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2018 CSG Gravel Grinder

  • Backswing Brewing Co. 500 W South St #8 Lincoln, Nebraska 68522 (map)

Compete in this year's Cornhusker State Games!

Gold - 100 Miles
Silver - 50 Miles
Bronze - 25 Miles
*All distances are approximate until routes are final

RULES: All riders are required to wear helmets, carry cell phones and enough water for 30 miles. Bikes must be equipped with a headlight, red tail light and a properly calibrated cycling computer. This is a self supported race meaning no outside help from a support crew is allowed. See complete rules sheet at

ROUTES: Routes will be held on county roads around Lincoln. Maps and downloadable GPS routes from Ride With GPS will be available at once routes are finalized, and will be provided to each rider on the week of the race.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

$40 per rider until Feb. 15
$45 per rider until Mar. 29
$50 per rider until May 31
$55 per rider until June 21
$60 per rider until July 6

MULTI-EVENT CYCLING DISCOUNT: All Gravel Grinder participants who register for Mountain Bike, and/or Tour will receive a $7 discount per additional event by entering coupon code CYCLE at checkout. All registrations must take place on the same transaction to receive the discount.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2018 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; 2018 Nebraska Sports Council Yearbook (available at packet pickup); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Earlier Event: July 26
Pedal Happy Potluck
Later Event: August 11
Rooster Tail Ride