The Tour Divide is the grandest North American mountain bike race. And in 2019, Lael Wilcox aimed to win it all.
Stretching from Canada to Mexico, the Tour Divide is a brutal, lonely race through the spine of the continent. Riders support themselves the entire way and face hardships like weather, altitude, and exhaustion.
“I Just Want To Ride: Lael Wilcox and the 2019 Tour Divide” tells the story of Wilcox’s 2019 race. She attempted to be the first female overall winner of the race. Follow along as she tackles the most notable bikepacking route in the world.