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Grinduro California announces event updates & new date: Mt. Shasta!

The California edition of Grinduro is headed north to Mt. Shasta on September 12, 2020. Grinduro, the seminal mixed-terrain event where having a good time at the party is just as important as going fast in the race, is entering its sixth year in California. With an amazing new venue offering lift access riding and […]

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BUCK!T BARbag: Reinventing the Handlebar Bag in Sustainable Materials!

BARbag is a compact handlebar-bag; hand-made from 95% UPcycled materials, and is the latest upcycled product from BUCK!T – established in 2012 until now, known for our belts, wallets, watch straps and sustainable accessories. BARbag is hand-made using upcycled tubular / tubeless tyres (and other bicycle parts) combined with quality new materials (zip + velcro + ripstop) and attaches easily […]

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2020 Dirty Kanza Rescheduled to September 10th – 13th plus Interview with Kristi Mohn

Circa 2020, Covid-19 aka Novel Coronavirus is making its presence felt across every part of human society. Nothing is immune, every facet of human life has been touched upon; travel, the stock market, small and big business, sports, entertainment and even the world of gravel cycling. Dirty Kanza, now owned by Life Time, is arguably […]

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Niner launches frame bags specifically designed for their 2020 Gravel Bikes

“Purpose-built and sized specifically for our 2020 gravel bikes, these stylish frame bags bolt on to any 2020 Niner RLT 9 RDO, RLT 9 Steel, RLT 9, and MCR 9 RDO.” – Niner Bikes After displaying a prototype on a show bike at the EUROBIKE trade show in September of 2019, Niner Bikes is pleased […]

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The Georgia & Alabama Gravel Bike Ride: Dirt, Gravel, Red Clay, Mud, Rain, Breweries & More!

This wonderful ride took place on August 3rd, 2019, starting from the small rural town of Lumpkin, Georgia, US of A. Not much is happening in Lumpkin these days, as evidenced by my short tour of the city before my ride gets underway. My route would take me west out of Lumpkin, make a quick […]

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Orange Seal Debuts “Family Seal”– Episode 2: Triumph at The Mid South

“Orange Seal’s ‘Family Seal’ video producers followed along with the team at the 2020 Mid South gravel race, capturing the kickoff of the gravel season – and what may turn out to be its final race as well.” “Episode 2 of the series highlights final race prep as team riders finalize their gear choices and […]

Podcast: Gravel Bike 101 – What you should consider in your next Gravel Bike!

Our partner in podcasting, The Gravel Ride Podcast, got together recently with Randall Jacobs from Thesis Bike, with the goal of breaking down some of the considerations for purchasing a gravel bike. Gravel Cyclist caught up with Randall in person at 2019 NAHBS, you can check that out here. Thesis Bike Website – Thesis Bike […]

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LET’S MAKE AMERICA GRAVEL AGAIN!

April 1, 2020 G’day trendsetters, we’re into the second quarter of the year, and to say recent times have seen a societal change, would be an understatement. However, I’ve had quite enough of the endless bad news, viral peak graphs and everything else related to the current situation. All things taken into account, I consider […]