Gravel Worlds has race distances of 31, 75, 150 and 300 miles.
Oh course Diablo Racing's John Bessey entered the longest, 300 mile event.
This race was completely self supported (no team vehicles, hand outs).
Only race provided support on route stops was allowed.
The course consisted of 300 miles of rolling gravel and dirt roads with 17,956 feet of elevation gained.
139 started, 77 finished. John was 30th.
In his words "Mentally (and possibly physically) the hardest ride I’ve ever done."
So it must of been good!
For more on the Gravel Worlds see: www.gravel-worlds.com/about
Full Results: www.athlinks.com/event/142551/results/Event/1022537/Results
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