Silk Route 2022
Registered 1 Aleksey Bulychev Russia 2 Michael Patzer Germany 3 Jörn Klauck Germany 4 Vadim Malakhovskiy Russia 5 Petr Sinelnik Russia 6 Paul Tost Germany 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
The 1200 km "SILK ROUTE" is the official Brevet (long distance cycling ride) based on the rules of the Audax Club Parisian (ACP).
It takes place in Uzbekistan in accordance with the annual International Calendar of Randonneurs Mondial on an approved route and fixed schedule. The Silk Road derives its name from the lucrative Chinese silk trade where silk was carried accross the continent from China to the West.
The ride start is between 6-00 and 7-00am on 17st, 2022 from the city of Samarkand, and finishes in Samarkand. Legend of the route.
The maximum number of riders is 99.
For participants, citizens of the CIS(Commonwealth of Independant States) and foreign countries, there is an agreement with some hotels and camping sites which are 1.5 - 2km from the start point. As the number of rooms is limited participants are recommended to book their accommodation before August 1, 2022
Registration of randonneurs, bicycle and equipment checks, will be on September 16th, 2022 at 11-00am in Samarkand.
The checkpoints (Controls) along the route that will provide food, showers and technical support will be at ( Djizzakh x2, Samarkand х2, Bukhara, and Navoi x2).
Delivery of personal stuff (bag-drops) is allowed up to a volume of 30 litres per person which will be taken in advance to the sleep stops (Samarkand and Bukhara). This basic accommodation is included in the event.
The route of this 1200km cycling marathon passes through the sights of some of the most ancient cities - Samarkand and Bukhara.
Samarkand: Bibi Khanum (1399-1404 monument, the Great Mosque of Tamerlane), Registan (one of the most beautiful squares in the world, which is called the pearl of Central Asia), Gur Emir (Tamerlane family vault). Bukhara: Route passes along the street of Nakshbandi through the very heart of ancient Bukhara.
Translation: Chris Wilby