Western US Gravel Races and Rides Calendar (UT, ID, MT, NV, AZ, CO, WY, NM, CA)

2022 Utah and Western States (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ, CA, NM ) Gravel Races, Gravel Grinders, Gravel Rides, and Gravel Tours Event Calendar

February 6, 2022Old Man Winter Bike Rally, Lyons, CO, An epic winter adventure featuring 50 K or 100 K of rolling gravel roads, classic Boulder County climbs, fast tarmac, and the infamous Rowena Trail, Josh Kravetz, 303-408-0747, [email protected], oldmanwinterrally.com

February 6, 2022Luchetti Gravel Race, Albequerque, NM, Hawke Morgan, 505-259-6885, [email protected], bcdracing.com

February 27, 2022Endless Sky Gravel Race, Tome, NM, Hawke Morgan, 505-259-6885, [email protected], bcdracing.com

March 5, 2022Galactic Gravel Grinder, Cedar Hill, NM, 4 distances. 10 Mile, 35 Mile, 55 mile and 90 miles. Taking place on Gas Field Roads in San Juan County New Mexico, Neil Hannum, 970-759-2126, [email protected], William Farmer, 505-402-3959, [email protected], 2wheelventures.wixsite.com/website

March 11-13, 2022True GRIT Epic Bike Race, National Ultra Endurance Mountain Bike Series (NUE) 100 and Marathon SE, Santa Clara, UT, Gravel races on Sunday. Epic ultra-endurance mountain bike race with 100 and 50 mile options over tough and technical terrain. Course is a 50 mile loop. Staggered starts at 7am, 9am and 11am – cut off time is 6pm, choose from open category with cash purse. Finish with live music, vendors and beer garden. Stage race options, Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, [email protected], truegritepic.com

April 2, 2022Strade Vino Gravel Circuit Race, Eagle, ID, 100% gravel, 2-6 laps of a 5.5 mile course, all categories, John Rogers, 208-284-9671, [email protected], Saint Alphonus Cycling Team , [email protected], bikereg.com/strade-vino, facebook.com/SaintAlphonsusCyclingTeam/

April 16, 2022Strade Vino Gravel Circuit Race, Eagle, ID, 100% gravel, 2-6 laps of a 5.5 mile course, all categories, John Rogers, 208-284-9671, [email protected], Saint Alphonus Cycling Team , [email protected], bikereg.com/strade-vino, facebook.com/SaintAlphonsusCyclingTeam/

April 23, 2022Co2uT – Desert Gravel, Fruita, CO, The Co2uT chemical equation can be broken down as follows: Co=Colorado, 2=to, uT=Utah. This kick-ass gravel race will take you from Colorado to Utah…and back. Designed by a long-time western-slope local, each route offers mind-blowing, gravel-loving terrain, quad-busting hills, breathtaking views, wildlife cameos, epic adventure and of course, fun., Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected], Kim Nordquist, 303-249-6168, [email protected], Morgan Murri, 303-475-6053, [email protected], desertgravel.com, teamevergreen.org

April 30-May 1, 2022Canyon Belgian Waffle Ride – San Marcos, TRIPEL CROWN OF GRAVEL, San Marcos, CA, Pain and suffering will commence at 7 a.m. featuring four waves predicated on riders' USAC categories. The expo will remain open on Sunday throughout the duration of the event until the beers, jeers and awards are distributed for all the day's heroic efforts., Michael Marckx, 760-815-0927, [email protected], belgianwaffleride.bike

May 8, 2022Tome Gravel Race, Tome, NM, Hawke Morgan, 505-259-6885, [email protected], bcdracing.com

May 14, 2022The Pony Xpress Gravel 160, Colorado Gravel Grinder Championships, Trinidad, CO, 160 km and 80 km options. Held on gravel roads northwest of Trinidad, CO. Working head and tail light and helmet are required. Maps will be adequate for 70 km but GPS is preferred for 160 km option. 6th Annual, ride through the picturesque Spanish Peaks. This event will also include an electric bicycle class with a start time 30 minutes after the event begins., Phil Schweizer, 877-743-3566, 719-484-0477, [email protected], coloradogravelgrinderchampionship.com/pony-xpress/the-race

May 14, 2022Volcano Fire Road 120k Gravel Grinder, , Veyo, UT, Fun and challenging ravel race! 75 miles with 6200' climbing in the beautiful Pine Valley area north of St George. 56% dirt, 44% pavement. Solo or 2x relay. Famous Veyo Pie at the finish line!, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], gravelgrinder.com

