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

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

March 17, 2022Chil-town Bicycle Classic, Tour de Rez Cup, Chilchinbeto, AZ, Along the local dirt roads, creating a 12-15-mile route. Most of the route will be dirt surface, with some sandy sections., Tom Riggenbach, 928-429-0345, [email protected], navajoyes.org, bikesignup.com/Race/AZ/Chilchinbeto/ChilTownBikeClassic

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 24, 2022The Encierro Velo Gravel Grinder, Colorado Gravel Grinder Championships, Monument, CO, Gravel grinder with 100 km and 50 km options 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).Working head and tail light and helmet are required. Maps will be adequate for 50 km but GPS is preferred for 100 km option., Phil Schweizer, 877-743-3566, 719-484-0477, [email protected], coloradogravelgrinderchampionship.com/encierro-velo/the-race

April 24, 2022Gorge Gravel Grinder, Dufur, OR, Chad Sperry, [email protected], oregongravelgrinder.com

April 29-May 1, 2022Montana Gravel Grinder Challenge and Hell Ride, Missoula, MT, Day 1: 9Mile Time Trial — this route takes you on an out and back up NineMile road, 31 miles total, with a gentle elevation gain on the way out, totaling around 1,300'. Day 2: Southside Road — A classic Montana ride, the Southside Road loop– Flat Mullan Road takes you out to the rolling gravel of Southside Road along the river, and back to our start in Huson. 57 miles, 2,200' of gain. Day 3: Rocky Mountain Roubaix Circuit — Montana's famed RMR is the final stage of this 3-day race. These loops total 45.5 miles, gaining around 2k' of climbing., Shaun Radley, 406-219-1318, [email protected], montanacyclocross.com/events/, thecyclinghouse.com

April 29-May 1, 2022Canyon Belgian Waffle Ride – San Marcos, QUADRUPEL 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

April 30, 2022Wild Horse Dirt Fondo, Delle, UT, 76 miles, 5,000 vertical, zero miles of pavement, county-maintained 2WD dirt and gravel roads around and across the Cedar Mountain Wilderness Area. Little Wild Horse option of 31 miles, 1,800 vertical. Covers many of the same segments as The Wild Horse. Separate start at 10 A.M. Start/Finish in Delle, Utah. The start line is less than one hour west of SLC on I-80. The Wild Horse is a supported Dirt Fondo. This is not a race, but there will be a mass start. In case of rain, check for a rescheduled date., Robert Kennedy, 319-551-6174, [email protected], RideWildHorse.com

May 1, 2022Rocky Mountain Roubaix, Huson, MT, A one-day road cycling race inspired by the Spring Classics. Mix of smooth and rugged pavement, ample sections of gravel, undulating terrain, and beautiful Montana landscape. 40-70 miles. 1200-2200 ft gain. Ride or Race. Proceeds benefiting the Zootown Derailleurs youth cycling program, Cory Kaufman, 406-279-4109, [email protected], Jesse Carnes, [email protected], rockymountainroubaix.com, montanacycling.net

May 7, 2022Three-Quarter Minus Cykeltur Gravel Grinder, Sandpoint, ID, Syringa Cyclery , 208-610-9990, [email protected], syringacyclery.com

May 7, 2022Guffey Huffer Gravel Grinder, Salida, CO, This ride will begin at Subculture Cyclery with a neutral rollout. A mile in, the gravel begins and lasts for the remainder of the ride. This event is fully unsupported and participants will need to be self-sufficient with water, food, warm clothes, and rain gear., Guffey Huffer Gravel Grinder , [email protected], coloradoes.wordpress.com

May 7, 2022Red Bull Rio Grande Gravel, Marfa, TX, 75-mile gravel course that stretches across vast west-Texas landscape and rocky terrain testing the physical and mental toughness of all participants. Starting at a base elevation of 4,500 feet, the course features a series of 25-mile-long loops, allowing both novice and experienced cyclists the opportunity to choose from a 25, 50, or 75-mile course on which to race., Tina Anderson, 435-425-3491, 435-691-1696, [email protected], Red Bull, 310-393-4647, , Chris Worden, 310-393-4647, [email protected], redbull.com/riogrande

