“We always knew that travelling the southern Silk Road would be unpredictable, and this shows exactly the types of issues we are up against and that’s before the difficulty of the remote and tricky riding terrain kicks in. But we’re not going this route because it’s easy, but because it’s hard and we are relishing the challenge.”
The 12,000 mile ride is the toughest overland trip offered by GlobeBusters, including the Pamir Highway in Tajikistan and the Tibetan Plateau, and has never been attempted before with a team of riders. Only time will tell if all the bikes and riders will make it to Beijing, but for now they are on the road and heading east, as they will be for the next three months.
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