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 [...]

13 01, 2022

Liv Commits to Mariske Strauss

By |2022-01-13T15:37:53+02:00January 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Liv Commits to Mariske Strauss

Liv Cycling South Africa have signed Mariske Strauss, the multiple South African cross-country champion for 2022 and beyond. The 2021 Absa African Jersey winner will focus on UCI XCO World Cup racing in preparation for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as well as selected South African stage races, including the Absa Cape Epic. Strauss will [...]

9 02, 2020

Bulls Heroes and Faces CST Storm to Tankwa Trek Titles

By |2020-02-09T15:09:03+02:00February 9th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Bulls Heroes and Faces CST Storm to Tankwa Trek Titles

The Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen saved the best for last. Both in terms of the trails and the result for the champions, the Bulls Heroes and Faces CST. The men’s yellow jersey wearers further secured their grip on the First Ascent leaders’ jerseys by racing to third on the day; behind [...]

7 02, 2020

CST Get the Tankwa Trek off to a Perfect Start

By |2020-02-07T15:42:03+02:00February 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on CST Get the Tankwa Trek off to a Perfect Start

The CST PostNL Bafang team, of Sebastian Fini and David Nordemann, and the Faces CST squad of Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill stormed to victory on the opening stage of the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. The 24-kilometre-long Stage 1 took place on Thursday, 6 February 2020, and started at 15:00 in [...]

31 01, 2020

Elite Women Face Off at Tankwa Trek

By |2020-01-31T12:59:44+02:00January 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Elite Women Face Off at Tankwa Trek

The 2020 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen represents the first opportunity for mountain biking fans to see the South African power-team of Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill in action. Taking place in the Koue Bokkeveld region, of the Western Cape, the four-day stage race is scheduled from the 6th to the 9th of [...]

11 02, 2019

Diverge Podcast | Episode 2: Mariske Strauss

By |2019-02-11T22:51:07+02:00February 11th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Diverge Podcast | Episode 2: Mariske Strauss

In this episode of the Diverge Podcast, host, Seamus Allardice spoke to 15 time South African champion Mariske Strauss. Strauss had returned the previous day from a victorious campaign, alongside her Silverback Fairtree teammate Jennie Stenerhag, at the Tankwa Trek - a UCI S1 stage race in the Koue Bokkeveld region of South Africa. They [...]

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