The team at Strambecco rates the Best Gravel Cycling Events California 2024 based on various factors, including reputation, route quality, location, rider feedback, and the overall uniqueness of the event or race. California offers a stunning array of event options spanning high alpine, old-growth forests, remote logging roads, coastal (the famed Highway 1), desert, and everything in between. Strambecco does not cover every event, only those we deem the best. Our recommendations are bucket list events by themselves and almost always take place at a high-quality destination that offers a great opportunity for a longer getaway.
If we had to pick the best of the best gravel cycling events California 2024, we’d recommend the Belgian Waffle Ride in April, the Truckee Dirt Fondo in June, and the USAL Hopper: Lost Coast in October. We also strongly correlate the best events and professional event producers. In California, premiere event producers include Monuments of Cycling, Bike Monkey, Grasshopper, and LifeTime Events.
Strambecco does not list every event. We strive to identify and review events that are special and noteworthy. If you have suggestions on other events we should consider or review, please get in touch with us here or send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sea Otter Classic, produced by Life Time Events, is a classic and the largest festival and gathering of cycling enthusiasts in North America. Professional and amateur athletes make the annual pilgrimage…