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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 […]

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Preparation: What to carry for a 150 mile race like Gravel Worlds?

Saturday, August 20 marks the 2016 Gravel Worlds race in Lincoln, Nebraska. If you are a regular follower of the Gravel Cyclist website, you’ll know the three-person crew of K-Dogg, Mrs K-Dogg and JOM have been steadily knocking out miles for the race. Part of preparation involves bike setup – you can see JOM’s race bike in […]

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Featured Bike: Ritchey Breakway Ti CX Gravel Travel bike with SRAM eTap

Tom Ritchey is a man who has been around cycling a long time. In the company of fellows like Joe Breeze, Charlie Kelly, Gary Fisher and a few others, these guys pretty much invented mountain biking. Tom continued to be an innovator, producing his well known line of mountain bikes through the 1980’s along with 90’s classics such the […]

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The Right Grind – It’s not about the Coffee: by Peter Carr

This guest report comes to Gravel Cyclist on behalf of Peter Carr of the Bendigo Cycling Network in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. Report originally appeared in the late May 2016 weekly Bendigo Cycling Network update. Remember, seasons in the Southern Hemisphere are opposite to those in the North… Apologies in advance from Steve Fulford who accompanied Peter on […]

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VIDEO Review: SRAM eTap Review on Gravel – Part One

SRAM’s revolutionary wireless gear shifting system has been in development for some time, and was recently made available to the cycling public. If you’ve been paying attention, you would have caught our world-first video sneak peak of the system in action, way back in January 2015 at that year’s Tour Down Under. Forward to August […]