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Guru's Gravel Grinders

Guru's Gravel Grinders is a series of organized gravel grinder rides around the Kansas City area. These rides are Show-N-Go type rides, and are intended to be base mile rides. Unless the weather absolutely prevents a bike from moving forward due to snow or ice, the rides are on. Each week there will be a different ride leader hosting the event.

These are free, all-comers, non-organized, "training" experiences. Whoever shows up, rides. (We just happen to be riding in the same direction at the same time). You are responsible for yourself and your own safety. Participation in these training rides at your own risk, that there will be no "aid stations" or support available except where provided by you. There will be no route markings, no course marshals and no medical personnel in attendance. Please adhere to all traffic laws.

Visit the Guru's Gravel Grinders web site for the full schedule of rides.

Web Site: gravelgrinders.blogspot.com
Location: Kansas City, MO [map]


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Baldwin City Gravel Grind 05-28-2018
 Updated: 05/28/18Thank you to Gerard and the City of Baldwin for a fun event.  Hopefully this event will grow in the coming years.  Results:15.5 Mile Race Results 1 Carolynn Locke 35 1.34.33 2 Laura Denneler 9 1.34.56 3 Terry Gilliand […]
Reschelduled Power Grinder 02-22-2018
Sunday the rescheduled Power Gravel Grinder rides is taking place. What: Power Gravel and 3 Feet Cycling Gravel RideWhere: 18595 W 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062When: Sunday, February 25th, 2018 @ 9:30 am. Previous post w/maps: https://gravelgrinders.blogspot.com/2018/02/power-gravel-grinder.html […]
USECF Gravel Nationals Returns to Lawrence 02-19-2018
It's time for some Gravel riding and Lawrence, Kansas is the place! There is a category for everyone from high school to those who are a little longer in the tooth and all who register for the USECF Grinder Nationals will race for a coveted USECF National Champion […]
2018 Flint Hills Express 02-19-2018
 Post ride:Thank you Rod for the suffering in the wind.   The bus was much appreciated by many.  I especially liked the rest stop with water because I was out by then due to blowing my legs out while taking pictures and fighting those early hills […]
Power Gravel Grinder 02-11-2018
UPDATE:  Ride postponed until 2/25/18!What: Power Gravel and 3 Feet Cycling Gravel RideWhere: 18595 W 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062When: Sunday, February 11th, 2018 @ 9:30 am. Power Team Coaching, Michael Ruder and 3 Feet Cycling host this classic gravel […]
2018 Lake Dabinawa Grinder 02-05-2018
Post ride update:Thanks for Jeff for hosting another Lake Dabinawa Gravel Grinder.  We have had a few memorable ones over the years and this years will be remember as "one cold ass gravel ride"Ride started cold with gusty North winds.  Feel like […]
2018 Mullet Ride 01-21-2018
 Post Ride :  Summary - A Muddy MulletOur friends from Dog Drool stopped by to support us during this especially muddy Mullet ride.I personally tested it after the ride.  I am a believer - works great.  Dave took some cool video: 2018 […]
Spoke Pony Gravel Express 01-14-2018
Post ride update:Pictures: 2018 Spoke Pony Gravel Express PicturesThe snow kept all but the hard core gravel grinders at home on their pussy trainers.The toughest award goes to Craig who rode to the ride from Lawrence. One a single speed no less.... After a couple of years […]
Bean Lake Gravel Challenge 01-07-2018
Updated 1/7/18:Radar looks o.k. to me.  Ride is on.  Only change is I will be starting at the Weston Bluffs Trail head and lot City Hall as posted below.  Parking should not be a problem - only diehard gravel grinders will be out. If you are one […]
2017 Festivus of Nights Gravel Grinder 12-22-2017
Updated 12/21/17:Latest forecast call for cold weather (sadly no snow) with about 32 degrees at start time.  Winds out of the North which means a nice tail wind on our return trip.Festivus of Nights Course Map (Garmin File) Fireball handups out on course. Update […]


Last Update: October 31st, 2017