has become the benchmark for bike luggage and protection globally. Over the past 36 years, SCICON® has worked with the biggest names in cycling. This trend has continued today, with the current Road World Champion Peter Sagan, alongside Alberto Contador, Fabian Cancellara, Tony Martin, plus 20 professional road cycling teams, all choosing to travel around the world with Scicon Bags and cases. SCICON® is a brand of ASG International with joint-CEOs Heinrich Dannhauser from South Africa and Massimo Fantin, son of the original founder. They are both dedicated to creating bike travel products that ensure bikes get to where they need to be completely unharmed. Form more information about SCICON® please visit www.sciconbags.com


About a[s]g International

Asg International is a house of cycling brands. Based in the North East of Italy (Romano d’Ezzelino, Veneto) close to Bassano del Grappa, Italy, which is considered the cradle of the world’s best cycling craftsmen, Asg. International operates with a three sixty degrees brand management team to cater for the needs of a[s]g. International’s brands SCICON®, Ftech custom cycling clothing and Solargenome solar powered back packs. Asg International is a division of the global Asg Group.


About Absa Cape Epic

The Absa Cape Epic takes place every year in the month of March. The race is held over 8 days and includes a time-trial prologue. The route changes every year, and leads aspiring amateur and professional mountain bikers from around the world through approximately 700 kilometres of the unspoilt nature of the Western Cape including approximately 15 000m of climbing over some of the most magnificent passes in South Africa.


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