Mitas is a partner with the world's most prestigious mountain bike stage race, the South African 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 kilometers of the unspoilt nature of the Western Cape including approximately 15 000m of climbing over some of the most magnificent passes in South Africa. Mitas is an official tire supplier.