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

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

February 5, 2023Old 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

March 18, 2023True GRIT Epic Gravel Race, National Ultra Endurance Mountain Bike Series (NUE) 100 and Marathon SE, Santa Clara, UT, Epic gravel race 84 miles, Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, [email protected], truegritepic.com

April 15, 2023Canyon 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 23, 2023Gorge Gravel Grinder, Dufur, OR, Chad Sperry, [email protected], oregongravelgrinder.com

April 28-30, 2023Montana 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

May 6, 2023Volcano 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 12-14, 2023Cascade Gravel Grinder, Bend, OR, Chad Sperry, [email protected], oregongravelgrinder.com

May 20, 2023Santa Fe Century Gravel Rides, Santa Fe, NM, Gravel Ride/Distance options of Graveln (55 mile), or the Gravelito (25 mile) on Rowe Mesa, Santa Fe Century , 505-490-6387, [email protected], santafecentury.com

May 20, 2023Stetina'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, 2023Badlands 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 10, 2023Truckee 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 10, 2023Pine Island Gravel Odyssey, Spearfish, South Dakota, 45, 70, 110, 210 mile gravel ride/race, Perry Jewett, 605-641-4963, [email protected], dakotafiveo.com

June 17, 2023Dirty 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 21-25, 2023Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder, Sisters, OR, Chad Sperry, [email protected], oregongravelgrinder.com

June 24, 2023Ruby 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

July 8, 2023Ochoco Gravel Grinder, Prineville, OR, Chad Sperry, [email protected], oregongravelgrinder.com

July 22, 2023The 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

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