Welcome to the C.O.G. 100 News Page!
2/17/20: TRANSFER POLICY: We've had folks asking if they could transfer entries due to complications which would prevent them from being at the C.O.G.100. Here is are details: The C.O.G.100 does not offer refunds! All entries transferred require e-mail notification to Guitar Ted at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than MARCH 8th! After this date we will NOT ACCEPT TRANSFERS. ALL TRANSFERRED ENTRANTS MUST e-mail GUITAR TED! Include name, phone number, e-mail. If you are entered on the roster currently and cannot come LET US KNOW ASAP and remember- NO TRANSFERS AFTER MARCH 8th WILL BE ACCEPTED.
2/15/20: Some updates on the ride including parking/start area HERE
1/ 21/20: Registration filled @ 85 riders.
12/7/19: Course Recon Report Here! Course cues have been verified. We have a few spots we have concerns over and we will be keeping an eye on those with final verification in Spring. Meanwhile, we are gearing up for registration. We also have a few ideas in mind which will be fleshed out in the near future. Bottom line? Things are looking good so far. Stay tuned.....
4/7/19: Not many folks file written blog reports that you can find and that are not on social media only, but Craig Groseth has a blog and wrote a really good accounting that represents most folks experiences out there. Give it a read HERE.
Thanks again for the outpouring of responses and for your attendance to our event. Here are a few more reports filed by Guitar Ted from his blog:
- C.O.G. 100 Event Report Part 1
- Part 2
- Part 3
- Part 4
- Photo Dump
- Jon Dukes Images C.O.G. 100 images HERE
3/30/19: OFFICIAL RESULTS
NOTICE: These are the official results for the C.O.G. 100 Iowa State Single Speed Gravel Championships. All results are from within the official time stamp of the event which was 8:00am - 6:00pm Saturday, March 30th, 2019. Anyone that came in after 6:00pm was scored as a DNF.
Thanks to all the competitors and volunteers. A full race recap will be written and linked on this page Monday, April 2nd, 2019.
1st Place Overall- 1st Mens: Ian Hoogendam @ 4:50pm
2nd Place Mens- Mark Child @ 5:08pm
3rd Place Mens- Aaron Wrabeck @ 5:18pm
4th Place Mens- Josh Magie @ 5:30pm
5th Place Mens- Brian West @ 5:39pm
6th Place Mens- Justin McBride @ 5:40pm
7th Place Overall- FIRST PLACE WOMAN- Kae Takashita @ 5:43pm
8th Place Mens (Same Time) Tomas Claver, Mark Johnson @ 5:50pm
9th Place Mens- Jeff Osborn @ 5:58pm