The news keeps coming hot and heavy this year concerning the gravel grinders going on across the nation. In this installment we have news from South Dakota and Vermont....
The Big Mick: We've featured this one on GGN before, but I just got confirmation of the June 16th date. Here is a brief description of the event's route.
"Four ride lengths Century, Half Century, Metric Century and a 32 mile fun
ride. Ride the length of the Beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, one day,
For more information and how to hook up with this event, see their site here.
Central Vermont Cycling Tour: Next up we have another multi-distance ride for fun, and even runners are invited to this gig! Here is a brief description from an e-mail I received recently.
"On June 17, 2012, the Cross Vermont Trail Association invites you to participate in the Central Vermont Cycling Tour (formerly "VT Eco Tour"). Riders have a choice of 15, 33 and 60 mile rides on scenic gravel roads. Runners can run the 15 and 33-mile courses.
This event is also a way to sample some great Vermont food. Our feed stations and end of ride buffet will be packed with food from local farms, businesses and restaurants."
So, get some information on how to join this fun right here! You can register for this event here.