The Montana Gravel Challenge is back for 2021. It’s a 3 stage, 3 day, 2-person team event. April 16, 17, and 18. You can only ride with your team of two through out the event. REGISTER OR VISIT RACE WEBSITE
Zillastate – Big Sky Brewery – The Cycling House
Dram Shop – Kent Brothers Automotive – Wally and Buck – Grist – City Center Motel
COVID-19 – The event will be run as a two person time trial for all stages. Teams are not allowed to work ride within 6 feet of other teams out on the courses. Max number of people at the start/finish is 20. Masks are required in the parking lot and start/finish area. Teams will sign up for 30 minute starting blocks for each stage. Aid stations will have two volunteers serving packaged food with gloves and masks on. Rider check in and number pick up will be be available all week. Start lists and times will be emailed and posted the night before each stage. NO SPECTATORS
COURSES – start lists/times emailed a week prior to the event
Friday April 16th – Nine Mile Road Time Trial – A Friday eve delight. Out and back gravel only, slight rise on the way out and slight decline on the way home, around 32 miles total.
Saturday April 17th – Southside Road. Back again this course will be nice on a rainy Sunday. Ride Mullan Road pavement out to Southside Road and ride the iconic gravel two track back to the start. Plan on 3-5 hours of racing. 58 miles
Sunday April 18th – Old Roubaix Circuit. This lapped style course starts and finishes at race hq. Plan on 2-3 hours of racing. 46 miles.