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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

SRMR Provisional Start List

With deposit payments all sorted we’re now ready to share with you the provisional start list for the inaugural edition of the Silk Road Mountain Race! We plan to add a little more information on riders on the website in time, possibly ...

Silk Road Mountain Race No.1: The entry process

Let us first say that it was fantastic to see so many serious, experienced riders send in an application for the inaugural edition of the Silk Road Mountain Race. We think that it is a testament to how this community has grown that ...

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