The longest and toughest bicycle stage race in the world leads through Russia, the largest country in the world! 15 stages, 8 time zones, 5 climate zones, 9105 km and 77,000 meters altitude in 25 days make this race unique! The route leads along the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow via Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Perm, Yekaterinburg, Tyumen, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Tomsk (this year for the first time), Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Chita, Svobodniy as the finish of the king´s stage. Stage 14th started for the first time in Blagoveshchensk, Khabarovsk to Vladivostok.
On Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme you have the mentally part You fight with "friends", but you also have to fight against your "friends" and it makes this race quite difficult.
A non-trained cyclist can do 100 km per day. A professional 300 km. But 1400 km?
You cannot train for 9100 km It will always be in your brain – this was for sure the mentally hardest race I have ever done
Expect the unexpected
I live for it I wait, train and work all year to do it again
There is no rhythm you can follow We cycled from Moscow to Vladivostok in 15 stages, over the course of 25 days, passing along Mongolia and China's borders.