Silk Road Mountain Race 2023

Karakol, Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgystan offers one of the wildest and most inhospitable environments for a bikepacking race with its often harsh and unpredictable mountain weather, contrasted with the warmth of the local hospitality. The Silk Road truly is one of the pearls of the mountain bikepacking calendar.

03:00, 12 August, 2023

Total Racers


Distance — Elevation




Last Year's Female Winner

Daniela Kirchner

Last Year's Male Winner

Sofiane Sehili

This Year's Male Winner

Sofiane Sehili

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