About

A classic gravel road race featuring a variety of terrain and surfaces to test all your cycling skills.

WHAT IS THE BARRY-ROUBAIX
  • The largest gravel road bicycle race in the world!
  • Kick off the race season with 0ver 3,500 of your fellow cyclists
  • Challenging race traversing the rolling and scenic gravel roads throughout Barry County, Michigan
  • Over $34,000 in awards cash and prizes
  • Cyclocross, Mountain, Road, Single-Speed, Fixed gear, Fatbikes & Tandem bicycles are welcome in any category
  • The course will be marked.  Directional arrows will be coordinated with your race length. RED = 62 mile, YELLOW = 36 mile and BLUE = 22 mile race
  • Neutral aid stations
  • A huge after-party and awards ceremony
  • Founders beer and food vendors inside the awards party ( cash only)

 

WHERE IS THE BARRY-ROUBAIX?
  • CITY: Hastings, Michigan 49058
  • COUNTY: Barry County
  • Start/Finish/Parking: Downtown,Hastings 49058
WHEN IS THE BARRY-ROUBAIX?
  • March 25, 2017
  • April 21, 2018
  • March 30, 2019
  • April 18, 2020
  • April 17, 2021
  • March 26, 2022
WHO IS THE BARRY-ROUBAIX FOR?
  • Cyclists and racers of all kinds and performance levels (no license required) that want to start their season with a real challenge and experience the scenery of the Barry County back roads

 

WHAT ELSE CAN I EXPECT AT THE BARRY-ROUBAIX?
  • An exceptionally organized and executed event
  • Race start waves, determined by race length and previous years category average speed. We try to keep waves around 125.
  • Very well marked courses.
  • Over $34,000 in awards cash and prizes total.
  • Over $12,000 cash awards plus trophies to the winners of the 62-mile categories.
  • Over $3000 cash awards (sponsored by Greenware) plus trophies or medals to the top ten men and women OVERALL 36  mile  categories. Additionally, medals or prizes to the top five 36 mile racers in each age category. 
  • Trophies and prizes to the top 3 overall men and women 22 mile racers and medals or prizes to the top three 22 mile racers in age category.
  • Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the top 5 men and women in the 100 mile race.
  • The 100 mile race will start at 7 a.m.
  • The remaining race waves start at 10:00 a.m. The 62 mile race waves start first followed by 36 mile and 22- mile race categories. All race wave start times will be published and communicated race week as well as on the back of your number plate. Starting in the wrong wave will result in disqualification! No exceptions!
  • Instant Chronotrack Timing by Newton Timing. Rigid handlebar number plates with timing chips will be used for the best timing available. The race will be scored as a time trial (just like Iceman) to avoid a mass start of 3500 racers!