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Tajik Bike Expedition is an inspiring journey
about a group of determined riders,
immense mountain beauty and small-town rural culture in the Pamir Mountains.
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purpose

Why we are doing this

Tajik Bike Adventure is an inspiring journey about really tough riders, which traverses over 600 km along the Batang Valley in the Pamir Mountains. The film weaves the story of 6 characters’ experiences with immense mountain beauty and small-town rural culture as they attempt to pedal from Sary Tash, Kirgisistan to the small, dusty town Khorog at the Tajik border.

Over the course of 8 days they’ll attempt to climb up to an altitude of 4.300 meters over the Pamir Mountains. They’ll experience mental breakdowns, treacherous snow, bodily pain, and total fatigue. Above all, they’ll race with no support – at times in total isolation. The tests of endurance and the satisfactory moments throughout prompt us to reflect on our inner desires to live life to the fullest. It‘s all about the adventure they are willing to suffer and go through because they actually do it, not just think about it.

Route

OUR ROUTE - LIVESTREAM

team

Team

Our heroes are real mountain men - organic, spontaneous and authentic.

  • Borris Förster

    Borris Förster, München


    As a serial Entrepreneur, business consultant and part time adven- turist Borris has never chosen the easy and cushy route. In order to see and experience the world during his travels as close and authentic as possible Borris chose to not endanger his live with un- nnecessary, boring and predictable vacation packages. He saw the potential of completely unsuitable vehicles for the intended terrain as the ideal means to experience the world as pure as it comes.
  • Raffael Eduard Zeller

    Raffael Eduard Zeller, Göttingen


    Over 20 years experience in national and international Extreme Sport-Events like Yukon Arctic Ultra, Tough Guy Race, Namibia Desert Challenge, multiple world champion in modern pentathlon (CIOR), permanent team member of the androgon-extreme-sports- team and brand ambassador for Montane® Outdoor Equipment, SealSkinz and Sinn Spezialuhren (spezific watches).
  • Sammy Schu

    Sammy Schu, Tholey


    Mountain Runner who attended very successfully at various events like Deutscher Meister Berglauf (U23) 2013, Saarländischer Landesmeister Berglauf 2013, Duathlon Marathon Kusel, Gourmet Halbmarathon, Red Bull Dolomitenmann, etc.
  • Borris Förster

    Georg Preuss, London, UK


    Enthusiast sport climber, minimalist runner who after taking a hiatus from sports has realised the need and desire to whip himself back into shape with the Tajik Expedition as an excellent motivation. After watching and following numerous adventure stories he’s embraced his hunger for adventure and decided to stop dreaming and start living.
  • Frode Voll Aasen

    Frode Voll Aasen, München


    tbd.
  • Johannes Keim

    Johannes Keim, München


    A business consultant by day, an 80 year old trapped in a young man’s body by night this guy barely leaves his comfort zone of organic food, pay-tv and online rants. For Johannes, football is the only sport considered worth competing in and the only acceptable outcome is a Bayern Munich victory. Culturally literate (loves French wine and Spanish tapas!) he is looking to redeem some Hilton Honors points for relaxing spa sessions during his trip.

sponsors

Our Sponsors

  • Main Sponsors


    Seal Skinz
    Rollei - High Quality Cameras since 1920
    PECTA
    MSDSP
  • ADDITIONAL sponsors


    Formkurve München
    Elements
  • MEDIA sponsors


    DBFS
  • ADDITIONAL MEDIA sponsors


    Androgon

contact

contact

The TAJIK BIKE EXPEDITION is a project of the Adventure Manufactory.

Adventure Manufactory UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Ingolstädter Strasse 12
80807 Munich, Germany

Get in contact: talktous@adventure-manufactory.com
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