Salem Gravel Grinder

Oregon's "Perry Roubaix"

Sunday, February 14th 2016 - Ride leaves at 10 am Sharp.

Grind gears with gusto! Come out and ride some of the best of Salem's gravel roads through rustic farmlands.

A Self Supported Ride
By participating in this ride you are assuming responsibility for your own safety and well being. This is an unsupported event. The route is NOT marked. Bring your own food, water, flat tire repair and printed copy of the route cue sheet & map. Wear a helmet. Obey traffic laws.  Be courteous to the locals. If anyone asks, you are “Just out for a Ride”.

Winter tires strongly recommended for gravel riding!

The ride starts from the Oak Knoll Public Golf Course at 10 am sharp. Parking is available toward the back west side of their lot. 

Oak Knoll Golf Course
6335 Highway 22
Independence, OR 97351

9:50 amWe will gather for announcements and final route info.

10:00 am - The ride leaves promptly as a mass start. 

Ride time
Expect the average ride time to be between 3 - 3:30 hours for the 52 miles.

The Oak Tree Restaurant will be open at 9am for those that would like to start with a warm breakfast. The bar and grill will be open after the ride for lunch. Please consider patronizing our gracious guests.

Restrooms available outside/behind the Golf Course and inside the Oak Tree Restaurant. (no public urination please!).

The Route

The route is approx. 52 miles with 2600' elevation gain featuring some of the best gravel roads just west of Salem, OR.

Route updated on 2-3-15

View the route on RideWithGPS | Google Maps

Download the route to your GPS.
TCX CourseGPX Track (.gpx)GPX Route (.gpx)

Print / Download Route Map & Cue Sheet
Download & print Cue Sheet and Map.

Strava Ride Data - Past Years 
2/15/2015 Salem, OR - Salem Gravel Grinder
2/23/2014 Salem, OR - Salem Gravel Grinder
2/10/2013 Salem, OR - Salem Gravel Grinder

(Strava data may differ from route map)

Salem Gravel Grinder