The Six Gap Century's ultra challenging route takes you up and down six of the steepest climbs in the North Georgia Mountains. Test your stamina with more than 11,200 feet of vertical climbing over the 104 mile course. The Three Gap Fifty’s alternative route offers half the gaps and half the distance, but is nevertheless a demanding and challenging course at 58 miles. Read More
Hundreds of competitive adult and youth cyclists are expected to compete in 11 races on Saturday, September 29 for the 2nd Annual Six Gap Criterium. The Six Gap Criterium will be the final event of 11-race Georgia Championship Series for 2012, with special awards presented after each race. Read More
Lynskey Helix Raffle Winner +Congratulations to Mike Passino of Lakeland, Florida who won the Lynskey Helix bicycle, valued at $7,250 from Lynskey Performance Designs, the Presenting Sponsor of the Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty Bike Ride. Jennifer Sanchez from Clermont, Florida won the 2nd prize of 2 FREE REGISTRATIONS to Six Gap 2013, and Barry Nicholls from Anniston, Alabama won the 2012… Read More
Congratulations to the 2012 KOM Winners! +Congratulations to Brian Toone and Kristen LaSasso, this year's King of the Mountain winners! Brian Toone (also one of last year's KOM winners) is from Birmingham, Alabama, and raced up Hogpen, clocking in at 29:29, beating his time from last year of 32.24. Kristen LaSasso is from La Canada, California, and clocked in at 33:20, outracing the runner-up by almost… Read More
Introducing the "King of the Power" +Six Gap and TrainingPeaks have partnered to bring you an added challenge: King of the Power (KOP)! The winner of our King of the Power (KOP) Category will receive a “1-year Premium Athlete Subscription” to TrainingPeaks. To ENTER the KOP Competition, just provide the following information at the “King of the Power” booth when you return to the High School… Read More
USA Pro Challenge Partners with Six Gap Century for KOM Challenge +Amateur Cycling Event Gets a Taste of the Pro Cycling Experience The USA Pro Challenge, one of the largest professional cycling races in the United States, is expanding its support of cycling events across the country by partnering with the 24th annual Six Gap Century Ride for the KOM (King of the Mountain) Challenge. Held on September 30,… Read More
Announcing the 2nd Annual Six Gap Criterium +During the last weekend of September, two days of two-wheeled action will take center stage in Dahlonega, Georgia for Six Gap Century weekend. Hundreds of competitive adult and youth cyclists are expected to compete in 11 races on Saturday, September 29 for the 2nd Annual Six Gap Criterium. The following day, 3,000 cyclists are expected to make the annual uphill… Read More
RIDER BAG STUFFING
(Week of 09/24/12 - Anytime between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Key duties include stuffing bags with sponsor information and products for the riders. Detail oriented people needed.
(Saturday, 09/29/12 - Lumpkin County High School: Time TBA)
A good driving record is required. Key duties include driving supplied pick-up trucks to get water tanks loaded. Must supply copy of driver's license and vehicle insurance.
(Saturday, 09/29/12 - Dahlonega Square: 8:00 am - 1:30 pm and/or 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
(Sunday, 09/30/12 - Lumpkin County High School: 5:30 am - 9:00 am)
A friendly social personality fits this job best. Key duties include checking in riders and issuing rider numbers, transponders, and t-shirts. This job requires a detail-oriented person and can be stressful during busy times.
(Sunday, 09/30/12 - Lumpkin County High School: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm, 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm)
Key duties include retrieving transponders from riders.
(Sunday, 09/30/12 - 6 Gap/3 Gap Split at Hwy 129-N/Hwy 180-W: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm)
(Sunday, 09/30/12 - Yahoola Rd/Hwy 19/60: 7:45 am - 10:30 am)
(Sunday, 09/30/12 - Stone Pile Gap: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm and/or 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
(Sunday, 09/30/12 - Black Mountain Rd/Camp Wahsega Rd: 10:15 am - 2:00 pm and/or 2:00 pm - 5:45 pm)
Key duties include working with law enforcement, safety and course flow. Course Marshals enforce cut off times on course. Set up and breakdown of signs that direct the flow of traffic at intersections along with verbal direction.
(Sunday, 09/30/12 - On Route, Various Times)
The basic function of the SAG Operator is to provide mobile, roadside assistance to the cyclist with mechanical or physical problems. This position requires individuals with a wide assortment of talents. A good SAG Operator must be enthusiastic, informative, communicate well with others and react quickly and calmly to any problem. Being a ham radio operator is a plus, but not necessary!
(Sunday, 09/30/12 - On Route, Various Times)