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Featured Bike: Curve Cycling’s Grovel CXR Titanium

“At Curve Cycling, we strive to give fellow riders new and exciting experiences via our products and adventures. With our offerings we strive to deliver products that go beyond the ‘honey moon period’ and continue performing throughout it’s expected life cycle. We take great pride in each and every piece and would never release something to the market that […]

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VIDEO Review: Topeak JoeBlow Booster Pump – Is it a replacement for the air compressor?

“The JoeBlow Booster pump just made it easier to install tubeless tires. No more frustrating leaks because you can’t pump up your tire fast enough to get an effective rim seal. This pump has an integrated aluminum air chamber that stores an air charge of one liter up to 160psi / 11bar to quickly fill […]

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Amusement: If Yoda were a Gravel Cyclist – by K-Dogg

“You must unlearn what you have learned.” (Negative road racing attitude.) “Do or do not. There is no try.” (Commit to riding tubeless 38mm+ wide tires.) “May the force be with you.” (May the spooge be with you.) Spooge = tubeless sealant. We love Orange Seal! “Difficult to see. Always in motion is the future.” (One […]

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Race Report: 2016 Almanzo 100 by 5th Place Finisher, Eric Thompson

This was my 4th year racing the Almanzo 100 and its become a yearly tradition for myself, my family and a few friends. It all started with my dad seeking out the newly created gravel scene in Minnesota, and with his excitement, momentum started between myself and several friends, also drawn to the event. This year was […]

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Ride Report: The last hurrah before Dirty Kanza 200

Sometime on Thursday May 12, 2016, I received a phone call from esteemed 60yo Gravel Cyclist teammate, K-Dogg. It went something like this: K-Dogg, “Oi!” JOM, “What’s news?” K-Dogg, “We need to ride a $hit ton of miles this weekend. It’s the final chance for big miles before Dirty Kanza, and we need to test our […]

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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. […]

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VIDEO Interview: Bob Jenkins – Promoter of Cedar Cross

JOM of Gravel Cyclist interviews Bob Jenkins, promoter of the Cedar Cross, an event located near Tebbetts, Missouri. 2016 race report and video from JOM’s perspective. Thanks for watching! Don’t forget to Like the Gravel Cyclist Facebook page, follow G.C. on Instagram and subscribe to our Youtube Channel. We are also on Twitter!

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VIDEO: 2016 Cedar Cross – 100 Miles of Missouri! – Tebbetts, Missouri

Sunday, May 7, 2016, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew drove a long way – over 2,000 miles round trip to race 100+ miles and 8,000 feet of climbing in Missouri – at the 2016 Cedar Cross in Tebbetts, Missouri. Check JOM’s race report HERE. And you thought Missouri was flat? Please enjoy the 2016 Cedar Cross […]