19 August 2015
TORTOUR – the name says it all: The 7th edition of the Swiss non-stop ultra-cycling race, presented by IWC, was definitely more of a torture than expected. After a prologue with temperatures around 30°C the weather started to turn for the worse on the 1’000km and 12’500 metres in altitude course, bringing in single-digit temperatures and pouring rain. These extreme conditions, however, did not seem to affect Luxemburg’s Ralph Diseviscourt, winner in the TORTOUR Solo Men category. He was leadi...