Berlin, 28th of December 2020. Something happened what never has been done before. The first car park was everested at Herrmannplatz. Ultra cyclist Raphael Albrecht and Magnus Heller rode more than 400 times up and down to climb 8,848 metres – the height of the Mount Everest.
The 2 Volcano Sprint (2VS) is a self-supported ultra-endurance race through the beautiful southern areas of Italy. More precisely, it starts from Mount Vesuvius, that once destroyed the Roman cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis and Stabiae and ends at Mount Etna in Sicily. Riders will have to ride about 1.100… Read More »Kit List 2 Volcano Sprint
Lately, I read an Instagram post about the Orbit360-series, saying that this is most likely the hardest cycling race in Germany and described it as “a beauty and a beast”. Fair enough, let’s get into it or just #letsorbit. It was in February, when I first heard about the COVID-19… Read More »Orbit360 – The First German Gravel Series
Due to the pandemic most races were cancelled or postponed to 2021. It actually felt like the life in 2020 has been cancelled, if I can’t do what I love. Well, fortunately there are some people trying to find alternative race formats. With the Orbit 360 gravel series, I myself… Read More »How to Race the Apidura #parallels 24 Hour Challenge
„Ach, hört auf. Iran? Da, wo du die Terroristen leben? Das ist doch viel zu gefährlich. Und dann auch noch mit dem Rad?“ So oder so ähnlich haben uns viele Leute beäugt, als wir ihnen von unserer geplanten Radtour durch den Iran erzählt haben. Tatsächlich hatten wir auch erst eine… Read More »Iran – Willkommen im Land der Perser (German)
Some people spend all of their annual saving on snickers. Other people try to avoid carbs and eat as much fat as possible. In fact, in ultradistance races you don’t have many food options in most cases. From my personal experience, the food that I’m used to eat during longer… Read More »Top 5 Food for Ultra Endurance Cycling
Yes, bikepacking can be a very expensive hobby. Starting with a bike, there are many more things needed for an overnighter outside of your city, a crossing of a new country or even tackling a new self-supported bikepacking race. I put a list about the most essential things to start… Read More »The Most Essential Things to Start with Bikepacking
Here are some pictures of the bikes of the Atlas Mountain Race that made it to the finish line. I tried to compare it with the pre-race photos on Bikepacking.com and I did find a few pictures. They make it very clear; the inaugural Atlas Mountain Race was not a… Read More »“(Un)Finished” Bikes of the Atlas Mountain Race