Grit Gravel & Roll FAQ’s

ARE WE RACING?

Grit Gravel & Roll is not a race. However, you are welcome to challenge yourself or with a group. Everyone will get a medal! ๐Ÿ˜‰

WHERE CAN I REGISTER?

You or your family can register by following this LINK

CAN I ATTEND JUST ONE DAY?

We want you to enjoy the weekend with friends and family at the Village but single-day registrations are allowed. Register by following this LINK

CAN I BRING MY FAMILY?

Absolutely! Grit Gravel & Roll is a family-oriented gravel event weekend. We have reservations for families of 3, 4, and 5. Yes, you can bring the dog too!

Register by following this LINK

WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH EVENT REGISTRATION

A bunch!

  • Access to Expo exhibitors for the weekend
  • Grit Gravel & Roll FONDO
  • Kids/family course
  • Beach style pool, hot tub, pavilion, bathrooms, hot showers, laundry area, etc.
  • Access to food truck & bar
  • Educational lectures
  • Access to Yoga sessions
  • Grit Gravel & Roll medal
  • High-performance T-Shirt if you registered early (donโ€™t worry, itโ€™s a shirt youโ€™ll actually want to wear more than once)
  • Ticket to Florida Gravel Biking Anniversary Celebration Raffle (complete bike, other goodies)
  • An amazing weekend with family and friends!

Lodging is not included.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED WITH REGISTRATION
  • Grit Cottages Lodging
  • Gravel RV Park Lodging
  • Roll Tent Primitive Camping
  • Food or Beverages
WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Visit our schedule page for more details.

DISTANCES

Visit our Routes page for more details.

PACKAGE PICK UP

Package pick up will be at the Village Friday and Saturday. Visit our schedule page for more details.

WHAT IS SELF-SUPPORTED

Grit Gravel & Roll Fondos are all self-supported. That means no SAG stops, no re-supply station, etc.

We highly recommend all riders carry everything theyโ€™ll need to successfully complete the route.

Make sure to carry enough fluids and stay hydrated, bring enough nutrition, first-aid-kid, and bike repair KIT.

DO NOT TAKE THIS LIGHTLY.ย See you at dinner!

SAG STOPS AVAILABLE?

Nope!

Grit Gravel & Roll Fondos are all self-supported. That means no SAG stops, no re-supply station, etc.

We highly recommend all riders carry everything theyโ€™ll need to successfully complete the route.

Make sure to carry enough fluids and stay hydrated, bring enough nutrition, first-aid-kid, and bike repair KIT.

DO NOT TAKE THIS LIGHTLY.ย See you at dinner!

SUGGESTED BIKES & TIRES

Gravel bikes, MTB bikes, e-bikes are all welcome.

We highly recommend 38mm or larger tires.

Helmets are required for all riders participating.

E-BIKES ALLOWED?

Absolutely!

WEATHER

This is gravel. We aren’t afraid of getting wet. The event takes place rain or shine!

The Village FAQ’s

VILLAGE LOCATION

Driving:

Driving to the village is rather simple. Use your favorite mapping software and use this address:

450 SE Co Rd 337, Bronson, FL 32621.

If you rather want GPS coordinates, use the following:

29.322647540251428, -82.5989894570074

Both should drop you right to the front gate.

Flying:

If you are flying, we highly recommend flying to Tampa (TPA) which is only 1h. 45mins away from the village.

We also recommend flying to Orlando (MCO) or Jacksonville (JAX). Both are in the 2h. 30min range from the village.

See you there!

LODGING OPTIONS

LODGING AT THE VILLAGE:

Call (352) 486-1234 To Reserve. No Online Reservations Are Available. 2-Nights Minimum. Use โ€œGrit Gravel & Rollโ€ Code For Discounted Rate.

  • Grit Village (Cottages, Tiny Homes)
  • RV Pads (Airstreams, your own RV)

View the Village gallery by following this LINK

  • Roll Campground (Primitive “GLAMPING”)

Book by following this LINK

Registration doesn’t include lodging. Learn more about the Village by following think LINK

OTHER LODGING OPTIONS:

All hotels are within 35 mins drive from the Village. Click on each link to get a rate. Make sure to book early!

CAMPING AVAILABLE?

We don’t call it camping. We call it GLAMPING!

“Primitive” GLAMPING includes bathrooms and hot showers. Tents only.

Book by following this LINK

THE GATE WILL STAY OPEN UNTIL 10:00 PM FOR THOSE CAMPING AND ARRIVING LATE.

WHAT IS THE GRIT VILLAGE

Learn more about what the village by following this LINK

WHAT IS THE GRAVEL RV PARK

Learn more about the Village by following this LINK

WHAT IS THE ROLL CAMPGROUND

Learn more about the Village by following this LINK

VILLAGE POOL

Bring the kids!

