32 mi, 53 mi, 62 mi, 80 mi, 100 mi
Back for its 17th edition, Tour de Rocky top has established itself as the premier ride in the greater Knoxville area. This year offering six routes, including 32, 53, 62, 80, and last year's new 100 mile option. Also returning for 2023 is the 82 mile Butterfly Gap option, back after a year's absence due to Foothills Parkway construction. After rolling south out of downtown Knoxville, the undulating foothills of Blount County are the featured roads, with a dip into Sevier County. Fully stocked rest stops ~every 15 miles, with all routes fully supported with multiple sag vehicles and moto support. Soft cotton ride logo shirt guaranteed to all riders, as well as DeFeet TdRT logo socks, AND logo pint glasses.
Butterfly Gap finishers will receive newly designed Butterfly Gap finisher medals. Also, all 100 mile route finishers will receive TdRT Century Finisher medals.
Great post ride festivities include Tour de France stage one viewing, as well as the usual Barley's pizza and beer (two) provided by Sierra Nevada. Expected participation--400
Packet pickup, Thursday (6/29), Eddie's Health Shoppe, 8025 Kingston Pike (Suburban Plaza) , from 3 to 6pm
Friday (6/30), Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria, 200 E. Jackson Ave in the Old City, from 1:30 to 6pm
Day of ride packet pickup/ate registration begins at 6am
Day of ride registration is available for $65.
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Ride parking is in the free city lot under the interstate.
Reserve your very own brand new LeMond Cycling Prolog E-bike for the Tour de Rocky Top.
Unparalleled versatility is at the core of the LeMond Prolog. This everyday carbon fiber ebike designed by Greg LeMond delivers relaxed racing geometry for easy handling and maneuverability at 26 pounds. Integrated front and rear lights are powered by a lightweight battery housed in the downtube. The Prolog provides a range of 45 miles with 3 levels of assist, achieving a top speed of 20 mph via a 250 watt rear hub motor.
Rental is $50 for Tour de Rocky Top. Reservations and payment will be made through 1 E-bike Rental. https://www.1ebikerental.com/, or call 239-253-5766
You have 14 weeks to prepare
Tour de Rocky Top
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