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PHAT: Double Barrel Gravel Ride
June 6 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm CDT
Double Barrel Gravel Ride 2020
The Double Barrel Gravel Ride is back! The 71 mile route covers beautiful gravel roads of NW Arkansas and SW Missouri. This route will be as scenic as it is challenging, with over 5k feet of climbing.
Also, 1 rider will be winning a brand new Salsa Journeyman! This Sora build, 650b gravel bike is a great way to have an Adventure by Bike! Tickets will be issued to ALL RIDERS. Must be present to win!
The 71 mile course will be marked, but GPS is STRONGLY recommended. Riders meeting at 8am. Start shortly thereafter. Aid stations will be located at miles 20, 37 (Haven 55 restaurant option) and mile 60. All three aid stations will have water, Gatorade, fruit and cookies.
Back by popular demand are two fun routes of 15 miles and 30 miles. Courses will be marked, but GPS is also recommended. Aid stations along the way! Riders meeting at 1pm. Start shortly thereafter.
COST: $0.00 aka ZERO DOLLARS aka $Free.99
RIDER’S MEETINGS & START TIMES:
71 mile – 8am
30 and 15 mile – 1pm
Arrive with plenty of time to get signed in and prepared before your start time.
Start and Finish at the Benton County Quail Barn. The routes will be on chunky gravel roads. There will be a poker ride component, so collect cards at aid stations along the way and have some fun blasting clay pigeons on a professional trap shooting field when you return to earn bonus cards! We have awesome prizes for best hand at the end.
Shoot skeet as much as you like post ride, thanks to ammo being provided by Winchester. Stay after the ride for jambalaya, crawfish boil, local beer and live music starting at 3pm!
Salsa Bike giveaway will take place at 5pm, must be present to win.
Benton County Quail (Quail Barn):
From the Bentonville Square go 6 miles West on Central (72). When you pass the water tower get ready to turn right in about a 1/4 mile. You’ll see a brown sign “Benton County Quail” on the right. Turn there. 11674 Arkansas 72, Bentonville, AR 72712
Things to bring:
-Your bike, helmet and whatever you want to ride in.
-Change of clothes for relaxing post ride.
-Friends and lots of them.
-Guns will be provided so please leave yours at home. We’ll have plenty so don’t worry. Thanks to Winchester you’ll also shoot for free.
*Bikes with 35mm or wider tires are recommended for the chunky gravel roads. Give Phat Tire Bike Shop a call to rent a bike. 479-715-6170
This event which is free to participate in is made possible by these fine partners:
Phat Tire Bike Shop
Benton County Quail
TC Screen Printing
GPS Course Route links:
71 mile route:
31 mile route:
15 mile route:
Click in top right of link on the ‘Export’ button to load to your GPS device of choice.