BTG2017 Day 13

Same time last year the race was over. Achim, Falk, Steffen, Torsten and I shut out the lights of the lighthouse at Cape Arkona late Friday afternoon. Achim and I discussed in the last days what it was that slowed down the race this year in the second week and Read more…

BTG2017 Day 12

Let’s end day 12 with a look at our two oldest riders: Jaap and Klaus reached the top of Fichtelberg today and made some progress towards CP3 afterwards. They stay in Satzung today and will close in on CP3 tomorrow. Unfortunately we have two more scratches: Norbert and Carsten had Read more…

BTG2017 Day 11

Day 11 was a very busy one. Jaume and Giorgio have been in the focus today and it was very exciting! Yesterday Jaume felt that it would be better to carry on in touring mode but today he obviously felt much better and pedaled the remaining 250km to the finish Read more…

BTG2017 Day 10

Day 10 maybe has been the toughest so far. It left its marks on almost all of our riders but its great to see that most of them are in good spirits and determined to carry on. Let’s start our daily digest from the back of the pack this time: Read more…

BTG2017 Day 9

Day 9 is in the books and our remaining 16 riders are spread across 600km along the track. All has been said about Adalberts amazing finish today. Now Giorgio and Jaume are next in line. Both clocked quite a few kilometers today, made it across CP4 today and are left Read more…

BTG2017 Day 8

Hard to believe that it has been only one week since we sent our riders off from Basel. One week later two of them already have finished the race. Today James finished his determined and strong ride after 7 days 4 hours 52 minutes. What an amazing ride! All eyes Read more…

BTG2017 Day 7

The headline of the day is Renés finish. Still speechless… Now it’s time to focus on the riders behind him who do a great job, too. Looking at James K. the Peene-Ferry causes us nightmares for the second time today and for the third time within a year. While Rene Read more…

BTG2017 Day 6

Let’s look back on day 6: René is about to finish tomorrow and to take the win. With a defunct headlight the moonlight guided him to Kratzenburg where he arrived a few minutes ago. Again exactly where Reto stayed last year for the last night! The last obstacle in his Read more…

BTG2017 Day 5

Day 5 is in the books. We try to keep track of all riders which is not easy for the ones who don’t carry a SPOT. We had another scratch yesterday which leaves us with 20 still going. Jaap and Klaus are the only riders who are still in the Read more…

BTG2017 Day 4

Here is the digest of day 4: It’s absolutely gorgeous that there is only one scratch so far. Looks like we have a pretty determined field of riders this year! Both leaders have passed CP2 (Dreiländereck) today and both are now ahead of Retos record. James keeps on fighting hard Read more…