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Review: Ritchey Speedmax 700c x 40mm WCS Tubeless Ready Gravel Tire

About Ritchey Design “Tom Ritchey is one-of-a-kind. He continues to juggle his duties as president and lead designer of our company, which now has products distributed in over 40 countries – and he still logs at least 10,000 miles per year all over the world. Inspiration often comes to him while out on a ride, […]

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VIDEO: The FIRST Bike to Win Dirty Kanza – 2006 DK200 – Steelman Cyclocross Bike

Steelman Cycles may no longer be in business, but Brent Steelman and his frame building shop were once based out of Redwood City, California. This custom-built Steelman Cycles cyclocross bike was the first bike to win the first Dirty Kanza, with Dan Hughes providing the power and navigation. The inaugural Dirty Kanza 200 took place […]

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A Gravel Adventure: Going beyond in the Pyrenees – by Jamie Wilkins

The Pyrenees mountains are famous for the Col du Tourmalet and its brethren, but they have a great deal more to offer if you know where to look Words: Jamie Wilkins Photos: Kitt Blackman One click made all the difference. One step more zoom into the online map, and the madness of the trail revealed […]

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Bucket List of Oregon Gravel Rides – by Linda English (aka Gravel Girl) of Dirty Freehub

“Dirty Freehub is about sharing our passion for high-quality gravel bike rides. Our aim is that through good stewardship of public lands, collaboration and sharing of routes we can have a positive social and economic impact in the communities we ride.” – Dirty Freehub Riding in Oregon is a gravel cyclist’s paradise, with loads of […]

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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VIDEO: Inside the 2019 Dirty Kanza 200 – The Perfect Storm Edition, but Minus the Rain

June 1, 2019, marked the 14th running of Dirty Kanza 200, arguably the world’s most famous gravel race! 2019 saw 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. This was also the first edition where at least one European […]

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VIDEO: Amanda “Panda” Nauman’s 2019 Dirty Kanza Bike! – Niner RLT 9 RDO, Easton & More

Two days before the 2019 Dirty Kanza 200, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew sat down with David Sheek, otherwise known as “The Panda Handler”, to get the scoop on Amanda “Panda” Nauman’s race bike. Featuring the Niner RLT 9 RDO frame and fork with components / tires / accessories by Shimano, Easton, SDG, Kogel, […]