On Sunday March 3, 2013, the quiet gravel tracks and country lanes of Central Arkansas will be full of intrepid bicyclists competing in the first annual Tucker – Scott – Tucker ‘Spring Classic’ bicycle race. According to Joe Jacobs’ recent story from arkansasoutside.com the ‘gentlemen’s race’ will involve ten teams of five riders cycling unsupported from Scott, AR. to Tucker, AR. and back to Scott, AR. again.
Praise should definitely be heaped upon the organizer of the race, Justin Slarks for putting together a race which is set to be a true time trial test of endurance over a course of varying surfaces. This seriously fun way to take in some majestic scenery and get some exercise also features a competitive element, 100% of the entry fee ($50 per team) will make up the prize purse.
The ‘gentlemen’s race’ is open to participants from both sexes, with the ‘gentlemen’s’ aspect referring to the fact that all participants, regardless of gender will be expected to abide by all local traffic laws. The fine idea of using a handicapping system for timing each participating team according to when their last rider crosses the finish line will ensure that each and every rider will not only get some exercise but will also know their finishing time could make all the difference to the overall result.
For more information about the race visit FacebookSpringClassicScottTuckerScott .