Tour de Gap

The Tour de Gap page, provides you with the official registration information, ride distances etc. and if you scroll down a bit, videos, interviews and ride reports for this event. If you don’t see a ride report and you participated in the event in the past, feel free to type something up and we’ll add it here!

Date: July 28-29, 2018

Event: 36th Annual Tour de Gap

Route Distances: 11, 27 and 100K (62.5 miles)

 

About the Ride:

Come join us for the 36th Annual Tour de Gap! It’s a great ride for a great cause. All proceeds from this event benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Abilene. Ride through the rolling hills around Buffalo Gap, TX (just a few minutes south of Abilene), relax at the pavilion under the cool shade of the oak trees and enjoy the food trucks and raffles.

 

There are three race distances to choose from Saturday: 11 miles, 27 miles and 100K. Each distance will have a raffle held at the end of their ride. The top three finishers in each age-category in the 100K will be given prizes. Riders age 14 and under ride free with a paying adult in the 11 mile and 27 mile distances! They do still need to register, though. Check out tourdegap.com for the routes!

 

We’re bringing the Steamboat Mountain Time Trial back on Sunday, July 29. A 7.2 mile course will take you up Bell Plains Road and Steamboat Mountain where the finish line will be on top.

 

Schedule

Friday, July 27:
10:00 am to 6:00 pm: Packet Pickup, Biketown, 1789 Industrial Blvd., Abilene 79602 (optional)

 

Saturday, July 28:
6:30 to 7:15 AM: On-site Registration and Packet Pickup
Old Settlers’ Reunion Grounds, 100 Vine St, Buffalo Gap, TX 79508

7:30 AM: Ride begins (a little earlier than previous years); riders roll out by distance

Swag Raffles:
11 mile – 9:30 AM
27 mile – 10:30 AM
100K – 12:15 PM

Course Closes: 1:30 PM

 

Sunday, July 29:
7:30 to 8:15 AM: Registration and positioning for Steamboat Mountain Time Trial
8:30 AM: Riders begin departing in 1 minute increments
10:30 AM: Approximate finish of last rider and presentation of winners

 

Location: Old Settlers Reunion grounds, 100 Vine St, Buffalo Gap, TX 79508

Event Website: tourdegap.com

Registration Info: Online registration via BikeReg.com

Contact info: mwilcox@bbbstx.org  325-674-3115

 

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