Nightmares, niceties and gnarl: 10 years of the Transcontinental Race


With solely a handful of hours left to journey of what had been an epic journey throughout Europe, Christoph Strasser was nearly in a position to see victory within the 2023 Transcontinental Race up forward. After 1000’s of kilometres toiling by way of Europe, he was so shut. And but it wasn’t that straightforward. It was pitch darkish, the batteries in his lights had run down and he had a puncture to attempt to repair.

To cap all of it, he already had misplaced his all-important GPS tracker, issued to all opponents. He could have been inside shouting distance of the chequered flag however at that time, having stumbled round in woodland for practically an hour in search of the offending merchandise, victory appeared a good distance off certainly.


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