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Bankston Banger Gran Fondo

August 24

$40.00 – $50.00


Saturday, August 24, 2019

Start/Finish at: Junction 21 Restaurant, 7653 Old HWY Road, Peosta, IA 52068

A Gran Fondo is a cycling challenge that takes bicycle riding to the next level. Part personal challenge, part serious competition, the Bankston Banger Gran Fondo courses will lead riders through country roads with challenging climbs and incredible scenery.

PAVED ROUTE: There are two paved options to choose from, the first is a paved route of 100+ Kilometers/62+miles (quite hilly) with over 4000 feet of climbing. The second route is 60+ Kilometers/35+Miles that will cut off the hills, you will only climb around 1700 feet climbing (flatter course). The shorter course won’t be timed or ranked

GRAVEL ROUTE: The third option is for the Gravel Cyclists, 100 Kilomters and over 4000 feet of climbing on 70% gravel rural roads. Participants can take part in a distance that matches their goals and ability.

There will be a shot gun start and timing based on your completion of the 100 kilometer paved or non-paved (gravel) route. Each route will have a “feed” available. If you are riding for a cause, a personal goal, or for competition, the Bankston Banger Grand Fondo has the ride that will push you to your limits. Steep climbs throughout the route will push you, the best part…the all routes will take you up a category 4 climb just 2 miles from the finish will go up this epic hill…called Potter Hill!

Top 3 finishers for the 100 km paved and unpaved route will receive custom medals (from a local artists) and all riders will receive tickets to our raffle (held at 5:00 P.M. and you don’t have to be present to win). At the finish you can select off the menu from our host, Junction 21 Restaurant (15% of all proceeds will help fund the National Qualifying HHS Debate Team for the 2019-20 season).

Come and enjoy one of the most beautiful routes in the Mississippi Valley.

Parking is limited at our venue…100 cars, so please consider car pooling.

Due to limitation with parking we will cap entries to 200 riders total for 2019.

Start/Finish at: Junction 21 Restaurant, 7653 Old HWY Road, Peosta, IA 52068

On Site Registration will open at 7:00 A.M. Shot Gun Start at 8:30 A.M.

Contact: Don Stanner, dstanner@dbqschools.org or djstanner@gmail.com or 563-580-8132


August 24
$40.00 – $50.00
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