Bike

Bike (event #2)

It's the fast one, the longest (12 miles), the most hills and probably, the most fun. Read up on all the details for the bike so your cadence is just right on race day!

Get all the information you need about the bike here.

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Cut Off Times

Are there cut off times for each of the Tri events? Yes, there are cut off times: Swim - 40 minutes Bike - 2:30 hours Run - 1:30 hours Please note, results history show, that no racer has surpassed any of the above times to date. [...]
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Racer Bib and Numbers

  • Gear, Race Rules, Swim, Bike, Run, Transitions
RACER BIB & NUMBERS Where do we put all these numbers? Place the TriTats (body tattoos) on your upper right arm and your lower left leg. The bike frame bib number goes on the seat stem, rear stay or tube top. *There is a picture of [...]
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Transition Area 2

  • Bike, Run, Logistics, Transitions
Transition Area 2 (T2) This is your transition from the bike to the run. Yippee! T2 is getting closer to the finish! T2 is located off of Arctic Valley Road about a quarter of a mile east of Moose Run Golf Course. After passing the drivi [...]
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Bike Course

  • Race Rules, Bike
BIKE COURSE Visit the Course Maps page (/event-info/course-map) for all GNT Maps, including the bike course. After your swim, you will retrieve your bike from transition area 1 (T1 / Bike Corral) and follow the “Exit Bike” sign out of [...]
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Transition Area 1

  • Race Rules, Swim, Bike, Logistics, Transitions
TRANSITION AREA 1 (T1 - Bartlett High School) This is the swim-to-bike transition area. It is called T1! Also known to some as the Bike Corral. When you leave the pool building, you will run toward your bike in transition area - T1. T [...]
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Safety First

  • Gear, Bike, Logistics
Helmets - on your heads, please! If the wheels of your bike are moving and you are straddling your bike, sitting "lady-like" on the top tube or sitting on the seat, your helmet MUST be on your head AND strapped. This is before, during, and  [...]
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Bike Stand

  • Gear, Race Rules, Bike, Day of Race, Logistics, Transitions
BIKE STANDS - everyone must have a bike stand And please make sure they're sturdy! If you build your own bike stand (versus buying one of the ones for sale), note that all racer slots are 26" wide and 8' long. Please make sure your bike sta [...]
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Bike Pick up after the race

  • Bike, Day of Race, Logistics
BIKE PICK UP AFTER THE RACE After you hand over your bike at T2, it will be placed ever so gently into the back of a FedEx truck for transport back to the T1/bike corral at Bartlett High School. Our volunteers use moving blankets to help pro [...]
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Mandatory Bike Drop-off

  • Bike, Logistics
Mandatory Bike Drop-Off Saturday, May 19th 3:00 – 7:00pm Bartlett High School All participants will be required to drop off their bikes in Transition Area 1 at Bartlett High School on Saturday, May 19th, between 3:00-7:00 p.m.  [...]