Three days of gravel riding

Riding and racing on June 10-11-12

The ultimate prize: be crowned an official 'gravel gorilla' by completing all three competition events. The best overall rider will receive the one and only 'gravel gorilla king' and 'gravel gorilla queen' bomber jacket. 

Baby Gorilla

  • June 10

    Start at 7am

  • 90 kilometers

    Combination of social ride and timed segments, over a fast rolling gravel course

  • Timed Segments

    8 segments on the course (that will be clearly indicated) will be timed, and added up for a stage classification and will count towards the Gravel Gorilla CC

  • Eat and Drink

    Two aid stations on the course, and plenty at the finish line


  • June 11

    Start times to be announced to week before the event

  • 25 kilometers

    Hilly individual time trial. Nothing too technical, all too steep.

  • Time Trial

    Each rider will receive induvidual time that counts towards the Gravel Gorilla GC

  • Eat and Drink

    No aid stations needed here, but base food and drinks will be available at start and finish line

The Silverback

  • June 12

    Start at sunrise (6am)

  • 200 kilometers

    A to B type of race, with start in Kigali and finish in Kinigi (Musanze), mainly good quality gravel roads that get more bumpy near the end of the race. A 100km short version will be made available for those who wish)

  • Gravel Race

    Fastest to the line. Simple as that. Mass start.

  • Eat and Drink

    Three aid stations on the course, and a party after the finish

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