Der Junge Muss Von Der Strasse

Der Junge Muss Von Der Strasse (“get the boy off the streets”) is a short film about ex performance cyclist and Apidura Ambassador Marc Maurer, exploring why he ditched his road bike for a gravel bike in order to do epic bikepacking adventures all around the world.

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A road with a cyclist in the middle of a snowy forest in the night


Marc Maurer grew up in the southern part of Germany and now lives in Cologne, where he moved to study geography and Asian science. A former performance road cyclist, Marc has turned into a full-on two-wheel adventurer, cycling from his hometown to Istanbul and bikepacking all around the world, with a particular love of the Indo-Chinese region.

In this video, Marc explores abandoning the performance side of cycling in favour of exploration and enjoyment.