May 14, 2022Wild Horse Gravel, Outside Events Cycling Series, De Beque, CO, Back for 2021, Wild Horse Gravel showcases the unique high desertscape of the Western Slope. Hosted on the luxury High Lonesome Ranch, riders will be treated to a country cook-out, campfire, cabins, camping or glamping and the best local music. In addition to being hidden well, The High Lonesome Ranch and its surrounding area isn't open to riding year-round, so participants benefit from exclusive access to this secret stash of wild-west gravel. You'll only be disappointed if you were hoping for a bunch of auto traffic on the route., Tracy Powers, [email protected], events.outsideonline.com

June 3-5, 2022Lost and Found Gravel Grinder, Lost Sierra Triple Crown, Portola, CA, 101, 61, 39 mile gravel rides, Live acoustic music, excellent food and beverages, Greg Williams, [email protected], Sierra Trails , [email protected], lostandfoundbikeride.com

June 4, 2022Weiser River Trail Ride, Council, ID, A one day gravel mountain bike ride of either 28 or 48 miles on the Weiser River Trail, a rail conversion trail. Shuttles from Cambridge or Council. Snack stops., Ron Hundahl, 208-566-1025 , 208-253-4433, [email protected], kotaho.com/annual-bike-ride, weiserrivertrail.org

June 11, 2022Truckee Dirt Fondo, Truckee, CA, Three days of activities with a competitive off-road bicycle race featuring the incredible dirt and gravel roads in the Tahoe National Forest, best suited for a gravel/cross bike or a hardtail MTB. 3 course options: 65.1 mi (Long), 58.1 mi (Medium) and 26.2 (Rollout – non timed)+ Family Fun Route (15 mi). Benefits the Truckee-based non-profit Adventure Risk Challenge., Clemence Heymelot, 707-560-1122, [email protected], truckeedirtfondo.com

June 11, 2022Belgian Waffle Ride – Hendersonville, TRIPEL CROWN OF GRAVEL, Hendersonville, NC, , Michael Marckx, 760-815-0927, [email protected], belgianwaffleride.bike

June 18, 2022Ruby Roubaix Gravel Gran Fondo, Lamoille, NV, Gravel Fondo! See the Ruby Mountains like you've never seen them before during this one-day bicycle ride or race beginning and ending in scenic Lamoille, Nevada. Choice of a 20, 36, 62 or full 117 mile loop on pavement, gravel and dirt roads. Ride it or race it!, Karl and Laurie Marlowe, 775-772-9561, 775-843-7732, [email protected], rubyroubaix.com

June 18, 2022Dirty Dino Gravel Grinder, Vernal, UT, Held in the Uinta mountains on perfect, 105, 65, or 32 miles, Breanne Nalder-Harward, [email protected], gravel-dino.com, facebook.com/Dirty-Dino-Gravel-Grinder-103665632203894

July 9, 2022The Crusher in the Tushar, Beaver, UT, 70 grueling miles exploring Southern Utah's Tushar Mountains on a mix of dirt, gravel, and asphalt. Features 10,000+ of climbing traversing Utah's highest and most scenic roads. Join us for the original mixed-surface gravel and road classic!, Treva Worrel, [email protected], tusharcrusher.com

July 10, 2022Torreon-Tajique Twice Gravel Race, Tajique, NM, Hawke Morgan, 505-259-6885, [email protected], bcdracing.com

July 23, 2022Crooked Gravel, Outside Events Cycling Series, Winter Park, CO, This ride is held in conjunction with Sunrise Sunset Winter Park. The 65- and 93-mile routes get right down to business, taking riders from downtown Winter Park onto remote gravel roads and up into the mountains. With high altitude, panoramic views and crisp mountain air, you'll be fired up before the ride even starts!, Tracy Powers, [email protected], events.outsideonline.com

August 6, 2022Dirty Bear Gravel , Big Bear Lake, CA, 50 mile gravel ride, part of the Tour de Big Bear, Chris Barnes, 951-970-6720, 909-878-0707, [email protected], bigbearcycling.com/tour-de-big-bear-cycling-west/, bigbearcycling.com

August 14, 2022SBT GRVL Gravel Grinder, Steamboat Springs, CO, 6:30 am on Yampa Street, Steamboat Springs, CO. Four distances: 37/64/104/142 miles with 2000/4000/6000/9000 feet of climbing, respectively. Mixed surface with the majority on hard packed gravel roads, Amy Charity, 970-215-4045, [email protected], sbtgrvl.com

