Many thanks to Rich Shade, Jen Harvey, and Don Massone, who spent a large portion of their day helping Andy and me mark the entire course today, as they have for years. It’s a long course over tough terrain, and… Read moreCourse Marking
A quick addendum to the ride guide based on our course setting today: Dirt road conditions are very good overall, with good hard surfaces and no dust. Some medium-sized potholes filled with water, but those mostly easy to avoid. They… Read moreAddendum/update to the 2019 Ride Guide
Please click on the Ride Guide 2019 link in the banner above.
Hi everyone, and particularly those of you who weren’t able to register before we reached capacity. After assessing risks, speaking with our sponsors, and working to beef up logistics to ensure that we can handle additional riders, Andy and I… Read moreFor those who were closed out:
Hi everyone, Andy and I (Jon) hope you’ve all had a great year of cycling, and that you’re planning to join us this year for the 2019 Farmer’s Daughter Gravel Grinder, which will take place on Sunday, May 19th this… Read moreRegistration for the 2019 Farmer’s Daughter will open on January 1st.
Here’s the drone view of the start on Sunday: https://youtu.be/A-oZPjB1RH8 Enjoy!
Hi everyone, First off, some good news. I just checked the weather forecast for tomorrow, and the threat of a possible thunderstorm has been removed. Overall, both weather.com and accuweather.com are predicting a better day than they had been. Here’s… Read moreLast minute updates for all participants
Find it here. It contains a number of things that you need to know about the ride, as well as some guidance that may help you be better prepared for the day. If you go through it and still have… Read morePlease read the 2018 Ride Guide
As many of you come into our area from a distance and may be spending today (Saturday) in the region as well, please consider visiting and patronizing our sponsors (http://www.farmersdaughtergravelgrinder.com/sponsors/). They each make significant contributions to the success of our event… Read morePlease Support our Sponsors
It’s been tough over the past few days to determine what the weather is going to look like on Sunday, and there are still some discrepancies among the forecasting models. Columbia County is on the northern edge of a rainy… Read moreAbout that Weather