The Hilly Hundred
2017 Hilly Hundred
The Hilly Hundred is a 100-mile bike ride around scenic county roads around Southern Indiana. However, if you are not up for the 100-mile challenge, there are shorter routes available. This event is spread out into two day, so you will do up to 50 miles each day. The “Hilly” Part comes from the elevations that you will climb, on Saturday you will climb approximately 3229 feet for the long ride (53.7 miles), and 2127 feet for the short ride (32.7 miles). On the last day, you will climb approximately 3229 feet for the long ride (51.7 miles), and for the short ride you will climb 1830 feet (31.1 miles).
According to the Bicycling Magazine, The Hilly Hundred is the “Best overall event, longest running event, largest event, best map, and best entertainment” they give the top 10 reasons to ride in the Hilly…
1. The hills
2. Well organized event
3. Vender tent with great deals on cycling stuff
4. Carefully selected route
5. Rest stop for food
6. Costume contest
8. Fall colors
9. Live bands at the rest stops
10. The hills
Winners from the 2016 Hilly Hundred Photo Contest…
If you have any questions about this event or want more information, please email Mark@HillyHundred.org or visit their webpage at www.hillyhundred.org.
Are you planning on riding this year? Here are some tips to get you up all those hills!