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Transcontinental 2015 | Le Col Cycling

25th July saw the riders depart from the fabled "Muur" in Belgium! 

It will be no coincidence that the most prepared will be the most successful. For those who rely on luck alone; Transcontinental Number 3 will raise the stakes. Many will fail.”

One stage – The clock never stops. Racers chose where, when and if at all to rest.

No Support – Racers can only use what they take with them, or what they can find en-route at commercially available services.

No Route – Only mandatory controls ensure that racers visit some of the most famous pieces of road in Europe and connect with the suffering of their forebears. The rest is up to them.

Live Tracking – Unlike the races of the 1900s, which featured much skull-duggery and deviousness which eventually saw the stages made shorter and more controlled and bike racing become more professional, through the miracle of modern satellite technology and the interweb we can check up on our riders progress wherever they may be.  So too can you wherever you may be.

We are following No:75 James Hayden on his quest to win The Transcontinental 2015!

James had reached Mont Ventoux first in 2days 7hrs! James has covered 1141.15km do date and his current position is Turin, Italy! His next waypoint is 910.54km away and we estimate he should be there late afternoon 29th July!

Keep up to date with all his progress here!

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July 22, 2015 by James Emery
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