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

May 13-16, 2022Cascade Gravel Grinder, Bend, OR, Chad Sperry, [email protected], oregongravelgrinder.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, Looking to ride some wild west gravel? Ride Wild Horse Gravel this May and choose your own adventure on Colorado's Western Slope with both a 65- or 30-mile course. Afterward, kick back around the campfire and at the country cook-out for some local music at the High Lonesome Ranch., Tracy Powers, [email protected], events.outsideonline.com

May 16-22, 2022Frontline 500 Gravel Fest, Steamboat Springs, CO, In person and virtual gravel festival featuring 4 days of rides, JR , [email protected], gravelfest.com

May 21, 2022Mountains to Meadows, Grinduro, Mt. Shasta, CA, 62 miles of pavement, gravel, and singletrack with a TON of climbing and twisty descents. Most of the ride is casual, there are four timed sections that are designed to cater to specific strengths. Grinduro racers and spectators are treated to three days of camping, live music (including a late-night DJ), beer, awesome food, and campfires., Sierra Trails , [email protected], grinduro.com

May 21, 2022Paydirt, Carson City, NV, VIP Pioneer's Camp will be held from September 8th-10th with the main race/celebration occurring on September 11th. The perfect blend of competition and camaraderie; Paydirt is equal parts race and celebration. With Bike Monkey's Road Rally format; racing takes place on designated segments. It's the perfect mix of full-gas racing while allowing you time to socialize, regroup, and enjoy the bounty of our aid stations., Clemence Heymelot, 707-560-1122, [email protected], stetinaspaydirt.com

May 21, 2022Stetina's Paydirt, Carson City, NV, The old way of all-out racing is not the way at Stetina's Carson City Paydirt. Instead, the Paydirt consists of two substantial timed segments to keep things competitive without separating yourself from dear friends in the dusty west of Nevada's desert. In addition to on-bike racing, there are two bonus segments that consist of fun and games back at the post-race festival. Riding a mechanical bull and participating in a tire-toss competition could be all that separates you at the end of the day., Clemence Heymelot, 707-560-1122, [email protected], truckeedirtfondo.com

May 28, 2022The Angry Horse Gravel Grinder, Idaho Falls, ID, The course will be unmarked this year but a route file or cue sheet is mandatory. There will be primitive aid only with water and drop bag zones so prepare for a self-supported ride! Funds obtained will go toward local trail development within the Greater Teton/Eastern Idaho region., John Koudelka, 208-270-1730, [email protected], Ryan Edge, 208-932-1051, [email protected], ridetheangryhorse.com

May 28-30, 2022Mad Gravel, Elbert, CO, Three distances to choose from including: the Sprint (43 miles), Marathon (78 miles), and Ultra (123 miles)., Dave Muscianisi, 303-817-6523, [email protected], rattlerracing.com/event/madgravel/

May 29, 2022Badlands Gravel Battle, Medora, ND, Come GRIND across 120 miles, and ROLL over 10,500 ft of elevation gain on the fast and rugged red scoria roads that crosshatch the BADLANDS of western North Dakota., Nick Ybarra, , experienceland.org/badlands-gravel-battle

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, 2022The Dead Swede Gravel Grinder, Wyoming Gravel Grinder Series, Sheridan, WY, 40 or 100 miles, Sheridan Bicycle Company , 307-763-4481, [email protected], thedeadswede.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 10-11, 2022Belgian Waffle Ride – Hendersonville, QUADRUPEL CROWN OF GRAVEL, Hendersonville, NC, , Michael Marckx, 760-815-0927, [email protected], belgianwaffleride.bike

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, 2022Moots Ranch Rally, Steamboat Springs, CO, 2 courses, either a 76 or 54 mile route, both are almost 100% gravel and will include a few competitive timed segments, Moots , 970-879-1676, [email protected], moots.com/ranch-rally-is-back-for-2022/

