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Rhino Run

Rhino Run

RHINO RUN TRACKING: Rhino Run describes itself as an immersive ultra-endurance expedition with a mandatory donation to the Masaka Cycling Club in Uganda. An all-star cast are set to race this inaugural event.

Oct 21st 2022

Arizona Trail Race

Arizona Trail Race

ARIZONA TRAIL RACE TRACKING: A stalwart of the MTB bikepacking calendar including a traverse of the Grand Canyon, the Arizona regularly attracts some of the strongest off-road racers and has remained true to its original low-key self-supported ethos.

Oct 20th 2022

Two Volcano Sprint

Two Volcano Sprint

TWO VOLCANO SPRINT TRACKING: A staple of the ultra calendar which has become the European season finale, 2VS is Juliana Buhring's offering to the ultra world and initiative to promote eco-sustainability in South Italy. A road route between Mount Vesuvio and Mount Etna with some spicy climbs and terrain in between.

Oct 12th 2022

Arkansas High Country Race

Arkansas High Country Race

ARKANSAS HIGH COUNTRY RACE TRACKING: A race that was designed to "showcase the natural features and the beautiful human environments of these highlands" - Chuck Campbell, race creator.

Oct 8th 2022

Recently on DotWatcher

Five Minutes With... Seb Breuer

Five Minutes With... Seb Breuer

Not content with wins at the German and European cross country marathon championships, Seb has spent the past two years turning his hand to bikepacking. His racing pedigree combined with his meticulous attention to detail and good humour have dealt him a good bikepacking hand.

By: Beccy Waters

Nov 25th 2022

Bikes of Across Andes

Bikes of Across Andes

Across Andes is an off road adventure across the Andes in Chile. A balance of weight and off-road potential is key for race success.

Nov 22nd 2022

Roundtable: Shermer's Neck - Part 1

Roundtable: Shermer's Neck - Part 1

Shermer’s Neck is a condition where the neck muscles fail from fatigue and can no longer support the weight of the head. In part 1 of this feature we aim to shed some light upon the condition, with a collective discussion concerning responsibilities and appropriate action.

By: Nicky Shaw

Nov 21st 2022

What is a bikepacking race?

What is a bikepacking race?

Despite DotWatcher being the home of self supported, ultra-distance cycling, it is often a question we get asked to which we don’t have a cut and dried answer. What counts as self-supported ultracycling?

By: Kitty Dennis

Nov 18th 2022