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Crusher in the Tushar

July 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

 
The Tushars are among Utah’s tallest mountain ranges, housing several peaks over 12,000 feet in elevation and featuring Utah’s highest road at an elevation of 11,500 feet. Straddling Beaver and Piute Counties and nestled in the expansive Fishlake National Forest, The Tushars possess stunning vistas, palpable solitude and nearly unlimited opportunities for unconfined recreation.

This uniquely-formatted race begins in historic downtown Beaver, the birthplace of famed outlaw “Butch Cassidy” and finishes at Utah’s newest ski and Summer resort, Eagle Point. Featuring a 60/40 split of gravel to tarmac gravel sectors, it affords riders the opportunity to explore the stunning back country of Utah’s little-known Tushar Mountains and Fishlake National Forest.

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Date:
July 13
Time:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://tusharcrusher.com/

Distance

70 miles

Beaver, Utah

298 N 100 E St
Beaver, UT 84713 United States
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Red Clay Ramble

June 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm

Red Clay Ramble

For 2019, the ever-popular Red Clay Ramble is back. This course tours some of the finest gravel that middle Georgia has to offer. Starting from the Checking Station of the Cedar Creek WMA, Red Clay Ramble has a fast start dropping several hundred feet in elevation in the first few miles before settling into the gently rolling hills of the area. However, the infamous Dumas Road climb leads you right back to the start/finish line! The course is on a mix of dirt, gravel and paved county roads. While this course is super-fast with only 2,300 feet of climb, the Georgia heat will test even the best racers’ endurance and the gravel, sand and red clay roads will put their bike handling skills to the test as well.

For more information or to register, please visit our website at http://www.chainbusterracing.com.

Distance: 56 miles
Elevation: 2,300 feet

Distance

15, 21, 35, 56

Eatonton, Georgia

Checking Station Rd
Eatonton, GA 31024 United States
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Loess Hills Enduro

June 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Welcome to the Loess Hills Enduro (Formerly the Good Life Gravel Gran Fondo)

 Save the date.   JUNE 15th, 2019. Malvern, IA.

 Loess Hills Enduro brings you all the key elements that make up Midwest Ethos. If you’re from the Midwest, you have learned pretty quickly that we have a dogmatic, unwavering belief, that with hard work and perseverance, good things will happen. We also believe that giving back and helping our neighbor is core to who we are. This rings true throughout the soul of our event. Loess Hills Endurobrings that spirit alive with a unique, challenging and scenic gravel road/minimum maintenance road course. This course showcases the rugged terrain followed by explorers Lewis & Clark as well as settlers headed down the Oregon Trail. You’ll experience where the West began through the rolling hills of prairie grass, cornfields, rustic barns and glacier built loess hills river bluffs. And if that doesn’t have you salivating….after your hard work and perseverance get you to the finish line, good things will happen at the Loess Hills Enduro Apres Party! Our LHE party is unique in offering post race libations, grub for your belly, each with an emphasis on being locally sourced. Come join us! We don’t care what you ride, just that you ride. So bring your gravel bike, mountain bike, skinny bike, fat bike…heck even your unicycle if you’re just that awesome. We look forward to seeing you at the start line!

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Date:
June 15
Time:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost:
TBA
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Website:
http://goodlifegravel.com

Distance

100k

Freeport Bicycle Company

120 S Chicago Ave
Freeport, IL 61032 United States
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Elbe Multi-Strada Loop 2015

May 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am 1:00 pm

   Now in its sixth year! And it’s still free!
This is a 46.1 mi./4037 ft. elev. self-supported group bike ride, 19 miles of which are on gravel roads around Pack Forest and Scott Turner/Eatonville National and Stoner roads. Start/Finish in Elbe.
Nothing technical, but expect the gravel roads to be anywhere from pot-holed to smooth. Mt bikes, ‘cross bikes, road bikes (minimum 32mm tires recommended), any will likely suffice, but each will have a disadvantage somewhere along the route.
See http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6669229 or https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/8604828 for the route.

Same route as 2015, 2016 and 2017.

This is NOT a race, but also not a leisurely stroll. Go at your own pace. We will meet up for a no-host lunch after the ride at the Elbe Bar and Grill (good burgers!) to regale over the ride, and other adventures.

Cue sheets will be available at the start. You will be asked to sign a standard waiver form.

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Date:
May 19
Time:
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

David Tollefson
Phone:
253-261-9758
Email:
briderdt@yahoo.com

Distance

46.8mi

Elbe Bar and Grill

54312 182 Ave Ct E
Elbe, WA 98330 United States
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Strada Fango

May 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am 5:00 pm

8th Annual, Spring Classic, 100K+ dirt race/ride: Sunday May 5, 2019 at 11:00am. Starts and ends at Murphy Flowage, Blue Hills, Rusk County, WI. The venue is located between Weyerhaeuser and Birchwood on Hwy F, about 14 miles East of Rice Lake.

This is a remote location. Plan on limited cell reception. There is well water and pit toilets on site.

There is no fee to ride. No prizes.

Some printed maps/ cue sheets should be available. GPS is on MapMyRide.

