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Kettle Mettle Tour de France Special

The 8th edition of Kettle Mettle, the oldest gravel fondo in Western Canada, showcases the Kettle Valley Trail and the amazing scenery of the Okanagan on September 15-16, 2023. SAVE $30 OFF all entries!

KETTLE METTLE Tour de France Special

Use promo code GFGTDF for $30 OFF all entries for Kettle Mettle!

The coupon code is valid until July 24th 2023 at midnight.

For more information, please visit: https://www.kettlemettle.ca or click the button below to register now:

Experience the unparalleled thrill of the Kettle Mettle, the second round of the 2023 Triple Crown of Gravel, the most revered gravel series in Western Canada. Distinguished for its remarkable course, this event has earned a prestigious spot among the 2023 Gran Fondo World Tour® Series. 

The 8th edition of Kettle Mettle, the oldest gravel fondo in Western Canada

Nestled amidst the breathtaking Okanagan Valley, this event unveils a captivating route that winds through canyons adorned with vibrant wildflowers, traverses historic trestles, and unveils hidden delights such as shaded decommissioned railway tunnels. Each ascent and descent along the sweeping switchbacks of the Kettle Valley Rail Trail presents a unique panoramic view, showcasing the beauty of crystal-clear lakes and rolling desert hills.

The marquee event, the Full Fondo Plus, is an enthralling one-day adventure spanning over 138+ km. Kettle Mettle also offers alternatives for riders seeking different challenges. The 50km Medio and 100km Full Fondo distances provide options to suit various preferences and abilities. In addition to the exhilarating one-day event, participants have the opportunity to engage in a two-day stage race, set amidst the stunning backdrop of the Okanagan. Choose between the two-day event, an immersive experience that spans September 15th and 16th. The two-day stage race introduces an exciting new course on the first day, commencing from Summerland, BC. Brace yourself for a multi-day cycling adventure that will test your mettle.

The Kettle Mettle promises to be a momentous event, marking its place among the gravel cycling elite. Prepare to conquer the challenge, savor the picturesque vistas, and forge lasting memories in the Okanagan Valley.

The 8th edition of Kettle Mettle, the oldest gravel fondo in Western Canada

The Kettle Mettle begins by the shores of Lake Okanagan in Penticton, and finished in East Kelowna. The majority of the Fondo takes place along the famed Kettle Valley Railway Trail (KVR), boasting a maximum 2.2% grade known as the "Railway Grade." This trail presents an accessible cycling opportunity for individuals across various fitness levels. As you progress along the course, immerse yourself in the wonders of Myra Canyon Provincial Park, where 17 remarkable trestles grace the landscape alongside several captivating tunnels. Ascending from Penticton to Chute Lake unveils an ever-expanding panoramic view of the Okanagan Valley's scenery and awe-inspiring vistas.

The 8th edition of Kettle Mettle, the oldest gravel fondo in Western Canada

Upon registration, participants will receive a souvenir t-shirt. On the course, expert support will be available to tackle any mechanical or flat tire mishaps. Multiple aid stations will be strategically positioned along the route to help keep participants hydrated and fueled. After crossing the finish line, rejoice in the camaraderie as you indulge in a refreshing, ice-cold beer (or non-alcoholic alternative) and savor a well-deserved post-ride meal. The event will also provide participants with comprehensive results, including their recorded time, alongside the chance to win exciting prizes. Additionally, podium recognition awaits the top three performers in each event category.

For those accompanying riders, spectator food options and bus tickets facilitating transportation between Penticton and East Kelowna are available for purchase, ensuring a seamless experience for all involved.

Prize categories encompass a range of divisions, honoring both men and women as individuals, as well as teams comprising two or four participants. Regardless of your preferred format, Kettle Mettle promises an exhilarating and inclusive competition for all.

Prepare to immerse yourself in Western Canada's gravel cycling scene.

The 8th edition of Kettle Mettle, the oldest gravel fondo in Western Canada

KETTLE METTLE Tour de France Special

Use promo code GFGTDF for $30 OFF all entries for Kettle Mettle!

The coupon code is valid until July 24th 2023 at midnight.

For more information, please visit: https://www.kettlemettle.ca or click the button below to register now:

 
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