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This German adventurer is tackling the ultimate round-the-world expedition

German adventurer and ultraendurance athlete Jonas Deichmann is no stranger to obscenely hard expeditions. Among his many mind-boggling a...

Ride to the race: Ultracycling becomes our climate conscience

GBDuro sees riders traverse the length of Great Britain following a 2,000 km route from the island's toe to tip. It is run by The Racing ...

What it takes to ride 280 km a day indoors: Rupert Guinness on his VRAAM

Late this past Sunday night, cycling journalist (and friend of CyclingTips) Rupert Guinness stepped off his bike in a Sydney car showroom...

Strength, sleep deprivation and 1,200 km of Moroccan mountains

Held in mid-February, before the world changed, the inaugural Atlas Mountain Race was an ultra-endurance bikepacking race held over 1,200...

Photo gallery: The savage beauty of the inaugural Atlas Mountain Race

In February 2020, 185 riders from 27 countries headed to Morocco for the inaugural edition of the PEdALED Atlas Mountain Race. This 1,150...

The Clan's calling: A Pan Celtic race across Scotland, Ireland and Wales

On July 7th 2019, 84 riders set out from Inverness to race across three Celtic nations – Scotland, Ireland and Wales – in the inaugural e...

A mother's forgiveness: Why Pat Hall hugged the driver that killed her son

The inquest into the death of ultra-endurance racer Mike Hall was held in Canberra last month. It flared emotions, difficult memories, an...

Book review: 'Overlander' by Rupert Guinness

Cycling fans around the world (and particularly in Australia) will be familiar with Rupert Guinness, a veteran sports journalist who's as...

Photo gallery: Breaking records at the 2018 Trans Am ultra-endurance race

It was a fast fifth edition of the Trans Am Bike race in 2018 with not one but two riders finishing the 7,000 kilometre ultra-endurance r...

The difference a team makes: Solo but not alone

We all know what a difference a team can make in cycling. You can benefit from it when you are out racing on the road, see it when you wa...

The Transcontinental win that started an even bigger adventure

Melissa Pritchard was the first female across the line in the the arduous Transcontinental Race last year, finishing in just over 13 days...

In her own words: Lael Wilcox on riding 20,000 miles a year

Ultra-endurance rider Lael Wilcox rides a lot. Really a lot. Averaging 20,000 miles (roughly 32,200 kilometres) a year, the Alaska-native...

Sarah Hammond doubles up with 2017 Race to the Rock win

Sarah Hammond has again won the Race to the Rock after slogging her way 3,010 kilometres across the remote Australian outback at an unrel...

Keeping Mike Hall's legacy alive: Why the Transcontinental needed to continue

I was somewhere in the middle of the Australian desert on that fateful morning of March 30th, racing from coast to coast in the inaugural...