The Mongolia Bike Challenge has officially started, but the racing will begin on August 2nd. Below is a collection of photographs I wanted to share with you from the Opening Ceremony. Cyclingnewsasia will have my official daily race reports and you can find more in-depth diary style about the event here on my website.
Damdin Sukhbaatar, the famous Mongolian Warrior
Cory Wallace from Canada is riding for Kona and is ready for the challenge!
Defending Champion Marzio from Italy
Tom Skinner looking ready to skin riders alive…