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Big River Gravel Series

April 13 - November 1

Welcome to the Big River Gravel Series. The series takes place in the Quad Cities which is located on the Iowa Illinois border, nestled between the Mississippi River and Rock River. Riders are not required to register for the whole series to compete, but it is a great way to save money! .

The series consists of four events

  • Hell of the Wind
  • Burning Quad
  • 1904
  • Turkey Burner


For detailed information on each event, check out their respective Bike Reg page or our website bigrivergravel.com for further details. The series is held rain or shine and there are no refunds.


Series Competition Information

Riders must decide if they want to compete in the Mississippi River (long distance) or the Rock River (short distance) for the series and stick with that distance for the entire series. If a rider switches distances, their points will start not carry over to the new distance series competition. 


There will be a series competition for overall (women/men) in each distance, age group (women/men), and a single speed open. Riders are eligible for both point series competitions. 


There will be a podium for top three overall (women/men) in each distance and top three in each age group (women/men). Riders are eligible for both the overall and age group podium.


Age group categories are divided as follows. There will be an age group category for women and men. 19 and under juniors, 20-44, and 45+.


Your age group category is determined upon your age of 12/31/2024. Example- You’re 44 years old and you’re birthday is October 1st. That would mean you should register for the 45+ category for ALL events.


Scoring for the overall and age group categories will work as follows. 1st= 10 points, 2nd= 9 points, 3rd= 8 points, 4th= 7 points, 5th= 6 points, 6th= 5 points, 7th= 4 points, 8th= 3 points, 9th= 2 points, 10th= 1 point


Scoring for the series will be based on a riders accumulative points from all 4 events. 


In the event of a tie at the end of the series, the tiebreaker will be determined by the rider who had the best result at the Turkey Burner. 


April 13
November 2
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