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Kyrgyzstan is one of the worlds best kept adventure secrets. Nestled between China, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan it’s the new frontier for gravel riding. This geographically isolated country is almost entirely made up of mountainous terrain and is famed for its gravel roads, ancient herding culture and spectacular scenery. We’ll take you on a 500km journey through some of the most remote roads in the region on a route inspired by the first edition of the SIlk Road Mountain Race. Expect to be completely immersed in nature and off the grid for 10 days of gravel biking bliss.
Tibet is one of the world’s greatest travel experiences. Serk offers you the chance to surround yourself in the ancient cultures of Tibet and ride your road bike through its stunning landscapes all the way to the iconic Everest Base Camp.
We’ve taken the time to carefully craft an experience which will regularly stop you in your tracks and challenge you over the world’s highest passes.
The Kham region spans the Tibetan Autonomous Region and Sichuan Province and is one of China’s less explored gems. The roads are flowing, the variety of scenery from start to finish is diverse and views and vistas are jaw dropping. Add in experiencing local Tibetan Culture and hospitality and you have 8 days of cycling heaven.
Xinjiang is China’s largest province and host to some of the most delightful landscapes anywhere on the planet. Snow capped mountains, lush valleys with blue lakes and wild hourses – this region has it all. Add to that the distinct culture of the Muslim Uyghur people and you have the ingredients for a truely unique China cycling experience. Fresh bitumen is unleashing Xinjiang’s wealth of cycling potential, and Serk will be one of the first to enjoy it.
Serk is proud to be partnering with Nordic Ways to provide a VIP package for the 2017 Colourful Yunnan Gran Fondo. Join us for the most amazing amateur stage race in China. Enjoy the food, culture and landscapes of Yunnan stress free with Serk this November.
Beijing is one of Asia’s best kept cycling secrets. There are mountains on three sides of the city which are responsible for trapping the notorious Beijing air. However once you drive over the first mountain range cycling heaven awaits. So too does better air and blue skies. Out there you’ll find 1000’s of kilometres of twisty cycling roads that rival the best cycling destinations around the globe.
Don’t believe us ? Come and give it a go. We promise you’ll be totally blown away !
Jiuhua mountain is one of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism noted for old pines, green bamboo forests, strange rocks, waterfalls, streams and caves.
Taiping Lake is flanked by forest and tree plantations offering a huge diversity of cycling terrain – from narrow riverside roads to long switchback climbs.
The area is also rich in culture, history and traditional architecture -rolling through the landscape on a bicycle is pure delight.