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…

BTG2017 Day 3

Just when it looked like all racers are settled for the night it appeared that one of them is still moving: René obviously puts in a nighshift to make it to Checkpoint 2 tonight. CP2 is the place where three states meet: Bavaria, Saxonia and Checz Republic. And it is Read more…

BTG2017 Day 2

Day2 is a wrap! All riders are rested. At least the ones with a SPOT. We have 11 riders with a SPOT and 11 without. Unfortunately James had to scratch today so we have 21 riders still going. Race strategies are getting a bit more obvious now. It looks like Read more…

BTG2017 Day 1

Start of the 2017 edition of Bikepacking Trans Germany. 22 riders from Switzerland, Denmark, Ireland, The Netherlands, Catalunya (!!!), Italy, Germany and even one from New Zealand are on their way to Rügen. Please watch until the end, else you will miss Dieter ‘The green glove guy’ Borsutzky.