What is the Chino Grinder?
The Chino Grinder is a 115 Mile gravel road endurance cycling event. The out and back course starts and finishes in the Town of Chino Valley, Arizona. From Chino Valley you will ride 57.5 miles to White Horse Lake, 19 miles southeast of Williams, in northern Arizona before starting the return leg to Chino Valley. There is approximately a 70/30 split between gravel and paved roads. Elevations along the course vary from 4000 ft to 7200 ft. Three aid stations support riders with water, sports drinks, energy bars and more. Roving mechanic support throughout the ride. All riders free beer (must be 21), event tee shirt, a chance to win fabulous raffle prizes. There are also 25, 44 and 62 mile course options.