June 18, 2022Beaver Dam 49er Gravel Grinder, Beaver Dam State Park, NV, Ride the Rim and see the park from a different perspective. Pedal down an old chaining road that runs along the Park's rim and winds you through Pinyon and juniper trees. Through the small town of Barclay where lunch is served at the one room schoolhouse. The course then swings around back to the main park road and down into Campground B where we end the ride with a BBQ. The course is subject to change based on weather conditions. 35 and 45 mile options., Dawn Andone, 775-728-8101, [email protected], beaverdamgravelgrinder.com

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!, Ruby Roubaix , 775-389-1862, [email protected], rubyroubaix.com

June 18, 2022Dirty Dino Gravel Grinder, Vernal, UT, Come get Jurass-kicked on 1 of the 3 amazing routes through the high Uinta Mountains and Dinosaurland. Choose from 32, 59 or 106 mile routes. It's going to be RAWRsome!, Breanne Nalder-Harward, 801-550-0434, [email protected], gravel-dino.com, facebook.com/Dirty-Dino-Gravel-Grinder-103665632203894

June 18, 2022Divide Scramble, Butte, MT, BikeWalk Montana and The Montana Cycling Project, scenic views of the Continential Divide Route through Montana, fully supported ride offers the Golden Eagle and the Grizzly Route. Golden Eagle 1 (33 mi gravel) , Golden Eagle 2 (57 mi gravel) and the Grizzly (68 mi gravel or mtb), the Grizzly is 68 miles of terrain not suitable for beginners with a joint return to Butte., Kathleen Aragon, 406-698-2992, [email protected], ridethedividemontana.com

June 22-26, 2022Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder, Sisters, OR, Chad Sperry, [email protected], oregongravelgrinder.com

June 25, 2022Around the Rock Gravel Ride, Jackson, WY, This is an annual ride of passage, leaving from Fitzgerald's Bicycles each year on the Solstice Weekend. We'll head clockwise around The Rock (The Grand Teton) on a 50/50 mix of gravel and pavement. 154 miles, 6000 feet of climbing and TOTALLY doable for the average fit rider. Whether you ride for speed or ride for the accomplishment it doesn't matter. The beers taste just as good after! This self-supported, mixed-terrain cycling adventure is a RIDE OF PASSAGE and sure to challenge anyone who takes it on!, Fitzgerald's , 307-201-5453, [email protected], fitzgeraldsbicycles.com, ridewithgps.com/events/120834-around-the-rock-2020

June 25, 2022Monument Valley Bike Race, Tour de Rez Cup, Monument Valley, UT, The 15-mile route travels along dirt roads and double track in the Gouldings and the Oljeto community. The route is entirely dirt road and includes some rolling terrain. The course will be among some beautiful rocks, with views of formations for which the area is well known., Tom Riggenbach, 928-429-0345, [email protected], navajoyes.org, runsignup.com/Race/UT/MonumentValley/MonumentValleyBikeRace

July 9, 2022The Crusher in the Tushar p/b The Creamerie, Life Time Grand Prix, 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 9, 2022Joe Cosley Pancake Ride Gravel Grinder, Whitefish, MT, Back to the Salish Mountain Range, sticking to the north end, featuring some hidden gems that are sure to turn your crank. The ride is limited to 50 individuals. Once the participant cap is reached, that's it. There will be no wait list, or substitutions., Brad Lamson, [email protected], pancakeride.com

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

July 16-17, 2022Ochoco Gravel Grinder, Prineville, OR, Chad Sperry, [email protected], oregongravelgrinder.com

July 23, 2022JayP's Backyard Fun Pursuit Gravel Ride, JayP's Backyard Series, Island Park/West Yellowstone, ID, Gravel ride near Yellowstone National Park on Forest Service roads. It's an incredible time of year to be in this area and visit YNP! 30, 60, 120 mile routes, Jay Petervary, 307-413-2248, [email protected], gravelpursuit.com

