Join TAM in mid-2014 for the inaugrial Tajik Mountain-Bike Challange! Imagine appraching the Pamir Mountain range, the fabled outpost of the Himalayas from Osh and being dropped off at 4,700 for a prologue stage to the start line at Kara-Kul Lake for acclimitasion. Race past glacial valleys in the fully supported Pro Race stage event for glory. If speed is not your thing, get silly in the Adventure Tour where the fun, not finish lines, is your highest priority.
PRO RACE – Fully supported stage race for pros/semi-pro & keen amateurs!
ADVENTURE TOUR – For those who prefer style over speed. Less support, less speed, more shenanigans!
WHEN: Late june / early July 2014 -Dates to be finalized
WHERE: Osh (Kyrgyzstan) to Dushanbe (Tajikistan).
ROUTE: Kara-Kul to Khorog via the back tracks – well off the Pamir Highway! DISTANCE: ~500km
DURATION: 1 week (Pro Race), 2 weeks (Adventure Tour)
THE RIDE: The ride and its thigh destructive ascents! Potholes and dust, bumps and one notorious, thigh busting 1,868m climb to the Khaburabot Pass at 3,174m. KHOROG > DUSHANBE …DISTANCE: 560km …ASCENT: 4,412m …DURATION: 7 days …HIGH POINT: 3,174m
More info available on the Official Website.
June 28, 2014 - July 5, 2014
Khorog > Khaburabot Pass > Dushanbe