RECAP SRMRNo2 | Day 4

… and… breathe… Wow, what a day it’s been out there on the PEdALED Silk Road Mountain Race! The drama has been running at full tempo out at the front end of the race all day, with cap 23, James Hayden continuing to hold the lead ...

RECAP SRMRNo2 | Day 3

As the dawn light of day 3 rises over some very early birds on the PEdALED Silk Road Mountain Race we hold our breath to see how this fascinating game of ‘cat and mouse’ at the pointy end continues to play out… After setting out from ...

RECAP SRMRNo2 | Day 2

Day 2 on the PEdALED Silk Road Mountain Race: and already the boundaries of day and night appear to be starting to blur for some riders… As we sit here writing this at 0330am (Kygyz time), the current frontrunner cap 30, Jakob ...

RECAP SRMRNo2 |DAY 1

DAILY RECAP #DAY1 9am (Kyrgyz time) on the 17th August 2019 saw the start of the second PEdALED Silk Road Mountain Race. Of the 135 riders stood ready at the start line, with nothing less than 1,705kms of rough mountain terrain ...

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 ...

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