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Best Gravel Cycling Races Rockies 2024

Best Gravel Cycling Races Rockies 2024

The team at Strambecco rates the Best Gravel Cycling Events Rockies 2024 based on various factors, including reputation, route quality, location, rider feedback, and the event’s or race’s overall uniqueness.  Spanning Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming,  Rocky Mountain terrain features of Strambecco’s best list include tall peaks, canyons, basins and valleys, and forested regions.  You can expect lots of elevation gain and events at high base elevations.

If we had to pick the best of the best gravel cycling events Rockies 2024, or those you’d classify as bucket list events, we’d recommend the Co2Ut in April or Rebecca’s Private Idaho in September. We also find a strong correlation between the best events and professional events producers.  In the Rockies, premiere event producers include Outside Events, Lifetime Events, and the Gran Fondo National Series.

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 contact us here or send us a note at editors@strambecco.  Strambecco also rates the Rocky’s best Road and MTB Events

Adventure Fest 2024

Adventure Fest is a unique multi-sport experience in Fruita, Colorado, near Utah's border, combining MTB, Gravel, and a Trail Running event in a one-weekend festival celebrating backcountry racing.   Premier regional event operator…
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Dirty Edge Gravel 2024

The Dirty Edge gravel event is a part of Adventure Fest, a unique multi-sport experience in Fruita, Colorado, near Utah's border, combining MTB (Sarlacc Attack), Gravel, and a Trail running event (Fruita…
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Wild Horse Gravel 2024

 The Ride Collective gives cyclists access to a secret stash of high desert gravel via Wild Horse Gravel, a 65-mile gravel course with 5500 feet of elevation gain, and the opportunity to…
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The Dead Swede 2024

Nestled in the heart of the Bighorn Mountains, Sheridan, Wyoming, plays host to one of the most exhilarating gravel cycling events in the region – The Dead Swede. This annual gathering has…
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The Dusty Bandita 2024

Nestled in the rugged beauty of Ovando, Montana, the Dusty Bandita stands out as a premier women's gravel cycling race, drawing participants from across the country to experience the unique blend of…
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Crooked Gravel 2024

Updated April 1, 2024 The Ride Collective presents a high alpine gravel ride in Crooked Gravel Colorado's Winter Park. Picked as one of our best gravel cycling events in Colorado, Crooked Gravel…
Riding on trail next to river in the Last Best Ride event

The Last Best Ride 2024

"The Last Best Ride" epitomizes the thrill of gravel cycling amidst the stunning vistas of Whitefish, Montana. Held annually, this event has become a beacon for cyclists seeking adventure and camaraderie in…
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SBT GRVL Steamboat Springs 2024

SBT GRVL Steamboat Springs is a mixed surface race of up to 142 miles and 9,400 feet of climbing with more than 100 miles of gravel through a combination of mixed terrain…
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TransRockies Gravel Royale 2024

Offering 350 riders an unforgettable experience through the Canadian Rockies, TransRockies Gravel Royale is a signature event in the Transrockies Race Series.  In four days, riders will travel 407km (252 miles) and…
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Rebecca’s Private Idaho 2024

Updated April 2, 2024 Rebecca’s Private Idaho (RPI) is a long-haul gravel grinder that takes place annually on Labor Day weekend and is arguably one of America's most beautiful gravel events, with…
Riders on course in Fistful of Dirt Gravel

Fistful of Dirt 2024

Last Updated April 2, 2024 In the expansive world of gravel cycling races, Fistful of Dirt stands out as a true gem, blending the rugged spirit of Wyoming with the adrenaline-pumping thrill…
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The Rad Dirt Fest 2024

Last Updated April 2, 2024 The Rad Dirt Fest is a newer event by the Life Time Events team, who are part of the Leadville Race Series owners and Unbound Gravel (formerly…
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Rexy Co2uT 2024

Last Update April 3, 2024 Rexy Co2uT (Colorado to Utah), aka Queen of the Desert, is designed not just as a race but as a true desert adventure, Rexy sets riders on…
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