The Solstice Gravel Grinder is coming on it’s 6th year starting as a grassroots event that’s gaining popularity every year. The ride starts and ends in Beatrice, Nebraska and journey’s through the communities of Holmesville, Barneston, Odell, Steele City, Endicott, Diller, and the South East Nebraska region. Riders experience all kinds of gravel roads from flat to hilly and super hilly. There are three routes to choose from: The “Solstice 100” ; The “Solar Fiddy” (50 miles): and “The Kindler” (31 miles). This is a limited field event and registration opens Dec 21, 2021 to claim your spot.
Keep in mind this is a self supported event, so you you’ll need to bring enough supplies to get your through the day. There are several checkpoints, but only water and limited SAG support. Fear not though, there are ample stop opportunities through the many small towns the ride passes.