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Tour of the Dragon: The Toughest One-Day Mountain Bike Race

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Published on Feb 18, 2015

Tour of the Dragon: The Toughest One-Day Mountain Bike Race

The Tour of the Dragon mountain bike race takes place in the Kingdom of Bhutan. It is considered one of the toughest one-day mountain bike races in the world. The race starts in Bumthang and travels 166 miles (268 km) over 4 mountain passes before finishing in Thimphu town square. Presented by Bargo Brothers & Backpacker Films / Bhutan Olympic Committee

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Within Earths tallest mountains and deepest jungles… A mysterious Kingdom exists hidden from the world. Remaining locked in a time capsule. We’ve done some hard stuff but this is freaking tough. It is here where a secret competition is known among the world’s greatest athletes…The Tour of the Dragon. Few dare to enter this one-day, 268-kilometer race. Toughest part of this race is just mountain pass after mountain pass. And only a few will succeed. Climbing the freaking mountains is not easy...this is 10 times harder than I was thinking. Sometimes I guess I have to listen to my body so I’m giving up now. They ascend the Himalayas…and descend at deadly speeds. They race until their last breath…and then among the challengers emerges one athlete who can honestly say I’m the world champion.

Greg Bargo
Instagram: https://instagram.com/gcbargo/

Branndon Bargo
Instagram: https://instagram.com/branndonbargo/

Production Company: Backpacker Films LLC
Jeremy La Zelle: Director
Greg Taylor: Director of Photography
backpackerfilms.com

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