Thank you to everyone who came to Tour de Gap 2019. You should have received an invitation by email to take our annual survey. We always are happy to have your feedback, and it helps us make TdG even better next year.
Great weather, a beautiful day resulted in some fast times for this year’s Tour de Gap. Here are Saturday’s results in PDF format:
Results in PDF format from Saturday:
Searchable results for all 3 races from Saturday
(choose your race on the left)
Here are Sunday’s Time Trial results:
Thanks everyone for making Tour de Gap such an enjoyable time, and we look forward to seeing you next year on July 25 and 26! Put it on your calendar now.
Pretty amazing info that Bikereg gives you. We wondered where Tour de Gap riders came from, since we’re getting ready for the 38th annual. So we put it all in a blender by hometown zip code, Continue reading “Tour de Gap Riders: Where they’re from”
One of the great new things at TdG in 2019 was the Kids’ Krit. It’ll be back next year! Continue reading “Returning for 2020! Kids’ Krit”
Just a reminder that helmets are required for everyone riding in the Tour de Gap, even children in trailers.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
11:59 PM: Online registration closes. Registration and payment will be available Friday at Biketown 10 am to 6 pm and beginning at 6:15 a.m. on Saturday.
Friday, July 26, 2019
Early Packet Pick-up, Biketown, 1789 Industrial Blvd., Abilene 79602
Inside: 10:00 a.m. until the store closes at 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
On-site Registration and Payment at the Old Settlers Reunion Grounds
6:15 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. for 100K riders, 50K riders and 11 mile riders
7:35 to 7:45 a.m. for 50K riders and 11 mile riders
7:30 a.m. 100K Start
7:50 a.m. 50K (31.6 mile) Start
8:00 a.m. 11 mile Start
After 11 milers come in – Award Prizes and Swag Raffle
After 50K riders come in – Award Prizes and Swag Raffle
After 100K riders come in – Award Prizes and Swag Raffle
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. BBQ Lunch served
1:30 p.m. Course Closes
Sunday, July 28, 2019
7:30 a.m. Registration for the Steamboat Challenge Time Trial
Main Street Station, Litle St. (FM 613) at Main Street, south part of Buffalo Gap
Free Continental breakfast available sponsored by H-E-B
8:30 a.m. First Rider out
10:30 a.m. (approximate depending on number of riders)
Awards at Main Street Station
Thanks again to Steamboat Cycling Club member Dwayne Dove for shooting, editing and publishing this aerial video of the Challenge, a pretty tough hill climb that takes place on Sunday after the Tour de Gap. Starting at Main Street Station on the south side of Buffalo Gap, the course goes up Belle Plains Road before making a couple of turns to head up the north side of Steamboat Mountain. Check it out! And if you have any needs for someone to produce high quality aerial video, email Dwayne Dove!
Steamboat Cycling club member Dwayne Dove has created an amazing video with drone footage from all three routes of recent Tours. In addition to the drone shots, Dwayne utilized multiple car mounted and bike mounted GoPro Continue reading “Watch “35th Annual Tour de Gap” from above”
Tour de Gap 2018 Routes are ready to roll with a new starting line for Sunday!
Saturday July 27:
The 100K Metric Century makes its return, plus an upgrade of the medium length route to 31.6 miles (50K). The 11 mile route will be the same. Remember the start times are a little different this year year, 7:30 a.m. for the 100K, and 8:00 a.m. for the 50K and 11 mile rides. Registration closes at 7:15 a.m. for the 100K, and 7:40 a.m. for the shorter rides.
Sunday July 29:
STEAMBOAT MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE TIME TRIAL 7.5 MILES
The 2019 Time Trial course will be slightly different from last year’s due to road construction. It will approach CR650 from the south rather than the north. But don’t worry, it’s still tough!
Steamboat Mountain Challenge first rider off at 8:30 a.m. Sunday.
Please note the starting line for Sunday will again be at Main Street Station in Buffalo Gap. A complimentary continental breakfast will be served after the ride and before the prizes are presented. Main Street Station is at the intersection of Litel (FM 613) and Main Street, on the south side of BGap after the FM 89 turnoff to the Abilene State Park.
* All Saturday routes will close at 1:30 pm. *