Fall 2016

About the BRAT

The Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee (BRAT) is a multi-day bicycle tour through a different part of Tennessee each year. Join us through small towns, farm country, and some of the best cycling Tennessee has to offer. BRAT is sponsored by Tennessee State Parks and benefits two very important non-profits: The development and protection of the Cumberland Trail, a 300-mile-long footpath down the east...
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Sponsors & Supporters

SPONSORS Without our amazing sponsors, the Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee would not exist. Thank you to these organizations for supporting this event! Hammer Nutrition PRIMAL Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation Tennessee Brew Works Happy Trails Brewing Company   Want to become a sponsor? CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE. SUPPORTERS We'd like to thank these bike clubs and shops for the...
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2016 Highlights

The Fall 2016 BRAT traversed the Cumberland Plateau, with stops at Cumberland Mountain State Park, Standing Stone State Park, Pickett CCC Memorial State Park, Harrison Bay State Park and Fort Southwest Point Park. During evenings & off-days riders enjoyed musical entertainment, rappelling, boating, wildlife programs, hiking, marbles, night-sky viewing, and so much more!
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Volunteer Registration

Volunteers are welcome & needed throughout the event.  To register and get more information, fill out the form below. We'll be in touch!  
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Packing Tips

At the 2023 BRAT, you can pack as much as you want! You will always have access to your vehicle, so bring as many bags as you would like. We do still encourage you to pack in waterproof bags and plan for all possible weather conditions. Additionally, it is helpful to have name tags on bags and gear. This helps us get items returned to their owners, in case they are lost. For Your Bike: Helm...
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