Welcome to the Pine Barrens Gravel Ride the newest unpaved road adventure by Kermesse Sport!
This bicycle ride starts at the Pinelands Preservation Alliance offices and travels through some hidden regions of the Pine Barrens, including state forests, nature preserves, trails, ghost towns and the Carranza Memorial.
Captain Emilio Carranza was the “Lindbergh of Mexico”, whose plane crashed in 1928 in a remote section of the Pine Barrens during a goodwill mission. The ride finishes with festivities in the renovated dairy barn at the Pinelands Alliance.
The Provisional Long Course is 72 miles long with 1000’ of climbing (according to RideWithGPS). The course has 23 miles of sand/gravel/dirt roads (32%), with some technical sections.
The Provisional Short Course, is 58 miles long with 800’ of climbing (according to RideWithGPS). The course has 17.4 miles of sand/gravel/dirt roads (30% of the course), including some technical sections.
Start Window: 8 am to 9 am
Start Location: Pinelands Preservation Alliance
Organized by Kermesse Sport and benefits the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.