Bear Growl Gravel Grinder

July 06 2024
Greenville, California
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Distances: 50, 60, 90 miles
Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Limited to: 1000 Participants

Tucked in the base of Northern California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, a stone’s throw from Reno and Chico, the Bear Growl Gravel Grinder is truly a celebration of gravel riding at its best and a one-of-a-kind cycling experience. Bear Growl Gravel Grinder offers three ride options, all surrounded by old barns and pummeled (in the best way) with fantastic views, these rides will not disappoint!

The Bear Growl Gravel Grinder is an exciting and challenging gravel and paved event showcasing the most amazing roads in Indian Valley. Bringing the good ol’ fun of gravel riding with a laid back atmosphere, the event features distances for all riding abilities.


Gravel Events: 50 mile & 90 mile gravel routes

Road Events: 60 mile paved route

The courses feature a perfect blend of pavement, dirt road, gravel road with historic Sierra Nevada elevation grades and is 2-hours from Reno, Nevada Airport (RNO), 3-hours from Sacramento, California Airport (SMF), and 4.5-hours from the Bay Area.

B3G: Bear Growl Gravel Grinder

Start Located At: 96 S Main St 96 S Main St, Greenville, CA 95947, USA
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(530) 895-1110

Ride will start at 8am 

There will be an after party that will go to 10pm

Registration Fees

90 Mile Gravel $95

50 Mile Gravel $85

60 Mile Paved $65


You get all rest stop food, lunch, and a great time.

Packet Pickups

Packet Pick-Up: Sierra Nevada Connections office: 96 S. Main Street, Greenville, CA 95947 Packet pick will be Friday night July 9 4pm-8pm and Sat 6am-7:45am


Prize / Race Categories

We do not have prize or competition in this get your Gravel Groove back event.

Adequate Car Parking
Registration On the Day
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Bike Festival
Downloadable GPS files
Feed / Aid Stations
Number of Aid Stations: 6