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Chequamegon Dead Horse

April 29 @ 7:00 am - April 30 @ 7:00 pm
United States

Chequamegon Dead Horse It's that time again. This is the third year for this event, it's pretty cool and you should go. This is a two day event with a great overnight camping spot. Think 65 miles days on the best gravel roads, atv and jeep trails northern Wisconsin has to offer. This is a great intro to Bikepacking with some of the best folks riding bikes. Oh and it's FREE!!! Two day bike packing trip in Chequamegon National Forest.…

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$35 - $45.00

Muddy Onion Spring Classic Dirt Road Ride

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Onion River Sports, 20 Langdon St
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States

Onion River Sports presents the 5th Annual Muddy Onion Spring Classic - Saturday April 29th, 2017! Celebrate early spring in true Vermont style and come explore New England's most beautiful, scenic and iconic dirt roads at this 34-mile fully-supported gravel ride. Then stick around afterwards for our famous post-ride barbecue—and speaking of famous, we're super excited to announce that the good folks at the Alchemist Brewery and Harpoon Brewery have made it possible for us to keep riders lubricated at the barbecue—complimentary with registration! As for the…

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Strada Fango

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Murphy Flowage County Park, 10 Miles East of Rice Lake
Rice Lake, WI 54868 United States

The Strada Fango 100K Dirt Race/Ride Sunday  April 30th, 2017, rollout at 11 am. No entry fee. No swag. No official timing. Unlimited pain and suffering.   Mileage: Gravel: 51 miles Paved: 14 miles Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about the event and other rides on the Riding Gravel Forum.  

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$65 - $85

The Wild Horse

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cedar Mountain Wilderness, Delle, UT United States

The Wild Horse ride. Utah's first Dirt Fondo, held in the Cedar Mountains. Introducing a new type of bike ride. Zero miles of pavement. Wide open. Challenging. Explore a land only 45 minutes west of downtown Salt Lake City where hundreds of wild horses roam. It won't be easy. The Wild Horse will travel around and over the Cedar Mountain Wilderness, located 45 minutes west of Salt Lake City on I-80. Zero miles of pavement. All dirt and gravel roads.…

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14th Annual Wear Yellow Ride

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Strategic Air & Space Museum, Ashland, NE United States

This year we have added an unsupported gravel route for those who like to brave country roads on their cross bikes, mountain bikes, and fat tire bikes. Now, you won't be totally alone out there, we'll have volunteers riding and driving the course to help if needed... and you might find a surprise power stop stash of goodies along the way. 51 Mile Gravel Ride Route For the adventure seekers that really want a workout. We’ve got gravel, minimum maintenance…

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Fakawi Gravel Grinder

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Markham Park, 16001 W State Road 84
Weston, FL United States

ABOUT FAKAWI Started in 2010 as an action packed gravel grinder covering new terrain in the area.  "The Fakawi Gravel Grinder combines a network of levees, horse trails, and old abandoned farm roads. Creating a unique cycling experience, and a sneak peek into old Florida. The ride begins at Markham Park, with police escort, mass start, and a controlled 15 mph pace for approximately 5 miles. Once safely off the city road(s), riders are free to go at their own pace.…

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Ten Thousand

May 28 @ 6:00 am - May 29 @ 5:00 pm
Malvern, IA United States

A 120 mile bike gravel bike ride through Northwest Illinois. Hosted by Comrade Cycles and Freeport Bicycle Company. Save the date of May 28! Route TBD but expect awesome! The MidWest is often thought of as a vast, flat mass of land punctuated by endless fields of corn and soybeans. Though that is fairly accurate, there exists an area untouched by the glacial advances that have left much of North Central America with the dull landscape we call home. This…

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2017 Bon Jon Pass Out

June 3 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
7 Cedars Casino, 270756 US 101
Sequim, 98382 United States

