Fresh from the creators of the Silk Road Mountain Race comes the first edition of the PEdALED Atlas Mountain Race. The new event will kick off February 15th, 2020 and will cover 1,145 kilometers of self-supported, off-road riding through Morocco. The first edition of the PEdALED Atlas Mountain Race will follow a 1145 kilometre route... Continue Reading →
In August 2019 Markus Stitz set off on a ten day bikepacking trip through Kyrgyzstan as preparation for the Silk Road Mountain Race. 'No Stone Unturned' is the story of his journey, not only through the mountains of the Tian Shan, one of the most remote bikepacking destinations in the world, but also back to... Continue Reading →
They don't call it adventure cycling for no reason. James Hayden escapes attempted robbery while racing Silk Road Race Silk Road Mountain Race leader James Hayden is considering whether to continue on with the race in the wake of being a victim of an attempted robbery by two men on horseback. Taking place in Kyrgyzstan,... Continue Reading →
Gianmarco Dodesini Valsecchi shot some incredible images during the inaugural PEdALED Silk Road Mountain Race in 2018. A brutal but stunning self-supported bike race in the remote landscapes of Kyrgyzstan. It's short but sweet, absolutely stunning scenery. Follow Shift Cycling Culture for more.
Wild Horses is a look at the first year of the Silk Road Mountain Race, an absolutely brutal (26,000m of climbing), long distance (1670km), self-supported bikepacking race with very little tarmac that follows the trading route. The clock never stops and there are no prizes. What an incredible adventure. We are extremely glad to announce... Continue Reading →