950km of riding, 10,000m of climbing, against the clock (with a
5 day/120 hour time limit)...
Ultracycling is not for the faint-hearted, but it's an amazing
From 23rd to 27th September the BikingMan series
hits Portugal, and Bespoke founder Barry is taking part.
The BikingMan races are well organised, competitive events,
complete with GPS tracking for each rider, but once you're on the
route you're unsupported - riders must carry everything they're
likely to need for the duration (and they are free to rest as
little, and wherever, they can in the search for the fastest
below: the race route - see an interactive version at