The Bon Jon Pass Out is a gravel road race in the spirit of a Gran Fondo - make it as competitive or casual as you wish - race for the victory or just to complete the course. And this course is to die for! The 43 mile loop on the eastern foothills of the Olympics is painstakingly beautiful - from a few "brutal" climbs to the killer views that will take your breath away. Challenging, and so worth it! It is deemed to become a…

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Gifford Gravel 50

June 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yacolt, WA, 100-298 W Yacolt Rd, Yacolt, WA
Yacolt, WA 98675 United States

  The 3rd Annual Gifford Gravel becomes a gravel metric this year covering 62 miles and about 8000 feet of climbing. The ride will take place on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 starting and finishing in lovely downtown Yacolt, WA. Current snowpack conditions will dictate the route this year. THE DETAILS -There is no registration, just show up ready to ride -This ride is completely unsupported, you are responsible for you -Individuals must bring EVERYTHING that they need for the ride…

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Raid Rockingham

June 4 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
New Market High School, 213 S. Main St
New Market, NH United States

Raid Rockingham New for 2017 – 2 route options> 60 and 45 miles!   Raid Rockingham- Are you are looking for a cycling challenge, a great ride with friends and an opportunity to kick back afterward to swap stories? Well, we have the ride for you. Raid Rockingham combines elements of the area’s best gravel roads on a supported course, with a great party awaiting you at the finish. There will be cold craft beer on tap and some tasty…

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$45 - $55

Gold Rush Gravel Grinder

June 10
Spearfish City Park, Spearfish, SD, SD 57783 United States

Gold Rush Gravel Grinder the Lakota worship the Black Hills as the Paha Sapa “The Heart of Everything That Is” Join us for the 5th Annual Gold Rush Gravel Grinder to be held on June 10, 2017.  We  will provide you with one of the most beautiful gravel courses you will ever encounter!  Race it or just ride it and take in the breathtaking beauty of the Black Hills.   We thank all the Volunteers and Sponsors who make this…

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The Distance

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm
Galloway Forest Park, Creebridge
Newton Stewert, Scotland United Kingdom

The Distance is a new type of event dubbed "Explorer Gravel". The idea is to take a bike, be self-supported, and move from checkpoint to checkpoint. Each checkpoint a rider reaches will allow that rider to get a map or possibly a GPX file to navigate to the next point. Routes will consist of a mix of trails and back roads. There will be Brevet cards and riders will also be required to photograph certain elements found along the way…

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June 17
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tour de Fronds, Box 369
Powers, OR 97466 United States

Tour de Fronds-  :  Two asphalt/gravel rides including a metric century to the Rogue River/Old Agness Store as well the Big Tree/Flannagan Prairie ride.  $50 (Only $40 if registered by June 1) Powers - Big Tree (Largest Port Orford Cedar in the World) - Flannagan Prairie - Powers 55 Miles Twenty-seven miles of two-track gravel, 15 of single-lane asphalt with turn outs, and 13 miles of two-lane asphalt (55 miles in all) will give you a fair measure of your physical condition.  The gravel…

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$30.00 - $40.00

Hell Of The North Texas

June 17 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wallace Park, 1401 Old US Hwy 77
Hillsboro, TX United States

The Hell of the North Texas is here to light your fire! Multiple distances/difficulty levels winding through scenic Hill County. Terrain varies from flat  field roads to treacherous loose rock rollers. Lots of shade canopy along the route but also long sections exposed to the summer Texas sun. The routes will be primarily hard pack gravel which should be firm should there be an unexpected shower. The courses will be marked and GPS files and premium app access are available…

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Moots-Colorado Ranch Rally 2016

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Moots World Headquarters, Staemboat Springs, CO United States

The third annual Moots Colorado Ranch Rally is Saturday, June 17th.  This is a 50-mile cyclosportive held on the dirt and gravel roads around Steamboat Springs, CO.  Beginning and ending at the Moots Factory, the route includes just five miles of pavement.  The other 45 miles feature rural dirt and gravel roads that connect historic Routt County area ranches.     Moots is partnering with the Community Agriculture Alliance (CAA) to showcase the importance and heritage of local ranches in Routt County and…

