OCTOBER 17, 2020

Shaver Lake, CA

A ride TO RECALIBRATE
YOUR SOUL.

October 17, 2020

CALIFORNIA'S NEWEST MIXED TERRAIN ROAD BIKE ADVENTURE!


Hammer Road Rally is a ride with options for all ability levels. The largest route, the Hammer, is an epic ride with one particular climb you'll never forget. Click here to learn more about our routes. Everything begins and ends at Shaver Lake.

The Hammer adopts Bike Monkey's "road rally" format of scoring by restricting official competition on specific timed segments. It means you get to hammer when you want to, and then regroup and ride with your friends.

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The Routes

Easyish

Not Timed

27.5mi + 2,885'

Ride your bike along historic Dinkey Creek Road on our non-competitive, idyllic 20 mile bike ride. It features a fair bit of climbing, a beautiful classic -- you'll share the return route with lead riders who will be heading back on the same road with you to the finish.

Road bikes with road tires are recommended for this route. There are no gravel roads on this option.

Medium

Not Timed

34mi + 3,383'

This route features perfect road grades and enough challenge to keep you happy even if you're a very strong cyclist looking for an easier day.

A road bike with 28-32c tubeless road tires are recommended. We consider cyclocross or gravel tires bit overkill.

⚠️Includes 8 miles of gravel descending with some rough patches and potholes. Just pay attention and you'll be fine.

Hard

TWO TIMED SEGMENTS!

53mi + 5,897'

SEGMENT 1
SEGMENT 2

No sticks are shaken at a 53 mile bike ride with nearly 6,000' of elevation gain. Riders will make their way to Huntington Lake before turning south and making your way gradually back to the finish.

A road bike with 28-32c tubeless road tires are recommended. We consider cyclocross or gravel tires bit overkill.

⚠️Includes 8 miles of gravel descending with some rough patches and potholes. Just pay attention and you'll be fine.

Hammer

TWO TIMED SEGMENTS!

85mi + 9,175'

SEGMENT 1

SEGMENT 2

The real deal: The Hammer features an absolutely massive 15 mile long gravel climb from Stump Springs Road to Kaiser Pass at 9,196' above sea level.

A road bike with 28-32c tubeless road tires are recommended. We consider cyclocross or gravel tires bit overkill.

⚠️Features nearly 30 miles in two segments of gravel road. The second segment is as described in the "medium" and "hard" routes.

Test-flight with former winner, Tyler Pierce, and be sure to scroll further for video "rebuttal"😆...

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Choose between 20 and 85 miles

Ride over 9,000' above sea level

Rip road and gravel on road bikes

Take on a 4,300' sustained climb to Kaiser Pass

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