The great Korea 1200

On June 5th 2014 at 4 a.m., riders will mount their bikes in Gwangju to tackle the third edition of “The great Korea 1200”. This will be an epic journey of 1200 km in 90 hours (four days and 3 nights), a true endurance test for “legs and mind” in the "land of the morning calm".

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

21 riders pulled off Korea's first 1200K

On May 26 twenty-three riders mounted their bikes to answer the call of Korea's first 1200K 'Grand Randonnee'.  After 90 hours of cycling along the ocean and through the mountains, accompanied by scorching heat and hail storms, twenty-one riders are now KR1200 finishers (with a distance of 1213 km the official time limit was 91h 11min).

Pictures  -  Russell  -  Jason  -  Jan  - 
Stories  -  Kim Sung Hak  -  Kim Young Sam  -  

Gary B: "Harder than PBP or Rocky ... believe me, we are both (Gary and Jeff M) beat up"
Lee Kyu Won: "2012 Korea Grand Randonnee was greater than my expectation"
Mark T: "Thanks for putting on the ride; it was a grand adventure"  

Two cultures, one goal: finish the 1200K

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