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On Thursday 19th July 2012 the Tirol Cycle Team will set off on their biggest challenge yet. Over a total of 8 days, the team of 20 cyclists will ride from Innsbruck to London.
Covering a total of 1300km, across 8 stages, the Tirol Cycle Team will cycle between 140 – 200km a day, spending between 6-8 hours a day on the road. They will arrive in London on Thursday 26th July 2012.
The team of 20 will consist of tourism representatives, sports personalities, business leaders and politicians. Participants include Josef Margreiter (CEO Tirol Tourist Board), Stephan Eberharter (former Austrian ski racer, Olympic Gold Medal winner and three times World Champion), Leonhard Stock (former skier and Olympic Gold medal winner), Wolfgang Steinmayr (Austrian cycling legend and at the age of 68 is the oldest participant in the team), Marcus Degen (Editor-in-Chief, Pro Cycling Germany) and Hannes Geschwenter (Tirol Government).
Initiated by Josef Margreiter, CEO Tirol Tourist Board, the Tirol Cycle Team is in its fourth year and has achieved various challenges across Europe since 2009.
2009: Mayrhofen-Venice for the start of the Giro d'Italia
2010: Innsbruck to Paris to finish the Tour de France
2011: Innsbruck-Turin for the start of the Giro d'Italia
2012: Innsbruck to London, the Olympic Games in 2012