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Join Fresh Trails Adventures, and embark on a cycling adventure through the best biking the state of Maine has to offer.  The FARM Ride will take you on hilly (very hilly) and meandering, mostly gravel roads through newly planted potato and wheat fields, with vistas into the Saint John Valley and neighboring New Brunswick, Canada. 

The FARM Ride is not for the faint of heart; climb over 1,000 feet for every 10 miles ridden, for a total of 60 miles.  It is sure to test your physical and mental prowess.  A mid-route fuel station will keep you going when you need it the most.  Relax at the finish with a post-ride BBQ featuring local burgers from Aroostook Beef Company, cold beer from First Mile Brewery, buckwheat ploye ice cream sandwiches from Bouchard Family Farm, and tunes from local musicians.

New this year:
-More gravel, less pavement!
-More climbing!
-No Bailout Loop option. One route so be prepared!
-NO on-route direction signs be prepared! .gpx file on request (email: michaud_matthew@hotmail.com)

-No sag wagon: be prepared with extra tubes, patches, air pump/CO2, etc.  
Expect 5-6 hours on the bike with numerous challenging climbs.

A downloadable .GPX file for your GPS (email: michaud_matthew@hotmail.com) and a cute sheet (pick up at the event) will be your light in the storm. BE PREPARED!!!! NO SIGNS will be on route this year.

$60 online registration. $65 on the day of ride.

Whatcha get:

-Entry into the best damn gravel bike ride you’ve ever pedaled
-One frosty can of beer from First Mile Brewery
-One Fresh Trails Adventures  souvenir pint glass
-Post ride BBQ with some of the best local beef your taste buds have ever tasted (Aroostook Beef Company)
-Yummy local buckwheat ployes and ice cream sandwiches (Bouchard Family Farm)
-Tunes from local musicians

Additional meal passes available for $10 (in-person purchase)
Additional can of beer available for $4 (in-person purchase)

Online Registration Deadline: Wednesday, Jun 22, 2022 at 5:00 PM ET

Select Your Category

Category Start Time Distance Prizes Fee
The FARM Ride Gravel Grinder $60 8:00 AM 60 miles Complimentary Fresh Trails Adventures pint glass $60
  • The FARM Ride. Maine's Premier Gravel Ride covering 6,000 feet of climbing in nearly 60 miles on scenic (and very hilly) paved and gravel roads of northern Maine and the St. John River Valley.

Location & Contact

Location address:
1809 New Canada Rd, New Canada, ME  04743
Event Phone Number:
(207) 991-1905
Event Website
http://freshtrails.com
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