• The Rides

    The Rides

    The Six Gap Century's ultra challenging route takes you up and down six of the steepest climbs in the North Georgia Mountains. Test your stamina with more than 11,200 feet of vertical climbing over the 104 mile course. The Three Gap Fifty’s alternative route offers half the gaps and half the distance, but is nevertheless a demanding and challenging course at 58 miles. Read More
  • King of the Mountain

    King of the Mountain

    The Six Gap Century is known for being the toughest ride and having the steepest climbs in the southeast. Many of you return year after year to test your abilities and to conquer the gaps. The KOM designation will be bestowed only on the most skilled cycling athletes who can successfully take on the ultra steep climbs. Read More
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Latest News

  • Walk-Up Registrations Still Available

    Online registration has closed, but don't worry - you can still ride Six Gap this year! Walk-up registrations are still available! Details below: Saturday, September 23rd at the Bike Expo (9am - 6pm) Sunday, September 24th at the Lumpkin County High School (Opens at 6am) The Bike Expo is located in Downtown Dahlonega at 13 South Park Street, Dahlonega, GA 30533. Lumpkin Read More
  • Hurricane Irma Update - We're Ready for Six Gap!

    Hurricane Irma came through Dahlonega early last week, but the roads are cleared, power has been restored, and we're ready to roll! Also, this weekend the weather forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a 0% chance of precipitation. Woohoo! Read More

    Dahlonega’s Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty Bicycle Ride turns 29 this fall, with thousands of cyclists expected to test their skills and endurance during the last full weekend in September. The Six Gap Bike Expo, to be held on Saturday, September 23rd, will again be a featured event during Six Gap weekend; however, the timing of a planned Read More
  • Bike Light Law Reminder

    For safety reasons, if you plan to ride your bike to the High School from Lumpkin County Middle School or a hotel downtown while it's still dark (before 6:55 a.m.) and after the ride concludes (after 8 p.m.), you will need to have a light placed on the front and rear of your bike. If you do not have lights Read More
  • Six Gap Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available!

    SIX GAP SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE! SIX GAP SPONSORSHIP NOW OPEN The Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty is known for being the toughest ride and having the steepest climbs in the southeast. Thousands of cyclists return year after year to test their abilities and conquer the gaps. This is your opportunity to get in front of them! We Read More
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Volunteer Position Descriptions

(Week of 09/11/17 - Anytime between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Key duties include stuffing bags with sponsor information and products for the riders. Detail oriented people needed.

(Saturday, 09/23/17 - Dahlonega Square: 8:00 am - 1:30 pm and/or 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
(Sunday, 09/24/17 - Lumpkin County High School: 5:30 am - 9:30 am)

A friendly social personality fits this job best. Key duties include checking in riders and issuing rider numbers, transponders, and t-shirts. This job requires a detail-oriented person and can be stressful during busy times.

(Sunday, 09/24/16 - Lumpkin County High School: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm, 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

Key duties include retrieving transponders from riders and cheering them on at the finish line after a hard ride.

(Sunday, 09/24/17 - 6 Gap/3 Gap Split at Hwy 129-N/Hwy 180-W: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm)
(Sunday, 09/24/17 - Yahoola Rd/Hwy 19/60: 7:45 am - 10:30 am)
(Sunday, 09/24/17 - Stone Pile Gap: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm and/or 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
(Sunday, 09/24/17 - Black Mountain Rd/Camp Wahsega Rd: 10:15 am - 2:00 pm and/or 2:00 pm - 5:45 pm)

Key duties include working with law enforcement, safety and course flow. Course Marshals enforce cut off times on course. Set up and breakdown of signs that direct the flow of traffic at intersections along with verbal direction.

(Sunday, 09/24/17 - On Route, Various Times)

The basic function of the SAG Operator is to provide mobile, roadside assistance to the cyclist with mechanical or physical problems. This position requires individuals with a wide assortment of talents. A good SAG Operator must be enthusiastic, informative, communicate well with others and react quickly and calmly to any problem. Being a ham radio operator is a plus, but not necessary!

Ham Radio Operator
(Sunday, 09/24/17 - On Route, Various Times)

The basic function of the Ham Radio Operator is to provide communication to the Six Gap "Headquarters" from on-course. Ham Radio Operators are located at each rest stop, at key points on course, and some alse serve as SAG operators.

(Sunday, 09/24/17 - On Route, Various Times)

Would your company, club, or group like to host a rest stop? Key duties include setting up area, snack preparation, and breaking down along with cleaning the area after the riders are done. Friendly interaction and encouragement to the riders is also essential. Contact David Zunker at 706-867-3767 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.