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Ghost of the Gravel

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Water Valley Community Hall, Alberta 579
Water Valley, Alberta T0M 2E0 Canada

Ghost of the Gravel is back for its third year as Alberta's premier gravel race. This year we are turning it up a notch! Showcasing the town of Water Valley, there will be a new course with more gravel and less traffic, a full-service BBQ party after the race, and Red Bull bringing the party to the feed zone and start/finish zone! Ghost of the Gravel is still the only race & fondo that takes you to new places on…

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2017 KATY Trail Ride

June 19 @ 8:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm
KATY TRAIL State Park @ Clinton, Clinton, MO United States

 2017 KATY Trail Ride Dates: June 19-23, 2017 Route: Monday, June 19           Clinton to Sedalia                   39 miles Tuesday, June 20          Sedalia to Boonville                37 miles Wednesday, June 21     Boonville to Jefferson City      51 miles Thursday, June 22        Jefferson City to Marthasville  68 miles Friday, June 23      …

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Skull 120/60 Harney Adventure

June 24
Harney County, 1000 N Broadway
Burns, 97720 United States

Enjoy a challenging ride in the rough and rugged Malheur Forest in Harney County, Oregon.

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Haute Route (Rockies)

June 24 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Boulder, Boulder , CO United States

24TH TO 30TH JUNE 2017 | 815KM | 15,000M+ From Boulder to Colorado Springs Seven timed, ranked and fully-supported stages from Saturday 24th to Friday 30th June Start Village opens on Friday 23rd June Nearest major airport: Denver International, Colorado Springs Carving through the heartland of American cycling, the Mavic Haute Route Rockies 2017 will feature an unforgettable combination of jaw-dropping scenery and breathtaking climbs. The event offers committed amateur riders the opportunity to compete with a professional level of…

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Dirty Road-a-Coaster Gravel Grinder

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ascutney Mountain West, Windsor, VT United States

The Dirty Road-A-Coaster is the product of, mastermind, Mark Dakoulos and a dream he had to host this beautiful ride in his hometown of Hartland Vermont. Mark mapped out the course and drives the lead-out vehicle for the DRoC course every year. Mark and Pro Performance worked with Ray Sapp in the inaugural year of the Dirty Road-A-Coaster to bring this ride to reality. Ray was the director of the Hartland Recreation Department for more than 10 years and passed away suddenly in the summer of 2015 from…

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$50 - $75

Raid Lamoille

July 8
The Rusty Nail, 1190 Mountain Rd
Stowe, VT United States

It's pronounced "la-moyle" and is one of Vermont's northern counties and it happens to hold some of the most sublime gravel riding in the Northeast. The 2014 inaugural ride was a smash hit – fantastic weather, a hearty group of riders and an incredible after party. And it will be even better in 2017…….this is one ride you won’t want to miss. The route is approximately 100K (with a 50K option) , mostly gravel roads through the stunning Vermont countryside and will…

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Trans South Dakota Bikepacking Race 714 Miles

July 22 - August 3
Trans South Dakota Bikepacking Race, 825 S. Walts Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104 United States

Trans South Dakota is a 700+ mile bikepacking/bikerafting race across the state of South Dakota.  Our goal is to give you a multi-day event highlighting everything Joe and I love about the state of South Dakota. 714 miles on Gravel Roads & open Prairies 5 mile Packraft your Bike across the River, ( We supply the Packrafts ) www.Kokopellipackraft.com 30,000 ft of elevation gain 3 stage finishers' medal Start Location: Beulah Campground, 5861 Old highway 14, Beulah, Wyoming Campsite Reservations: Bill…

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July 22 @ 10:00 am
Fork Horner, N4297 County Road X
Gleason, WI 54435 United States

