Ernie and Scotti Lechuga win the Pairs Division at Silk Road Mountain Race 2019!
Stay tuned for more post-race recaps…
What is the Silk Road Mountain Race?
taken from silkroadmountainrace.com…
”The Silk Road Mountain Race is a fixed route, unsupported, single-stage cycling race through the mountains of Kyrgyzstan. The clock does not stop and there are no prizes. It follows gravel, single and double track and old soviet roads that have long been forgotten and fallen into disrepair. There is very little tarmac. There is some walking, and at times there is great distances between resupply points.
WHEN: August 17th to August 31st, 2019
WHERE: Start in Bishkek & finish in Cholpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan
WHO: Racers can ride solo or as a pair
DISTANCE: ~1670 kilometers / 26,000m of climbing. Fixed route with 3 staffed checkpoints.
END: After party the evening of August 31st, 2019