Cody working the check in table
Steve Polyak checks in
The start scene
Last minute tandem maintenance
Neutral roll out
Off they go!
Steve and Scott rolling big wheel ti style
We detoured around the first two B roads, this is why
Lone leader about 50 miles in, north of Riverside
The Martins reloading
Steve McGuire, Mike Merulla and Brad Roark talking it over
Dave Pals has been there, done that
Go Back! No wait, Gritty Brevet this way
Emett handled finish line construction
Todd Burvee coming back from the checkpoint via the Swervee
Mark Consadine and Gary Henry coming in to finish the 75
The Martins at the finish
Nanners and Brad at the finish, Brad just showed up day of and rode the whole 75
Mark Sorensen had a missed turn, wound up in North Liberty, still had 105 on his computer at the finish!
Jim Cochran, first one in on the 100 mile route
Matias Perret and Nick Martin coming in on the 100
Brian and Kim Eppen finishing the 100 on their single speed tandem! They rode around some more and got 120 for the day.
Jim Cochran taking a load off
Good cue sheet system!
Doc "Rick" Hopson and Jeff "Rock" Barnes finishing the 100, Jeff on single speed
Cross bikes were popular as always on the gravel
Scott Duncan finishing the 100
Bill Hook finishing the 75 mile route
Steve Fleagle finishing the 100 with Jack Noble just behind.
Jack Noble still smiling after 100!
Route creator and checkpoint master and number assigner and cue sheet designer and all around great guy Ken Lefler!
Mike Johnson came down from Cedar Falls to ride the 100
Lisa DeShano, 100 miles of gravel fun all the time behind her just keeps having fun
Steve Polyak finishing the 100 on his pink tired fixed gear! He called it a study in pain, then rode home, way to go Steve
Steve McGuire won the unofficial coolest fork contest, and finished the 100 smiling as always on his single speed
Scott Hendrickson also rode the 100 on a fixed gear, that is some impressive stuff!
Scott McDonough finishing the 100, was it single speed or did he have some internal gear set up? I don't remember!
Scott Hanson was a big part of the organizing crew, here he is ready to head home with his son Emmet on the back of the Xtracycle