Why The Transcontinental Race Is The New Tour de France

Published on August 2nd 2018

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The Transcontinental Race is in its 6th year, with this year's course covering approximately 3800km and 35000 meters vertical ascent. The event is a gruelling, unsupported race designed for the ultra-endurance specialists. Katherine was at the start line to chat with the riders and see what it's all about! GCN Summer Sale - Enjoy Up to 50% Off: http://gcn.eu/Lt Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/Ls Subscribe to GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/gcn-en-espanol Amongst the favourites for this year's race are Bernd Paul, Bjorn Lenhard and James Hayden. Can Hayden do it again? We'll have to wait and see! Follow the Transcontinental Race: http://gcn.eu/TCR and using the hashtag #TCRNO6 on social media. If you'd like to discover more touring routes in Flanders, check them out here: http://gcn.eu/flanders If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - http://gcn.eu/Lr Watch more on GCN... GCN Goes Bikepacking Morocco 📹 http://gcn.eu/bikepacking Music: Epidemic Sound Devils Canyon 1 - Håkan Eriksson Hyperactive 1 - Anders Bothén Percussive Trailer 3 - Jon Björk Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/