July 23, 2022Crooked Gravel, Outside Events Cycling Series, Winter Park, CO, Want to ride the high alpine gravel of Grand County? Check out Crooked Gravel in Winter Park. Choose between two separate courses, a 30 mile or a 67 mile ride, that tackle over 5,000 vertical feet on long and winding climbs, earning wide-open descents under the Colorado sky. New in 2022: The 67-mile long course will be a timed segment with a $5,000 cash purse up for grabs., Tracy Powers, [email protected], events.outsideonline.com

July 23, 2022The Rift Gravel Race Iceland, Hvolsvllur, Iceland, The Rift is a 200 km (125 miles) off-road bike race through the dark lava fields in the highlands of Iceland. It traverses the continental rift between North America and Eurasia – a rift that grows one inch every year. The growth is evident with vast lava fields all around creating a surreal landscape. A landscape that is remote, rugged and unpredictable!, The Rift , 011-354-626-3332, [email protected], therift.bike

July 31, 2022Stagecoach Gravel Tri, Steamboat Springs, CO, 0.5 mile swim, 16 mile gravel ride, 4 mile gravel run. Can substitute a SUP leg instead of the swim. Also Gravel Aquabike, Lance Panigutti, 303-408-1195, [email protected], withoutlimits.co

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 13, 2022Morganzo 55 Gravel Grinder, Belgrade, MT, Gravel grinder, 55 miles, unsupported, Start time: 8am, Location: corner of Dry Creek Rd & Theisen Rd just north of Belgrade, MT, Sheli Thomas, [email protected], Kirk Ahlberg, [email protected], montanacycling.net, morganzo55.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, The Wasatch All-Road 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

August 31-September 4, 2022Rebecca's Private Idaho Gravel Grinder and Festival, Ketchum, ID, Lifestyle, mountain bike and outdoor festival over Labor Day Weekend. The cornerstone of the two-day event is a 100-mile Gravel Grinder(or 50-mile option) mountain bike race & ride in the scenic Pioneer Mountains of Central Idaho, with renown mountain bike champion and endurance athlete Rebecca Rusch. The weekend activities are centered around giving back to non-profit organizations that foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in cycling. Join the Queen of Pain on this beautiful route that ends in a great down-home party with food, festivities, music, and libations., Colleen Quindlen, 254-541-9661, [email protected], rebeccasprivateidaho.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 9-11, 2022Helena Ales for Trails and Last Chance Graveler, Helena, MT, Support the local trails with a selection of microbrews on Friday then ride on Sunday. This event takes riders on an adventure over beautiful ribbons of gravel in the scenic mountains south of Helena. From smooth and fast to primitive mountain roads this route has it all. 95% gravel, 93 mile course, Ira Miller, [email protected], lastchancegraveler.com

September 9-November 11, 2022Helena Ales for Trails andLast Chance Graveler, Helena, MT,

September 10, 2022WYO 131 Gravel Grinder, Wyoming Gravel Grinder Series, Lander, WY, Hosted by the Lander Cycling Club. Three distances to choose, 40, 70, and an epic 10K elevation 131-mile course, ensures there's a course for everyone. Cash prize purse.Explore the red desert, historic mining towns, and subalpine terrain near Lander, WY. Each course offers breathtaking views, lots of wildlife, and an epic adventure in gorgeous Wyoming. After party sponsored by Melvin Brewing, Gwen Robson, 307-330-3002, [email protected], wyo131.com

September 10, 2022Gunni Grinder , Gunnison, CO, An epic 118 mile race/ride starting in and finishing near downtown Gunnison, CO and follows some of Gunnison County's most challenging, remote and scenic gravel and dirt roads. If you don't have the miles but still want a challenge, The Gunni 60 (ish) and Gunni 30 will give riders a taste of what gravel riding in Gunnison County is all about. Although some paved roads are necessary, the vast majority (about 90%) of the course will be on gravel and dirt roads. Some of these roads receive little to no maintenance and can change drastically after heavy rains and/or snowfall. Riders are encouraged to be fully prepared for any and all conditions. The route is remote and therefore, will include signage to help prevent riders from getting off course., Joel Grimmett, 512-751-8940, [email protected], thegunnigrinder.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 10, 2022Ride the Cog, Hayden, CO, fundraiser for the Hayden Museum, Hayden Museum , 970-276-4380, [email protected],

