July 23, 2021 11:00 AM

Extreme bike race

The best of Tankwa Trek

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events. The UCI is based in Aigle, Switzerland. The UCI issues racing licenses to riders and enforces disciplinary rules, such as in matters of doping. The UCI also manages the classification of races and the points ranking system in various cycling disciplines including road and track cycling, mountain biking and BMX, for both men and women, amateur and professional. It also oversees the World Championships.

The Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen is truly a ride like no other. South Africa’s premier four-day stage race is one of the first UCI events of the season. With breath-taking trails through the Bokkeveld and winding routes in the Witzenburg area, this race features some of the most unique scenery South Africa has to offer. With a total distance of 285.5 kilometres and 5.750m of climbing some of the world’s best mountainbikers as well as aspiring amateurs take on this journey.

In our collection - best moments of Tankwa Trek race.