After the success of the 2018 route, the Sun Trip will once more ride from Lyon to Canton (Guangzhou) in 2020!
In the longer run, our goal is to develop a durable route between the two partner cities crossing Eurasia on the New Silk Roads.
DEPARTURE TIMES :
May 23 to 29 : The Prologue Frankfurt-Lyon. Open to all Sun Trip’s fans, with solar bikes or ebikes. 750km in 6.5 days. More information : firstname.lastname@example.org // Pre-registration : thesuntrip.com/prologue-2020-frankfurt-lyon-en
May 30 : official departure in Lyon, Pace des Terreaux. Exhibition from May 28 to 30.
May 31 : ride from Aix-les-Bains to Albertville, open to all Sun Trip’s fans.
June 1 : proper start in Alberville.
New on the 2020 Sun Trip Map this year: introducing « Gate Cities », as well as a Chinese checkpoint requiring adventurers to ride on the Tibetan plateau if they are attempting the Solar Challenge.
In 2020, we will also feature a half course option for up to 20 teams whose final destination will be Almaty (Kazakhstan).
Registration closing : January 2020.
FIRST PARTICIPANTS REGISTERED
The teams already selected for Lyon-Canton and Lyon-Almaty.