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Rocktown

Rocktown Rambler

September 20 2020
Basye, Virginia, USA

Welcome to the Rocktown Rambler! We are so very excited for you to be joining us!

The Rocktown Rambler is a celebration of riding backcountry roads in the Shenandoah Valley. There will be gravel, some climbing, some descending, some singletrack, and a lot of fun! We welcome everyone that wants to have a good time - whether that is by racing, riding, or partying (or doing all three at once)! The Rambler is yours to enjoy!

WHAT’S INCLUDED WITH ENTRY:

Free T-shirt
Free post-event meal
Aid station support - food, bike mechanic, gravel party!

INSURANCE: While our event is insured through USACycling, it is NOT required to have a USAC License! 

SCHEDULE:

Packet pickup 7:30am - 9:30am at Bryce Resort
Race Brief at 9:45am
Race Start: 10AM for both distances
DJ Barkley & Food/After-Party: 12-4pm

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: Save some $$ by registering by Jan 1, 2020!

RACE DAY REGISTRATION: If there are still spots open for the Rambler, Day-of registration will be available for $20 more than the final bikereg registration fee. Day-of Registration will be open until from 7:30am-9:00am at Bryce Resort.

PARKING: There is plenty of parking right at Bryce Resort. Start/Finish also right at Bryce Resort

GEAR: HELMETS ARE REQUIRED. As for tires and bike choice, we recommend a bike that can handle at least a 32c tire. 35-38c wide tires will most likely be your optimal choice for the Rambler. You are welcome to test your limits on a road bike with smaller tires, but we would like to caution you to be extra safe on course if you choose to do so. Sturdy road, gravel, or mountain bike - pick what you'd like to ride and have a good (and safe) time!

PODIUMS:
Men's/Women's Open 50 miler will each be as follows

1st - $140
2nd - $120
3rd - $100
4th - $80
5th - $60

All other podiums will be top three in each category and receive some awesome prizes!

FOOD: Post-event meal will be available for free to racers, There will be food available to purchase for friends & family. Vegetarian option will be available.

VOLUNTEERS: We will need volunteers! Each volunteer will receive a t-shirt and meal. If you would like to volunteer with us, please email kelly@rocktownbicycles.com, or register under the Volunteer spot on this event page. Please expect to be volunteering anywhere from 2-4 hours (depending on what job we can have you do/you are available for).

THE COURSE: It is a 26-ish mile course, over 70% of it is gravel/dirt. Those doing the 50 mile event will do the course twice. There will be an aid station with some food and mechanical help about halfway through the course.

Rocktown Rambler

 
Routes: 25, 50 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 300
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

SCHEDULE:

Race Date September 20, 2020

Packet pickup 7:30am - 9:30am at Bryce Resort
Race Brief at 9:45am
Race Start: 10AM for both distances (25/50 miles)
DJ Barkley & Food/After-Party: 12-4pm

Costs

50 mile race: $80

25 mile race: $75

What's Included?

Free Rocktown Rambler T-shirt
Free post-event meal
Aid station support - food, bike mechanic, gravel party!

Packet Pickups

September 20, 2020

Packet pickup 7:30am - 9:30am at Bryce Resort

Prize / Race Categories

50 Mile Open Women and Men races will receive Cash, 5 places deep - 140/120/100/80/60

All other categories, 50 mile and 25 mile will receive Prizes, 3 places deep

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Registration/Entry On the Day
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
SAG Wagon
Controlled Intersections
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Downloadable GPS files
Free Training Rides
Post Ride Shower
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
Start Address: Bryce Resort, 1982 Fairway Dr, Basye, VA 22810
 
 
 
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Sep 20 2020 - EVENT: Rocktown Rambler