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JunkMiles

3rd Annual JunkMiles 2020

The 2020 JunkMiles is here! This will be the third year of the event and this year we are setting up donations through World Bicycle Relief. Our goal is raise $1000 in support of the power of bicycles.

World Bicycle relief provides bicycles to people all across the world in places like South America, Africa, and Asia. The support is in the form of bicycles that give people access to education, healthcare and help grow the local economies though economic development.

With $1000 of donations, world bicycle relief can provide 6 bicycles and 4 bicycles running for 4 months. I have set the goal at $1000 but I expect more!

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G2G Palm Beach (May)

The G2G – Palm Beach is proudly presented by the Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute

COST OF EVENT – $35 early, $40 late (30 days outside of event date) and $45 on event day (credit card/processing fee are $3 more).  Entry fee includes;  post race food, race souvenir, professional chip timed, neutral support and much more.   

DAY OF EVENT SCHEDULE

MORNING OF REGISTRATION Time: 7:00 to 7:45 a.m.

PRE-RIDE participants meeting: 7:55 

Event Start – 8:00am

Event ENDS: By 1pm

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LOCATION START/FINISH:  TBA

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Strada Bellamy Sportif

 Once again you are invited to the toughest road ride in NorFla – the  GCX Strada Bellamy Sportif. Covering 207km of paved and unpaved roadways, Strada Bellamy takes its inspiration from the Strade Bianche held each spring in Tuscany. Our route incorporates several sections of historic Old Bellamy Road, the first federal highway constructed in Florida during the 1820s. Participants will also ride many other back roads familiar to GCX regulars and we take pride in introducing them to you.

The 207km course includes 23 unpaved sectors totaling 125km. Primary feed zones (i.e. service station convenience stores) are at 65km and 156km. We’ll again offer a 99km option – the “Strada Bambino.” This event is not supported, not sagged, and not forgiving. The course will not be marked but a link to both course maps will be posted during the week prior to ride. No printed versions will be provided.

Gainesville Cycling Club members ride free; non-members are also free but must sign ride waiver.

Ride briefing at 7:20, rollout at 7:30am. Please park at south end of lot along SR 26.

Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about this ride and others on the Riding Gravel Forum.

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G2G Palm Beach (April)

The G2G – Palm Beach is proudly presented by the Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute

COST OF EVENT – $35 early, $40 late (30 days outside of event date) and $45 on event day (credit card/processing fee are $3 more).  Entry fee includes;  post race food, race souvenir, professional chip timed, neutral support and much more.  

DAY OF EVENT SCHEDULE

MORNING OF REGISTRATION Time: 7:00 to 7:45 a.m.

PRE-RIDE participants meeting: 7:55 

Event Start – 8:00am

Event ENDS: By 1pm

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4G (Great Gator Gravel Grinder)

 

It’s back: The 4G is the southernmost un-southern gravel ride and the uttermost unique ride of its kind in South Florida. The route covers the Gator’s share (or should we say Python’s share these days?) of remote areas you can find in the Miami-Dade area, featuring canals and access roads with very little pavement involved. We strongly recommend running nothing more narrow than a 40c tire as some of the paths along the route can be quite demanding.

 


 Save the dates and keep an eye on the event page for updates on this years 4G!! I am working hard with a great group of people and businesses to bring more fun, adventure and stuff to the table for 2020.

Stay in touch and learn more by joining the 4G Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/events/1282070061886526

Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about this ride and others on the Riding Gravel Forum.

 

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G2G Palm Beach

The G2G – Palm Beach is proudly presented by the Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute

COST OF EVENT – $35 early, $40 late (30 days outside of event date) and $50 on event day (fee includes USA Cycling insurance fee of $4.75 and service fee of $4.05). Entry fee includes; post race food, race souvenir, professional chip timed, neutral support and much more.

