Gravel riding has skyrocketed in popularity in the past couple of years. Those looking to get some great gravel riding this weekend can head to McCausland, Iowa, for Xgravelganza Gravel RR. This ride offers 70-mile and 120-mile route options. Facebook : Weather Forecast

If you prefer some fast road action, then head to Des Moines for the East Village Criterium. This race serves as the 2013 Iowa State Criterium Championships.

On Sunday, Iowa riders will compete for the title at the Iowa State Time Trial Championships. Test your legs against the clock and see where you stack up against some of Iowa’s fastest riders.