Race Report: 2017 Almanzo 100 – The Granddaddy of all Gravel Races

The Almanzo 100 touts itself as the race where it all began; the Granddaddy of all gravel races. If you call yourself a gravel cyclist, you’ve probably heard of Almanzo 100. Almanzo is a 100 mile gravel road race that starts and ends in the small Minnesota town of Spring Valley. Created in 2007 by […]

Race Report: 2016 Almanzo 100 – by Top 10 Finisher – Charlie Schad

The Almanzo 100 was founded¬†in 2007 and was the brainchild of Chris Skogen, regarded by many as one of the “founding fathers” of the Midwestern gravel racing scene. As the interest in gravel racing has increased, the Almanzo has turned into a bit of a juggernaut, with around 1,000 people registered for the 2016 event. […]