The Fall Flyer Gravel Ride at vTerra Farms – FOTW
October 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grab your gravel boots and register now for The Fellowship of the Wheel FALL FLYER hosted by vTerra Farms on October 8th from 8:00AM to 4:00PM.
Choose a ride that suits you: 20, 30, or 53 miles; and enjoy the wonders of autumn in Vermont. Aid stations featuring an array of fall goodies, coffee and other surprises along the way will keep you fueled for this self-led tour of the Champlain Valley. This is a self guided ride with a downloadable route or laminated cue sheets available. Self navigating means you’re on open roads, self-navigating the course and there are no signs along the route! Please come to the event prepared with the route pre-downloaded to your device and we will have additional cue sheets if you would like one. If you don’t know anyone going or don’t like self navigating, no worries, we got you covered. The 20 and 30 mile length rides will offer a no-drop social pace group ride if you prefer to have a guide or ride with company!
20 mile ride: 10:30AM Start! 70% gravel road, 30% paved road, 1700ft of elevation gain, 2 aid stations at 5 and 11.6 miles, no class 4 or single track (1 short optional off-road loop at a special aid station!)
30 mile ride: 9:30AM Start! 78% gravel road, 22% paved road, 2355ft of elevation gain, 2 aid stations at 5 and 17 miles, one section of class 4 (plus 1 short optional off-road loop at a special aid station!)
53 mile ride: 8:30AM Start! 81% gravel road, 19% paved road, 4615ft of elevation gain, 3 aid stations at 13, 20 and 35 miles, 3 sections of class 4 (plus 1 short optional off-road loop at a special aid station!)
Included in your entry:
A post-ride beverage, a hot meal, live music from Mal Maïz and the Highbreaks, a lawn full of family-friendly activities, a flannel fashion show and swag from FOTWheel and our sponsors. Bring your family, friends and finest flannel to join in on a celebration of all things fall!
Registration is $50 for FOTWheel members and $75 for non-members. Guests who are not participating in the ride are welcome to attend the concert post ride $10. All riders and guests must pre-register for this event by Monday October 2nd! All proceeds from this fundraising event will go towards supporting Fellowship of the Wheel trails, community events and advocacy!
ALL RIDERS AND GUESTS MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!
Helmets and a fully functional and safe up-to-date bicycle are required. Participants are expected to come prepared for all potential weather conditions.
This event is conducted on open roads. All riders are required to follow all normal traffic rules, including stopping at intersections, looking both ways, and riding to the right side of the road, no more than two abreast. Participants are expected to follow all state statutes for operation of bicycles on roadways as described in title 23, chapter 013, subchapter 012
In case of emergency: call 911. If there is no service, notify a fellow rider to call for help. Emergency services will be on call all day and have an average response time of 15 minutes to the area where the ride is being hosted.
A huge thank you to our event sponsors:
This event would not be possible without the support of: vTerra Farms, Switchback Brewing Company, SDR Clothing, Outdoor Gear Exchange, Skirack, Mountain Trail Paddle Board and Bikes, Fiddlehead Brewing Company, Firebird Cafe, Nest Coffee & Bakery, Burlington Physical Therapy, The Skinny Pancake, Wheels on Wheels, Good Luck Coffee Roasters, and Bivo