6735 Garfield Ave, Elbert, Elbert County, Colorado, United States

Start Date

06/18/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Gravel grinder, Gran fondo, 64 miles, 23 miles, 46 miles

The South 40

A gravel ride highlighting the beauty of rural Elbert County & the Front Range of Colorado!

 

Saturday, June 18

Elbert, Colorado

 

Presented by

The South 40 Bar & Grill

 

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Location:

All registrants receive:

  • Custom pint glass + first fill free!
  • Event t-shirt if registered by June 1
  • Professional registration and event staff
  • $15 post-ride voucher to the South 40 Bar & Grill
  • On-course mechanical & moto support + sag support
  • Aid stations with plenty of water & energy drinks, nutrition, chairs to relax, shade, and friendly volunteers & staff!
  • Finish times & results via South 40 RWGPS Event Page
  • Clear course signage and markings
  • Start and finish marshal support
  • Bike wash station
  • Raffle prizes
  • Ride photos

 

Non-Competitive Event Format:

  • Race if you want, or not - see you at the finish line with a beer! (21 & older only for alcohol)
  • 'Rules of the road' only - all riders must obey local and state Vehicle and Traffic Laws throughout the ride.
  • Individual start / non-mass, rolling starts
  • Self-timed  - results via Ride with GPS only
  • 200 rider limit!

 

Self-Timing & Results Only:

  • Register on the South 40 RWGPS Event Page
  • Record your ride on the RWGPS App or upload your results - RWGPS app will record MOVING TIME ONLY!  No penalty for stopping at aid stations, etc. -- download the app here.
  • Time clock available at the start/finish

 

Course Details:

  • 23, 46, or 64 miles
  • 99-100% gravel (click "View Full Version & toggle to "Map" to see the gravel & paved sections).

23 miles

  • 22.9 miles
  • 1630 ft of elevation gain
  • 100% gravel
  • 1 fully-stocked aid station

 

46 miles

  • 45.8 miles
  • 3188 ft of elevation gain
  • 99% gravel
  • 3 fully-stocked aid stations

64 miles:

  • 63.9 miles
  • 4207 ft of elevation gain
  • 99% gravel
  • 4 fully-stocked aid stations

 

Ride Rules:

The South 40 is a recreational ride.

  • Helmets are required.  
  • Riders must obey all traffic markings and signs
  • Be kind to each other and our residents!
     

Parking:

  • Parking at the Elbert School Football field parking lot -  7044 Co Rd 98 Co Rd 98, Elbert, CO 80106  (200 yards from the South 40 Bar & Grill, across N. Elbert Rd)
  • Please only park in legal parking spaces
  • No event parking at the South 40 Bar & Grill.
  • DO NOT block driveways or fire hydrants - your car will be towed
  • DO NOT park in business parking lots - your car will be towed

 

Schedule:

  • 7 AM - Registration Open - Elbert School Football field parking lot
  • 8-10 AM - Starts open
  • 2 PM - Courses closed
  • 1-3 PM - Live Entertainment

*Riders must ride at a pace that allows them to finish their ride by 2 PM to receive support on the course.  Please plan accordingly.

 

Cancellation Policy :

  • If the event is not held in 2022, all registrants can either request a full refund (less bikereg.com processing fees) or defer to 2023.

 

Recommended bicycles:

  • Gravel bike
  • Road bike with wider, 28+ mm knobby tires
  • Cyclocross bike
  • Mountain bike 

 

Recommended minimum gearing:

  • 39x27 min.

Recommended gear:

  • On-course mechanical support and aid stations will be provided, but riders should plan on carrying the following items:
  • CO2 or pump
  • Spare tube(s)
  • Tire levers
  • Hydration and nutrition
  • Spare clothing

 

Recommended rider:

  • Adventure-seeking bicycle owner!

 

REGISTER TODAY!

 

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