Wednesday, July 11, 2018

BURGR99 and Fork Horners 47 Details

Start at 10AM on Saturday, July 21st from Fork Horners, County Highway X, Gleason WI


BURGR99: GPX (Actual distance is 99 miles.  For a few reasons it didn't make sense to ride the Dells Loop on gravel bikes anymore.)

This is an everything route:
Rocky Fast Firelane
Twisty Remote Pavement
Machine-Built Singletrack
Smooth Country Gravel
Two Mile-long Descents
That part at mile 70 that will Really Test You

There are no drop bags this year because there are services on course:
Mile 36 - Water at Jack Lake
Mile 46 - Summit Lake BP station with ICE CREAM and everything
Mile 83 - Aid Station

Course will not be marked except for singletrack.  Be prepared to navigate with gps, phone, or cue sheet.

Fork Horners 47: GPX
Same smooth, farm country gravel as always.
Water at mile 35.
If you're on Strava you are welcome to start late so that you can finish with the BURGR riders and join us at the table.  I know someone who can give you a few hours of trail work to warm you up.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Saturday Update

  • This is an old school free gravel ride so be prepared to support yourself with whatever you can buy in Ogema, Tripoli, and the Windmill.  Use paper cue sheets, gpx below, or your phone to navigate because the course is not marked.
  • Sara Park has showers and a beach so bring a towel.
  • Sara Park has camping for $20.
  • All riders will check in at the Windmill "finish" on the way back and then spin down the bike path back to Sara Park.
  • We like Bambino's downtown for beer, pizza, and more ice cream afterwards.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

2 Days of Gravel

    June 2nd, 2018 @ 9AM
  • TTT 103: A gravel adventure from Tomahawk that features an extensive collection of remote gravel including the Pine Line and Hiawatha Trails.  
    • Lunch in Ogema
    • Timm's Hill Climb
    • Knox Mills Ghost Town
    • Tripoli Resupply
    • Ice Cream Shop Finale
  • TT 63: Wildwood way to Tripoli with ice cream and Hiawatha Trail.
  • Windmill 33: A shorter version over scenic county roads, remote gravel, and Hiawatha Trail.

    July 21st, 2018 @10AM
    • BURGR 99: A gravel grind from Gleason including  rough fire lanes and fast single lane roads with plenty of climbing.  Bonus single track included to commemorate the 7th edition.
      • Jack Lake single track on your gravel ride.
      • Food stop at Summit Lake.
      • Prairie Dells single track.
      • Fork Horners finale and feast.
      • GPX file coming soon enough.
      • Non - singletrack version should still hit the century mark.
    • Fork Horners 47:  Wide open gravel roads through farm country and forest with moderate elevation.
    Register above for FREE.  More details to follow.

    Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    109 in 2018

    Next year we'll be adding Jack Lake and Prairie Dells single track to the gravel route to commemorate our right to just do it if we feel like it.  Details later.

    Sunday, July 23, 2017

    2017 Finishers


    Robert Polic 6:56
    John Hanson 7:03
    Dean Hargett 7:05
    Mark Klingelhoets 7:38
    Gary Lindberg 7:39
    Rob Sleger 8:14
    Shawn Cotter

    Fork Horners 47

    Gary Barden 2:48 (2:37 ride time)
    Tim Jennings
    Chris Schotz
    Jen Barden
    Brian Hegge
    Fred Smith 2:52
    Kelly Longtine 2:53
    Joe Krznarich 2:54 (2:48)
    Kelly O'Day 3:01
    Steve Hackney 3:11
    Bruce Pletka 3:12
    Donald Beilke 3:31
    Brad Gustafson

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    BURGR95 #6 and Fork Horners 47 #4

    July 22nd, 2017 @10AM
    • BURGR95 #6: A gravel grind from Gleason including rough fire roads and fast single lane roads with plenty of climbing.  One drop bag.  No food for sale on course.
    • Fork Horners 47 Wide open gravel roads through farm country and forest with moderate elevation.
    Register above for FREE.  
    Bill Underdown's Roubaix-Style Group Ride will head out on July 22nd 2017 at 10AM from Z's Fork Horners (formerly the Lighthouse) near Gleason, Wisconsin.  
    •  The course will measure 95.5 miles including 66.2 miles on gravel. This a self-navigated, unsupported, free "group ride" through the wilderness dirt roads of Lincoln, Langlade, and Oneida counties.  Like with any other training ride, you will be responsible for yourself and should not count on rescue from anyone.  You will be on the road for 5 to 7 hours and will not pass through any town ever.  You will be in bear and wolf territory most of the time.  Your phone will work most of the time.  All traffic laws and laws of nature apply.
    The Fork Horners 47 course is generally flatter and smoother with none of the rough stuff that might be called B-roads out west.