The qualifier will test the riders’ aptitude, technical skillset and team work.
Challenges include: Technical test, navigation, physical fitness, parallel log riding, hill climbs, descents, water crossing, braking downhill and riding in sand.
Former BMW Motorrad marketing manager and now GS events organiser Miles Davis will not be participating, but will assist in running the qualifier.
The International GS Trophy is described as the “ultimate adventure challenge for GS motorcycle riders from all over the world”.
The competition started in 2008 in Tunisia, and has continued over the years with events in South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, Patagonia, Canada and Thailand.