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Farmlands Flat Tour May 4 2019

This family-friendly event has marked routes in a variety of distances, from a leisurely 15-mile,25-mile jaunt
to the ambitious 42-mile, metric (62.5 miles) and century (100 miles)

thru Midnight March 14th $40.00, children under 18, $10.00

2) March 15th thru Midnight April 19th $50.00, children under 18, $10.00


Registration Start Times


1) Metric Century (62.5 mile) & Century (100 mile) 7am to Noon


2) 15mile, 25mile & 42mile 9 am to Noon 


Pre-registration includes an event T-Shirt

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The Vermont Challenge -August 16-19

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 8:00 AM until Sunday, August 19, 2018, 5:00 PM
Manchester and South Londonderry
Other Organization Event
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
See website for registration and fees
No Fee

My name is Han and I am with the Vermont Challenge. I wanted to reach out and tell you more about the challenge and see if you were interested in joining us this year. 

The Vermont Challenge is from August 16-19 and offers up to 4 glorious days of riding through some of the most picturesque countryside, covered bridges, river valleys, and historic villages in the world. Daily routes are offered that are both challenging for high end recreational cyclists and tamer for all riders. 

The routes traverse Southern and Central Vermont over four days including a signature Gran, Medio and Piccolo Fondo for all riders on Saturday. You can choose to ride all 4 days for the best experience at a fraction of packaged tour prices. However, if you do not want to, we offer a 2-day "Valley" and 2-day "Mountain" Challenges - two amazing experiences for you to choose from - or the 1-day Fondo. The Vermont Challenge has been named one of America's top tours by various publications. 

On 8/16 and 8/17, we travel through some of the most picturesque farm country that Vermont has to offer. Travel through quaint historic towns and enjoy stops at Wilcox Ice Cream, Grafton Cheese, and the Vermont Country Store along these routes! 

On 8/18, come challenge yourself by completing the only Mountain resort Gran Fondo finish in the eastern U.S. The Vermont Challenge 108-mile Fondo with 9000 in elevation gain that ends at the base of Stratton Mountain, souther Vermont's highest peak at 2100 ft, is in true tradition of Europe's grand tours. Join riders from 32 states, 4 Canadian Provinces, and Europe to meet riders just like you! 

Then on 8/19, attack a 56-mile route rising 6600 ft: first passing over Ruppert Mountain and Sandgate Notch, then ending with one of the most challenging climbs in the East: up Skyline Drive's 5.3 miles to the summit of Mount Equinox rising 3200 ft average grade 11-12%. This is the only day of the year that bicycles can climb Mount Equinox! 

Don't miss out on this incredible one of a kind opportunity to really challenge yourself! Choose your Vermont Challenge options and register today at as spaces are limited!! 

Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions!