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Tankwa Trek adds an Additional Stage

The new Stage 1 see riders starting in category batches, allowing them to directly race their general classification rivals on the trails surrounding the race village. Photo by www.zcmc.co.za.

Dryland Event Management – the organisers of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, the only UCI S1 category stage race in South Africa – are proud to announce the addition of a 4thstage to the 2019 Tankwa Trek. The new stage will take place on the afternoon of Thursday the 7thof February 2019, followed by Stages 2 through ...

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Canyon Topeak and dormakaba Wrap-Up Tankwa Trek Titles

Image from stage 3 of the 2018 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presente by Biogen captured by Zoon Cronje from www.zcmc.co.za

The third and final stage of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, was won by Nicola Rohrbach and Daniel Geismayr (Centurion Vaude by Goldwurst Power), and Yolande de Villiers and Mariske Strauss (Silverback Volvo OMX); but despite a tense moment for the leading women neither the pink or yellow jerseys changed hands. No mountain biking fan can argue ...

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Follow & Watch the Tankwa Trek Live

The iconic ascent of the Merino Monster, on Stage 2, is the race’s ultimate proving ground. Photo by Zoon Cronje.

The 2018 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, gets underway this Friday and cycling fans will be able to follow the action live throughout as some of the world’s best mountain bikers race for stage and general classification honours. The event will boast live coverage on Twitter, with highlights on Facebook and YouTube for the first two stages, there ...

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Momentum Health Tankwa Trek race information

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By now all the hard yards would have been done and pre-race planning should have started to “take on the ride like no other”, the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. Winding through the beautiful Bokkeveld and Witzenburg areas, this race features unique scenery, warm hospitality and tough yet exhilarating riding. This is the heart of deciduous fruit country. A ...

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Battle Lines Drawn for 2018 Tankwa Trek

Of the women on the 2017 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, podium 5 have returned for the 2018 race and are joined by a number of other leading contenders. Photo by Zoon Cronje.

The 2018 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen – which takes place from Friday the 9th of February to Sunday the 11th – will pit some of the world’s best mountain bikers against one another on the mountain biking battlefields of the Koue Bokkeveld. Local and international elite riders, lured by significant prize money and UCI points, will race ...

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TANKWA TREK: STRAUSS, DE VILLIERS WIN STAGE, SüSS, STENERHAG CLAIM OVERALL

Yolande de Villiers (left) and Mariske Strauss celebrate winning the final stage of the Momemtum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen on Sunday.
Photo credit: www.zcmc.co.za

South Africans Mariske Strauss and Yolande de Villiers won the final stage of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, on Sunday. But the Swiss/Swedish duo of Esther Süss and Jennie Stenerhag claimed the overall victory after three days of fierce racing in the rugged Kouebokkeveld region of South Africa’s Western Cape province.   After winning Stages 1 and ...

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HUBER, PLATT WIN THREE IN A ROW TO RETAIN TANKWA TREK TITLE

American Jeremiah Bishop sets the pace at the front of the men’s lead group during the final stage of the Momemtum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen on Sunday.
Photo credit: www.zcmc.co.za

Switzerland’s Urs Huber and Germany’s Karl Platt completed a clean sweep of stage wins on Sunday to retain the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen mountain bike stage race title.   The Team Bulls duo were in control for the entire three-day event and won the final 89km stage in a time of 03 hours 05 minutes 34 seconds ...

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DOMINANT HUBER, PLATT EXTEND TANKWA TREK LEAD

Men’s podium after Stage 2 of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen on Saturday. From left: HB Kruger and Waylon Woolcock (second), Karl Platt and Urs Huber (first) and Gawie Combrinck and Nico Bell (third).
Photo credit: www.zcmc.co.za

Urs Huber and Karl Platt turned the screws a little tighter on Saturday’s Queen Stage when they increased their grip on the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, winning the stage and extending their overall lead. Not to be outdone, Esther Süss and Jennie Stenerhag did the same in the women’s category.   Platt and Huber, sporting bright yellow ...

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