Hamburg, 06.09.2015. Garmin Velothon Berlin brings cycling to the people. Ever since its premiere in May 2008, this event has made a name for itself as the second biggest cycling race of its kind in Europe. Skirting many major tourist sites, the route drew 13,000 participants, making for a grand-scale sporting event.
The 60 km – as well as the 120 km route – took the participants past all the top attractions in Berlin and ended on the home stretch Strasse des 17. Juni (July 17 Street). Ole Kauffmann und Wladimir Ped proved more than up to the 120 km challenge – a route designed for more ambitious cyclists who wanted to test their fitness and endurance. The road led cyclists into the outskirts of Berlin and on to neighboring Brandenburg, where it wound its way through Kleinmachnow, Stahnsdorf, Güterfelde, Neubeeren, Sputendorf, Schenkenhorst and Ludwigsfelde before returning to Berlin on the B101, which was closed to traffic for the race.