September 11, 2022Walla Walla Grit, Walla Walla, WA, This Grit has three course lengths which include long, medium, and short routes. The long course starts at 6 a.m., medium begins at 8 a.m., and the short course commences at 9 a.m., Michael Austin, 509-386-1149, 509-525-4949, [email protected], Kathyrn Austin, 509-964-8951, [email protected], tourofwallawalla.com

September 17, 2022Mammoth Tuff (Gravel), Mammoth Lakes, CA, The short course is around 45 miles with 2,000 feet of climbing and will circle the famous caldera. The long course is around 100 miles with 8,000 feet of elevation gain and travels through the Volcanic Tableland formed by the Long Valley Caldera., Amanda Naumann, [email protected], mammothtuff.com

September 17, 2022West End Gravel Rush, Nucla, CO, Colorado's West End is an unspoiled and unknown corner of Colorado. Once bustling with mining activity, the area is now a riders dream with a vast network of quiet and minimally travelled gravel roads. It's high desert canyon country , surrounded by big mountain views and dark skies at night. This is a first year, grassroots event where the entire community chips in- no UCI points, no worlds ambitions, or big podiums, but there will be a great post-ride party and some good ol' fashion desert weirdness. Come make a weekend of it and see what the West End has to offer! 45miles, 4000' climbing, 75 miles, 7000' climbing, Tim Tait, westendgravelr[email protected], thewestendgravelrush.com

September 17, 2022Salida 76, Salida, CO, 2 options: Race it like you stole it. Timing and prizes for age and pro categories, Party Pace – No timing, no pressure. Cut-offs still apply, but go on, enjoy yourself; 76 miles of spectacular gravel, views, and friendly competition, 3 stocked aid stations, Full SAG and support, Finish food, beer and party at Riverside Park, 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

September 23-24, 2022Belgian Waffle Ride – Cedar City, QUADRUPEL 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], Brooke Twitchell, [email protected], belgianwaffleride.bike

September 24, 2022Chino Grinder p/b Lauf, Chino Valley, AZ, Endurance Cycling Event- Gravel road cycling adventure with 150, 115, 62, 44 and 25 mile options., AZ Gravel Rides , 480-452-9767, [email protected], azgravelrides.com, chinogrinder.azgravelrides.com

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 1, 2022Boise Gravel Gala, Boise, ID, 61, 80, and 105 mile gravel options, Chris Stuart, [email protected], boisegravelgala.com

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 8-9, 2022Rexy, Queen of the Desert!, Fruita, CO, Rexy has two distance options: 200 miles beginning in Fruita, Co and ending In Moab and 90 miles beginning in Cisco, Ut and ending in Moab. Either way, it's Moab for Halloween! The 200 has both a solo option or a relay team option. The relay team can be from 2-4 riders and either all women or an open team. The route is 90% prime gravel terrain (this is NOT the Kokopelli trail) and a small amount of old hwy 50, Morgan Murri, 303-475-6053, [email protected], desertgravel.com

October 15, 2022Hammer Road Rally, Shaver Lake, CA, A ride with options for most ability levels with each route beginning and ending at Shaver Lake. There are four options: a 27.5 mile free untimed route, 34 mile untimed route, 53 mile timed route, and 85 mile timed route. Within the 53 mile option lies a 2000' paved climb, while the 85 mile option features a 15 mile gravel climb from Stump Springs Road to Kaiser Pass with a total of 30 miles of gravel., Clemence Heymelot, 707-560-1122, [email protected], hammerroadrally.com

October 15-16, 2022Belgian Waffle Ride – Kansas, QUADRUPEL 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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