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2017 Blood Sweat and Gears

Blood Sweat and Gears

June 23 2018
Valle Crucis, North Carolina, USA
A 50 mile, 4,200 feet elevation, "Half Century" is available for those who prefer the sanity of a challenging but shorter route. Both rides are fully supported with aide stations and SAG support.

The signature climb of BSG is Snake Mountain. You'll encounter 20% grades as you approach the top of the climb at the 52 mile mark.
Route can be found at:
2017 Blood Sweat and Gears
Routes: 52, 88 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: E - Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Entry Limit: 750 for the 100 mile ride. 500 for the 50.
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Start Times / Itinerary

100 mile rides start at 7:30am on Saturday, June 2th

50 mile ride startts at 7:45am on Saturday, June 27th


$80 - 52 mile ride

$90 - 88 mile ride

What's Included?

Chip timing


Free masssages

Food and live music post-ride

Packet Pickups

Friday, June 22th from 3pm to 9pm

Saturay, June 23th from 5:30am to 7am

Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Controlled Intersections
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
Start Address: Valle Crucis, North Carolina
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Jun 23 2018 - EVENT: Blood Sweat and Gears