Mileage:
Gravel: 51 miles
Paved: 14 miles

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Distance

100K

Murphy Flowage County Park

10 Miles East of Rice Lake
Rice Lake, WI 54868 United States
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Encierro Velo

May 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am 5:00 pm

Run with the bulls at Encierro Velo.

50K & 100k gravel grinder starting in Elbert ,Colorado

100 Kilometer and 50 Kilometer  timed gravel grinder . Held on twisty, rolling gravel roads north of Monument ,Colorado.

100K Classes: Men and Women, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.

NEW for 2019 . Start/finish location is moved to Spring Valley Cemetery and adding Class 1 Ebike for 50K with later start time (no age or gender classes).

Results ,awards and awards ceremony only for 100 K distance classes. A Colorado Gravel Grinder Championships event . Ride both events and get a 20% discount . Enter code “rideboth” .

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Date:
May 4
Time:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://coloradogravelgrinderchampionship.com/

Organizer

Colorado Gravel Grinder Championships
Phone:
719 484 0477
Email:
Saddles@Koobi.com
Website:
www.ColoradoGravelGrinderChampionships.com

Distance

50K & 100K

Elbert , Colorado

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Miesville FiftySix

The Miesville FiftySix is a gravel road ride through some of the most beautiful parts of Dakota county and just minutes southeast of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. We are gearing up for Sunday April 28th, 2019. It’s a mass roll-out at 9:00am sharp from the Miesville Mudhens stadium right in Miesville. The route will consist of 56 radical miles Dakota County and the Cannon River Valley. Many gravel enthusiasts have told us that this is one of their favorite rides of the year. That’s a big deal.

The Miesville FiftySix is open to everyone and anyone who likes to ride bikes. We will be capping the event at 600 participants. The registration process will open on February 1st, 2018. 

 Hey all! As we wait patiently for the city of Miesville to decide if they want us to come back for 2019 we just want to let you all know that we are planning for the last Sunday of April again this upcoming year for the 5th Annual Miesville FiftySix. We will have a much easier registration process this year along with a custom shirt and hat preorder and one little surprise that we will be unveiling around the new year #earnyourburger #MF6givesback  

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Founders Barry-Roubaix

Founders Barry-Roubaix 2019 date APRIL 13th. Stay tuned for updates…. The largest gravel road bicycle race in the world! Challenging race traversing the rolling and scenic gravel roads throughout Barry County, Michigan   Kick off the race season with 0ver 3,500 of your fellow cyclists Cyclocross, Mountain, Road, Single-Speed, Fixed gear, Fatbikes & Tandem bicycles are welcome in any category The course will be marked. Directional arrows will be coordinated with your race length. RED = 62 mile, YELLOW = 36 mile and BLUE = 22 mile race Neutral aid stations A huge after-party and awards ceremony Like the classic it’s named after, Barry-Roubaix will test riders against (80%) rolling gravel roads, pavement, one mile of rough two track, rocks, sand, mud, and possibly snow and ice as you traverse the scenic roads of Barry County, Michigan. We offer three race lengths to challenge riders of all abilities. The 24-mile Cushe “Chiller” has approx. 1200 feet of elevation, The 36-mile Smith Optics “Thriller” climbs approx. 2200 feet The 62-mile Foundry Cycles “Killer” you can expect approx. 3800 feet of elevation. We also offer a team competition category. Race as an individual AND see how your team stacks up against some of the areas best   One Huge after-party with Founders beer and a live band after the awards.  Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about this event on the Founders Barry-Roubaix thread on the Riding Gravel Forum.  
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Dirty Reiver

WHAT IS THE DIRTY REIVER?

The Dirty Reiver is a 200 km off road cycling challenge based on the Gravel Grinder format found predominantly in the mid west of America. Riders will traverse gravel forest access roads that service the vast areas of forest covering the border region of England and Scotland. The event will take riders through remote areas providing outstanding viewpoints across this spectacular part of the UK.
Due to the shared use of some of the course the Dirty Reiver is NOT a race.  However, finishing times will be graded based upon the first finisher and these grades are detailed in finishing times on the event page.
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Vermont Overland Maple Adventure Ride

March 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am 5:00 pm

 

VERMONT OVERLAND

MAPLE ADVENTURE RIDE!

SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2019

START TIME:  10 AM

START FINISH LOCATION:   Ascutney Trails, Ski Tow Road, West Windsor, VT

Ran in conjunction with Vermont Sugar Maker’s Open House Weekend and the Woodstock Inn & Resorts Maple Madness Weekend, VOMAR is an epic gravel road bicycle ride featuring a different destination working Vermont sugarhouse every year!

ONE OF BICYCLE MAGAZINE’S 7 RAD SPRING CLASSIC RIDES!

https://www.vermontoverland.com/vomar/

 

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Date:
March 24
Time:
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost:
$45
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Website:
http://www.vermontoverland.com/vomar/

Organizer

Vermont Overland Guide Services
Phone:
802-291-2419
Email:
pvollers@vermontoverland.com
Website:
http://www.vermontoverland.com/contact/

Distance

25-30 miles

Ascutney Trails

Coaching Rd off Rt 44
West Windsor, VT 05091 United States
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