Dirty Kanza 200 2019. Some Kind of Redemption – by K-Dogg

Bicycle Boomers What an amazing time to be old! What an amazing time to ride a bike! How amazing that more than eighty-one 60 + year olds lined up for this brutally hot and hilly two hundred mile course! Dozens of us old guys finished ahead of many guys half our age. When did this […]

Race Report: Single Speeding at the 2019 Dirty Kanza 200 – by Adrienne Taren

So. Historically I don’t write much about DK. JOM does pretty comprehensive coverage and everybody and their dog writes a DK race report. But this time, a whole buncha people went by me and yelled “write your story!” Either because they mistook me for a smaller Alison Tetrick, or because I probably looked like I […]

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Race Report: 2019 Elrod’s Cirque + Mud (Winfield, Kansas) – by Adrienne Taren

I could probably just save myself several years of trouble and preemptively send JOM race reports from Elrod’s Cirque 2020, 2021, and 2022. They will all just say “Bobby Smith planned a race in Winfield, Kansas, and then it [insert extreme weather condition here.] Elrod’s Cirque, however, was one of my favorite adventures last year […]

Race Report(s): The Shearers take on 2019 Dirty Kanza – Faith Shattered / Restored & Double Dosage DK

A little background about the Shearers, Jason and Wendi. They first met at a mountain bike race in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where they discovered their mutual love of all things cycling. You can pretty imagine where the tale goes from here. They spent their honeymoon on a Mountain and Gravel biking tour in Argentina, climbing […]

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The Dirty Reiver 2019 – Kielder Forest, UK – Presented by Bombtrack

Whilst the US is known for its endless trails of Hero Gravel, the UK is probably better known for its “bridleways” and – of course – its complimentary mud. Kielder Forest in the North East of the UK is the exception though. The enormous network of forestry roads stretches over a huge area of this […]

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2019 Dirty Kanza 200 Race Report: The Perfect Storm but without the Rain

Dirty Kanza 200 returned for 2019 with all-new Northbound courses, a change in ownership, Garmin as title sponsor and a rider lottery to ensure a fairer selection process for would-be participants. At the helm of DK, there were no changes, with Gentleman Jim Cummins steering the ship, but with less stress and an abundance of […]

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Colin Strickland and Amity Rockwell Win 2019 Garmin Dirty Kanza 200

2019 Edition of The World’s Premier Gravel Race Brings 2700 Riders to Kansas’ Flint Hills Emporia, Kansas: Colin Strickland and Amity Rockwell were crowned the 2019 King and Queen of Kanza, winning the 14th Garmin Dirty Kanza 200, owned and produced by Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand. This is the first DK title […]