Tag Archive: 'TCRno5'
It has now been a month since I scratched from the Transcontinental Race on day 3, having lost my motivation after the tragic death of Frank Simons, and I am still not sure how that happened. Or what that means – if it means anything at all? I have given it time, I have been […]
At the time of writing it is exactly 72 hours until I will stand on the Muur in Geraardsbergen (Belgium), together with some 300 other crazies, and set off into the night to ride the Transcontinental Race No. 5. About 4000 km across Europe, visiting 4 iconic climbs as checkpoints and finishing in Meteora, Greece. […]
153 – that’s what I wrote on my bathroom mirror this morning in big, blood red numbers. 153 days to go until the start of the Transcontinental #05 in Geraardsbergen. That sounds a lot, doesn’t it? But it also translates to less than 22 weeks and only about 5 months. FIVE. MONTHS. Suddenly that does […]
(english version below) Da ist die E-Mail von Mike, es ist offiziell: Teilnahme am Transcontinental Race 2017. Ich! Bin!! Dabei!!! Das Transconti-was?? Wem das Transcontinental Race nichts sagt, kurz ein paar Worte dazu: Seit 2013 organisiert Mike Hall das „TCR“ – ein Radrennen einmal quer durch Europa, in der ursprünglichsten Radrennform überhaupt: unsupported, auf eigene Faust. […]