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About the Kettle Mettle Dirty Fondo

What is the Kettle Mettle Dirty Fondo?

The Oldest Gravel Fondo in Western Canada

“The Dirt Track that takes you back!”


Penticton to Kelowna Gravel Cycling Fondo on the Kettle Valley Railway Trail.

On September 26th, 2020 the Kettle Mettle will showcase the historical 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 race meal and cold beer , Souvenir T shirt and bottle of wine and tons of draw prizes!
There are 3 distances of Gravel Fondos to choose from for all fitness levels
  • 50K Medio Fondo (start in Chute Lake)
  • 100K Full Fondo (start in Penticton)
  • 140K Full Fondo Plus (start in Penticton)

  • Start beside Lake Okanagan in Penticton and finish near the Lake in Kelowna.

    We also have Individual and team competitions and their results are based upon combined times or all riders on the team