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Triple Crown of Gravel Announces 2020 Series

British Columbia’s Premier Gravel Fondo Series is back for its Sixth year

Vancouver, BC, February 2020 - Tri 1 Events have announced full details of their series of Gravel Fondo’s for 2020.  

The Triple Crown of Gravel includes the well-known, popular and well-established events, the Cowichan Crusher, Vancouver Island’s Premier Gravel Fondo and the Kettle Mettle, Western Canada's First and Premier Gravel Fondo.

We have individual categories as well as Team of 2 and Team of 4 Categories

This year sees the inaugural running the Sea 2 Sky Gravel Fondo in Squamish Valley, BC on Sunday April 25th.

There are two distances to suit a different range of abilities, where by participants can experience amazing mountain views, large rivers, creeks and waterfalls as well as wide great gravel roads.

The 50 km Medio Fondo is mostly flat a few small climbs and all on gravel roads with 700m of climbing.  The 100km Gran Fondo contains approx. 1500m of climbing with no single track and some hills and a few sharp climbs but nothing over 9%

As with all Tri1 Events, there is a post celebration including race meal and cold beer, bonfire, Music and a Souvenir T shirt and tons of draw prizes! Entry also includes Souvenir T shirt, Event support on course (mechanical / flat), Several Aid stations on course and results with a time.

The new event has already proved popular with strong entries received, Limited place left so early entry is advised to secure a place.

This year sees the inaugural running the Sea 2 Sky Gravel Fondo in Squamish Valley, BC on Sunday April 25th.

The fourth Annual Cowichan Crusher, on Sunday June 7th 2020 is the second round of the series, which is a big ride on gravel and dirt on the Cowichan Valley Trail.

The Cowichan Crusher showcases the historical nature and amazing scenery of the Cowichan Valley, providing a scenic and challenging ride. 

The ride features two standard distances of 50 km and 90 km which cater for all abilities of cyclists. Start and finishing in Duncan, BC, participants will enjoy onsite camping and a post ride dip in the lake, a BBQ and Beer Gardens as well as a wash up area too.

Registration includes a Souvenir T shirt, Beer ticket at the finish, Event support on course (mechanical / flat), Several Aid stations on course, Results with a time, Draw Prizes and a Souvenir Photo.

The fourth Annual Cowichan Crusher, on Sunday June 7th 2020 is the second round of the series, which is a big ride on gravel and dirt on the Cowichan Valley Trail.

The sixth edition of the very popular 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 130km which features and additional section 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 ride, participants can enjoy the wine festival evening in Kelowna.

Registration includes; Custom Designed Souvenir Cotton T=Shirt (unisex sizing), A bottle of wine, Beer ticket at the finish, Food at the finish, Limited event support on course (mechanical / flat), Bike Transport to start , Penticton) from Kelowna, 3 Aid stations on course, Results with a time, Draw Prizes and a Souvenir Photo.

The sixth edition of the very popular Kettle Mettle showcases the Kettle Valley Trail and the amazing scenery of the Okanagan while also providing a safe and challenging ride.

2020 Triple Crown of Gravel Series

Sea 2 Sky Gravel Fondo, Squamish Valley, BC, Sunday April 25 - sea2skyfondo.com

Cowichan Crusher, Duncan, BC – Sunday, June 7, 2020 - cowichancrusher.com

Kettle Mettle, Kelowna, BC – Sunday, September 26th, 2020- kettlemettle.ca

Register NOW for the Series and SAVE!

Sign up for all the events with a season pass. 3 events one great price, enter before March 15th and save $115 on individual entries!

To register for the whole series, please visit https://ccnbikes.com/#!/series/triple-crown-of-gravel-2020

About Tri 1 Events

Tri 1 Events is a Sport Event Management company that aims to put on fun challenging and memorable events in BC. 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

This year sees the inaugural running the Sea 2 Sky Gravel Fondo in Squamish Valley, BC on Sunday April 25th.