Costa Rica Color: La Ruta Slideshow

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  • Published Nov. 13, 2009
  • Updated Oct. 11, 2012 at 5:01 PM EDT

The 17th edition of La Ruta de los Conquistadores rolled away from Costa Rica’s Pacific shore on Nov. 11 and will finish Saturday on the country’s Caribbean coast some 390 kilometers later.

If you can’t race La Ruta— or as mere mortals do, just manage to ride it — then the next best thing is to check out the action in living color here at

California-based Costa Rican racer Manuel Prado, Team ShoAir, leads the overall classification going into Saturday’s final stage.

Photography courtesy of J. Andrés Vargas – Lead Adventure Media.

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