Single rider or family registration holders have access to the pool and pavilion areas for the entire weekend!

The Main Pavilion is the centerpiece of Grit Gravel & Roll riders and family members.

Theย beach entrance four-foot deep swimming pool, hot tub, pool house with showers, and bathrooms are available to all riders.

Wifi is available within the Main Pavilion and throughout most of the campus.

WARNING:ย No lifeguard on duty.

VILLAGE FOOD TRUCK

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day will be available on-site at the outdoor Galloping Gourmet cafe featuring a Southern Fusion of classic southern roots with an international influence.

The BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Sandwich is a delicious highlight after a long day in the saddle!

Soft drinks and adult beverages will also be available starting Friday.

DOG PARK

Grit Gravel & Roll is a family-oriented gravel event weekend. We love dogs. Make sure to bring your little one.

SOME BASIC GUIDELINES:

Dogs must be on a minimum 6-foot leash at all times while roaming around the facility. However, they can run free at the dog park.

Donโ€™t forget to pick up after your little one. Itโ€™s the right thing to do!

IS THE VILLAGE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?

Yes! Abosolutely.

Vendor Village EXPO FAQ’s

HOW CAN WE BECOME A PARTNER?

Awesome! We love partners! You can apply by following this LINK

HOW CAN I EXHIBIT?

Great! We want you. You can apply to exhibit by following this LINK

EXHIBITOR BOOTH SIZE

We want EVERYONE INVOLVED:

  • $100 – 10’x10′ size tent
  • $200 – 10’x20′ size tent

If you have a larger display, we highly encourage you to become a partner. You can apply by following this LINK.

IS THE EXPO OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?

Yes! and it’s FREE. This is a great opportunity for everyone to learn more about gravel by visiting the EXPO.

EXPO WEEKEND HOURS

Make sure to visit our full schedule page for more details.

BIKE DEMO

We are inviting bike shops and industry leaders to use the EXPO for everyone to demo bikes!

CYCLING CLUBS

We are inviting all cycling clubs to be part of the EXPO. Some of the things clubs can offer their members include:

  • Introduction to gravel
  • Gravel club rides
  • Clinics
  • etc.

Got an idea? Awesome! Let us know what you have in mind. gritgravelandroll@gmail.com

Grit Gravel & Roll Policies

COVID-19

Due to the concerns over the Covid-19 virus and sizes of gatherings, the following proposal is how we are dealing with holding a cycling event.

Firstly, we will follow all recommended rules set forth by the CDC in terms of social gatherings and events.

We will also follow all local, State, and National laws concerning social distancing and events.

REGISTRATION CHANGES

Made a mistake during registration? You are welcome to change your registration using BikeReg platform.

Follow this LINK to learn how to do it.

Changes may be made to your registration by logging in to your BikeReg account. Changes and transfers must be completed two weeks before the event. Changes may include:

  • Moving to a different race distance

  • Transfer your registration to a lucky friend or family member

  • Updating contact information

REGISTRATION TRANSFERS

You can transfer your registration to a friend or family member. You can do that using BikeReg platform.ย  Follow this LINK to learn how to do it.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • If my event is closed can participants still transfer?

No, if your event is closed participants can no longer transfer their category.

  • If a category is full will participants still be able to transfer into it?

No, a filled category will not take any more participants, including transfers.

There areย NO TRANSFERSย allowed withinย 7 daysย of the event.

REFUNDS

Grit Gravel & Roll has a no-refund policy. You can transfer your registration to a lucky friend or family member.

RIDER ETHICS & EVENT RULES
  • Wear a helmet. No rider will be allowed without a helmet. This is required.
  • Obey all traffic laws.
  • No reckless riding or activity that could endanger other riders.ย 
  • No insulting, bullying or unsportsmanlike conduct between club members, other riders, pedestrians, or motor vehicle operators.
  • Do not taunt anyone in a motor vehicle. If they retaliate, you and the riders with you will lose.
  • Do not litter while riding.
  • Respect otherโ€™s property.
  • Use good judgment and common sense.
PROHIBITED ITEMS

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

  • Prohibited Items include: Illegal drugs / drug paraphernalia; Weapons, including firearms, bats, kitchen knives OR anything that can be considered a weapon; Explosives, incendiary devices, or other legally prohibited items; Fireworks of any kind or size, excluding sparklers, without prior written approval; Beer kegs / Hard Liquor / Unreasonable amounts of alcohol
  • Grit Gravel & Roll reserves the right to prohibit any additional items, at our discretion.
WAIVER

All Grit Gravel & Roll participants and any family staying on the property will need to sign the BP liability waiver:

WAIVER:

CODE OF CONDUCT
LEGAL DISCLAIMER

PRESENTING PARTNER

EXPO EXHIBITOR PARTNERS

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