Press Release: Yorkshire Grit Dark Series – United Kingdom

Yorkshire True Grit Dark Skies Event Date: Saturday 24th February 2018 Event HQ: Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, North Yorkshire The team behind Yorkshire True Grit, a grueling gravel bike event, have added a new challenge to their stable of gravel/off-road sportives: Yorkshire True Grit Dark Skies. After surveying participants at the 2017 Yorkshire True Grit there […]

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Press Release: Dirty Reiver – The UK’s largest gravel grinder is back for 2018

Dirty Reiver 2018, Kielder Forest: April 20th and 21st 2018 Those who like their drop bar riding on the gravelly side will be pleased to hear the UK’s largest gravel grinder is back again in 2018. Offering 200km and 130km options again this increasingly popular form of riding seeks to be bigger and better in […]

The Southern Georgia Cotton Picking Good Time Weekend

Thanksgiving Weekend is a special time for a lot of people in the United States. Friends and families travel – or not – to assemble for a meal, socializing and a nice respite from the drudgery of working a regular job. I’m no exception to that rule. I may be an Australian bloke who has […]

The Sasquatch 125 / 200 Bike Packing (Slack Packing) Weekend – Southern Georgia, USA

The Sasquatch 125 / 200 Fall Bike Packing event is the creation of a bloke who goes by the nickname of the Cycling Sasquatch – aka Ray Egan. Ray’s description of himself is “an oversized cyclist on MTB and Road, and the journey from large and out of shape to smaller and in shape”. You […]

The One-Day Kayak and Gravel Training Camp – North Central Florida

It has been a long season. January of 2017 began in Australia, where I rode a large number of miles / kilometres in the Aussie states of Victoria and South Australia (my home state). Later, I turned my attention to events such as Paris to Ancaster in Canada, Almanzo 100, Dirty Kanza 200, Crusher in […]

Native Lands Tour: An Osage County Gravel Overnight – and Photo Essay by Adrienne Taren

When Oklahoma gravel gets attention, it’s usually in March when weather-hell suddenly breaks loose directly over Stillwater, like a tornado selective for rear derailleurs and brake pads. Flying quietly under the radar, however, is the Native Lands series of events out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Native Lands Classic in March is the “race” event, while […]

The Clover, South Carolina Gravel Ride

Winding the clock back one week to the day, I found myself in Charlotte, North Carolina, attending the second annual Cyclofest Fall event, presented by Interbike. I missed the final Interbike trade show earlier this year in Las Vegas, and thought it important to attend this relatively “local” show. By local I mean it was less […]

Featured Event: Rocks Roads & Reggae – Gainesville, Florida

Atomik Carbon, a manufacturer of carbon wheels and components, has launched an experiential cycling events division and is kicking things off with a two-day bikepacking weekend in Florida. The Rocks, Roads and Reggae Florida weekend, December 2nd and 3rd of 2017, will take riders on a 100-mile tour of Northern Florida’s most scenic country roads and gravel routes. […]