26/7/2017 Update

Im taking part in the Transcontinental Race 2017.

Thursday i'm catching the train to Belgium for the 2017 Edition of the Transcontinental race, Belgium to Greece.
If you would like to follow the race see the resources below.

2500 miles by bike, carrying your own stuff, in 8 - 14 days (depending on weather, sleep and speed).
This year my route goes via Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Greece.

Wish me well and I'll see you on the other side of Europe x

To follow the race - I'm dot #29

To see and hear from riders as they race

To join in the discussion and hear the punditry

Official website -

Race starts 2200h CET (2100h UK time) Friday 28th July 2017
Geraardsbergen, Belgium.

Also -

The lovely people at Apidura have put together a bike packing calendar.

Apidura Calendar.

Indian Pacific Wheel Race (Australia)
Indian Pacific Wheel Race Official
Indian Pacific Wheel Race Facebook Group
Twitter / Instagram hashtags - #indianpacificwheelrace #indypac

Trans Am Bike Race Trans Am Bike Race Official
Trans Am Bike Race Facebook Group
Trans Am Bike Race Dot Tracker
Twitter hashtags - #TABR

Tour Divide
Tour Divide
Tour Divide Facebook Group
Tour Divide Dot Tracker
Twitter hashtags - #TOURDIVIDE

Race Across America (RAAM)
Race Across America Official
Race across America Facebook
Race Across America Dot Tracker
Twitter hashtags - #RAAM

The TransAtlantic Way
The TransAtlantic Way Official
Facebook Group
Facebook Group
Twitter - @TransatlanticWa

Transcontinental Race
Transcontinental Race
Transcontinental Race Facebook Group
Transcontinental Race Dot Tracker (tbc)
Twitter hashtags - #TCRNo4

The Japanese Odyssey
The Japanese Odyssey
The Japanese Odyssey Facebook Group
The Japanese Odyssey Dot Watcher (tbc)
Twitter hashtag - #JAPANESEODYSSEY

Trans Afrika Bike Race
Trans Afrika Bike Race
Trans Afrika Facebook Group
Trans Afrika Dot Tracker (tbc)