According to sources the first stage of the Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme ultra stage bicycle race got underway on Tuesday here with an Indian's participation. Meanwhile the longest bicycle race in the world will consist of 15 stages, from 260 km up to 1,372 km long. Reports added that the Trans-Siberian race will take place for the fourth time with six cyclists participating Vladimir Gusev from Russia, Amit Samarth from India, Marcelo Florentino Soares friom Brazil, Michael Knudsen from Denmark, Patricio Doucet from Spain and Pierre Bischoff from Germany.
Meanwhile the cyclists will cross seven time zones, five climate zones and will ride along the shore of Lake Baikal and along the border with Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China. Furthermore the first stage of the race is 314 km long, connecting Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod via the M7 interstate, through the Moscow, Vladimir and Nizhny Novgorod regions.
Accordingly the competitors will then pass through Kazan, Perm,
Yekaterinburg, Tyumen, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Chita,
Svobodny and Khabarovsk and the final destination of the race will be reached
on August 17 in Vladivostok.
Cyclone Alert over west-central Bay of Bengal: IMD Accordingly a cyclone alert has been issued for the northern coastal region of the state of Andhra Pradesh with the Indian Meteorological Department predicting 'very heavy to extremely heavy' rains in the region. Meanwhile the IMD has stated that depression has formed over west-central Bay of Bengal which could intensify into a cyclonic storm.
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