Cycling | Gravel Grinder

General Information

DATE: Saturday, July 28, 2018

LOCATION:Backswing Brewing (500 W South St, Lincoln - View map)

TIMES:The race will begin at 6:30 am.
All riders must be present at least 15 minutes before the start of their race for important pre-race announcements.

Gold - 100Miles
Silver - 50Miles
Bronze - 25Miles

*All distances are approximate until routes are final

POST RACE MEAL: Pizza from Spoke Mobile Wood Fired Pizza and a free drink will be provided to each participant from 10am-4pm.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Support stations will be located along the route. Support stations will have water, fruit, and snacks to refuel.

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 HERE.

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.

Gold Route Info.
Silver Route Info.
Bronze Route Info.

Rider Meeting Video

Important Message HERE from Gravel Grinder Director Jason Cyboron


View theComplete Event Detailsfor a full list of divisions and events.


MEDALS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each of the Full Race divisions. All riders who complete the Non-Competitive ride or Full Race within the time limit will receive a Cornhusker State Games commemorative medallion and be eligible for other prizes.

Mystery Prize for participants who compete in both the CSG Gravel Grinder and the CSG Tour.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

$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.

Competition in the 2018Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blendupgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; 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.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Gravel Grinder Director Jason Cyboron at or 402-610-1742.

To Sponsor a Check-point: Contact Gravel Director Jason Cyboron.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or