Trans Germany gets underway on Wednesday

The 2010 Trans Germany podium for the elite men

The 2010 Trans Germany podium for the elite men (Image credit: Peter Musch / Trans Germany)

On Wednesday, June 1, the Trans Germany will kick off when Sonthofen's First Mayor Hubert Buhl gives the starting signal to open the fifth edition of the race. 1,200 mountain bikers will get under way. Their goal: to master a total of 329 kilometers and 8,366 meters in elevation from the Allgau district capital via Pfronten, Lermoos and Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Maurach/Achensee.

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