#YOLOmites5000 ed. #3.0
Disclaimer from Jered Gruber:
"This is not for everyone. If you can’t stand the idea of walking your bike or maybe getting muddy or banging down a steep gravel descent. Don’t even think of coming!"
***UPDATE Sept 9th:***
PIRELLI is supporting #YOLOmites5000 with some amazing
26c & 28c CINTURATO tires!!! THANK YOU!!!
But ... there is a condition! You need to conquer them
during the "PIRELLI CHALLENGE" Friday evening. A little competition
where we see who are faster mounting road bike tires.
1. Read the RULES!
2. It's not a RACE!
3. It's a self-supported event! Be prepared!
4. Download the GPX file and upload it on your GPS device!
5. Your bike must be in top-notch conditions. If you have that strange thought that, as we are riding gravel, you mount some spare old tires ... then stay HOME!!!
Forewarned is forearmed!
6. Playing around with your bike, trying some strange setups the night before is a NO-GO!
7. If you can't make it before a certain time to certain locations you HAVE TO take the shortcuts. Or you end up missing lunch & be back home at night.
7. A fee starting at 80,00 € is due to take part. This includes the celebrative #YOLOmites5000 cycling shirt by Castelli, the lunch at a hut and the #YOLOmites5000 evening dinner after the ride.
8. Weather conditions
In case of really really really ... but really bad weather on the planned day,
and the next day looks better, we will postpone the ride of 24H [book your
9. ...to be continued...
Detailed description from other editions here:
Note: Strava route builder (see below) says there are over 6,000 meters altitude gain. But Strava is US ... and as we know US exaggerate in everything. The total altitude gain is 5,000