The Wildest Gravel Grinder

Wildest Gravel Grinder – Register Now!

Wildest Gravel Grinder
Join us June 10, 2017 for the Wildest Gravel Grinder, Auburn’s premier gravel grinder event. The Wildest Gravel Grinder is a fun mix of smooth pavement, fast gravel roads, and exciting single track trails. REGISTER NOW!

The Routes
There are two ride options, a challenging 80-mile course with 10,000′ of climbing and a shorter 45-mile gravel option with over 6,000′ of climbing. Both routes start and finish at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. Riders navigate through a blend of scenic trails that wind through the Middle Fork and the North Fork of the American River canyons.

80 Mile Route
This extremley challenging course option meant for serious riders who want to test themselves on challenging terrain and against other competitor’s time.

  • Over 10,000 feet of elevation gain
  • 6 aid stations
  • Approximately 55% on single track and gravel roads

45 Mile Route
This fun and challenging course provides a balance between very challenging and incredibly fun mix of roads, fire roads and single track.

  • Over 6,000 feet of elevation gain
  • 3 aid stations
  • Approximately 60% on single track and gravel roads

Artisan Builder Expo & Brewfest
Meet artisan frame and component builders at the forefront of artisan craftsmanship and design. See, touch, and demo their latest creations that are changing the market. Many of these creations will be pulled off the display stand and be ridden in the event.

Get VIP access to the 9th Annual Auburn Brewfest. Several local brewers will be in attendance serving their finest craft brews and ciders. Enjoy live music while imbibing your favorite local brews. Bikes, brews, and bands. What more could you want?

Support Local Youth Cycling!
Net proceeds from this event will benefit the Placer Foothills Mountain Bike Club. The Placer Foothills MTB Club is dedicated to encouraging the riders in the Placer Foothills area to explore their love of mountain biking. The club welcomes riders of all levels and ages. REGISTER NOW and support your local cycling community and have a great time while doing it!


Wildest Gravel Grinder - Artisan Expo