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USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship – April 7, 2018
It’s time for some Gravel riding and Lawrence, Kansas is the place! There is a category for everyone from high school to those who are a little longer in the tooth and all who register for the USECF Grinder Nationals will race for a coveted USECF National Champion Jersey! See what you are made of as you race across a 100+ mile challenging & scenic course as part of the USECF National Championship Weekend. There will also be a 50 mile noncompetitive Gravelleurs Raid that will race at the same time as Grinder Nationals. The USECF Gravel Grinder National Championship will be part of the weekend festivities which include an epic course, great food and a fun & festive award ceremony. The awesome course and time in the saddle with the gravel tribe will make this an epic event to remember. Learn more>
Riding Gravel Radio Ranch Podcast: Episode 27 - Grinder Nationals
The Gravelleurs Raid is a 50 mile non championship ride that will happen at the same time along part of the same course as Grinder Nationals. This is the perfect first gravel ride or ride for those who do not want to ride a 100 mile course. There will not be any awards for the Gravelleurs Raid but the riders will enjoy a fun course, great food and a fun & festive award ceremony. Riders from Gravelleurs Raid will also be entered into the awesome raffle at the Grinder Nationals award ceremony.
The Joy Ride is a free fun family bike ride which will include a bike helmet give away while supplies last. This event will encourage local families to get involved in the fun and healthy activity of bike riding while stressing the importance of safety. The ride will be led by the Lawrence Bike Club and the helmet fitting will be done by the Lawrence Central Rotary Club. There will be distances for every level of rider from Kindergarten to adult. After the ride we will have some fun activities like a fire truck, bounce house and craft project. Behind Johnny’s Tavern on 2nd Street.
The Best Western is the 2018 USECF Grinder Nationals host hotel. USE Code: Grinder Nationals