Stage 2

Continent: Africa
Route: Merzouga to Merzouga
Distance: 600 km
Rider: Stephane Peterhansel

Stage 1

Continent: Australia
Route: Hervey Bay to Dubbo
Distance: 1.200 km
Rider: Rodney Faggotter

Stage 4

Continent: Europe
Distance: 1850 km
Rider: Nick Sanders, Alessandro Botturi, David Fretigne, Herbert Schwarz, Cristòbal Guerrero