Oregon Gravel Grinder Series What is a challenging

While Oregon suffered the worst wildfire season in a century this past year, we are fortunate that none of the area around the Gorge Gravel Grinder courses was affected. In order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 this next year we are capping this event at 300

Gravel Riding Travel Oregon

Gravel Grinding in Yachats . Oregon cyclists gravitate to gravel rides to escape the hustle and bustle of cities without going too deep into the wild. It’s about solace and scenery, a great workout and quiet roads. More. Christopher Van Tilburg .

Cascade Gravel Grinder Oregon Gravel Grinder Series

The Cascade Gravel Grinder is one of the most scenic and diverse gravel events in the country. Located in Bend, Oregon the event will provide three days of amazing rides through the Central Oregon high desert and Cascade Mountain Range. Bend is home to thousands of miles of remote gravel

Home Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder

2021-2-8  There is no easy start for the Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder with Day One boasting 77 miles and 6800 feet of climbing for the pioneers and not far behind are the settlers at 68.3 miles and 4600 feet of climbing. Day Two. McKenzie to Oakridge.

Grouse Knob / Dixie Pass Gravel Grind Travel Oregon

2021-2-9  In Oregon, a bicycle is legally considered a vehicle, and the same Oregon road laws apply. Please “be seen” and practice safe riding.Vehicle traffic, farm equipment and narrow shoulders exist on many Oregon roads, and you may find that construction

Oregon Gravel Riding: Get Off Your Asphalt Travel

If cycling through Oregon isn’t already considered an extreme sport, riding its gravel roads should be. With the Oregon Coast Gravel Epic gaining popularity each year, many of us are curious why anyone in their right mind would want to engage in a sport called an “abomination” by even its most avid proponents. Well, why not? Sure, it’s grueling, dirty and possibly tire-destroying

Gravel Grinders Ride Klamath Ride

The timber industry fueled the Klamath Basin economy for much of the 1900s, and its decline left behind dozens of miles of gravel roads crisscrossing the region’s forests and waterways. These abandoned back-roads make for ideal gravel grinding cycling terrain, with awesome views of wildlife, old forests, mountain peaks and many lakes.

2019 Gravel Riding Guide BikePortland

– Finding (and grinding) gravel in Salem Exploring Columbia County backroads outside of Scappoose A gravel riding goldmine in eastern Oregon The gear that got me through the Oregon Outback The Oregon Outback was the hardest — and best — ride I’ve ever done. 2019 Gravel

gravel riding BikePortland

In the past few years there’s been a meteoric rise in the popularity of unpaved road riding — a.k.a. “gravel grinding”. In just five years we’ve gone from exploring “Bullshit” roads, to capturing the State of Oregon’s attention, to the rise and fall of the Oregon Outback..

Grinding The Oregon Trail Peloton Magazine

Yup, I’m talking about the inaugural Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder (or OTGG), a first-of-its-kind gravel stage race that traversed some rugged and remote alpine zones in the Deschutes and Willamette National Forests, where racers literally traced history by riding some of the very same wagon-train roads used by the early pioneers.

An Intro to Gravel Riding With Cycle Oregon Osprey

I convinced a few friends to join me so we could all get a grasp on the gravel grinding phenomenon sweeping the United States. Now in its third year, Cycle Oregon’s three-day GRAVEL event is a fully supported ride that includes meticulous cue sheets and maps, nourishing rest stops, roving bike mechanics, awesome food and even live music.

Gravel Grinders Ride Klamath Ride

The timber industry fueled the Klamath Basin economy for much of the 1900s, and its decline left behind dozens of miles of gravel roads crisscrossing the region’s forests and waterways. These abandoned back-roads make for ideal gravel grinding cycling terrain, with awesome views of wildlife, old forests, mountain peaks and many lakes.

Cycling: Grinding ‘Luxury Gravel’ in Yamhill County

2020-3-9  As event manager of the upcoming Yamhill Gravel Fondo, Brad knows what he’s talking about. “We’re very aware that gravel cycling is a big deal right now. We have amazing access to great (gravel) roads in Yamhill County. We thought it would be great to (stage the fondo) there.” “Fondo” is an Italian word with a variety of meanings.

Takelma Gravel Grinder

Join us for a fun, one-day ride through some of Oregon’s most beautiful graveled roads. About the Ride Seven Feathers Casino Resort, nestled among tall Douglas firs and pine trees, just off of Interstate 5, at exit 99, in Canyonville, Oregon, is the beginning of the Takelma Gravel Grinder.

