Part of the adventure is being prepared for any challenges that you may face. Your team must be completely self-sufficient during this event, as there will be no water, food or mechanical assistance on the course.
All of the following gear is REQUIRED to participate in this event. Gear checks will be conducted during the race, and teams will be penalized if they do not have the required gear.
- Bicycle - Mountain, cross and hybrid bikes with tires at least 1 1/4" wide tires - no road bikes.
- Helmet - Immediate disqualification if not worn at all times while biking.
- Water - Each team must carry a minimum of 40 oz. of water for the entirety of the race. Water can be carried in bottles or a hydration pack and must be with the team at all times.
- Portable/mini tire pump OR CO2 inflation cartridge(s)
- Tire lever
- One spare tire tube per racer
- Cell phone