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Bookwalter Binge Gran Fondo & Tune Up Ride 2017

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Pisgah Brewing Company 150 Eastside Drive Black MountainNC  28711
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Pisgah Brewing Company 150 Eastside Drive Black MountainNC  28711
Cycling-83 Miles - Individual Age group/open
$100.00
in 36 days $100.00
Medio Route - 62 Miles - Individual Age group/open
$95.00
in 36 days $95.00
Piccolo Route - 30 Miles - Individual Age group/open
$70.00
in 36 days $70.00

About This Activity

Join us for a relaxed Gran Fondo ride, studded with racing on timed segments of tough climbs that provide an epic challenge to all.

Three routes of varying length traverse some of the most beautiful roads in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina:

  • Gran 7,400 ft of climbing in 83 miles
  • Medio 5,500 ft in 62 miles
  • Piccolo 2,500 ft in 29 miles

This is an unusual opportunity to ride alongside female and male pro cyclists as they celebrate the end of their season racing all over the world and the country. Our accessible pros ride all three routes, and along with Brent, they are inspired by cyclists of all backgrounds and abilities.

Event details and schedule

Friday, October 27, 2017

TUNE UP RIDE

Asheville NC

Warm up ride with Jamie & Brent. Registration is limited to 30 riders.

PACKET PICK-UP & REGISTRATION

Liberty Bicycles

1378 Hendersonville Road
Asheville NC
5:00 PM until 7:00 PM

Stop by to get your bib number, timing chip and your rider goodie bag; avoid the lines on Saturday morning.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 – START/FINISH

Pisgah Brewing
150 Eastside Drive, Black Mountain, NC 28711
Packet Pick-up & Registration  6:45 AM - 7:45 AM
Ride Starts  8:30 AM
Binge Party  11:00 AM until 5:00 PM

 

Prizes

Jamie Bookwalter and the awesome Binge Sponsors come together to create prizes that rock. Prizes are up for grabs for the following categories:

Gran Route - three timed sections

  • Female - first, second & third
  • Male - first, second & third

Medio Route - two timed sections

  • Female - first, second & third
  • Male - first, second & third

Picciolo Route - one timed section

  • Female - first, second & third
  • Male - first, second & third

Team Prizes

  • Team with the most members wearing the team jersey
  • Team that traveled the most miles (cumulative miles traveled by each team member from home to the start)

Oldest Rider

Youngest Rider

Best Halloween Costume - Rider

Best Halloween Costume - Volunteer

 

Timing

The Binge is a party on two-wheels studded with races on timed segments. Party a little, race a little...get it?

So how are the winners selected? Using timing chips, we capture your time on each timed segment and then we add the time together to see how you placed compared to other riders on your route.

 

Organizer Info

Map & Direction

Pisgah Brewing Company 150 Eastside Drive Black MountainNC  28711
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