Three Rivers Velo Sport September Touring Challenge 3RVS September Touring Challenge | Fort Wayne, IN 46835
2021 - The 8th Annual 3RVS September Touring Challenge has begun
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September 5, 2021, Joe Bartels sets a new distance record of 200.15 miles riding a bike in one day during the September Touring Challenge.

Labor Day, September 6, 2021, Marvin Vastbinder, Joe Bartels, Marty Smolinski, Mark Geiger, Clinton Allen, Krista Stockman, Tom Loucks, and Kelly Barnes complete the 100 mile St. Joe Century. During the Labor Day St. Joe Century 58 riders complete a total of 4137 kilometers. 

Three riders completed the 304 mile Labor Day Weekend Triple Century. Congratulations to Mark Geiger, Marty Smolinski and Joe Bartels. These riders will receive a special recognition award at the club's end of season party.

September 11, 2021, Joe Bartels becomes the first member to reach the top distance level of 1,610 kilometers (1,000 miles) in this year's challenge. 

September 16, 2021, Denise Snyder becomes the first woman to reach 1,000 kilometers in the 2021 September Touring Challenge.

September 18, 2021, a perfect weather day for cycling and the biggest day ever for the September Touring Challenge as records fall. Collectively, Team 3RVS rode a total of 4,671 kilometers (2,902 miles) in one day; and, Valerie Litznerski sets a new one-day distance record in the September Touring Challenge of 509.8 kilometers (316.8 miles), which breaks the distance record for the third time this year. This one will be hard to top.