DAY OF EVENT SCHEDULE

MORNING OF REGISTRATION Time: 7:00 to 7:45 a.m.
PRE-RIDE participants meeting: 7:55
Event Start – 8:00am
Event ENDS: By 1pm
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LOCATION START/FINISH:
See Official Event Flyer
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ON-LINE REGISTRATION – ESPtiming.com
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PRE-RACE NUMBER PICK-UP – LC Tri Shop from 3pm to 5pm day prior to the event
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ROUTE DISTANCE & CATEGORIES

Up to 25 Miles – Male/Female Beginners, Intermediate, Fat Tire, Juniors
Up to 50 Miles – Male/Female Open, Masters (40+, 50+)

*Custom awards to the top 3 in each category
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NEUTRAL SUPPORT – We recommend you are self supported but we will provide water/food.
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Helmet is Required, Ride safe! Ride smart!
Gravel Bikes, Mountain Bikes and Fat Tire Bikes are recommended. The terrain is rough and not suitable for road bikes.
A mixture of gravel, grass, small pot holes……………..
Bring tools, tubes, air and Hydration. Be ready and prepared to fix your bike or flat tire in case of an unexpected mechanical.
Things to Remember
• Pick the right bike for the ride. (Gravel/Dirt specifics, mountain bike or fat tire bicycle).
• Road ID
• Phone
• Health Insurance Card, ID, Credit Card, Cash and Phone on a waterproof protected case.
• Helmet
• Gloves
• Eyewear
• Extra Tubes and air.
• Basic tools
• Gels, bar, snack
• Hydration (at least one 22oz bottle per hour) or (hydration backpack). NOTE: Any small backpack can help you carry extra hydration and basic tools/safety items.
• Small/Basic First-Aid Pack
PLAY IT SAFE
• Always wear a helmet.
• Check weather forecast. (Events usually post cancellations due to bad weather one hour before event starts).
• Road ID App. Great features like “Lock Screen” and “Tracking Notifications” (FREE and it works awesome, visit RoadID Dot Com)
• Have your bicycle inspected for your own safety and the safety of others riding with you.
• Say “NO to Flats” by checking the condition “wear&tear” of your tires and making sure they are properly inflated. No joke, don’t be that guy, HA!
• Sunblock and Bug repellent
• Look ahead for slippery or loose surface and potential hazards.
• Pick your distance based on your ability.
• ALWAYS USE COMMON SENSE.
• Must be self sufficient.
• Have a plan and let others know where you are headed and approximate time.
• Please Don’t wear earbuds, this is good group ride etiquette and a courtesy for your safety and the safety of others.
• CALL 911 in case of an emergency

*The South Florida Water Management District does not charge a fee to enter or use any lands provided by the District to the public for outdoor recreational purposes. Any applicable fee, registration fee, ticket price or any other fee charged or donation accepted by the organization hosting an event on any lands provided by the District to the public for outdoor recreation purposes is not and shall not be considered a fee to enter or use the property”

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G2G – Palm Beach

The G2G – Palm Beach is proudly presented by the Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute

COST OF EVENT – $35 early, $40 late (30 days outside of event date) and $45 on event day (credit card/processing fee are $3 more).  Entry fee includes;  post race food, race souvenir, professional chip timed, neutral support and much more.   

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Citrus Peeler

Introducing the first annual Citrus Peeler Gravel Ride! We’re showcasing the best gravel Citrus County has to offer on this 67 mile route through the area’s environmental preserves and state forest. The ride will depart from downtown Inverness at the Depot Trailhead alongside David’s World Cycle and the Withlacoochee State Trail. Bagels will be provided before the ride by this awesome local shop – YUM!

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Claymont Gravel Grinder

Once again join us for our annual Claymont Gravel Grinder on November 16th. Come visit the SRAM booth at the Horrible Hundred Expo after the ride.

Group A: Leaving from the Waterfront Lake Mineola waterfront Park at 7:30. Group B: Leaving from Magnolia Park at 8 am. No drop group. We are planning on having a group riding to Green Mountain and back.

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Dirty Forks Gravel Grinder

Come check out some of the best gravel riding in Florida in the beautiful St. John’s River three forks area!
• Ride Distances: 51 Miles, 34 Miles, 17 Miles & 7 Mile Fun ride
• Demo gravel bikes will be available at the ride for a short test on the Dirty Forks.
• Food and drinks will be provided post ride, first 50 registrants will receive an event pint glass!
• Pre-registration $25, Day of registration $40

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by Riding Gravel 2014