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TOUR 12/2009
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Crossing the Alps in a team

The fascination with the TOUR Transalp lies for me not so much in the respect for the altitude metres and the kilometres to be cycled, but in the fact that you cross the Alps in seven days and finish in the South of them

In a cycle marathon you finish after hours in the saddle where you have started, whereas a Transalp stage ends in a completely different surrounding every day. Only the flexible parts of the facilities, i.e. the finish arch, the massage tents and the cycle service stations always remain the same, an impressive logistics that is normally only accorded to professionals.

The stages vary a lot and are challenging; in addition, the mountains offer a visual treat. The Transalp is a constant motivator for me to work-out hard and to have thus the opportunity to cycle as long as possible on roads closed to traffic. As you can only enjoy Alpine passes without cars and motorcycles, when you succeed in following the leading rider together with your team partner in less than three quarters of an hour. 

Author: Dirk Zedler

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