Unlikely Gravel: Orange County, California – a Photo Essay by Eric Foltz

Orange County, California isn’t an area you’d typically associate with gravel cycling. The area is home to the original Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm and surf beaches such as Huntington Beach. Orange County also happens to be one of the largest urban areas in the world, yet if you know where to ride, there are over […]

Press Release: Dirty Kanza Announces New Event Registration Process for 2018

“Due to high demand, we are unable to accommodate everyone who wishes to participate in the Dirty Kanza gravel road bicycling challenge. Therefore, a lottery selection process will be utilized to determine who will be allowed to participate in the 2018 Dirty Kanza.” Overview: Registration will be conducted online and can be accessed from the […]

Featured Event: Into the Gravel – Parma, Italy

Into the Gravel returns for its second year, once again starting in the beautiful Italian city of Parma. Located in the northern Italian region, the area is renown for its prosciutto (ham), cheese, architecture, music and surrounding countryside. The event is non-competitive and completely free! When – October 21, 2017 Were – Via Sacco Pompeo […]

Ride Report: 2017 Midnight Massacre – Valley View, Texas – by Adrienne Taren

If you consult the Google Machine, you will learn that “Midnight Massacre” may refer to: The Utah prisoner of war massacre in 1945. The trade of Tom Seaver to the Cincinnati Reds during the 1977 New York Mets season. The Midnight Sons, a fictional Marvel Comics supernatural superhero team, being rudely killed off. An obscure […]

Retro Gravel: Through the heart of Australia on two wheels – 100 Years Ago

Through the heart of Australia on two wheels: Amazing photographs chronicle explorer’s 3,000km, four-week solo bike ride through the outback and finished in Darwin 100 years ago today. Note: Original article was posted in the UK’s Daily Mail on June 11, 2014 – and has been shared here on Gravel Cyclist (sans a lot of ads). […]

Press Release: Cannondale Goes Off-Road in Partnership with Vermont Overland

Wilton, Connecticut – August 24, 2017 – Cannondale, today announced its partnership with Vermont Overland—New England’s premier adventure cycling organization which owns and promotes multiple large-scale gravel events throughout the region and maintains active involvement in nearly every northeast gravel road cycling event. Founded by former National Champion cyclist Peter Vollers, and with the help of current Pro […]

Featured Event: The Crippler – A “Colorado Style” Gravel Grinder

The Crippler is a Colorado-style gravel road ride that will provide AMAZING scenery with panoramic views while simultaneously pushing your limits for climbing and descending. The Crippler is 67 miles with a total of 8,335 feet of elevation gain and loss. Here’s an interview with the race director to spill more about this cool event! […]

Featured Event: La Resistance – La Plage, Talloires, France

From the Promoter:   La Resistance is back for its second edition this September. After a successful inaugural event last year, La Resistance is back in 2017, bigger and better. More gravel sections have been added to the challenging Alpine route and a 3-day bike packing event called Tour de la Resistance has been added […]