Meet: 8:00 a.m., Greenland Open Space (I-25, Exit 167) Wheels down: 8:30 a.m.
Finish: Approx 2:00 p.m.
This 50-mile ride will start at Greenland Open Space and travel south along the BNSF Railroad tracks for five miles and connect with the Santa Fe Trail in Palmer Lake. The gravel-surfaced regional trail generally follows a straight and level course the first 6.5 miles beginning at Palmer Lake. An easement agreement by the U.S. Air Force Academy provides a crucial 6.9 mile stretch of this trail.
Jared Kaber - maxxis makes a 40mm gravel tire (rambler). Clement/Donnelly makes a 40 and 50mm in the xplor mso, wtb makes the riddler 45mm and resolute 42, Schawlbe makes the smart Sam in 47mm, and vee makes an XX at 47mm