Roughneck Gravel Roubaix attracts about 400 cyclists

Over 100 cyclists competed in The Colonel Drake Metric Century 100-kilometer race on Saturday. Anthony Grinnell, center, finished first.

The Roughneck Gravel Roubaix all-terrain bicycle race continues to ride on the event’s growing popularity.

The third annual race, held by Oil Valley Endurance over the Memorial Day weekend, attracted about 400 cyclists from both the local area and elsewhere. Last year, the race attracted between 260 and 300 racers, and in its initial year of 2022 there were about 150 participants.


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