The GREAT NORTH Battenkill Valley

Cambridge, NY, USA
03 May, 2025 (Sat)

Gravel biking

20 mi, 55 mi, 75 mi

Cycling

25 mi

About the event

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Cambridge, NY

 An epic adventure-cycling challenge, featuring dirt, seasonal, and challenging primitive roads in the heart of the Battenkill Valley of Upstate New York & Vermont.

 

NO MORE LATE FEES!

There are no more late fees if you register online.

 

OUR SPONSORS

 

Location:

Start/Finish at Argyle Brewing Company6 Broad Street, Cambridge, NY, 12816To be held under local permit with the Village of Cambridge, NY

 

All registrants receive:

Custom pint glass + first fill free, compliments of Argyle Brewing CompanyEnjoy locally-sourced & baked apple pie with streusel topping at the finish!Event t-shirt if registered by April 25Professional registration and event staff$15 coupon to post-ride food trucks onsite10% discount at local restaurantsMoto supportSag support from the aid stationsOn-course mechanical & moto support + sag support3 Aid stations with plenty of water & energy drinks, nutrition, and friendly volunteers!Finish times & results Clear course signage and markings + maps and cue sheetsStart and finish marshal supportBike wash stationRaffle prizesRide photosBragging rights for completing one of the most epic rides in the Northeast!

 

Non-Competitive Event Format:

Race if you want, or not - see you at the finish line with a beer! (21 & older only)'Rules of the road' only - all riders must obey local and state Vehicle and Traffic Laws throughout the ride.Individual start / non-mass, rolling startsSelf-timed  - results via Ride with GPS only500 rider limit!

 

 

Self-Timing & Results Only:

Register on the RWGPS Event PageRecord your ride on the RWGPS App or upload your results - RWGPS app will record MOVING TIME ONLY!  No penalty for stopping at aid stations, etc. -- download the app here.Time clock available at the start/finish

 

Course Details:

The Great North is an adventure-challenge ride that travels on the paved, gravel, and primitive back roads of theBattenkill Valley Region of New York & Vermont.

You may have to dismount for the more challenging, primititve road sections.  Helmets are required.  Riders must obey all traffic markings and signsFull Distance - 70 miles Mid Distance - 51 milesMini Distance - 23 miles No Gravel - paved option - 27 miles

 

Course maps (subject to change)

Schedule:

Full - 9 AMMid - 10 AMMini/Paved - 11 AM

 

Cancellation Policy:

If the event is not held in 2024, all registrants can either request a full refund (less bikereg.com processing fees) or defer to 2025.

 

Recommended bicycles:

Gravel bikeRoad bike with wider, 28+ mm knobby tiresCyclocross bikeMountain bike 

 

Recommended minimum gearing:

39x27 min.

 

Recommended shoes:

Mountain bike or Cyclocross shoes

 

Recommended gear:

On-course mechanical support and aid stations will be provided, but riders should plan on carrying the following items:CO2 or pumpSpare tube(s)Tire leversHydration and nutritionSpare clothing

 

Recommended rider:

Adventure-seeking bicycle owner!

 

 

REGISTER TODAY!

 

www.anthemsportstours.com

Races offered by this event

You have 45 weeks to prepare

No Gravel - Paved option

03 May, 2025 (Sat)
Cycling
25 mi
Solo
On site
Road

Full Gravel

03 May, 2025 (Sat)
Gravel biking
75 mi
Solo
On site
Gravel

Mid Gravel

03 May, 2025 (Sat)
Gravel biking
55 mi
Solo
On site
Gravel

Mini Gravel

03 May, 2025 (Sat)
Gravel biking
20 mi
Solo
On site
Gravel

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