Tankwa Trek

17 11, 2022

Tougher Test Presented by 2023 Tankwa Trek Route

By |2022-11-17T16:06:52+02:00November 17th, 2022|News|0 Comments

The 2023 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, will feature more singletrack, challenging climbs and riotous riding. In total the four days of the UCI Class 1 stage race will take in 270 kilometres, along with 5 320 metres of climbing. These basic facts do not account for the difficulty presented by the terrain [...]

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 [...]

15 12, 2021

Tankwa Trek Announces Exciting Route Refresh

By |2021-12-15T08:10:08+02:00December 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Tankwa Trek Announces Exciting Route Refresh

Since the inaugural edition in 2013 the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, has forged a reputation for its superb route. Filled with singletracks, challenging climbs and thrilling descents the four-day, UCI, stage race is a mountain bikers’ mountain bike race. An event which demands skill and fitness in equal measures. In 2022 [...]

27 03, 2020

Looking Forward to 2021 with the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen

By |2020-03-27T14:40:20+02:00March 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Looking Forward to 2021 with the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen

Entries to the 2021 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen open on Tuesday 31 March, at 12:00. The first UCI stage race of the year will maintain its February date, taking place from the 4th to the 7th, next year. Dryland Event Management, the race’s organisers, are eager to provide some positive news [...]

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 [...]

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