95 and 47 mile routes through Lincoln, Langlade and Oneida counties.  The 95 mile event includes 66 miles of gravel, much of which are single lane with some "cobbled" segments  with many punchy hills.  The 47 mile event includes 41 miles of gravel which is relatively flat, smooth and wide. Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about gravel bikes, gear, events and anything else on the Riding Gravel Forum

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The DAMn – Day Across Minnesota

August 5 @ 12:00 am - August 6 @ 12:00 am
MN United States

The DAMn  -We are proud to introduce The Day Across Minnesota, also known as The DAMn gravel road bicycle race. Racers will traverse 240 miles of Minnesota gravel roads by bicycle in a single day. That’s right, they will have 24 hours from start to finish. They will start in South Dakota and finish in Wisconsin. This event will take place in August of 2017. Registration details & more information will be coming soon. LOGISTICS Racers who attempt the 240…

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$80 - $180

24 Hours of Cumming

August 5 @ 11:00 am - August 6 @ 11:00 am
Cumming Tap, 117 N 44th St
Cumming, IA United States

The 24 Hours of Cumming Gravel Race and Festival will take place on the gravel roads of central Iowa. Launching from Cumming, Iowa, this will be one of the toughest endurance biking challenges in the United States. Riders will have 24 hours to cover 400k (that’s 248 miles to you and me) and nearly 15,000 feet of elevation gain. That’s a challenge for even the gnarliest of grinders! Not ready to tackle this beast solo? Take it on with a…

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Sunflowers to Roses Ride (Gravel Option)

August 6 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Erik’s Bike Shop, 135th & Quivira
Overland Park, KS United States

Sunflowers to Roses Ride Mission To raise money and awareness to fight cancer and to promote cycling as a safe recreational family activity in honor of Jack Lockton, Chris Anthony and others like them to benefit various cancer related programs; The Lance Armstrong Foundation, Cancer Action, KU Cancer Center and other educational programs. Sunflowers to Roses 15th Annual Bike Tour  will open online registration is open. We are set for another great ride on Sunday, August 6th 2017.  Start at…

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Claire’s Looney Ride

August 12 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mercer, WI, 5234 U.S. 51
Mercer, WI 54547 United States

Due to some unforeseen circumstances, this ride is not happening in 2016. This is a tentative ride and date. Stay tuned for more information. A self supported, on-your-own event starting and ending in Mercer, Wisconsin. Fee: Free (we may do a voluntary donation to some charity or something) Route: 50 miles & 100 miles. TBD on exact route. There will be a little pavement on the roll out of town and on the way back in. Additionally a short stretch of…

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The Heck Epic

August 19 - August 20
Unnamed Venue, Two Harbors, MN United States

NOTICE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2017. LOOK FOR AN UPDATE FOR 2018 LATER THIS YEAR The second annual Heck Epic will be better than ever. Last year’s inaugural running proved that we had something special. This year, we will take the best parts of the event and continue to build it into the premier bikepacking staged event in the region. The Heck Epic is a two-day, 200 mile (roughly 100 miles day one, 105 miles day two), bikepacking…

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Rose Mountain Rumble

August 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lyndeborough Town Hall, Center Road
Lyndeborough , NH 03082 United States

Rose Mountain Rumble The Rose Mountain Rumble is a gravel road ride in Southern New Hampshire. There will be 20, 40, 50, mile routes plus 100K route. Ride the beautiful, challenging back roads of this region. All proceed go to land conservation. Free lunch and T-shirt for all riders. see www.rosemountainrumble.com for details Gravel.  Dirt.  Gravel Grinder.  Call it what you want.  Jest at what you may refer to as “that’s just a road ride”.  One thing is for certain:…

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Tour of the Dragon 268K/60K across Bhutan

September 2 @ 2:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Bumthang-Thimphu, Bhutan, Bumthang, Bhutan Bhutan

