Race Report: KIN Vineyards’ Spring Runoff – Round #1 of the Eastern Canada Gravel Cup

The www.kinvineyards.com Spring Runoff kicked off the 2019 www.gravelcup.com p/b www.euro-sports.ca with 193 riders taking part on Saturday, April 6th. A last-minute snowfall the night before didn’t deter the participants who seemed to relish the opportunity to get themselves and their equipment covered in mud. The 77km “Competitive” event saw 110 riders (90 men, 20 […]

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Ride / Race Report: The Fried Clay 200K (plus Bonus Kms & More) – Eatonton, Georgia

The Fried Clay 200k is… “a self-supported endurance gravel event that takes you through 124 miles of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. Expect 6,000 feet of climbing on some of the best gravel roads middle Georgia has to offer. The route combines the popular Red Clay Ramble and Fried Green Tomatoes routes with a few additions […]

Ride Report: 8th Annual Heartbreaker Cycling Invitational – Gainesville, Florida

February 23, 2019, saw the eighth running of the Heartbreaker Cycling Invitational in the hometown of the Gravel Cyclist crew, Gainesville, Florida. You can be forgiven if you’ve never heard of it. Not one dime / penny / cent has been spent on advertising, and for the most part, the Heartbreaker is a low-key, local […]

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Race Report: 2019 Oklahoma Gravel Growler – by Adrienne Taren (with Guest Commentary by Ben Taren)

From the promoters: “We set out to create the ultimate early season multi-strada event and we ended up with the Oklahoma Gravel Growler. This is a two-day festival celebrating getting outside, trying something fun with cool people and conquering old man winter! We have two courses laid out … short course which is 35’ish miles and the […]

VIDEO and Photos: Bombtrack Bicycle Co’s 3 Peaks CX UK Experience!

The toughest cyclocross race in the world. Staged in the Yorkshire Dales National Park since 1961 the Three Peaks is a grandparent to every adventure race that’s come after. The first off-road event of its kind, it follows in the muddy footsteps and tyre tracks of a 14-year-old Yorkshire schoolboy who first completed the arduous […]

A Newbie at Dirty Kanza 100 – And Her First Ever Century at Age 44 – Part Three, by Jennifer Klemp

Continued from Part Two. Riding what is possibly the longest straight road in middle America, some locals were handing out water to passing riders. As a competitor at Dirty Kanza, sometimes you will encounter locals who spectate from their front lawns to pass out drinks, food, pickle juice and so on. I gladly accepted their generosity […]

A Newbie at Dirty Kanza 100 – And Her First Ever Century at Age 44 – Part Two, by Jennifer Klemp

Continued from Part One. For my first Dirty Kanza 100, I had a CamelBak hydration pack which holds 70 ounces. Loaded with four scoops of Tailwind Nutrition, I drank constantly and consistently from the CamelBak. I also popped food into my mouth every 45 minutes. The food was a mix of turkey jerky, dried apricots, […]