Todd and Ned’s Durango Dirt Fondo presents La Strada La Plata Gravel Ride














What: A gravel ride Fondo to cap off your summer of cycling! The ride will feature a network of gravel and dirt roads surrounding Durango Colorado in beautiful La Plata County. Durango is home to numerous world class cyclists who for years have used our extensive gravel and dirt road system for training. Notable sectors include Texas Creek, 510 and the legendary Glockenspiel. The mass start timed ride will also include two timed dirt sectors so you can compare how you stack up against other riders while still enjoying the group ride element. Feed/aid stations will be on course as well. Two distances will be offered. (35/70 mile approximately) Todd and Ned will guide your adventure along with a host of other cycling friends. Coffee and pastries will be provided at the start, fine local beer at the finish. All finishers will receive a great gift as well as a substantial schwag bag. Riders will also be invited to attend Todd and Ned's Bikes, Bands and Brews Festival Saturday Sept 17, 2016 1pm-6pm. So please join us for a great cycling weekend as we roll out La Strada La Plata and ride the dirt of Durango!

**Cross bikes, mountain bikes, and road bikes with 700 x28c or larger tires are sufficient for course.

When: Sunday September 18, 2016.  9am start, 8am coffee/pastries and rider meeting.

Where: Durango, Colorado, utilizing a network of county and state roads.  Start and finish location will be at Buckley Park, 12th and Main in Durango.

Cost:
70 mile - $95 (includes Schwag bag, coffee and pastry feed, post ride beer, finisher gift, chip timing)
35 mile - $75 (includes Schwag bag, coffee and pastry feed, post ride beer, finisher gift, chip timing)

**Permits pending approval.
**Final course route to be determined by July 2016.