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You are cordially invited to your own Destruction. The Gritty Goose is back. 50, 70 or 100 miles of non-supported true grit.
August 19 7 am registration, 8 am roll-out
Bertram Chain of Lakes Single Track parking lot.
Here’s the official details:
The Gritty Goose Gravel Grinder is a Gravel bike ride in the Wright County area near Monticello, Maple Lake & Buffalo Minnesota.
Who – The ride is free and open to anyone with a bike. Currently the gravel roads are in very good shape, but a 28mm or larger tire is recommended just like on any other gravel ride.
What – An unsupported gravel ride with three options: either 70 miles with almost 2000 feet of climbing or 50 miles with almost 1500 feet of climbing, and then the 100 miles with and undisclosed amount of vertical hauling. There will be 2 optional gas station stops and possibly a water stop as well.
When – Saturday August 19th 20o17 with a mass roll out at 8AM sharp.
Where – The start will be near Monticello with the exact location to be revealed at a later time along with a course map, gpx file, and cue cards.
Why – You’ll have to ride it to find out why its called the Gritty Goose