Finding (and grinding) gravel in Salem

2014-2-27  Finding (and grinding) gravel in Salem. Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on February 27th, 2014 at 8:26 am. Riders embark on a 50-mile loop of dirt and gravel farm roads west of Salem. By that measure, Sunday’s ride (also known as “Oregon

Oregon Coast Gravel Epic Mudslinger Events-

The Oregon Coast Gravel Epic is the spring classic for the Pacific Northwest consisting of 65% pure logging roads that are unpaved and the other 35% smooth pavement left over from decades of active logging that still exists to this day.

Gravel Riding in the PNW Mecca 1889 Magazine

2021-2-3  Cycle Oregon, an organization long known for its scenic road outings, tapped into the gravel trend and added a two-day gravel ride in October in the Tillamook State Forest, a 364,000-acre, state-owned forest an hour west of Portland. Indeed, the entire state of Oregon can be traversed top to bottom on continuous gravel ride.

Gravel Cyclist: The Gravel Cycling Experience Bike

“The BC Bike Race (BCBR) is proud to announce its newest offering: The Gravel Explorer aka BCBR Gravel. This new event will take place in British Columbia’s Okanagan region, Sept 26-Oct 1, 2021. A new five-day stage-race classic is born!” The Gravel Explorer race is about the spirit of adventure, a gravel grind with grit!

Riding Gravel The Home of Gravel Cycling

Today Riding Gravel is excited to announce a series of videos which will focus on how anyone can get from 'zero to race day shape'. Showers Pass Cloudburst Jacket: Getting Rolling February 2, 2021 The Cloudburst is a fully seam-sealed rain jacket made with a new fabric called eliteAIR™.

First Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder Stage Race Offers

Organizers designed the stage race as an adventure with plenty of gravel grinding in store. photo: Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder. Gravel has grown in popularity thanks in part to the more relaxed atmosphere it has compared to some other disciplines. Any report from any gravel event will talk about meeting old friends and making new ones.

5 Easy Tips for Gravel Grinding ORbike: FIND

5 Easy Tips for Gravel Grinding It seems like these days nearly every group bike conversation eventually turns to gravel. But if you’re one of the many people half-heartedly nodding along while quietly harboring inner dread, you’re not alone. Check out Gravel by Cycle Oregon, October 5-7 with a base camp in the Tillamook State

gravel grinding The Bicycle Story

Tagged bike touring in oregon, bikepacking, bikepacking in oregon, donnie kolb, gravel grinding, oregon outback, velodirt. Mike Kuhn: Riding, Race Promotion, and the Economic Power of Mountain Bikes. Posted on March 28, 2013 by josh Leave a comment. Barry Wicks at the 2012 TSE.

Takelma Gravel Grinder

Join us for a fun, one-day ride through some of Oregon’s most beautiful graveled roads. About the Ride Seven Feathers Casino Resort, nestled among tall Douglas firs and pine trees, just off of Interstate 5, at exit 99, in Canyonville, Oregon, is the beginning of the Takelma Gravel Grinder.

Cycling: Grinding ‘Luxury Gravel’ in Yamhill County

2020-3-9  As event manager of the upcoming Yamhill Gravel Fondo, Brad knows what he’s talking about. “We’re very aware that gravel cycling is a big deal right now. We have amazing access to great (gravel) roads in Yamhill County. We thought it would be great to (stage the fondo) there.” “Fondo” is an Italian word with a variety of meanings.

Mt Baker Stump Grinding & Gravel Business Service

Mt Baker Stump Grinding & Gravel, Vector. 86 likes. In business since 2007, Mt Baker Stump Grinding has been serving Whatcom County for years. Owner, Calvin Gudde, added gravel and landscape...

Top 15 Toughest Gravel Grinders Out West

Gravel Grinding is an emerging style of cycling that's done on paved, unpaved, backcountry roads covered in crushed limestone, granite, flint, or whatever rock happens to be around. Imagine pedalling over jagged marbles, or if it rains, through chunky peanut butter. In some places, gravel roads are like rutted, bone-jarring washboards.

4 Epic Gravel and Dirt Road Bikepacking Routes in the

2021-2-3  Gravel backroads and dirt forest service roads are backbone of these route, but don’t expect smooth riding the whole way (and definitely don’t bring your road bike). There are some highly rideable miles, but these routes are still a step up from simple dirt road touring or gravel grinding.

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Top 12 Most Influential Gravel Events of 2020 —

Founded in 2006, Dirty Kanza 200 quite possibly tops the list as the most influential gravel race of all time. Forging the way for many events that came after, the Flint Hills of east central Kansas sets the standard for what gravel is and always was. 2020 will be no different, look for big news and a hard fought race at this year’s show in late May.