RECAP SRMRNo1 | DAY 10

Photos: Gianmarco Dodesini Valsecchi, Tom Hardie Words by Lian van Leeuwen Today saw four more finishers coming in. Levente Bagoly arrived in an impressive 2nd place after 9 days, 3 hours and 30 minutes, followed by Kim Raeymaekers and ...

RECAP SRMRNo1 | DAY 9

Photos: Tom Hardie Words by Lian van Leeuwen Today at 5.15 pm local time, the first act of the PEdALED Silk Road Mountain Race came to a close. After 1,721km in 8 days/8 hours and 15 minutes, Jay Petervary was the first to arrive at ...

RECAP SRMRNo1 | DAY 8

Photo: Jennifer Doohan, Gianmarco Dodesini Valsecchi Words by Lian van Leeuwen The PEdALED Silk Road Mountain Race  passed the halfway point of the official time cut (14 days) but is heading towards an exciting showdown over first ...

RECAP SRMRNo1 | DAY 7

Photo credits: Gianmarco Dodesini Valsecchi, Giovanni Maria Pizzato Words by Lian van Leeuwen It’s hard to keep up with everything that’s happening in the race, even for us. Front runner Jay Petervary has now extended his lead ...

RECAP SRMRNo1 | DAY 6

Photos , words Lian van Leeuwen When Jay Petervary said he was getting warmed up yesterday, he obviously meant it. The leader in the race is keeping a ferocious pace and is expected to arrive at the third checkpoint of this race early ...

RECAP SRMRNo1 | DAY 5

Photos Giovanni Maria Pizzato / Jennifer Doohan, words by Lian van Leeuwen The gap widens. Most riders have made it through CP1 by now, while the top 10 already collected their second stamp at CP2. It was good to see Lee Craigie on the ...

RECAP SRMRNo1 | Day 4

Photos Jon Woodroof, words Lian van Leeuwen It’s common to hear more about successes then about failure. We focus on who’s winning rather than the ones who pull out. Yet, starting Day 5 of this immensely tough race, more and more ...

RECAP SRMRNo1 | DAY 3

Photos Jennifer Doohan, words Lian van Leeuwen Three days in, the race is starting to take its toll on competitors. Although the front of the field is going strong, some small personal dramas have occurred in the middle ...

RECAP SRMRNo1 | DAY 2

Photos Giovanni Maria Pizzato, words Lian van Leeuwen After the intense first 24 hours, the contours of the race are starting to take shape. The second day showed great progress for the lead competitors. Still in the front and ...

RECAP SRMRNo1 | Day 1

Photos Gianmarco Dodesini Valsecchi, words Lian van Leeuwen for SRMR No1 Being underway for less than eighteen hours, the first stage of the PedAL ED Silk Road Mountain Race has been anything but an easy start for the contestants, nor ...

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