‘RED BULL TRANS-SIBERIAN EXTREME’
6th September 2017
The ‘Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme’ is the longest and most challenging ultra-stage bicycle race in the world. Wilderness, Ural, Siberian low lands, mountains and lake Baikal, crossing some of the mightiest rivers globally – from the Volga in Europe to the Siberian rivers Ob, Yenisei and Angara and the Amur in Russia’s Far East. Leading along the borders of three large neighbouring countries – Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China for about 3000 kilometers. Crossing seven time zones and climate areas from continental climate to sub-tropic in the Far East. Temperature differences of up to 40 degrees Celsius – from lows in the nights to highest during days.
Discipline: Ultra Long Distance Bicycle Stage Race
Total Distance: 9 287 kilometers (GPS-tracker)
Accumulated altitude: 80,000 meters
Stages: 14 stages – 24 days (2 days rest)
Start: Moscow – Theatre Square
Finish: Vladivostok – Russkij Bridge
2017 participants: 10 from six nations, among them two women for the first time/three arrived at the Pacific shore – Alexey Shchebelin/RUS, Pierre Bischoff/GER, Marcelo Soares/BRAZ.
The next RBTSE-race (The 4th ) will start on July 24, 2018. Further information and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org