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Black Fly Challenge

Black Fly Challenge

June 13 2020
Inlet, New York, USA

Always the second Saturday in June, the Black Fly Challenge is a classic Adirondack Mountain bike race, rolling 40 miles through the wild & scenic Moose River Recreation Area between the towns of Inlet and Indian Lake, NY.

Black Fly Challenge is THE classic Adirondack Mountain bike race. With a loyal following, the Black Fly is an annual tradition for many cyclists from NY and beyond. Are you up for the Challenge? 

Black Fly Challenge

Routes: 39 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: B - Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Start Times / Itinerary

Friday June 8th  –  Pre-Race Registration & Packet Pickup
9am – 9pm at Pedals & Petals, Rt 28, downtown Inlet

Saturday June 9th – RACE DAY!

8am: Shuttle Leaves Indian Lake for Inlet
8-10am: Registration, at Inlet Town Hall, Rt. 28, Inlet
10:15am: Official’s Instructions – Be on the starting line!
10:30am: Race Begins
12 noon: Post Race Party begins at Indian Lake School
2:45pm: Awards Ceremony
4pm: Shuttle Leaves Indian Lake for Inlet
DON’T FORGET – This is a Destination Race!
Bring someone to drive your vehicle to the post race party in Indian Lake!!!

The Last Resort Shuttle:
For those unable to arrange transportation there is limited shuttle space available.
The Last Resort Shuttle is $15.00/person and must be reserved in advance.
Shuttle capacity is limited to 80 riders & bikes for each run, Morning and Afternoon
Add your Shuttle Reservation to your Registration at
Before the race: Shuttle leaves Indian Lake at 8:00am for Registration in Inlet.
After the race: Shuttle leaves Indian Lake at 4:00pm after Awards for return to Inlet.



Prize / Race Categories

Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
Start Address: 160 New York 28, Inlet, NY 13360
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Jun 13 2020 - EVENT: Black Fly Challenge