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Surface Creek Gravel Race

All gravel and 1500 feet of descending! Put your gravel bike to the test!

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Surface Creek Gravel Race
Surface Creek Gravel Race

Time & Location

Jun 12, 2021, 9:00 AM MDT

Visitor's Center, 21221 Baron Lake Dr, Cedaredge, CO 81413, USA


About the Event

When: June 12, 9am - checkin begins

Race starts at 10:00am sharp

Shuttles will be available to the start.

Where: Starts at the Visitor's Center on Highway 65 and Forest Route 121 (near the top).  Ride route 121 east, continuing past Old Grand Mesa Road (following Lakeshore Drive) until route 125 and head south along Surface Creek Road. Finish Line is at the parking lot before exiting the national forest boundary

Description: This a quick and beautiful jaunt on the dirt roads of Grand Mesa descending over 1500ft down Surface Creek Road

Equipment Restrictions: Rigid-framed bikes only: BYOB or use one of our Certified, Race-Ready bikes (First come First served on in house bikes, limited loaner supply available)

Safety Equipment: Bike Helmet (certified mountain bike helmet recommended), pads and gloves recommended.

Course conditions: Moderate Climbing for the first 5 miles, relatively flat, until Surface Creek Road with fast descents and sweeping curves, lots of washboards, large bumps (some will launch your bike into the air), and rocks. 

Equipment Disadvantages: Front shocks - -0:60 penalty Rear Shocks - -1:20 penalty (2:20 penalty for full suspension mtn bike) 

Age Restrictions: none

Age Groups: Except for riders under 10 years, there are separate categories for boys/girls, men, and women.

Old enough to ride through12 years 13 years - 19 years

        20 years – 35 years

        36 years – 49 years

        50 years and older

Prizes: The winner of each category wins a jackpot based on the number of participants; the more the merrier!


  • Surface Creek Gravel Race

    This ticket is good for one entry to the Surface Creek Gravel Race! Present at Silent Custom Cyclery for a 20% discount on all merch!

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  • Surface Creek Gravel Race Kids

    Ticket for a kid under age 13.

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