Words by race organizers, photography by Angus Sung. 8 was originally scheduled for July/August 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organizers announced in late March 2020 that the race would be postponed until the same time in 2021. This content is not available in your region Sport. The Transcontinental Race was founded in 2013 by the late Mike Hall. 8. This was my third TCR and I'd been in Bulgaria briefly during the last one, but you never know what you're getting in to with these things. The Transcontinental Race is the definitive self-supported bicycle race across Europe. Posted by Miles Arbour. She travelled over 4000km from Burgas, Bulgaria to the finish line at Brest in Brittany, in northwest France in just 10 days, 2 hours and 48 … The finish will be located in Brest, a beautiful and historic harbor on the western extremity of France. Shares. The race is expected to start either late on Friday 26th or early Saturday 27th July 2019. ... 200 men. This pages contains information about the 2021 Transcontinental Race No. Fiona Kolbinger, was the winner of the Transcontinental Race in 2019 winning in a time of 10 days 2 hours and 48 minutes with an advance of almost six hours over the second closest, Ben Davies. At the sharp end it is a beautifully hard bicycle race, simple in design but complex in execution. Transcontinental Race 2019: Woman wins 4,000-km Bulgaria-France bike race after sleeping by road. See the Overview page for a general introduction to the Transcontinental Race (TCR). TCRNo7 // CP4 Parcours is an expert gravel ride: 114 km and takes 06:24 h. View this route or plan your own! Sun 18 Aug 2019 04.50 EDT Last modified on Sun 18 Aug 2019 05.58 ... wheel in the Black Sea before the start of the Transcontinental race. Image 1 of 3. A student of medicine in Heidelberg, she was the first woman to ever win the race, beating a field of over 224 men and 40 women. British brand's new do-it-all wheelset is Transcontinental Race-proven. The seventh edition of the Transcontinental Race was won by 24 year old German cancer researcher, Fiona Kolbinger at 7:48am CET on Tuesday 6th of August 2019. Since 1891 Brest has served as the midpoint for the historic 1,200 km Paris – Brest – Paris. Factors of self reliance, logistics, navigation and judgement burden racers’ minds as well as their physiques. Starting from … See also the official race page.. TCR No. By Cycling News 06 August 2019. ... Chris Herbert’s Parcours Alta-equipped Transcontinental bike on the Alta Via in the Dolomites. At the time he was placed second in the race and had covered 5,024km of the 5500 km race. Transcontinental Race planned an outdoor adventure with komoot! ... 2019 10:21 am . Mike died on 31 March 2017 after being struck by a car, just before dawn, on the Monaro Highway on the outskirts of Canberra during the inaugural Indian Pacific Wheel Race across Australia. The Transcontinental Race number seven started in Burgas, Bulgaria, right next to the Black Sea.