GRAVEL NIGHTS IN THE FALL WITH FRIENDS
The Nxrth invites you to an overnight gathering of adventure cyclists at Wedges Creek pizza farm on Saturday, September 23. Cool nights. Less hurry. Flannel evenings and the smell of wood-fired pizza. All surrounded by new friends and tucked away at the end of a gravel road off the map. It's Fall; let's ride together.
WHAT IS THE GRAVEL PIZZA OVERNIGHTER?
Where: Eau Claire County & Clark County Wisconsin (Starting Point)
When: September 23-24 (optional add-on for Friday night 9/22)
Distances: ~45 miles on Saturday and ~25-30 miles on Sunday
Route: Mostly gravel roads and some ATV trails. A little pavement. Occasional sand. Many similar roads as the Coon Fork Overnighter on our Routes page.
This is a 2-day community bikepacking event that starts in Eau Claire County. We'll all start together, follow The Nxrth's handpicked gravel route at your own pace and then camp together at Wedges Creek pizza farm before biking home the next morning. This is a rain or shine event.
10:00am: Group Rollout
10:00am-Whenever: Biking! (Optional stops for ice cream, bars, cheese curds, etc.)
3-5pm: Arrive at Wedges Creek (welcome drink included!)
5-10pm: Dinner, Drinks, & Music (supper NOT included. Pizzas are ~$24)
8-9am Farm Breakfast w Ruby Coffee & Nolcheck's Sausage (included!)
Whenever: Bike back to cars via shorter route. No group rollout.
WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR?
This is for new and seasoned bikepackers who have their own gear, are able to bike 45 miles with gear, and support their own ride. If you're looking to roll through artful gravel and build community, this is for you.
WHAT IS THE ROUTE & GRAVEL LIKE?
We'll be riding through wooded and farmed gravel roads about 45 miles on Saturday and about 25-30 miles on Sunday. There's occasional sand, rolling hills, and some ATV tracks that require caution. We recommend tires with 38mm+ width.
100% UNSUPPORTED & SELF-GUIDED
This is not a guided or supported ride. You're 100% responsible for navigating this event on your own using our GPS file and being self-sufficient throughout the entire ride.
- Friday Supper
- Saturday Breakfast
Lunch during the Saturday ride
Supper Saturday night at the pizza farm (pizzas are ~$24/ea)
Bike, gear, camping equipment
Transportation to or from the event
Transportation to or from Wedges Creek
Basically, you're responsible for all meals except Sunday's farm breakfast which is included in ticket price. But we'll be stopping at restaurants/bars for all meal times (except Saturday breakfast).
DESTINATION: WEDGES CREEK HIDEAWAY
Hidden away where you'd least expect it tucked right between the woods and the farms is Wedges Creek Hideaway. Space to spread out. Fires to warm the cool nights. Pizza, drinks, and a shower house. Everything we need for a perfect adventure together.
Food & Drinks
(dinner not included)
Tucked Away Off the Map
Bathroom & Showers
Farm Breakfast w Sausage, Eggs, Hashbrowns, & Coffee (included)
Step 1: TICKETS
Join the Overnighter or Also Add On Some Friday Gravel, Camping, & Josh's Campfire Apple Crisp
✔️ Admission to Gravel Pizza Overnighter Sat-Sun
✔️ Embark Maple variety pack (3 packs)
✔️ Welcome drink at Wedges Creek
✔️ 1-Night camping with bathroom/showers
✔️ Farm breakfast (Sausage, eggs, hasbrowns, & coffee)
✔️ Route information via RideWithGPS
Early Bird (Ends May 31): $85
Standard(Ends Aug 15 ): $90
Last Minute (Ends Sept 20 ): $95
(Add Friday Evening Gravel, Camping, & Josh's Campfire Apple Crisp)
✔️ Everything from "Standard" Plus...
✔️ Friday Car Camping at Township Park in the Boonies
✔️ Slow Roll Social Gravel Ride on Friday Night w/o Packs
✔️ Stop at Boondock's Bar for Evening Drinks/Apps
✔️ Campfire Apple Crisp w Warm Melting Ice Cream
Early Bird (Ends May 31): $110
Standard(Ends Aug 15 ): $115
Last Minute (Ends Sept 20 ): $120
Step 2: ADD-ONS
Bring the Event Home with You. All Purchased Products Will Be Delivered at the Event.
How old do riders have to be?
You MUST be 18 years old to register.
If you'd like to bring your dependent minor child(ren), reach out to us for info at email@example.com
Can I hammock?
No. Tickets include field camping with a tent where there are no trees.
What food options are available for different dietary needs?
Wedges Creek has pizza available (~$24/ea) and they can accommodate vegetarian and gluten-free options.
Can I bring my own food for Saturday supper?
You can bring your own food but it must be cooked and consumed in the camping area as carry-ins are not allowed in the pizza/dining/restaurant area of Wedges Creek.
What if it rains?
This is a rain or shine event and will be held regardless of rain.
Is there a discount for sharing a tent?
All prices are per person whether you have your own tent or are sharing with other people.
I'm not sure I can make the entire route, will there be support?
This is an unsupported ride. You are expected to carry your own gear and identify your own solutions if you have mechanical problems.
Can I get a refund?
Ticket Refund Policy:
- Full refund through August 15.
- 50% Refund through September 13
- No refunds are available after September 13
Merch Refund Policy (all merch delivered in person at the event):
- Full refund through September 13
- No refunds are available after September 13
This is too long/too short. Can I lengthen/shorten it?
Yep. Reach out and I can give you some ideas.