Tagged: La Ruta 2011

2011 La Ruta de los Conquistadores Video Recap

Chris Carmichael and a crew of CTS Coaches and Athletes traveled to Costa Rica to race the 2011 La Ruta de los Conquistadores. The race is billed as the world's hardest mountain bike stage race, and with 39k feet of climbing, 30+% grades, mud chutes, hornets, crocodiles, and a host of other challenges, it lives…

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La Ruta Journal: Day 0 – Pre-Ride, with SRM File

La Ruta Race Reflections La Ruta: The Hardest Mountain Bike Race in the World   Let’s face it: if you’re looking for a challenge, that title catches your eye. Not only does it boast of 39,000ft of climbing, but you cross a jungle, hike through flowing rivers, ride over multiple volcanoes, and battle the heat and…

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