Today the Swiss Epic 2019 begins.
300 teams, of two riders each, registered in Davos on Monday. The 5 day, 350 kilometre UCI S1 category stage race takes in a massive 12 000 meters of climbing in the Alps. A mix of purpose-built mountain bike trails and rugged mountain dual tracks make up the majority of the course which provides new challenges around every corner and breathtaking views at every turn.
Stage One will challenge Jon and Guy with 2800m of climbing across 86km, starting in Davos and finishing in St Mortiz, it takes in highlights of the area like the Zügen Gorge and the world-renowned Landwasser Viaduct.