Category: Transcontinental Race

Testing Mind, Body, and Bike

It’s been so long since we have last written a post. So much so we almost decided not to bother anymore. Many things have happened since January which we want to share, details all in good time, here’s a quick rundown:

The Merits of Being a Commitment-Phobe

Up to this point commitment phobes have gotten a bad rap. But! I’m here to challenge that. Although, for the sake of clarity I should state that the commitment I’m referring to is to do with everything but relationships. At this point in my…

TCRNo5 has landed

The hype train is powering full steam ahead as the details of the fifth edition of the Transcontinental Race became public. In true, Transcontinental, style it’s a cross between the stunning beauty of Europe and gruelling climbs. Maybe more intriguing, is that this edition…

Transcontinental Race No. 4

The beginning of the fourth Transcontinental Race was a perfect demonstration of the growth in endurance cycling. It was a strange feeling being there as a spectator to see off the brave participants who would be cycling 250-350km a day for up to two…

Minor Adjustment, Major Problem

Full of motivation and resolve for competing in Transcontinental No. 4 I thought it best to make a trip to the physio, if I had done serious damage to my knee I needed to know in order to optimise my training plan. This would…

Just keep pedalling – A TCR Journey Part 3

Nothing can describe the feeling of elation when you finally get going, checks are done and you’re feeling strong as you pedal into the night and the start of the TCR. The Garmins were working and as we looked down at our current speed…

Midnight on the Muur – A TCR Journey Part 2

Transcontinental No. 3 was about to begin, there was a buzz of excitement as riders made last minute checks to their bikes. We had been on the Muur since briefing and felt confident everything that could have been done had been done. We had…