Strade di Milano – Gravel Race/Ride – Jan 16th, 2021

January 16, 2021 will be the first edition of the STRADE DI MILANO – GUCCI GRAVEL EDITION for our challenging  90%+ gravel 34 mile loop starting in Milano, Texas. This is a real deal gucci gravel course recommending real deal gavel bikes and tires. Riders are expected to self-maintain their own tires, tubes and equipment. This event is promoted and sactioned by USA Cycling under permit #2021-4801 – USAC licenses are not required, but helmets are mandatory at all time when on a bicycle.

Start Times/Distances on BIKEREG page:
https://www.bikereg.com/strade-milano

register at bikereg.com
https://www.bikereg.com/strade-milano

Riders shall wear face coverings on the start line at staging and may remove coverings prior to at the start. Rider categories have been set at limited capacity and smaller waves. Once each category limit has been filled, an optional waitlist may be created.

Late start times allow riders to travel from Waco, Houston, Dallas and San Antonio to the event and return home in the same day. 200 METER and 1KM markers before the finish line will be in place – because that’s bike racing and fun. 

This event and parking lot is held on a Texas State School property, so please be advised of Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code § 101.75. Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages Near Schools and Tobacco/E-cigarette restrictions as well. Please be good citizens and do not drink or smoke at a sporting event on Texas State property. 

Please bring your own drinks, fluids, filled water bottles, coolers, nutrition and spare bottles in coolers to setup for self-support in the feedzone of the high school parking lot. 180 Feedzone stops of 30 seconds are mandatory at this series. Respect your fellow riders and allow for a quick bottle grab and go. If you do not require a bottle swap, you will stilll be required to stop for 30 seconds out of respect of hydration for others. The race will not be won in the feedzone. We’re going to enforce 30 second feedzone stops, foot down to show sportsmanship and hydrate properly. 

Podium presentations will take place within 10 minutes of the third place finisher. Podium ettiquite is encouraged and let’s mask up just like the pros on the podium for good health code and image.

Location: Milano High School, 600 N 6th St, Milano, TX 76556
Strade di Milano – 1 lap – see route below to download
https://www.strava.com/routes/2778148969556313542
Strade di Milano – 2 laps – see route below to download
https://www.strava.com/routes/2785266722604482126

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON Friday, Feb 15, 2020 AT 5:00PM CST,
RACE DAY REGISTRATION $40 cash or venmo.