August 20, 2022Cedar City Fire Road 100 Gravel Grinder, Cedar City, UT, 100K or 60K options – with over 80% dirt! Chip timed. Prizes for top finishers., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], gravelgrinder.com

August 21, 2022The Last Best Ride Gravel, Whitefish, MT, 48 and 78 miles, Jessica Cerra, [email protected], thelastbestridemt.com

August 22, 2022Big Sky Spectaculaire Gravel Race, Bozeman, MT, An 895 mile single-stage, self-supported competitive adventure bike ride around Southwest and Central Montana. 373 miles of gravel in 15 segments. Time bonuses available, Big Sky Spectaculaire , [email protected], bigskyspectaculaire.com

August 27, 2022Wasatch All-Road Bicycle Race, Ventum Racing, Heber , UT, Features the toughest climb in gravel and postcard views in Utah's hidden gem, Heber Valley. The event will offer three challenging distances, local food, entertainment, and a $10,000 prize purse split evenly between the male and female open categories., Jeff Louder, [email protected], thewasatchallroad.com

August 28, 2022Battle of the Gravel, Good Dirt Ride, Savery, WY, The Battle of the Gravel will host 3 self-supported distances – a 21, 68 and 91 miles (we will have water/drink mix/snacks along the way & with the motos). The event will start and finish at the Boyer YL Ranch with a BBQ dinner to celebrate the finish. The ride is semi supported with three stops. Lodging and camping available at the Boyer YL Ranch and in the town of Baggs (20 miles). All proceeds go to support our work with Africa cyclists at teamafricarising.org, Kimberly Coats, 307-383-7778, 530-744-8773, [email protected], battleofthegravel.com

September 3, 2022Fistful of Dirt Gravel Grinder, Cody, WY, A gravel bike race of grand proportions. With the Good (22 Miles), The Bad (65 Miles), or The Ugly (105 Miles), there will be a distance fit for everyone. Free gourmet burgers and beer on Friday for participants during packet pick-up. The race is Saturday followed by a dang good after-party featuring food trucks and live music., Janie Curtis, 307-213-0756, [email protected], fistfulofdirt.com

September 10, 2022Fitzgerald's Joyride 400, Idaho Falls, ID, 400 mile gravel bikepacking event from Fitzgerald's in Idaho Falls to Joyride Bicycles in Logan, UT and back., Kevin Emery, [email protected], facebook.com/Fitzgeralds-Joyride-Formerly-pioneer-400-416571405832253/

September 24, 2022Belgian Waffle Ride – Cedar City, TRIPEL CROWN OF GRAVEL, Cedar City, UT, The “Hell of the South”. 78% Gravel (106 miles), 22% Paved (30 miles). In the heart of Southern Utah allowing riders to see a wild variety of unique countryside. Course goes through the Parowan Gap and past petroglyphs left by the areas past native inhabitants, along with prehistoric dinosaur footprints., Michael Marckx, 760-815-0927, [email protected], belgianwaffleride.bike

October 1-2, 2022October Trek, Weiser, ID, 2 day mountain bike gravel ride, 86 mile rails-to-trails conversion trail from New Meadows to Weiser, Idaho. Supported ride with meals and camping., Ron Hundahl, 208-566-1025 , 208-253-4433, [email protected], Pat Trainor, 208-253-4433, 208-571-7447, [email protected], weiserrivertrail.org/octobertrek.html, kotaho.com/octobertrekinformation/

October 8, 2022Salty Lizard 100, Wendover, UT, Blasting around the West Desert for fun and profit, this race is only an hour and a half west of Salt Lake City. The Salty Lizard 100 showcases the best of Wendover's amazing gravel roads with views of towering peaks and the Bonneville Salt Flats. Circling the Silver Island Range, the 106-mile route gives riders of all abilities the chance to check off an early-season century or experience a well-supported day out in the desert with friends., Robert Kennedy, 319-551-6174, [email protected], saltylizard100.com

October 16, 2022Belgian Waffle Ride – Kansas, TRIPEL CROWN OF GRAVEL, Lawrence, KS, The Hell of the Mid-West, which will take place near Halloween. Punctuated by dozens of off-road sectors over a route throughout the northeast region of Kansas, this gives the event its unique complexion combined with an extended length from 111 miles last year to 130 miles this year., Michael Marckx, 760-815-0927, [email protected], belgianwaffleride.bike

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