The epic Transcontinental self-supported ultra-endurance bike race across Europe rolls out from the famous cobbles of the Muur van Geraardsbergen in Belgium tonight (Sunday 29th of July) at 10pm. It takes in all manor of challenges and is defined as a 'single stage race in which the clock never stops', it is epic in every sense of the word. The race will finish in Turkey with riders coming to the final destination anywhere from around 9 days for the winning time down to 17 days. Best of luck to all those competing, remain strong and go well.
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