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 Thanks for […]

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 […]