Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Mongolia Bike Challenge

1 Great Race
10 Stages
1400 kilometers
14000 meters of climbing
August 10-20, 2010

A long and tough race, open to competitive professionals as well as amateurs, which will take place across the solitary stepps of Mongolia from where in the 13th century mongolian shepherds were sent off by the brave Genghis Khan to a sudden and striking conquest of Central Europe, China and the Middle East.

The MONGOLIA BIKE CHALLENGE is not only going to be a mountain bike race in laps, but also and most of all a tough physical and psychological perseverance test, which every participant is going to be put through.


With the Power of Gengis Khan

The Mongolia Bike Challenge is a competitive sports event unique in its kind. It is a 1400 km mountain bike race divided in 10 laps, with a total of differences in altitudes of 14.000 mt.

Each participant is going to sleep in the tent villages, which are going to be set up immediately after finishing each lap and are going to be disassembled immediately before the start of the lap on the following day.

A long and tough race, open to competitive professionals as well as amateurs, which will take place across the solitary stepps of Mongolia from where in the 13th century mongolian shepherds were sent off by the brave Genghis Khan to a sudden and striking conquest of Central Europe, China and the Middle East.

The official start of the competition will be given by Ulaan Baator taking the runners across the stepps to the dunes of the GOBI desert, to be then taken back again north towards the taiga boreale (typical forest formation), forcing them to follow steep slopes with sprints up to 28 %.

The MONGOLIA BIKE CHALLENGE is not only going to be a mountain bike race in laps, but also and most of all a tough physical and psychological perseverance test, which every participant is going to be put through.

We are certain, that we can offer through this sportive event one of the most profound experiences a person could ever live.

In our lives we only remember the most intense moments and the Mongolian Bike Challenge is going to leave an indelible memory in anyone´s soul, of participating, facing and bring to an end one of the most important challenges.

An adventure of different times and an experience bound to leave a sign in the heart of every mountain bike race lover.