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Round 2 of the Gravel King/Gravel Queen series rolls through the magnificent Hill Country around Llano, TX. Riders are guaranteed amazing views along a scenic route which includes crossing the Llano River and meanderings through the local mountains and bluffs.
No license required, Team Spinistry members save 25%!
Wild life is plentiful along the route and many of the roads journey through open grazing lands. Routes will be marked and access to water will be available every 20-30 miles. GPS files and access to FREE premium Ride With GPS services will be provided to all registered participants the week of the event.
The routes are intended to be remote with an expectation of minimal contact with cars and trucks along the network of County roads. Staging will be at the John L. Kuykendall Event Center and Arena on the outskirts of town. A major fundraising event will be on site as well that day (more details soon) so feel free to bring along non riding family and friends to enjoy what Llano has to offer.
We will have a vendor expo on site along with after ride snacks and drinks. Feel free to bring your tents and coolers to hang out for awards and the after party.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Thou shalt not have any other goal before you but to have fun.
Thou shalt not make unto thee a litter bug.
Thou shalt not take the spirit of self supported in vain.
Remember event day, it is holy.
Honor thy bike shops and thy distillers/fermenters.
Thou shalt not cheat.
Thou shalt not commit assholery.
Thou shalt not be unprepared.
Thou shalt not touch my timing computer even if you think you know everything about computers and software.
Thou shalt covet thy neighbor's bike, gear, lung capacity, navigation skills, etc. and seek to make them yours as well.
A Race - The Aces of the field. If it is a payout race this will be the category. Equivalent to Pro/Cat 1/19+ Mph Average over 100K
B Race - Badasses. The every day fast folks most of us are jealous of. Equivalent to Cat 2 and Cat 3 sandbaggers/16-18 Mph Average over 100K
C Race - Competitive. Likes the thrill of the chase and a badass wannabe. 14-16 Mph Average over 100K
D Ride - Developmental. Get out there and see what you can do. No pressure of any kind but you will have a recorded time to reference if you are curious how you stack up with others. Not worried about rankings? We're cool with that. This is also the preferred category for the person doing this type of event for the first time and has no idea which race category is appropriate for them. Ride non competitive the first event to establish a base line.
Categories are self declared but we reserve the right to force sandbaggers into an appropriate category at any time. Hint, if you podium more than once you are probably going to be upgraded. If you "win" a C race with a big gap on the field you will probably be upgraded that race unless you've never raced before.
Age breaks will be determined based on total number of entries once the event reaches capacity. The formula will be 8-10 racer per category (age/gender) based on youngest age and up. Once 10 racers are in an age/gender group the next group begins. Racing age is determined by age on event day.
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