10 08, 2022

Muddy Fun in the Forests at the Glacier Storms River Traverse

By |2022-08-10T11:56:32+02:00August 10th, 2022|News|0 Comments

The Glacier Storms River Traverse is not a traditional stage race. In fact, the racing element is played down in favour of enjoying the time out on the trails with friends. There are nonetheless those who derive their pleasure from going fast, while there are others who revelled in a slow cruise. At the sharpest [...]

11 04, 2022

Tankwa Tough: 10th Edition Expected to be the Hardest Yet

By |2022-05-02T21:11:22+02:00April 11th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Tankwa Tough: 10th Edition Expected to be the Hardest Yet

The tenth edition of the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, is set to take place in February 2023. The four-day UCI S1 grade stage race takes in some of South Africa’s best riding, as it winds through the Koue Bokkeveld region of the Western Cape. Famed for technical singletrack, the massive Merino [...]

6 02, 2022

Cornērcard and Faces Rola Wrap Up Tankwa Trek Titles

By |2022-02-06T14:40:36+02:00February 6th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Cornērcard and Faces Rola Wrap Up Tankwa Trek Titles

The overnight leaders, Cornērcard and Faces Rola, wrapped up their Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, titles with stage wins on the final day. Nino Schurter and Filippo Colombo underlined their dominance in the Koue Bokkeveld with a comfortable victory. While Sunday, 6 February, saw Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill complete their clean [...]

5 02, 2022

South Africans Succeed on the Queen Stage of the Tankwa Trek

By |2022-02-05T18:09:19+02:00February 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on South Africans Succeed on the Queen Stage of the Tankwa Trek

The Queen Stage of the 2022 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, was won by the all-South African teams of Faces Rola and Toyota Specialized on Saturday, 5 February. Matt Beers and Tristan Nortje recovered from a difficult second stage to outsprint the overall race leaders, Team Cornercard, on Stage 3. While in [...]

4 02, 2022

Tankwa Trek Stage 2 Won by Cornercard and Faces Rola

By |2022-02-04T16:25:37+02:00February 4th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Tankwa Trek Stage 2 Won by Cornercard and Faces Rola

Stage 2 of the 2022 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, saw repeat victories for the men and women in the First Ascent leaders’ jerseys. Nino Schurter and Filippo Colombo, of Team Cornercard, raced patiently before making the stage winning move in the final 25-kilometres. While Faces Rola’s Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill [...]

3 02, 2022

Schurter’s Singletrack Prowess Dictates Opening Salvoes at the Tankwa Trek

By |2022-02-03T19:45:56+02:00February 3rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Schurter’s Singletrack Prowess Dictates Opening Salvoes at the Tankwa Trek

The 2022 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, got underway at Kaleo Manor in the Koue Bokkeveld on Thursday, 3 February. A short, 29-kilometre opening stage, demanded full gas racing as the teams sprinted for each singletrack. Nine-time UCI XCO World Champion, Nino Schurter utilised all of his racing nous and formidable power [...]

28 01, 2022

Nino Schurter Headlines Superb Tankwa Trek Elite Line-Up

By |2022-01-28T13:11:18+02:00January 28th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Nino Schurter Headlines Superb Tankwa Trek Elite Line-Up

The Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, is undoubtedly among the world’s premier stage races. Boasting four challenging days of racing, through the Koue Bokkeveld region of the Western Cape, it features a late afternoon Prologue and three marathon stages. For 2022 the route has been dramatically refreshed. It is fitting then that [...]

24 01, 2022

Long-Term Partnerships Help Dryland Stage World-Class Events

By |2022-01-24T12:23:42+02:00January 24th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Long-Term Partnerships Help Dryland Stage World-Class Events

Dryland Event Management have been staging world-class mountain biking and trail running events for over 15 years. Currently they stage 11 events– across Gauteng, the Northern-, Western- and Eastern Cape provinces – attracting 7 000 athletes annually. Dryland have built a reputation for a participant focused approach and as an organisation they pride themselves on [...]

15 01, 2022

Andreassen and De Villiers Beat the Heat to Win Attakwas Extreme Titles

By |2022-01-15T18:50:39+02:00January 15th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Andreassen and De Villiers Beat the Heat to Win Attakwas Extreme Titles

Oudtshoorn’s Yolande de Villiers and Denmark’s Simon Andreassen coped relatively well with the extreme heat in the Klein Karoo on Saturday, 15 January 2022. In doing so the pair were able to best survive the 16th edition of the Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen. Their victories were completed in 6 hours, 6 [...]

12 01, 2022

Defending Champions Face Stern Test at 2022 Hell of the South

By |2022-01-12T13:59:27+02:00January 12th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Defending Champions Face Stern Test at 2022 Hell of the South

The Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, is set to take place on Saturday, 15 January 2022. The 16th edition of the race will see South Africa’s top mountain bikers go head-to-head in a battle to raise a stone from the Attakwakloof above their heads. In so doing they will get their 2022 [...]

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