What began as a spontaneous idea soon became a trip into the unknown. A grand journey of trusting your given abilities, both physically and mentally. The final Episode ties the knot around the adventure and most important: The story of Erik and Recep riding the shit out of their bikes to Istanbul.Tweet Print
Episode 2 of the documentary film about two riders’ trek along the Transcontinental race from London to Istanbul. After realizing riding at race pace wasn’t much fun, the pair decide to take their time and enjoy themselves.Tweet Print
Episode 2 of the documentary film about two riders’ trek along the Transcontinental race shows how you need to stay flexible in your plans, and the adventure is often the reward. See Episdoe 1 here and the introduction to this amazing, 2,000-mile unsupported race from London to Istanbul here.Tweet Print
Here’s the first part of the documentary about the Transcontinental Race, from London to Istanbul. Get caught up with the backstory here.Tweet Print
Before Specialized launched its AWOL adventure bike, Recep Yesil of Turkey and Erik Nohlin of Sweden took prototype models across Europe in an unsupported, single-stage race known as the Transcontinental. There are no support teams, no predetermined route, and only two checkpoints along its 2,000-mile route. The rest is up to you.
Below is a trailer for an upcoming documentary about their journey. Episode 1 will premiere December 1.Tweet Print