Tyler Grit and Glide

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Tyler Grit and Glide

Date: October 26, 2014 – 2:00 pm

Event: The Second Annual Tyler Grit and Glide – Dual cycling event

Route Distances:
Solo Expert     13/20 miles
Solo Novice     6.5/10 miles
Team Expert     13/20 miles
Team Novice     6.5/10 miles

About the Ride: Race 2 stages, mountain and road bikes, All for one combined time. To help victims of human trafficking.
From the imagination Rico Vazquez, In partnership with the Tyler Bicycle Club, Elite Bicycles and Simpsons Adventure Sports, comes a dual cycling event. Designed to bring the sport of mountain and road biking in one combined and timed event. Faulkner park offers technical hard packed really fast, 6.5mile single track and a great closed loop 2 mile road course with challenging climbs and quick downhillsprints. Beginner friendly yet plenty of challenge for those who can push the pace. This ids the site for the annual 4 hour race also. Dual cycle competitors will have the option of entering either the Expert class( 2 tail laps and 20 mile road course) or Novice class( 1 trail lap and 10 mile road course). There is also 2nd option to compete in the solo class (only one course and style of riding) for those who do not have both bikes. A 3rd option is the Tag Team class( one rider rides the trail followed by a teammate riding the road course). There will be racks provided to hold bikes for transition. In transition riders can change shoes, equipment or anything else they need to continue on to the road course. Keep in mind the clock is running from the start. Awards and raffle prizes will be given to those individuals that finish in the top 3 top spots for, dual event expert and novice, single course riders, and tag teams. All registered riders will be put in drawing for prizes. The entry fee is a suggested donation to the ForTheSilent.org organization which aids in awareness and rescue and rehab of victims of human sex trafficking and exploitation. Water, food and music will be on site. On site registration begins at 12:30 and Event begins at 2pm.

Location: Faulkner Park, Tyler, TX

Event Website: www.tylerbicycleclub.com

Registration Details: Registration on BikeReg

Contact Info: (903) 530-8778

 

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