The Vermont Super 8 follows unmaintained public roads in the shape of an 8 throughout Vermont, expect big climbs and even bigger rewards!

When

Date: September 27

Time: 8:00 am

Details

Cost: Free

Event Website

Organizer: Vermont Bikepackers

Email: dan@vermontbikepackers.org

The Super 8 is the gravel bikepacking route in the shape of an 8 through Vermont. You can choose to ride the full 640 miles, 60 kft ascent, or you can choose to ride only the northern lobe (260 mi.) or southern lobe (380 mi.) of the “8.” The ride requires a light touring or bikepacking setup, 700×45 tires or larger recommended. Short hike-a-bikes necessary!

Email dan@vermontbikepackers.org with your letter of intent to register! No registration fee; the ride is fully self-supported. In your letter, please include your experience with distance riding as well as details of your proposed rig and gear setup.

If you can’t make the Sep 27 date, you can still send in a letter of intent to do an ITT (individual time trial) beginning at a different date this season. You also have the option of starting in Brattleboro or Derby Line, though we encourage you to make the trek to Montpelier in order to start with the group.

The 2019 Super 8 Grand Depart will have live tracking hosted by trackleaders.com. Stay tuned shortly before the event to find the link. Riders are strongly encouraged to register with trackleaders (details are emailed out to intending riders).

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