The friendship highway is pavedOctober 14, 2018 in China ⋅ ☀️ 9 °C
That is what the tour description says: The friendship highway is completely paved so it is possible to ride longer tours in a day. Problem is just: The friendship highway ends at the Chinese border. And then you have to go on a super bad dirt road. It's also the road all the trucks going over the border have to use. The trucks are impressively off-road capable!
So we had two tours: One with very good roads where you can drive a short 70km stage within a few hours. And then three days of technical mountain bike training where you need a whole day for the same distance.
But at least we finally looked like we have been riding a lot.Read more