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Event details subject to change!
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Kettle Mettle Gravel Fondo
October 21 - October 22
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day third of October, repeating until September 21, 2025
Set in the stunning Okanagan, Kettle Mettle Gravel Fondo is the oldest Gravel Fondo in Western Canada. And one could easily argue one of the most scenic and amazing gravel courses as well!
The Kettle Mettle Klassic showcases the historic nature of the Kettle Valley Trail and also showcase the amazing scenery of the Okanagan while also providing a scenic and challenging ride. This is a great event with a post celebration including a post event meal, cold beer, souvenir t-shirt, bottle of wine, and tons of draw prizes!
Choose from a 1-day fondo or an epic 2-day stage race.
3 distances of Gravel Fondos
50K Medio Fondo for the Beginner or Recreational cyclist (start at Chute Lake)
100K Full Fondo for the Intermediate to Advanced level cyclist (start in Penticton)
140K Full Fondo Plus for the Intermediate to Advanced level cyclist (start in Penticton)
The Kettle Mettle 2-Day Gravel Stage Race
Day 1: Princeton to Penticton 112kms
Day 2: Penticton the Kelowna 100kms (The same as preceding Kettle Mettle Klassic events)
Bikepacking–for those who want to carry all their stuff with them
Regular Competition–for those who want to just carry the bare essentials to finish each day
To confirm event status (sold out, cancellations, COVID restrictions, etc.), be sure to visit the event website above.