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off-road Cycling Event

Gravel Grind West 

Come West for 2023 and try out anyone of four event distances over gravel paths less travelled.

The route terrain varies suiting all off-road gravel and E bikes. Various categories prizes. 

The
Bothy

16th September 2023
Start/Finish Westport

If you are new to gravel and want to see what gravel biking is all about or just want to try something and get away from the hustle and bustle of the main roads then try  70k BOTHY.

700m of climbing, 35% boreens, 30% gravel, 12%  single track, and 20% Greenway

The route suits all off-road, gravel, and E-bikes

Wild
Nephin

16th September 2023
Start/Finish Westport

A 110 km bike adventure that is sure to give you food for the soul for the rest of the winter months.

This route has everything from stunning coastline, causeway crossings, stiff hills, the Furnace lakes, fire track, and open bog trails in the stunning Wild Nephin National park, the route is challenging, remote with amazing scenery.

1100m of climbing, 35% boreens, 43% gravel, 12%  single track, and 9% Greenway. 1% of doubt !!

The route suits all off-road, gravel, and E-bikes 

The wild nephin rocky

18th September 2022
Start/Finish Westport

A 145 km the BIG DAY out.

 Looking for that experience that gives you the WOW factor leaving thrilled, exhausted but strangely satisfied. 

1350m of climbing, 25% boreens, 55% gravel, 12%  single track and 7% Greenway. 1% of Hike the bike !!

The route suits all off-road, gravel and E-bikes

A gravel ride on the Wild side 

Latest News

Gravel Grind West Photos and report

September 28, 2022

Gravel Grind West was a great success for off-road cycling in the West Mayo area.   The weekend kicked off with an introduction to cycling off road. With the finish…

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Gravel Grind West Strava results

September 28, 2022

The Strava 110k women’s event results.   Overall 1st Sara Canny Western Lakes Cycling Club 2nd Marcia Salvador TC Racing – Cycling Team 3rd Eve Daly Galway Bay Cycling Club…

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Gravel Grind West details and itinerary.

September 15, 2022

Gravel Grind West Itinerary Saturday 17th September Kids Check in: From 12 TO 12.50 at the Towers Bar & Restaurant Marquee The Quay Westport. Kids cycling activities with Daire Feeley…

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Upcoming events

Gravel Grind West 
2023 dates to be announced shortly

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