(Mike Blewitt) Riding Through History at the Convict 100

We don’t have passes across the Alps that Napoleon used and now have 8 lane motorways, or ancient smuggling routes between Salzburg and the Alta Valtellina which is now perfect singletrack. But we do have the Convict Trail, and you get right up close to it on the Convict 100.

Mike Blewitt, via MarathonMTB:

We don’t have passes across the Alps that Napoleon used and now have 8 lane motorways, or ancient smuggling routes between Salzburg and the Alta Valtellina which is now perfect singletrack. But we do have the Convict Trail, and you get right up close to it on the Convict 100.

The Convict 100 is on 4th May this year, meaning it will be a cool start and a pleasant temperature when you finish. if you want to race it, don’t miss our #protips from last year, but if you want a good insight into the area you can do that too – with first aid and food support out on the route. So even if racing isn’t your thing, you’re likely to get a lot out of the day exploring one of the trails of our history.

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