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Cascade Gravel Grinder Day 2

April 27

Three Day Omnium Format – Race/Ride One, Two or All Three Days

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 roads were deer out number cars 10 to 1. All three days of riding offer different scenery and challenges. April is a great time of year for experiencing the beauty of Central Oregon. The air is clear, the mountains still gleam with white snow and roads have minimal dust factor. Add to that great lodging rates and you have the perfect opportunity to enjoy Bend.

Average daily temps range between 50-70 degrees with temperatures dipping slightly on Sunday as you head up into the Cascade Mountain range. The team at Breakaway Promotions looks forward to offering outstanding support both during your ride and after with great aid stations, mechanical support, food and beverages.

The Cascade Gravel Grinder is an omnium formatted event. This allows riders to race/ride one, two or all three days. Prizes and scoring will be setup for each day’s ride. Prize money and overall winner’s jerseys will be given to the overall omnium winners.

Day 2
Bust Your Butte (two route options)

Description: This fast rolling course will take riders through the high desert scenery of eastern Oregon. Junipers, sagebrush, and jack rabbits will be in abundance. Climbs are low angle and fast. Depending on the snow pack and moisture in the spring the roads could be a little sandy. While rolling through this open country riders will be treated to tremendous views of the Cascade Mountain Range from Mt. Hood to the North to Mt. Bachelor in the south. There will be two aid stations on the course to help with refueling.

Small Grinder
Start Time: All Riders 9am
Total Gravel 100%
Total Ride Distance 50 Miles
Total Elevation 3300 Feet

Big Grinder
Start Time: All Riders 9am
Total Gravel 100%
Total Ride Distance 68 Miles
Total Elevation 4300 Feet

Details

Date:
April 27
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.oregongravelgrinder.com/cascade-gravel-grinder/

Venue

Portland, OR United States