In my inaugural article at Tour d’Afrique I make my introductions and share some , and strategies for athletes riding in the Silk Route Expedition. Tee Silk route is broken into several sections but for those brave athletes that will be riding the whole 12,100 kilometer/3899 miles in 129 days through China, , , Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, and . These riders will be riding through quaint towns, cross and climb thousands of feet of mountain passes. So as you can imagine pacing strategies, and some experienced will come in handy when you are trying to complete such an amazing cycling .

You can check out my intro and article here.

To learn more about this amazing visit the official expedition site here and the Silk Route Blog. The blog is full of current rider and ride director stories on the ride.

Until next article have a great ride!