Early each June the world's toughest mountain bike race kicks off from Banff, Canada. The racecourse follows dirt roads, muddy tracks and snow covered mountains along the Continental Divide to the... More > Mexican border; 2,700 miles in total. This race, this cannonball run of pain, is called the Tour Divide and it is unique in the world of sport: the clock never stops and no outside support is allowed. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide.
The Cordillera Volume 4 is about things that break– broken bodies, broken bikes and broken spirits. Between these covers are tales of people at their lowest, their most physically and emotionally depleted. But the Cordillera Volume 4 is also about fixing, about getting busy and racing south. You will be amazed and heartened by the true stories in this volume. You will laugh and possibly cry as athletes plumb the depths of their endurance and then live to share it with you.< Less