2020 orbea terra gravel bike

Orbea releases the 2020 Terra Gravel Bike with Shimano GRX, new Paint and more!

The Orbea Terra first appeared on Gravel Cyclist way back in 2017 and was my bike for that year’s Dirty Kanza 200. To this day, the Terra remains as a solid and capable performer, to the point that Orbea hasn’t found much reason to change anything about the frame, etc. You can see my original […]

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Master’s Gravel Racing Tips for Mega Success (probably not) – by K-Dogg

What “Ultra Masters” want and deserve… Plus helpful racing tips! After years of cajoling or begging gravel race promoters to add an “Ultra Masters” category (60+) it appears that they have largely relented. It’s just too hard for us flying fossils to compete with 50-year olds and definitely not with 40-year olds and under. Many […]

donnelly emp 700c x 45 650b x 47

Donnelly’s EMP Gravel Tire Grows in Size – 700c x 45 & 650b x 47 now available

Earlier this year Donnelly Cycling rolled out their latest gravel tread –– the EMP –– named after Emporia, Kansas, the mother of all gravel events, the DK200. The first size to hit the market was the tubeless ready 700 x 38. Anticipated wider sizes have arrived. The EMP is now available in two news sizes: […]

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Mixed Surface Cycling in the deep south of Georgia, USA – Clyattville, Quitman & Beyond

In this video, I ride in the deep south of Georgia, starting and ending in Clyattville, a small town just north of the Florida border. Rainstorms are dodged and a stop is made in the small Georgia town of Quitman along the way. Planning routes is challenging and always part of the exploration experience – […]

spinergy bicycle wheels design lab

Spinergy Wheels Offers Custom for Gravel & WIN THEIR WHEELS!

If the name Spinergy rings a bell to some of our readers, that’s likely because you recall their original wheel design, the Rev X. The Rev-X may be long-retired, but that doesn’t mean Spinergy has been sitting around reminiscing about the good old days. The company developed its patented PBO spoke technology several years ago […]

dirty kanza training and equipment

Dirty Kanza 200: Training, Equipment & Race Planning to Survive & Thrive

Steven Fritz – I’m your typical cat 4 40+ cyclist with a family and job, and this year I raced the Dirty Kanza 200 for the first time. While I’ve raced some big events in the past, like Leadville and the Crusher in the Tushar, I’d never raced anything as challenging as the DK200. When […]

the crusher michigan enhanced gravel

The Crusher – Enhanced Gravel – Michigan Upper Peninsula – USA

The Ultimate Enhanced Gravel Experience The Crusher offers all riders an opportunity to explore U.P. gravel, two-tracks and fire roads, at their own pace. For some it will be a race, while for others it will be a day of personal exploration and adventure. Established in 2014 as the Huron Mountain Crusher, and known for […]