BTG2020 Part 8

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2020 – The Final Wrap-up Riders, followers and friends of BTG – the 2020 edition of the Bikepacking Trans Germany has been a very special one for sure. With all the thoughts about the question whether to cancel the 2020 BTG or not due to the Covid-19 Read more…

BTG2020 Part 7

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2020 – Wrap-up #6 (16th of July 2020) Today we’d like to keep the wrap-up rather short, but that doesn’t mean that it will lack appreciation for today’s finishers. First of all, we want to congratulate Boris to his arrival at Cape Arkona. From early on in Read more…

BTG2020 Part 5

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2020 – Wrap-up #5 (13th of July 2020) “DIGGER OR DIVER? – The Quest for the last ferry” Just tonight, a BTG rider known as “Digger” accepted the unspoken challenge by the schedule of the last ferry on the island of Rügen: He dug deep into his Read more…

BTG2020 Part 3

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2020 – Wrap-up #3 (9th of July 2020) Today we got the news from Ramon on the WhatsApp group that the part 66-Seen-Weg which is a section of the BTG route through Brandenburg has been pretty relentless when it comes to wear down material and components due Read more…

BTG2020 Part 2

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2020 – Wrap-up #2 (8th of July 2020) Today, we can congratulate our second finisher of the 2020 BTG: Peter Felten missed the last ferry last night but made it up to the Cape today! Congratulations, Peter – we’re happy to hear that your tracking device stuck Read more…

BTG2020 Part 1

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2020: The first Wrap-up – Rügenpresse Reloaded! The first (week-)end of this year’s BTG was a quite eventful one: Some started early, some started late, one man has already made it to the Cape and some have enjoyed the track so much that they decided to ride Read more…

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 Marvanová and Holger Loosen who all finished 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…