Because the summer season race season approaches, TransRockies Race Sequence, the worldwide chief in journey stage races, is wanting ahead to a profitable inaugural TransRockies Gravel Royale gravel stage race August 22-25, 2022. Initially set for August 2021, COVID-19 restrictions canceled all occasions in British Columbia’s Inside. The gravel stage race will now debut in August 2022, and there are nonetheless registration spots out there for riders.
The TransRockies Gravel Royale course kicks off at Panorama Mountain Resort and excursions a few of the most scenic and difficult gravel routes in British Columbia. The route may also go to Nipika Mountain Resort and the Village of Canal Flats earlier than ending within the Metropolis of Fernie. The four-day stage race will cowl 375 km (233 miles) and round 7,000 m (23,000 ft) of climbing.
“After two years of planning, we are able to’t wait to deliver the legendary TransRockies stage race expertise to the gravel neighborhood,” mentioned Aaron McConnell, President of TransRockies. “This a part of British Columbia is so excellent for a wilderness gravel expertise.”
As of April 1st, a detrimental covid check is not required for absolutely vaccinated guests to Canada, making the Gravel Royale much more accessible for riders coming from america and different elements of the world. Day by day direct flights into Calgary Worldwide Airport can be found from 85 locations in 15 international locations, together with Denver, San Francisco, Minneapolis, New York, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and lots of extra.
Persevering with in 2022, TransRockies Gravel Royale will supply various choices for riders, together with a two-day “Ante Up” experience and a three-day E-Bike “Poker Journey.” The shorter choices are perfect for riders who need to dip their toes into the stage race expertise.
The phases of Gravel Royale will take riders on secluded gravel roads by way of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, conventional dwelling to the Ktunaxa Nation Indigenous folks. Riders will expertise huge mountain views, native wildlife and winding stretches of gravel on this tough, however achievable problem. The intensive community of nicely maintained hearth roads within the area assure nice driving and racing circumstances.
After every stage, members can anticipate a soothing, enjoyable and memorable time at camp. After 20 years, TransRockies has perfected their camp hospitality and offers the entire facilities riders may wish. The TransRockies staff transports gear/baggage, units up tents at every stage, offers showers and prepares meals. Every evening, therapeutic massage and athletic remedy stations can be found together with mechanical assist and a motorcycle wash for members. With all TransRockies stage races, the Chillville will make an look at Gravel Royale and can be outfitted with music, snacks and a pleasant campfire for riders to socialize and hang around with different members.
“Folks hang around for hours after the races and simply hang around and discuss their day and have fun the issues that went nicely and chuckle concerning the issues that didn’t go so nicely,” mentioned professional mountain biker Emma Maaranen. “It’s fairly unimaginable. I haven’t been to races like that in years and years which have such a neighborhood really feel to them.”
Don’t hesitate to register for TransRockies Gravel Royale! There are nonetheless spots out there, nevertheless the occasion might promote out. Registration contains meals, tent tenting, baggage transport, amongst different facilities. Registration hyperlink right here.
About TransRockies Race Sequence
The TransRockies Race Sequence operates 10 occasions over 32 days yearly within the Western U.S. and Canada. Specializing in multi-day and endurance biking and working occasions, TransRockies serves over 3,500 members yearly. The group has operated over 200 days of stage racing because it was based in 2002.