Join us Sunday, August 18th (8/18) at Frog Hollow Bikes in Middlebury for a gravel adventure ride through southeast Addison County. Groups will depart at 9am from Frog Hollow Bikes,
Join us Sunday, August 18th (8/18) at Frog Hollow Bikes in Middlebury for a gravel adventure ride through southeast Addison County.
Groups will depart at 9am from
Frog Hollow Bikes, 74 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753
There will be two routes to choose from. One route is ~47 miles and the other is ~53 miles. We will provide routes and GPS files as we near the event date.
DOWNLOAD THE ROUTE FILES HERE: https://ridewithgps.com/events/100408-addison-county-gravel-adventure-ride-3
DESCRIPTION: We will be exploring gravel, Class 4, and forest trails in Middlebury, Lincoln, Ripton, and Goshen. ACAR events are FREE and all rider levels are welcome to join us. BYOB or favorite beverage we will have coolers with ice so that you beverages will be cold when we return.
We will be offering 2 groups. Group A riders will be riding the ~52 mile course with an average speed of 12-15 mph. Group B riders will be riding ~47 mile course with an average speed of 10-12 mph. Ride time for both groups should be between 4-5 hours.
There will be two optional stops on both routes. One at mile 20 and the other at mile 40 at the Ripton General Store.
Be prepared to be self sufficient on this ride and resolve any mechanicals you may have during the course of the ride. We will be in some remote areas of Moosalamoo Recreation area where you can not rely on cell reception and there will be limited facilities.
Routes are self navigation and WILL NOT be marked so plan accordingly. We will provide GPS files of the course prior to the event.
By The Way
The event is FREE! BYOB or favorite beverage and we will have coolers to ice down your beverages so they will be nice and cold on your return.
These rides are great for both the hammerhead and the new to gravel rider or even if you just want an easy day in the saddle with two courses to choose from everyone can have fun.
You can sign-up here: https://forms.gle/nC7ymUz9pd3YrKgc6
(Sunday) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Frog Hollow Bikes
74 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753