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2016 Gravel Worlds Interview: Ethan Froese, Master’s Gravel World Champion!

Pirate Cycling League’s Gravel Worlds – We caught up with Ethan Froese, 2016 Master’s Men Gravel World Champion for an impromptu interview after the race in a Mexican restaurant… along with the Soul Crusher Crew of Columbia, Missouri… Thanks for watching! Don’t forget to Like the Gravel Cyclist Facebook page, follow G.C. on Instagram and […]

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2016 Red Clay Ramble Race Report – Single Speed Style: by Lee Henson

Red Clay Ramble 2016 – Uncle Elmer Strikes Again Red clay is as ubiquitous in Middle Georgia as toasty temperatures and high humidity are in August down there. Such red clay is generally composed of aluminum silicate sheets with some level of metal oxides (like red iron oxide) and water. On the molecular level, when […]

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Featured Bike: Felt Fx FRD with SRAM eTap

“Felt was founded by Jim Felt in early 1994 when Felt products were distributed by Answer Products. Felt nearly disappeared from the domestic market following a fallout with Answer after a 7-year relationship. The brand was relaunched in 2001 as an independent company.” – source Wikipedia. Since that time, Felt has developed several unique bicycle technologies. Felt extensively […]

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2016 Gravel Worlds Race Report – Lincoln, Nebraska: by JOM

Gravel Worlds – a light-hearted homage to the real deal on the pro road racing circuit but on gravel roads in Nebraska. With race categories such as cargo bike world champion, you would expect attendees don’t take this race too seriously. I’d hazard a guess that 90% of attendees don’t give a crap and just […]

Photo by Virgil Cheung for Apex Race Photography.

2016 Eager Beaver 100 Race Report: by Damian Bradley

Going Big (then going home) at the Eager Beaver 100 Race day approached all too quickly for the Eager Beaver 100, my first enduro gravel race. As any bike shop manager or employee will attest, it’s hard to log the training hours while supporting your cycling community, let alone during the first operating year of […]

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2016 Gravel Worlds Interview: Jay and Tracey Petervary – Gravel Tandem Team!

Pirate Cycling League’s Gravel Worlds – Before the 2016 edition of the race kicked off, Gravel Cyclist interviewed a few of the participants. We caught up with Jay and Tracey Petervary, one of several tandem participants at the race. This couple is no stranger to tandem racing or endurance events. They are the current tandem […]

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2016 Gravel Worlds Interview: Bob Cummings of the Panaracer Gravel Team

Pirate Cycling League’s Gravel Worlds – Before the 2016 edition of the race kicked off, Gravel Cyclist interviewed a few of the participants. We caught up with Bob Cummings of the Panaracer / Stan’s NoTubes p/b Bicycle X-Change team for an interview and a short training ride on the course with two of his teammates. Thanks […]

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VIDEO: Disassembling and packing a Ritchey Breakaway Gravel Bike for Travel – Time Lapse

The Gravel Cyclist crew attending the 2016 Gravel Worlds in Lincoln, Nebraska had their final shakedown ride the weekend before the big race. You can read about that ride HERE. Before the crew can fly to the race, the Ritchey Breakaway race bikes need to be disassembled and packed for the trip. JOM of Gravel Cyclist […]