Gravel Cycling Routes

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If you choose to ride any of these routes, be thankful for the work that went into creating them. In terms of the Gainesville area routes, they were established over a period of 15+ years, and in many cases, JOM of Gravel Cyclist has established relationships with local landowners. Please respect these roads, respect those who live on them, and be a good person.

This isn’t a list of every route we have ever ridden, far from it, but this page will feature some of the fixture routes in the USA home base of Gravel Cyclist HQ, Gainesville, Florida. Additional Florida routes are linked below including other states. More routes will be added over time.

For those routes that were not designed by Gravel Cyclist, appropriate credit is given. Please remember you ride these routes at your own risk. Gravel Cyclist LLC is in no way responsible for your safety and well-being every time you kit up and go ride any of these roads on the gravelly road less traveled. We accept route submissions for this page if you are so inclined, feel free to drop us a line!

 

California

Coming soon…

Florida

Avon Park / Clermont / Orlando / Zephr Hills & Dade City

Avon Park Improved Route 2020

Tasty Route out of Avon Park, Red Clay Roads and more. Excellent route!

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Designer – Woodbike

The Apopkalypse 100K -100kms / 63 miles

Metric Century Mixed-Surface Ride

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Designer – Jason Guillen

Claymont 100 – 160kms 100 miles

Claymont 100 Fundraiser Ride

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Designer – Carlos Pereyra

Zephyr Hills / Dade City 97km / 60 miles

Mixed-surface route just north of Tampa

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Designer – Chris Rupe

Gainesville Area, Home of the Gravel Cyclist Crew

Doc Hollywood

A homage to the Doc Hollywood movie, the longest-running event in Florida! Part of the North Florida Freeride Gravel Series

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Designer – Tim Hayes

Hague – The Short Loop

A fixture route for the Gravel Cyclist crew during the nighttime winter hours

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Designer – JOM

Hague – The Medium Loop

A fixture route for the Gravel Cyclist crew during the nighttime winter hours

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Designer – JOM

Hague – The Long Loop

A fixture route for the Gravel Cyclist crew during the nighttime winter hours

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Designer – JOM

Hell of NorFLA 322km / 201 miles

200 miles of mixed-surface roads, not for the tame

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Designer – Big Head Todd

Santa Fe Gravel Challenge 101km / 64 miles

Hosted by the Gainesville Cycling Club as part of their yearly festival

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Designer – Big Head Todd

SBT VRTL Green Edition 66.7km / 41.5 miles

Route designed for the Virtual SBT GRVL event

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Designer – JOM

SBT VRTL Red Edition 108km / 67.5 miles

Route designed for the Virtual SBT GRVL event

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Designer – JOM

SBT VRTL Blue Edition 164km / 103 miles

Route designed for the Virtual SBT GRVL event

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Designer – JOM

SBT VRTL Black Edition 231km / 144 miles

Route designed for the Virtual SBT GRVL event

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Designer – JOM

Strada Bellamy

Part of the North Florida Freeride Gravel Series

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Designer – Big Head Todd

Tour of the Quilt Country Part 1

Part of the North Florida Freeride Gravel Series

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Designer – Big Head Todd

Tour of the Quilt Country Part 2

Part of the North Florida Freeride Gravel Series

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Designer – Big Head Todd

Tallahassee

Dirty Pecan 60 Mile Route

Mixed-Surface route east of Tallahassee, starts in Monticello. Excellent ride!

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Designer – Jefferson County

Dirty Pecan 80 Mile Route

Mixed-Surface route east of Tallahassee, starts in Monticello. Excellent ride!

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Dirty Pecan 100 Mile Route

Mixed-Surface route east of Tallahassee, starts in Monticello. Excellent ride!

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Designer – Jefferson County

Dirty Pecan 150 Mile Route

Mixed-Surface route east of Tallahassee, starts in Monticello. Excellent ride!

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Designer – Jefferson County

Spaghetti 100 – 95kms / 60 miles

Mixed-Surface route east of Tallahassee, starts in Monticello.

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Designer – Jack Tomasetti

Georgia

Dahlonega

Southern Cross 50ish miles / 80+km: The tough and scenic route of Southern Cross. Plenty of climbing, bring your low gears!

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Designer – Lisa Randall

Irwinton

Middle Georgia Epic: 200km Route, mixed-surface clay roads

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Designer – Dustin Gaddis

Penfield (not far from Athens)

Georgia State of Gravel 60 Miles: GA State Unofficial Championships

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Designer – Tim Molyneaux

Indiana

Heltonville Area

Charles’ Dream Route 88km / 55 miles: Plenty of elevation over the course of 55 miles / 88 kms

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Designer – Unknown

Heltonville Area

Leavenworth almost 100 Miles: Almost 100 miles, route designed by Unknown, slight modifications to start and end in Leavenworth by JOM of Gravel Cyclist

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Designer – Unknown

New Washington

GCX New Washington: Mixed-Surface route taking in New Washington and Hanover, Indiana. Lovely views of the Ohio River later in the route. Approximately 20% to 25% gravel roads on this route.

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Modified from the original route here.

Designer – Runkorte / JOM

Ohio

Visit the excellent Ohio Gravel Grinders website for everything Ohio!

Oregon

Visit the excellent Dirty Freehub website for everything Oregon!

Tennessee

Hickman County

East Hickman Mixed-Surface: Almost 40 miles of fun over mixed-surfaces in East Hickman County. The route is a variant of one of GoshDarn.org‘s shorter rides from their adventure series.

Plenty of climbing and fun descending, but do be mindful of loose dogs. There are many along the course. Be sure to check out GoshDarn.org (Gosh Darn Gravel Grinder).

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Designer – JOM

Virginia

Haymarket

Haymarket VA Gravel Ramble: Mixed-Surface route starting in Haymarket, heads towards Middleburg, Virginia, and more. Can easily be extended or shortened. 53 miles / 85kms.

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Designer – JOM

Middleburg (Loudoun County)

Leesburg VA Gravel Funfest: Mixed-Surface route starting in Leesburg, travels through Waterford, optional stop in Taylorstown, optional visit to Brunswick (Maryland), Lovettsville, Purcellville, and back into Leesburg. The route can easily be extended or shortened. 66 miles / 107kms

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Designer – JOM

Leesburg (Loudoun County)

Middleburg VA Gravel Exploro: Mixed-Surface route starting in Middleburg, heads towards the outskirts of Purcelville, back towards Round Hill, Airmont, Unison, and more. Route can easily be extended or shortened. Store stop options near Purcelville (off course) and Round Hill. 63 miles / 100kms

More routes / videos coming…

Additional States Coming soon!