The Harris-Roubaix: A Gravel Road Spring Classic
The Harris-Roubaix is always held the same day as the European Spring Classic, the Paris-Roubaix at 12:00 noon.
The group leaves from the center of Harrisonburg at noon for a casual ride to a family farm about 7 miles to the north. From the farm there will be a 10-15 mile loop marked for your enjoyment. You are more than welcome to ride the loop once or more, and there is an informal 3-lap race that will crown the Champion of the Harris-Roubaix. A majority of the Roubaix loop will be smooth gravel roads to the Northwest of Harrisonburg, located around the Singers Glen area. This area backs up on the Great North Mountain, so there may be several steep hill climbs.
No cost to you – The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition covers the cost of sag support, snacks, beverages, markings, and cue sheets. But please become a member and JOIN SVBC to show your support for this other local cycling events.
POTLUCK REMINDER!!! The Roubaix has always been an event where participants bring food to share. If you can get the food to Court Square then we will drive it out to the farm. Be creative but all food is appreciated. No registration required – Free Event