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The home of ultra-distance cycling coverage, brought to you by our community of experts.
Back for its second edition, New Zealand's roughest race traversing the Southern Island from North to South makes for excellent dotwatching. With long hike-a-bike, long stretches of private lands and some of the most epic Kiwi high country, it's a a true race of attrition.
A Chilean adventure taking riders through the Andean mountains in a figure of eight route.
Nov 28th 2021
Two Volcano Sprint 2021
The riders of Two Volcano Sprint are about to erupt into a display of power and endurance.
Oct 15th 2021
Bentang Jawa 2021
Bentang Jawa is an unsupported ultra cycling race across Java Island, Indonesia.
Oct 2nd 2021
Race Through Poland 2021
Race Through Poland is a single stage 1,500km bicycle race through the Carpathian Mountains.
Sep 25th 2021
Recently on DotWatcher
Five Minutes with... Dulkara Martig
Dulkara Martig spends her time in some of New Zealand and Alaska's wildest places, working and adventuring. Her experience from the first edition of the Tour Te Waipounamu offer a unique insight into a bonified adventurer's exploration into bikepacking.
Jan 20th 2022
Bikes of Tour Te Waipounamu 2022
A selection of the chosen rigs for the second edition of the Tour Te Waipounamu. With lessons learnt from 2021, have a browse at how the riders' kit lists have evolved.
Jan 13th 2022
Roundtable: The Role of the Media Crew
The role of the media crew in telling the story of a race both during and after the event has been instrumental in the growth of our sport but their potential influence on the race is disputed. We pose our questions to those with the most experience from either side of the lens.
Jan 13th 2022
Bikes of GranGuanche Audax Trail
GranGuanche Audax Trail - a self supported route across the Canary Islands.
Jan 11th 2022