The 34-year old ultra-cyclist from Austria has done it: Christoph Strasser set a new World Record with his project “World Record Down Under powered by owayo”, defeating the previous one by a good 490 kilometres! With an official riding time of 6 days 10 hours and 58 minutes from Perth to Sydney he is now […]Read More Christoph Strasser pulverizes Trans-Australia World Record in Sydney
Christoph Strasser, the 34-year old ultra-cyclist from Austria is well on track to break the “World Record Down Under powered by owayo” from Perth to Sydney tomorrow, 17 January 2017. Currently he is well ahead of his 7-day goal to reach the Sydney Opera House in the early morning hours of Tuesday and is set […]Read More TransOz: Christoph Strasser to finish Trans Oz World Cycling Record in Sydney
* Team Blog – Day 7, 16 January 2017 Monday 2017-1-16, 2 p.m. Narranderra – Yass / Hume HWY Although we woke Christoph very kindly this morning, and did all massage techniques and used all ointments available, he’s very slow to get back into gear. Symptoms of sleep deprivation overshadow everything else. Anxiety, confusion, […]Read More #strassertransoz: World Record Down Under – Monday
* Team Blog – Day 6, 15 January 2017 Sunday 2017-1-15, 2:00 p.m. Renmark – Balranald As the fatigue proceeds, Christoph is unable to restore his concentration during his early morning breaks. Besides the morning chill (12°) the ongoing race leaves ist marks. Disorientation, sore joints and wounds at the junctions to the bike […]Read More #strassertransoz: World Record Down Under – Sunday
* Team Blog – Day 5, 14 January 2017 Saturday 14.1.2017, 14:00 Port Augusta – Mount Lofty Ranges A good day with a good nap: after yesterdays, quite successful day, Christoph treats himself to a 45-minute break in the early morning hours – we suspect that his monotonous “saw-noises” get even the surrounding koalas into a […]Read More #strassertransoz: World Record Down Under – Saturday
The ultra-cyclist Christoph Strasser is well ahead of his 7 day goal to break the “World Record Down Under powered by owayo” – to ride the 3,950 km from Perth to the Sydney Opera House non-stop on his bicycle. After almost three days he has just passed Ceduna in South Australia and the 2,000 […]Read More TransOz: Strasser racing towards Port Augusta and a record result!
* Team Blog – Day 4, 12 January 2017 Friday, 2017-13-1, 2am local time, Nullarbor…. still A tough day comes to an end (by hour). Coming from the heat Christoph had some good tailwind but cycled right into the rain. It’s been pouring cats and dogs and our RV smells as if we’d shelter some […]Read More #strassertransoz: World Record Down Under – Friday