BTG2018 Day 10

It’s 21:43 right now as I start typing the daily roundup of this year’s edition of the Bikepacking Trans Germany… and what an eventful day this day was! The number of finishers grew to 18, 7 made it to Cape Arkona today. Among them is Peter Felten, who continued riding Read more…

BTG2018 Day 9

I’m back home from the Eurobike and now the daily duties are calling again… this time a bit earlier (20:53) than I used to do the daily roundup of day 8 of the Bikepacking Trans Germany 2018. After Olaf Haensch, Peggy & Adam Marvanov√° and Holger Loosen who all finished Read more…

BTG2018 Day 8

It’s 21:58 and time for the daily wrap-up… But so much happened today and I already posted a lot. I will leave it up to Fabian to round up the weekend tomorrow., ok? Except for two things: There is one more finish in the make later today and I can’t Read more…

BTG2018 Day 7

It’s 21:55 now and we’re closing in finishing the first week of this year’s Bikepacking Trans Germany. So far five riders made it to Cape Arkona, Thomas Go-Ride Taut, Clem Shovel and Bernie crossed the finish line today. So it’s offical now: Clem is the first rider ever to finish Read more…

BTG2018 Day 6

22:00 as I start typing the roundup of the fifth day of the third edition of the Bikepacking Trans Germany… a day that will go down in the history books of this self supported race. Actually, it’s a pretty tough task to find words for what has been said quite Read more…

BTG2018 day 5

Dear friends of the BTG: A bit earlier than Fabian used to do in the last days: Here is the daily wrap for day 5 of the BTG: The most popular question of the day is: How much will Christian and Ben cut off the current record? Tedde of Follow Read more…

BTG2018 Photos of Day 5

CP photos of the day! We did a bit of housekeeping today and found that everybody should be through CP1 except Clas who experienced some mechanical problems on day one and is now back on track. He DQed himself for taking outside assistance but we will look into this later Read more…

BTG2018 Day 4

It’s 21:28 and time for the daily #btg18 report. Today was a pretty eventful day, so let’s get right into it. First of all: Thomas Borst texted me today that he had to quit, due to some issues with his stomach. He was just too worn out to keep going Read more…

BTG2018 Day 3

It’s 22:42 and a tad bit later than the first two days when I typed the daily #btg18 recap. Funny that I’m starting that late although I had something in my mind since the early evening. Before we go to the leaders of the pack and the two lunatics (only Read more…