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DEAD ENDS & cake

DEAD ENDS & cake

A free-route adventure with five checkpoints, each at the end of a dead end path, to explore the most beautiful, remote places of eastern Switzerland.

Jun 24th 2022

Pennine Rally

Pennine Rally

The Pennine Rally is a 500km and 10,000m off-road rally from Edinburgh to Manchester. With an express route over 4 days and the rally over 5 find out what the 100 riders get up to.

Jun 21st 2022

HOPE 1000

HOPE 1000

The HOPE 1000 rolls out from the Swiss shores of Lake Constance to the finish at the Freddie Mercury statue in Montreux. A true mountain race that can challenge riders with heat and storms, all in one day.

Jun 18th 2022

Taunus Bikepacking

Taunus Bikepacking

The challenging 1000 km route takes riders over unbeaten paths along numerous sights of a remote region in the heart of Germany.

Jun 12th 2022

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Bikes of Transpyrenees

Bikes of Transpyrenees

Take a look at rider's chosen bikes and equipment lists for this year's Transpyrenees: a 1,080km road route with 25,000m of elevation and ticking off 33 Pyrenean cols. Certainly a race for the grimpeurs!

Jun 24th 2022

Bikes of HOPE 1000

Bikes of HOPE 1000

A 1,000km point to point of the Swiss Alps can throw all weather forms at the riders; known to change from baking summer heat to mountain storms within hours, the Alps pose a challenging enviroment to equip for.

Jun 11th 2022

Bikes of Taunus Bikepacking No. 5

Bikes of Taunus Bikepacking No. 5

Taunus Bikepacking No. 5 throws all kinds of surfaces from smooth asphalt to rocky trails at the riders, making the bike choice for this 1,000 kilometer ride as individual as interesting. Many steep climbs and unpredictable weather will test the bikes, riders and equipment.

By: Jesko von Werthern

Jun 7th 2022

Bikes of Trans Balkan Race

Bikes of Trans Balkan Race

The inaugural edition of any race demands riders to pack for the unknown. With a speculative idea of the terrain and conditions in they will face in Slovenia and Montenegro, riders must pick a bike for the race they expect to face with no previous kit lists to follow.

May 31st 2022