Tuesday, January 26, 2016

2016 Registration Information

Registration for this years Funk Bottoms Gravel 100k\ 200K opens Monday February 1st

The 6th edition of the Funk Bottoms Gravel will take place on June 25th at 8:00 am in Lakeville, OH.

Who said Ohio is flat? In its 6th year, the ever-growing Funk Bottoms Gravel will once again challenge cyclists to Ohio’s Toughest Gravel Grinder. Two races, one brutal course!  A one lap 100K race and for the ultimate challenge, a double lap 200K race. The course will take riders through some of Ohio's most scenic roads.  On each lap, riders will be challenged with over 7,500 feet of vertical climbing! Road conditions are a mix of paved, chip & seal, gravel, and dirt roads. The Funk 100k/200k is a self-supported event and riders must be prepared for any mechanical and nutritional needs. No outside support is allowed. This is a cue sheet race. The course is NOT marked, and the roads are open to normal traffic in the area.  Expect to encounter cars, trucks, horses, buggies, farm equipment, ATV's, buzzards, road kill, and the occasional farm dog at any given time. Rain or shine, it’s Funk time! The course will have sections from the previous years races along with some new sections.

 To enter send a postcard with your name, hometown, email address, and category (see below) for the event to:

Funk Bottoms Gravel
150 Bellus Rd
Hinckley, OH 44233

Funk 100
Open  Men
Open Women
Single Speed

Funk 200
Open Men
Open Women
Single Speed

Since there are people who don't understand how to mail a postcard.  …https://www.bikereg.com/funk-bottoms-gravel-100200

The Funk 100/200 is a self supported event you must be prepared for any mechanical or nutrition needs. No outside support is allowed. There will be a store around mile 20 in Killbuck to purchase food and water and a park at approximately mile 50 in Glenmont that will have water. The course will NOT be marked, and open to normal vehicle traffic. Expect to encounter cars, trucks, horses, farm equipment and ATV's along the course at any time. Any racer doing the 200K race starting the second lap after 7 hours must have lights with them. A cue sheet will be distributed prior to the event. All riders are required to have a cyclocomputer that can track mileage - Yes, we will verify that you completed the entire distance at the end.

Questions, comments, concerns? Post here or send me an email funkbottomsgravel@gmail.com