“Yes, we know what Fleche means and this is not exactly one of those. But who wants to find their way back to the start after 55-75 miles of hard mixed surface riding? Not us. So we have two routes on offer that get you back to the parking area without a shuttle bus. It’s October and that likely means continuing hot weather – so no mega mileage here, yet that may only mean more pace injected. Who knows?” – La Fleche Willistonne Facebook Page
The inaugural La Fleche Willistonne is part of the long-standing North Florida Freeride Gravel Series, going into its 11th year of running in 2022. All events are 100% free. Read more about the NFFGS below, and at the official Facebook Page.
La Fleche Willistonne Video
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In this video, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew takes on the full La Fleche Willistonne route, albeit with a few on-the-fly route adjustments to capture additional footage of the speedy front group.
About the North Florida Freeride Gravel Series
“In a partnership between Big Head Todd of 352 Racing / Bikes and More, JOM of Gravel Cyclist, & explorer Graham Partain, these lads join together with their respective events to present the North Florida Freeride Gravel Series. Todd, JOM, and Graham aren’t some Johnny come lately to the gravel party looking to make a quick buck. This is grassroots gravel cycling.”
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