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 […]

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Race Report: 2019 Pisgah Monster Cross Challenge! – Western North Carolina

Pisgah Monster Cross has been around for many years, long before “gravel” was a mainstream entity. Eric Wever, the man behind Pisgah Monster Cross and host company, Pisgah Productions, has been a fixture in the North Carolina scene for many years. Do yourself a favor and visit the Pisgah Promotions website for details of his […]

2019 gravel worlds race report

Single Speeding at 2019 Gravel Worlds, Lincoln, Nebraska: by Adrienne Taren

Gravel Worlds traces its roots to 2008, back when it was known as the “Good Life Gravel Adventure.” 2019 saw the 10th anniversary of it in its “Worlds” format. For those not in the know, the World Championship designation is somewhat tongue-in-cheek. After all, this event is presented by the Pirate Cycling League. Their very attractive […]

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Seriously High-Altitude Gravel – Lake City Alpine 50 Results, Colorado

“Not Your Mom’s Gravel Race” “We learned that the Lake City Alpine 50 needs its own category. It is not MTB and those that rode gravel bikes push the limits of that categorization.” – Promoter, Michael Fleishman The inaugural Lake City Alpine 50 presented by Oskar Blues Brewery took place on Saturday, August 24, 2019. […]