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Age Categories

3-21-11 Here are how the age classes sort out. 65 mile men and women, SS, Fixie and Tandem classes have no age class breakdowns. 23 and 35 mile categories do and look like this: Women 16-34 and 35+ Men 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+ Cash or prizes...

Course Conditions Report

3-19-11 I rode the Barry-Roubaix course today and it is 100% ride able! Even the Sager Road two-track was surprisingly good.  Sager Road has 3 or 4 valleys that had a frozen puddle at the bottom of each but all of them had routes around them. The...

NEW RULES OR NOTES

3-17-11 A new rule has been added to the Full Instructions page under the Info+ tab. No ipods or mp3 players this year. Also, please know your flagman corner marshal techniques. Waving two flags above the head means stop! Pointing one flag left or right is a turn. Motioning one...

Latest Update

3-16-11 Weather is getting warmer and the snow and ice will be gone by the weekend. More importantly the frost should be out of the ground so it can drain when it rains. Fast and dry roads are ahead! The Barry County roads are hard...

Top Ten reasons to ride Barry-Roubaix

10. It keeps you from being fat and lazy like 70% of Michiganders 9. Your friends are riding it and they are out of shape too 8. What else are you going to do on a beautiful Saturday in March 7. It's hard, but you can do it! 6....

Practice and Parking

3-14-11 The DNR has closed the entrance to the Gun Lake Unit due to the thaw and crumbling asphalt and have asked that we direct people wanting to practice the route to park at the Winter Sports area lot up near Hall Lake or...

Race course sneak peek video!

3-10-11 Thanks go out to Jason from XXC Mag for joining me on a ride Tuesday and shooting some helmet cam video for everyone!...

Welcome Joshua Tree Skin Care!

3-9-11 Joshua Tree Skin Care will be on hand with some prizes and raffles during the race. Stop by and checkout their products!...

Last chance for shirts, hoodies and posters

3-7-11 T-shirt and Hoodie sales will be final on Wednesday. We need time to print them, so order them now! Chances are there will not be any extras around on race day. Poster sales will close soon too since they are almost sold out....

Course Conditions

3-2-11 Barry Roubaix course trail report. 60% gravel (muddy if sunny) Fast as hell at night or frozen! 20% snow-covered (fast if frozen, they do salt and that makes for good traction, stay in the middle of the road). 10% Soft carpet gravel. (The...