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2017 Castell Grind

Castell Grind

April 07 2018
Castell, Texas, USA

The Castell Grind is comprised of three separate endurance gravel races, the Full Grind 100K 3/4 Grind 72K Half Grind 50K.  All races will begin in Castell following remote gravel roads through the rolling Texas Hill Country in the middle of nowhere.   You can expect amazing views, wildlife, cattle guards, minimal traffic, adventure and a gravel challenge worthy of bragging rights.  The Full Grind will follow a figure 8 course intersecting through the center of Castell at the half way point.  This will be a mandatory check point for all racers continuing on the 100K course.  Racers may also use this as a refueling and support stop if they choose to.  The Half Grind racers will complete the same sourth loop course as the Full Grind racers and finish their race in Castell.  The Full Grind racers will complete the nouth loop returning to Castell and the finish line.  Post race festivities will take place at the Castell General Store.

MANDATORY GEAR

Bike helmet
Method of carrying sufficient food and fluids for duration of the event, camelback or bottles
Spare tubes and or patch kit
Tire pump or Co2 cartridge for refilling flattened tires
Jacket or windbreaker for inclement weather
Compact bike tool
Cell phone
GPS or cycle computer

2017 Castell Grind

 
Routes: 50, 72, 100km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: E - Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Time Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
 
Start Address: The Castell General Store - 19522 W Ranch Road 152, Castell, TX
 
 
 
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