Vermont's Gravel Cycling Event Map
A birds-eye view of all the gravel cycling events in Vermont. The rides/races are color coded from green to purple based on how "hard" the ride or race is. Click on each ride to see its details, course, and registration info.
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Reading, VT // A Vermont Classic // 750 Riders // 43 miles // 5,600 ft // August 25th
The Overland is a 43-mile dirt road bicycle race featuring 5,700 feet of climbing, seven sectors of “Vermont pavé” (unmaintained ancient public roads), two well-fortified sag stops, a magnificently scenic route and an awesome party afterwards. It’s the ultimate overland adventure ride. Open dirt roads, amazing scenery and an epic course unlike any you’ve ever ridden before, all within a beautiful Vermont pastoral setting.
NOTE* - This race typically sells out within 30 minutes of registration opening on January 1st at 9am.
East Burke, VT // A SPRING CLASSIC // 1000 Riders // 40 miles // 4000 ft // APRIL 27th
Rasputitsa is Russian for the mud season when roads become difficult to traverse. The Rasputitsa is a psychotic 40 mile, insane, drop to your knees and cry sufferfest with an absurd section so difficult that people won't believe your stories called Cyberia.
Montpelier, VT // 38 miles // 700 Riders // 3,200 ft // April 20th
A 38 mile "spring classic" "mullet ride" (business in the front, party in the back) starting in downtown Monpelier in late April. Experience the full-spectrum of Vermont gravel at this legendary ride.
Tunbridge, VT // Gravel-Enduro // 38 miles // 400 Riders // 5,200 ft // Early June
The Ranger is an adventure cycling brand centered around an annual bike ride and community celebration event in June. Check out their site for details on other their other ride options and famous Party In The Pasture! With an inclusive culture and a strong focus on the value of a strong community and sustainability, the event has been successful in inspiring environmental and social advocacy. More than half of the proceeds from the event go to benefit the Alliance for Vermont Communities, Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports and Little Bellas.
Peru VT // 42 miles // 4000 ft // June 29th
Jack Bailey’s inspiration for this ride came from the Vermont Overland and the increasing popularity to ride on dirt versus payment. If your looking for a challenging Saturday morning effort with good people, fast riders and a cause that drastically needs the attention of the medical field, then the RAS Ride is for you. RAS Gravel along with Vermont Rare an organization that cares deeply about creating a community in Vermont and beyond for those living with and affected by rare disease.
The 42 miles and 4000 plus elevation gain covers some of the most scenic gravel and Class IV roads in Southern Vermont. 88% taking place on dirt, it’s sure to test your off road skill set.
Craftsbury, VT // 50 miles // 5,000 ft // July 20th
Raid Lamoille was created way back in 2012 by the fertile minds at GRVL Cycling as a gravel ride to share with friends. Since then it has become a must-do for serious gravel cyclists.
In 2018 they moved from Stowe to Craftsbury and for 2019 they’re coming back to their “new” venue, with the routes (25 and 50-Miles) remaining principally the same. See the Course page for more info.