Blood Sweat and Gears
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Welcome to BSG p/b App Ortho
ParkwayThe BSG is a challenging to strenuous 90 mile loop ride starting and ending at the Valle Crucis Elementary School, approximately 5 miles south of Boone, North Carolina. The cumulative climbing elevation is 6629 feet with the climb up to the gap at Snake Mountain, milepoint 50, reaching an 18-20% grade near the top.
Race StartBSG offers a demanding route, which showcases the mountain communities of Watauga County, North Carolina; highlights of the route is a strenuous climb over the 4,500 foot gap at Snake Mountain, and a 10 mile "flat" on old US 421.
A 50 mile, 4,200 feet elevation, "Half Century" is available for those who prefer the sanity of a challenging but shorter route. Both rides are fully supported with aid stations and SAG support.

Blood Sweat and Gears is planned and executed by BSG Events, Inc.   BSG Events is fund raising non-profit.   Net proceeds from the ride are donated to local charities in the High Country.
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