Tour de Rocky Top

When: July 6, 2019
Where: Knoxville, TN

Starting Location: Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria, Knoxville, TN
Start Time: Start Time: 7:30 a.m.

Back for its 13th edition, TdRT again offers four route options (all slightly “tweaked from the routes used the past three years), highlighted by the 85 mile “Butterfly Gap” route. The usual 31, 50, and 65 mile fully supported rides round out the options. Finisher medals will be awarded to all 85 mile option finishers, and King and Queen of the Mountain award jerseys will again be awarded to the first male and female rider up the world-famous Butterfly Gap climb. Performance ride shirts, along with DeFeet logo socks, logo pint glasses, the usual Barley’s pizza and beer fare, and 2019 Tour de France stage 1 viewing will on the menu once again. Expected participation–400

Course Maps

Registration cost:

  • $35, Black Friday Weekend
  • $40, December thru February 29
  • $45, March 1 thru June 16
  • $50, June 17 thru June 30
  • $55, July 1 thru July 5
  • $60, Day of ride

*Prices INCLUDE online registration fee

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Cycle Sequatchie

When: October 5, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. CST
Where: Dunlap, TN

Celebrate scenic Southeast Tennessee Saturday, October 5th, with a ride through the most picturesque valley in the South followed by a farm-fresh feast and outdoor expo. Come see why Sequatchie Valley is Chattanooga’s cycling playground! #CycleSequatchie


Choose from four super scenic routes, ranging from a relaxed 16-mile loop to a Metric Century and a 78-mile ride with a timed K.O.M. climbing challenge – with prizes on the line! There’s something for everyone!


Reward yourself after the ride with a farm-to-table buffet from local farms like Sequatchie Cove Farm, along with world-famous pies and desserts from the Cookie Jar Cafe. Plus beer from some of our favorite Chattanooga breweries and fresh-pressed cider from Wheeler’s Orchard!


Check out outdoor retailers, outdoor recreation groups, conservation organizations, local farms, and more at the Sequatchie Valley/South Cumberland outdoor expo! Plus post-ride recovery massage with the A-Team, games from Step Up Sequatchie, and a bounce house for the kids!


It’s more than a bike ride! We also have plenty of non-cycling attractions on tap for the weekend highlighting all of the other fun outdoor recreation opportunities available in Sequatchie Valley and the South Cumberland Plateau!


Proceeds from Cycle Sequatchie will benefit conservation efforts in Sequatchie Valley and the South Cumberland Plateau led by the Land Trust for Tennessee – working to preserve what makes this region so special!