The most popular event for all BMW bike riders and enthusiasts is back and 2018 promises to be one for the history books. For the first time, BMW is taking the event South to the picturesque town of Montagu in the Western Cape. There will be plenty of on and off-road routes, varying levels of difficulty and of course, breath-taking vistas and scenery to match.Highlights from the 2017 event
The GS Trophy regional finals will be one of the highlights at the GS Trophy South Africa event. Teams will compete in a series of skills challenges to determine which team will be crowned as champions.
Each region will be allowed to enter one team of three riders to represent the region in the regional finals. Two ladies' teams - picked from all participating regions - will also be invited to compete.
The winning team takes with them the trophy, prizes and most of all; bragging rights for a year!
For more information about GS Trophy South Africa 2018, please visit www.gstrophy.co.za
To participate in the skills challenges at GS Trophy South Africa 2018, you have to be selected for either a regional team or for one of the ladies' teams. Regional and ladies' teams will be picked at regional qualifier events. The three best riders from each region will be picked to represent their regions and the six best ladies from all regions will be picked for the two ladies teams.
Country TRAX will host the regional qualifier events on 17 February 2018 at various venues throughout the country. The regional qualifiers will consist of a series of exercises that test bike control, course management and the riders' ability to maintain focus. Exercises are based on the Intermediate off-road riding course.
The number of participants that can be accommodated in regional qualifiers is limited so prior booking is essential. Bookings for participants will close on 12 February.
You participate at your own risk, but we take great care to host regional qualifiers that are as safe as possible - for both rider and motorcycle. Participation in the regional qualifiers is the first step in a journey and we try to keep it accessible to many GS riders.
Spectators are welcome at all regional qualifiers. Come share in the fun and support the riders!
Regional qualifiers will take place on 17 February 2018. The entry fee for participation in a regional qualifier is R950 per rider. Riders from regions such as Limpopo, the Northern Cape, the Southern Cape etc. are encouraged to enter at their nearest neighbouring regions.
Join us on 17 February 2018 to get a taste of what the GS Trophy is all about. The regional qualifiers are exciting to watch and the participants need your support. At the end of the day you'll get to meet the team that will support your region at GS Trophy South Africa.
Spectators are welcome at all regional qualifiers and we look forward to seeing you there!