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Grinduro Scotland

For the fourth year running, riders will make the pilgrimage to Grinduro, the seminal mixed-terrain event where having a good time at the party is just as important as going fast in the race. 2018 will see a return to two classic venues: on July 14 to the Isle of Arran in Scotland, and on September 29 to Quincy, California, where Grinduro was born. With live music, a hand-made bicycle and art show, and a demanding course that combines pavement, fire roads, and singletrack, Grinduro brings all types of riders together for a weekend in the spectacular scenery. Registration will open at on 9am PST 2 January 2018 for Grinduro Scotland and 8pm 22 April 2018 for Grinduro Quincy.

Grinduro is a combination of gravel road race and mountain bike-style enduro: one long loop of pavement, gravel, and dirt, where finishing times are based on four timed segments (each roughly five-to-seven minutes). As a testament to both the diverse riding skills required and the level of competition, past champions have included current cross-country pro Katerina Nash and former downhill professional Duncan Riffle, both of whom rode cyclocross bikes for their wins. But Grinduro is not just a bike race. It's a celebration of cycling with as much emphasis on the fun as on the ride, with excellent food, an impressive display of art and incredible handmade bikes, live music, camping, and a festival atmosphere.

Registration will open at on 2 January 2018 for Grinduro Scotland (14 July 2018) and 22 April 2018 for Grinduro Quincy (29 September 2018.)

Date: July 14, 2018
Event Location: 
Isla of Arran, Scotland