Tour De Possum
Tour De Possum is located near the Town of Gate City in Scott County, VA. There is a 25 mile route and a 40 mile route. There will also be the extreme “Possum Challenge” where you complete the 40 mile route in under two hours to win a coveted patch!
The Tour de Possum is a Road Cycling event for all cyclists. It will consist of 25 and 40 mile rides routes in the picturesque Yuma area of South West Virginia. The 25 Mile Ride is mainly flat with rolling hills. The 40 mile route has more hills and is more challenging. There will be one rest stop on the 40 mile ride route and possibly one on the 25 mile ride route. There is also the two hour Possum Challenge where riders who finish the 40 mile ride route in under 2 hours will receive a special Possum Challenge Patch. There will also be awards for the top three male and female finishers on the 40 mile ride. There will be lunch and drinks provided to all pre-registered riders after the event. All preregistered riders will get a t-shirt. Cost of the event is $40 and increases in the last two weeks before the event. Members of the Tri Cities Road Club will receive a $10 discount for the event. Routes are listed on the event page and can be downloaded.
Lunch is being provided by Jimmy John’s. Riders will also share benefits of having safe rural roads, a follow vehicle provided by Scott County Sherriff, and fun time together. Raffle prizes are being provided by local area bike shops. Top Prize of a new TREK MARLIN 5 as well as other prizes and Special prizes for the top 3 finishers of the timed event.