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 and back of the pack. The first reports of riders scratching the race due to mechanical or health issues came […]

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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 extending his lead is Jay Petervary who made it to Checkpoint 1 at 2 AM (GMT+6) […]

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RECAP SRMRNo1 | Day 1

Photos Gianmarco Dodesini Valsecchi, ords 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 the control cars. Leading the pack for now is Jay Petervary, who has been bunny hopping […]

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Race blog No1

By Lian van Leeuwen for SRMRNo1 There’s always a first. On August 18, early in the morning (GMT+6), ninety-eight riders embarked on the inaugural PEdAL ED Silk Road Mountain Race. It might be the new kid on the block in the field of ultra-endurance bike races, but it’s definitely not the one trying to quietly […]

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The Route for SRMR No1.

This is a blog post that I’ve been meaning to write for a while now, to talk about how the route for SRMR No1. took shape, the work involved and the people that contributed to the final result. There were some fantastic people along the way who really helped us piece together a coherent route […]

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