2019 stupid pony report

The 2019 Stupid Pony Ride Report: Lehi, Utah to Wendover, Utah – And a wee bit of cold – by Robert Kennedy

On November 8th, 2019, fifteen of us riders and an army of enablers did something profoundly stupid and pointless: we rode across Utah’s remote West Desert on bicycles ranging from flyweight CX bikes to fully-loaded 29’er touring bikes. The inaugural Stupid Pony race/ride/informal luncheon started shortly before dawn in below-freezing temps at the Frontrunner train […]

2019 quick and the dead race report

Race Report: 2nd Annual “The Quick & The Dead” Gravel Road Race – Confluence Pennsylvania

The second annual “The Quick & The Dead” Gravel Road Race was held Saturday, September 28th. This year we had 163 racers line up at the start line for what would be an adventure most would soon not forget. With the warmer than anticipated temperatures which reached well into the mid-eighties, it was a long […]

ironbull gravel grinder race report 2019

2019 Ironbull Granite Grinder Race Report: Wausau, Wisconsin – by Todd Meerdink

Wausau, Wisconsin – October 19, 2019 It isn’t often that we see a gravel race come to central Wisconsin, so when the Ironbull Granite Grinder was announced in Wausau, Wisconsin, the date was immediately locked in my calendar. I was well familiar with Wausau. Just an hour from home, in 2018 Wausau was ranked by […]

ironbull red granite grinder racer report 2019

Race Report: IRONBULL Red Granite Grinder showcases Central Wisconsin on an Epic Racecourse

Wausau, Wisconsin – Most wouldn’t expect that cyclists would find an epic ride on the backroads in Central Wisconsin, but racers at IRONBULL’s inaugural Red Granite Grinder found just that on Saturday, October 19, 2019. A climb to the top of Rib Mountain at the start of the race set the tone for the day. […]

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VIDEO: 2019 Gator Grind Multi-Lap Gravel Race: Omaha, Georgia, USA

Part One of the inaugural Southern Brewery & Distillery Tour kicked off on October 5, 2019 at the Gator Grind, hosted by the Omaha Brewing Company and promoted by Jo Dirt Racing LLC. Omaha, Georgia, happens to be about 30 miles south of Columbus. Rusty and JOM of Gravel Cyclist made the trek from our […]

rainmaker rollercoaster race report 2019

Race Report: Rainmaker RollerCoaster – 600kms from Swellendam to Plettenburg Bay, South Africa – by Nikalas Cook

The second edition of the Rainmaker RollerCoaster, organised by HotChillee, ran between October 5 and October 11, 2019 in South Africa. Covering 600km from Swellendam to Plettenberg Bay, it took advantage of the country’s extensive network of gravel roads and, over six competitive racing stages and a final processional stage, delivered a sensational event that […]

2019 shake n bake race report heflin alabama

Race Report: Shake ‘N Brake Gravel Grinder! – Heflin, Alabama

“The Talladega National Forest contains some of the most scenic and serene gravel in the entire southeast. Starting from the Warden Station Horse Camp, racers travel 45 miles filled with rolling terrain and gently cascading creeks. You can expect 4,380 feet of elevation change. This is one that you don’t want to miss!” – Chainbusterracing.com […]

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Race Report: Gator Grind – Part 1 of the Southern Brewery & Distillery Tour – Omaha Brewing Company

Part One of the inaugural Southern Brewery & Distillery Tour kicked off on October 5, 2019 at the Gator Grind, hosted by the Omaha Brewing Company and promoted by Jo Dirt Racing LLC. Omaha, Georgia, happens to be about 30 miles south of Columbus. Joanne Cogle is the head honcho at Jo Dirt, and also […]

2019 grinduro california race report

2019 Grinduro California: The Four Seasons of Bike Riding / Racing – Rain, Cold, Sun & Snow!

September 28, 2019 marked the fifth edition of Grinduro in Northern California. Breaking from tradition came a last-minute course change, attributed to the wildfires that raged in the Plumas National Forest earlier in the month of September. If you’re new to Grinduro or wondering what it is about, a history lesson from the Grinduro website […]

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2019 Spin the District: The Husky100 – A Gravel Grinduro – Union City, Georgia

Spin the District – A Cycling Revolution Featuring food, racing, music in the shadow of the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta International Airport. “Just 10 minutes away from the bustle and bright lights of Atlanta, you’ll find the ATL Airport District. We’re one of the South’s premiere destinations for business meetings large and small, providing business […]

2019 pisgah monster cross race report

Pisgah Monster Cross 2019: The Lollypop Loop of Dread – by K-Dogg

GravelCyclist.com raced Pisgah Monster Cross in 2015 and 2016 and loved every inch of it. There was something in it for everyone…mountains, mountain streams, thousands of feet of climbing on gravel and twenty miles of climbing on the smoothly paved Blue Ridge Parkway. There were gorgeous mountain top views and blue sky for miles in […]