Three days and three nights since setting out from Belgium, riders in the Transcontinental Race are deep in the Swiss Alps, en route for the finish in Turkey. The Transcontinental is one of the world’s most extraordinary and compelling bicycle races. Jack Thurston is joined by two time Transcontinental finisher Gareth Baines for an update on this year’s race and a discussion of the demands of a 4000 km non-stop bicycle race across Europe.
To follow the race check out:
2. A Twitter List of all riders who are tweeting.
3. The Facebook Group of riders and their families and friends.
4. Behind the scenes daily video blogs by Francis Cade.
5. The race’s excellent daily blog.
Also search Twitter and Instagram for the race hashtag #tcrNo4