Race Report: 2017 Bootlegger 100, Lenoir, North Carolina – by Libby Skinner

The Bootlegger 100 Race Report, or How the Only Woman Over Fifty Survived this Race. Lenoir, North Carolina April 22, 2017 The Bootlegger 100 was the toughest 108 miles I have ever done in my 30-plus years of cycling. Amazingly beautiful and Zen-like in Pisgah National Forest, but extremely difficult both climbing and descending.   […]

VIDEO Interview: Nina Laughlin – 2nd overall and winner of the under 40 Women’s category at the 2016 Bootlegger 100 in Lenoir, North Carolina

JOM of Gravel Cyclist interviews Nina Laughlin, second overall and winner of the < 40 women’s category at the 2016 Bootlegger 100 gravel race in Lenoir, North Carolina. Race report and video from JOM’s perspective. Thanks for watching! Don’t forget to Like the Gravel Cyclist Facebook page, follow G.C. on Instagram and subscribe to our Youtube […]

VIDEO: 2016 Bootlegger 100 Gravel Race – Lenoir, North Carolina

Sunday, May 1, 2016, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew went out of his comfort zone, and raced 100+ miles and 10,500 feet of climbing in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina – at the 2016 Bootlegger 100. A wee bit of rain fell… catch JOM’s race report HERE. Without further do, please enjoy the Bootlegger […]

Race Report: 2016 Bootlegger 100 in Lenoir, North Carolina

The 2nd annual Bootlegger 100 is just over 100 miles of North Carolina gravel, with a bonus of 10,000 feet / 3,000+ metres of climbing thrown in for good measure. Naturally, if you drive 1,000+ miles round trip to attend such an event, you sign up for the “100 Proof” version of the ride… even […]

VIDEO Interview: Jeff and Shawn of Luna Cycles – Course designers of the Bootlegger 100

JOM of Gravel Cyclist interviews Jeff and Shawn of Luna Cycles, founders and course designers of the Bootlegger 100. Filmed on the eve of the 2016 Bootlegger 100 at the host location of Luna Cycles in Lenoir, North Carolina. Be sure to check out Jeff and Shawn’s line of gravel bikes at GravaBike.com Thanks for […]

VIDEO Interview: Gravel Cycling in Puerto Rico with Raul Negron

JOM of Gravel Cyclist interviews Raul Negron, a gentleman born and raised in Puerto Rico. Raul loves gravel, and is looking to develop the gravel cycling scene in his country. Filmed on the eve of the 2016 Bootlegger 100 at the host location of Luna Cycles in Lenoir, North Carolina. Thanks for watching! Don’t forget […]

Featured Event: Bootlegger 100 Proof Dirt Road Ride – Lenoir, North Carolina

Race #3 of the Appalachian Grinder Series, the second annual running of the Bootlegger 100 is taking place on the 1st of May, 2016 from Luna Cycles in downtown Lenoir, North Carolina. What is the Bootlegger 100 and how did it come about? A cold and snowy day, stuck inside a bike shop with no customers […]