Tour of the Dragon http://www.tourofthedragon.com The Tour of the Dragon starts in Bumthang, Bhutan and travels 268km over 4 mountain passes before finishing in Thimphu town square. Billed as one of the toughest one day mountain bike races in the world Distance: 268km/60K (100 mi. option through this link - http://terrischneider.com/bim/home/) Both events finish in the capital city of Thimphu in the country of Bhutan. The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is a land of high mountains and deep valleys where compassion…

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Torino-Nice Rally

September 5 @ 8:00 am - September 14 @ 5:00 pm

Torino-Nice Rally - Ridden in 2015 to explore some parts of the Alps we'd ridden by or skirted around in the past, this route is an example of how much great riding can be found this part of Europe but is often missed so that we can bag famous cols or ride the best-rated uplift spots. The route was created by linking extended dirt tracks and high cols to valleys and towns for re-supply points. Easy airport logistics were included…

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Pig Trail Gravel Grinder

September 8 @ 12:00 am - September 10 @ 12:00 pm
Mulberry Mountain Lodging & Events, 4117 Mulberry Mountain Loop
Ozark, AR United States

The Pig Trail Gravel Grinder at Mulberry Mountain is an exhilarating cycling festival featuring challenging gravel road rides in the Ozark National Forest along with camping, live music performances, vendors, fun outdoor activities, great food and more!  Join us this September 8th-10th, 2017 for an extreme biking experience! RIDE INFORMATION The ride portion of the event will traverse a variety of gravel roads in the highly scenic Arkansas Ozark Mountains and Ozark National Forest. A gravel bike or mountain bike is…

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Mt Lemmon Gravel Grinder & Trail Run

September 23 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Arizona Zipline Adventures, 35406 S. Mt. Lemmon Rd Oracle, AZ 85623
Oracle, AZ 85623 United States

The 2nd Annual Mt Lemmon Gravel Grinder & Trail Run is scheduled for Saturday, September 23rd and features one of southern Arizona's most historic gravel/dirt roads located on the “back side” northern slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains connecting the rural town of Oracle to the Village of Summerhaven, Mt Lemmon. The Grinder & Trail Run return to the Peppersauce Roundup “Adventure Festival” hosted by Arizona Zipline Adventures located just outside of Oracle. The 2nd edition will offer folks the…

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ITALY COAST 2 COAST – September 24th 2016 –

September 24 @ 8:45 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Yearly on the same date
An open field, Directly north of 12125 St. Croix Trail
Hastings, MN United States

Unique and unforgettable experience through Lazio, Tuscany Umbria and Marche Starting from the Tyrrhenian Sea you will cover 500 km and climb D+ 11000 travelling through Italy alone by bike with only a GPS to help you, passing through ancient streets, pristine landscapes and world famous cities. This is undertaking that for many will be a challenge against both yourself and the clock, whilst for others it will be a slow journey by road, paths and dirt tracks to discover…

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Kansas Cannonball 550

September 29 @ 7:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
Grenada Theatre, 807 Commercial St
Emporia, KS United States

The Kansas Cannonball 550 is a 550 mile gravel bikepacking event that starts and ends in Emporia Kansas. We'll meet in front of the Granada Theater and take off at 7am. I'll post the route info and GPX shortly. This goes through the heart of the Flinthills, so bring your climbing legs! This is a ride, not a race but if you happen to finish first... There is no entry fee, there are no support stations, you're on your own.…

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$45 - $55

Spaghetti 100

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Miccosukee Community Center, 13887 Moccasin Gap Road
Tallahassee, FL 32309 United States

Join Capital City Cyclists for the Annual Spaghetti 100.  This iconic ride starts at the Miccosukee Community Center and rides into the scenic back country of North Florida and South Georgia. The dirt routes are non-technical, following the beautiful canopied clay roads through the heart of classic Red Hills plantation country. Dirt Options – 100, 65 Mile and 40 Mile. Clay roads with some short stretches of sand and some pavement. Rigid MTBs or Cyclocross Bikes recommended. 100 Mile Paved…

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