2017 Bike course with locations for:
- 56 miles, modified out and back, out of town farm to market roads, limited traffic, flat with 8 challenging hills, ranging from 2.9% – 8.9% grade and a quarter of a mile to 1.2 miles in length.
- The bike course will close 5 hours and 30 minutes after the final athlete starts the swim.
- These are good asphalt roads with some shoulders.
- A CPSC approved helmet is required during the entire bike portion including in and out of transition. Athletes riding without an approved helmet or chinstrap not fastened may be disqualified. Alterations to a hard – shell helmet, which affects its integrity, are not allowed.