Countdown To The Big Dam Day! 09/25/2021 07:00 am 245 Days

What time is does the start line open?

5:30 am

What is the start time for the event?

The start is 6:50am

Are Bike Helmets Required to be worn?

Yes all riders must wear a helmet that is secured to their head per manufacturers guidelines.

Are Ebikes allowed?

Yes, if your bike meets the following standards. Per USAC Cycling sanctioning and insurance...“The Consumer Product Safety Commission defines a low-speed electric bicycle as “a two-or three-wheeled vehicle with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750 watts (1 h.p.), whose maximum speed on a paved level surface, when powered solely by such a motor while ridden by an operator who weighs 170 pounds, is less than 20 miles per hour.”

Can I start any time I want after the official start time?

All riders must start within the official start. We have road closures set for specific times between the Start line and the base of the Big Dam Bridge.  If you miss this road closure window you will not be allowed to start.

Where do I place my bib and number set?

The bib number should be pinned to the front of your jersey
The small adhesive number sticker (helmet number) should be place on the front of your helmet
The bike tag number attaches around/to your seat post with the number extending over the rear wheel.

What do I need to bring to the start line?

A properly maintained bike, a properly fitting helmet, your number attached correctly, water and or sports drink, and food items as you feel needed.

Where is parking for race day?

See the Parking map on the website.

Can I rent a bike for the event?

The BDB100 event does not rent bikes, but we suggest checking with local bike shops to see if they are currently renting bikes for event participation.

Where can I find the event guide?

Use the 2019 Athlete Guide as a guide only.  The 2020 Athlete Guide will be posted 6 weeks before the event.