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!
Thanks to Bobby Jackel of Abilene, who shot this iPhone video of the Tour’s 100k finishers this year.
We are happy to work with RunFar Racing Services, the largest and most experienced timing company around for our Saturday rides. The link below will lead you to Saturday, July 28th’s results in the 100k, 27 mile and 11 mile events:
Searchable results from 100k, 27 mile, 11 mile rides. (will open a new window)
Thanks for coming to Tour de Gap 2018!
by Bill Minter
One of the things about serving as Tour de Gap co-director with my friend Mark Spurlock is that we no longer have time to ride in this fun event. At least not on the day of the Tour. On a recent Saturday we got a group together and rode the 100k route to do some “recon” and help those who will ride in it get ready for Saturday, July 28.
Yep, it was hot… and humid that day. I felt like I did in my first few Tours… “can I just make it?” Not being in my best form this year, I knew I wouldn’t have a very fast time. But with total elevation gain of a nearly 2,000 ft, it would be the challenge it always has been.
We had 12 riders meeting at the Old Settlers’ Reunion Grounds in Buffalo Gap, starting out at 7:30 near the starting line. Continue reading “BikeBlog: A pre-ride of the 100k course”
Just a couple of more weeks and it’ll be time to head over to Buffalo Gap and the Tour de Gap. The Saturday headquarters is the same, the Old Settlers’ Reunion grounds under the giant oak trees. If you stay for Sunday’s Steamboat Challenge Time Trial, we’ll have a new starting line over at Main Street Station, on the south side of town. TdG co-director Mark Spurlock interviews Alex Moore about the Sunday location: Continue reading “Coming to TdG? Think about Sunday too”
Executive Director Mark Rogers visits with Angie and Patrick, representing the insurance company FDLIC and a couple of “Littles.” They’re why we say Tour de Gap is a great ride for a great cause. Be sure and join us July 28-29 for a great time that benefits Big Brothers-Big Sisters!
Steamboat Cycling club member Dwayne Dove has created an amazing video with drone footage from all three routes of Saturday’s road rides. 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”
Pretty amazing info that Bikereg gives you. We wondered where Tour de Gap riders came from, since we’re getting ready for the 36th annual. So we put it all in a blender by hometown zip code, Continue reading “Tour de Gap Riders: Where they’re from”