Welcome to the Great Otway Gravel Grind

26 February 2023

Entries to open in September 2022

Ride a magical line through the Otway Ranges

When it comes to gravel grinding this event provides A-grade riding on A-grade dirt roads made accessible to all types of riders.

Escape the asphalt and enjoy kilometer after kilometer of traffic free dirt roads as they wind through tall timber forests and massive tree fern, past lookouts, lakes and beaches on a magical ride with plenty of fresh air.

Now in its 7th year, the GOGG is fast gaining recognition as one of Australia’s best gravel events. Join us in 2023!

  > Spectacular dirt roads with no traffic
  >> Time-out Zones and coffee stops
  >>> Suitable for all types of bikes – road, MTB, gravel & cyclo-cross riders. 

The GOGG is held in conjunction with the Otway Odyssey MTB Marathons (on Saturday) making an incredible double header weekend for any rider.


DATE: Sunday 26th February 2023


  • 97km Gravel Grind big ring – DETAILS
  • 49km Gravel Grind little ring – DETAILS

ENTRIES: Entries for the 2023 event will open in September 2022

ENTRY FEES:  View Here

“Thank you for another incredible weekend! Even us roadies who like to dabble in the dirt had a fantastic time. Put it on your bucket list folks!” CyclingTips

“My first gravel race and I wasn’t disappointed! A challenging but achievable course through stunning bushland made for a fabulous day. Congratulations to Rapid Ascent for organising a top event.” Matt, 2021 Gravel Grind participant

“It doesn’t get much better than hitting the Great Ocean Road after a hard and fast descent through the rainforests, it is such a cool experience and I definitely want to see that again.” Jay Vine of Canberra, 2018 GOGG Champion.

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