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
- Law enforcement support
- Post Ride Spaghetti Dinner (11:00 am - 6:00 pm)
- Medical Support
- Official Participant Numbers
- SAG, Tech Support and On-Course Communication
- Food & Drink at Rest Stops
- Custom Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty Bike Ride T-Shirt
- Give Aways from Sponsors
- Hot Showers after the Ride
- Discount on Official Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty Bike Ride merchandise (pre-ordered online sales only)
The Six Gap Century includes 9 full rest stops, all supplied with a great selection of food and drink. We also include a huge spaghetti dinner after the ride.
The ride is fully supported and assisted by local and state law enforcement and ambulance services.
Tech support from a variety of local bike shops and sponsors is offered during the ride in many locations. Please note that there may be a fee for parts. Please bring extra bike supplies as parts and supplies for your bike may not be readily available.
Jack's Gap Cut-Off
To ensure timely completion of the ride for all participants, Six Gap Century riders must be through Jack's Gap (39 miles from start) by 11:00 am. Six Gap riders reaching Vogel State Park after 10:30 am MUST take the next left-hand turn onto Hwy-180 and finish the ride on the Three Gap route. Six Gap riders reaching Jack's Gap after 11:00 am MUST turn around and finish the ride on the Three Gap route. Any cyclists passing Jack's Gap after 11:00 am will not be guaranteed rest stop support. All riders must be off the course by 7:30 pm.