Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Rock y Road 50/50 Race

Mike and I are working out the details of our race idea, but for now, we are aiming to do the race on October 20th, 2007 at Agua Caliente at 6:00am.

The mountain bike course will be 50 miles of dirt road and single track through Reddington, Italian Trap Tank, AZT, La Milagrosa, approximately 5500 feet of climbing, which will take 4-7 hours. This is a technical ride.

The road bike course is going to be an out-in-back up to Mt Lemon, also 50 miles. Not sure about the turn-around point right now, but it is going to be a sweet climb, probably 5k-7k of climbing.

We are going to have a few aid stations, so we will be looking for volunteers. Also, the idea of making a shirt is out there. So I might be asking family and friends for ideas and help :) Let me know if you are interested in volunteering or helping out the cause.

The elevation profile for the mountain bike 50-mile ride


Map of mtb profile

2 comments:

YuriB said...

So is the idea to have one bike to do the whole deal or can you stash a road bike or a wheel set for the road ride?

Chad said...

You can use 1 or 2 bikes, or change the wheel set. Yuri, are you thinking about coming down to join us?

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