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BC's Triple Crown of Gravel 2019 Announced

British Columbia’s Premier Gravel Fondo Series is back again in 2019 with three challenging events

Tri 1 Events have announced their popular returning series of Gravel Fondo’s for 2019. The BC Triple Crown of Gravel includes the well-known, popular and well-established events, The Golden Ears Gravel Fondo the Cowichan Crusher, Vancouver Island’s Premier Gravel Fondo and the Kettle Mettle, Western Canada's First and Premier Gravel Fondo.

Presenting Sponsor for the series is again KazLaw.  KazLaw is one of Vancouver and BC’s leading personal injury lawyer firms specializing in making a positive difference for injured victims. Founder, Marc Kazimirski, has been a lawyer on some of the largest personal injury cases in British Columbia. He is active in the legal community and is the past President of the Trial Lawyers Association. Marc is an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law and is teaching one of the first personal injury courses available at a Canadian law school. Marc is committed to an active lifestyle and was an avid cyclist on the Canadian National Cycling team. KazLaw Injury Lawyers is a proud presenting sponsor for the BC Triple Crown of Gravel Series!

BC's Triple Crown of Gravel 2019 Announced

The BC Triple Crown of Gravel Series are Proud to have Easton Cycling on board as a series sponsor once again in 2019. Easton Cycling’s growing line of AX components redefine where road bikes belong. The EA70 AX and EC70 AX carbon drop bars give more control over unconventional terrain while maintaining ergonomic positioning. And the EA70 AX wheelset has the durability to withstand aggressive trail riding with only your wheels and tires giving compliance. From bike packing adventures loaded with gear, to grinding out a washboard gravel loop - the road less travelled is where your AX adventure begins. #EastonAdventure

Schwalbe Tires are proud to be the official tire brand of the BC Triple Crown of Gravel.  Victoria, BC is home to Schwalbe’s North American headquarters and on the doorstep of some of the best gravel riding in Canada.  With multiple sizes, and tread options perfectly suited to British Columbia’s network of unpaved roads and trails, Schwalbe’s G-One line of tires is an excellent choice for beginners and experts alike.

Honey Stinger, Ultima, GoMacro and Stoked Oats announced as official nutritional sponsors for the series.

The BC Triple Crown of Gravel Series would like to thank Planet Foods for providing awesome Honey Stinger and Ultima for on course race nutrition while Go Marco and Stoked Oats can provide great before and after race nutrition.

Series Official Beer Garden sponsor and Official finisher beer is Red Racer once again for 2019.

The Cowichan Crusher, on June 23rd 2019 is the second round of the 2019 series

This year on May 25th 2019, the second annual Golden Ears Gravel Fondo will showcase the amazing scenery of Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam while also providing a safe and challenging gravel ride on the many gravel dykes and pathways throughout the region. The return Gravel Fondo features two distances of 55 km and 100+ km which cater for all abilities of cyclists. The Full Fondo features an updated course with some added hills to make it more challenging

The Golden Ears Gravel Fondo is primarily on gravel and dirt and the majority of the ride is on the dykes and trails through Port Coquitlam and Pitt Meadows, show casing the amazing scenery of Golden Ears also providing a scenic and challenging ride.  After completing the ride, participants will enjoy the Red Racer Beer Gardens and food. 

BC Triple Crown of Gravel Series Founder, Dean Stanton, stated “We are putting more FUN into our Fondo cycling events.”

The Cowichan Crusher, on June 23rd 2019 is the second round of the 2019 series, which is a big ride on gravel and dirt in the Cowichan Valley. The Cowichan Crusher showcases the historical nature and amazing scenery of the Cowichan Valley, providing a scenic and challenging ride.  The Cowichan Crusher start / finish has moved to Lake Cowichan for 2019 to make for better riding and scenery

The ride features two standard distances of 55 km and 100+ km which cater for all abilities of cyclists. Start and finishing in Lake Cowichan, participants will enjoy nearby camping, accommodations and a post ride dip in the lake, a BBQ and Red Racer Beer Gardens as well.

The Sixth edition of the Kettle Mettle showcases the Kettle Valley Trail and the amazing scenery of the Okanagan while also providing a safe and challenging ride.  There are three distances for abilities; 50km, 100km and tougher 130+km which features and additional sections of gravel. The main start is beside Lake Okanagan, Penticton and finishes in East Kelowna. On route, there be several aid stations as well as support for riders with flats and mechanical issues and of course first aid. After the event participants will get a great post food and Red Racer beer gardens and entertainment

After the ride, participants can enjoy the wine festival evening in Kelowna.

2018 Triple Crown of Gravel Series

Golden Ears Gravel Fondo, Pitt Meadows, BC - May 25th, 2019 - goldenearsfondo.com  |  register now

Cowichan Crusher Gravel Fondo , Lake Cowichan, BC - June 23rd, 2019 - cowichancrusher.com  |  register now

Kettle Mettle, Penticton - Kelowna, BC - September 21st, 2019 - kettlemettle.ca  |  register now

Register for the Series and SAVE!

Sign up for all the events with a season pass.  3 Events one Great Price, save at least 10% on individual entries.

To register for the whole series, please visit https://ccnbikes.com/#!/series/tri-1-events-season-pass-triple-crown-of-gravel-2019

About Tri 1 Events

Tri 1 Events is an experienced Sport Event Management company that aims to put on fun challenging and memorable events in Western Canada. Tri 1 Events take place throughout BC. People that compete in a Tri 1 Events are people looking to live life to its fullest. We have everyone from novice - beginners to experienced people and all in between that use our events to gauge themselves and fitness. They participate in these events to push themselves and compete against each other to see if they have what it takes to take their life and fitness to the next level.

For more information, please visit: http://www.tri1events.com

The Sixth edition of the Kettle Mettle showcases the Kettle Valley Trail and the amazing scenery of the Okanagan