News

Rules of the road

We met with the Barry County Sheriffs Department today and they are reminding us that for everyone's safety we need to follow the rules of the road. This includes riding single file except when passing. Last years photos show that this was not the case....

Racer update

Well, a month from Saturday is race day! We have less than 1,000 spots remaining. Please remind your teammates, friends and family to sign up, because once it's full it's closed. 1. New finish into Hastings for 2014; To improve rider safety and eliminate interaction with the Green...

Racer Update

Barry-Roubaix racers, in an effort to continue to improve all aspects of the event we have made some changes for the 2014 Founders Barry-Roubaix. 1. The Founders After-Party and Velocity USA Awards Celebration area has expanded!This year the beer tent, food vendors, awards stage, results tent, Hastings city fire pits and...

Update

Pre-ride the course Well, even considering the frigid weather conditions, the City of Hastings continues to be impressed with the number of tough / crazy riders hitting the Founders Barry-Roubaix race course on the weekends.If you're looking to  pre-ride the race course, we have an updated...

Daycare is available on race day!

Licensed Daycare Service is available at the Hastings Community Education Center; Race day hours 8 am - 4 pm. child care services- infant - 12 yrs. $10 / hr or $30 for the day. 520 W. South Street Hastings, 49058. Contact Mary Robinson @ (269) 818-0040....

Youth Cycling discount

We have decided to offer a reduced entry to all 11-18 year old youth category racers for 2014. Instead of $45 we have reduced youth registration to $25. All youth racers currently registered have received a refund. Our goal is to continue to increase youth...

Registration humming along!

Interesting fact, so far 1922 people have signed up but 1529 racers from last year still haven't signed up yet. Together these numbers almost total a sell out. Sign up soon, the first price increase is January 18th....

Cash Purse doubles for 2014!

A lot of internet searching has indicated that the Barry-Roubaix is the largest gravel road race in the USA!  In keeping with this incredible growth, we have doubled the cash prize purse for 2014. Registration opens December 1st at noon eastern.   $10,000 cash awards plus trophies...

Lodging at Bay Pointe Inn

A block of rooms is being held for racers at a 10% discount for the 2014 race at Bay Pointe Inn but reservations need to be made by phone not online if you want the 10% discount. Call now! They only have 40 rooms and...