Approximately four mile hill climb on dirt and gravel roads through The Grove Stone and Sand Quarry in Black Mountain. Cyclocross or mountain bike required.
The Lung Buster Time Trial Series is a six-part competitive time trial racing series of cycling events in Western North Carolina held with the intent of providing all participants a professional racer experience, no matter how fast you are.
The 2016 series includes four flat & fast out-and-back courses, three 20km or 40km routes along Riverside Drive between Marshall and Asheville and one 20k on Etowah River Road. The final two time trials are one-way, very challenging, hill climbs — one up the punishing Elk Mountain outside of Asheville, the other hill climb is NEW a ***Gravel Grinder Time Trial in Black Mountain.
**New to 2016 is the addition of Team Time Trials for the Asheville/Riverside flat routes (TT1, 2 + 4). Teams can consist of 2-4 participants. You may participate in individual and Team TT in the same day.**
*** Our Newest Time Trial to the schedule on September 17th is a BONUS time trial. To be eligible in the Lung Buster Time Trial Series Awards and Prizes you must participate in 4 out of the 6 time trials.