Featured Event: Skull 120 / 60 Gravel Grind Race – Burns, Oregon

Rugged | Remote | Adventure Harney County is home to endless opportunity for the self-sufficient back country traveler. Visitors who seek challenge and solitude will find these in abundance. The Skull 120/60 Gravel Grind route highlights the county’s rugged character which sets rural #EasternOregon apart from the rest of the nation. From long mountainous ascents, […]

Press Release: Gravelest – Your Gravel Cycling Adventures in South Estonia, Europe

Your Gravel Cycling Adventures in South Estonia, Europe May to October General Gravelest OÜ is a new Estonian company offering gravel cycling tours in South Estonia (North Baltic, Europe) to both sportive and leisure cyclists, irrelevant to their gravel cycling experience. All our tours are highly customized. In order to support and enhance our clients’ […]

Dirty Kanza 200: Resurrection – by K-Dogg

Last year was my first and almost only DK200. The last 50 miles was the most misery I’ve experienced ever on a bike. I ran out of water, ran out of electrolytes, hated all my race food, had massive leg cramps, butt cramps, shoulder cramps, hours of nausea and the dreaded mental cramps. The mental cramps […]

Contest: Dirty Kanza Giveaway. Win American Classic Wheels!

Enter to win a set of American Classic Race 29’er / 700c Disc Wheels! JOM the Gravel Cyclist calls the ride of the Race set, “Fabulous is the word. These sub 1500 gram wheels are a delight.  But, when the wheels are paired with a fast set of tyres, the bike’s performance is significantly increased.” […]

The Savannah Low Country and Trans America Bike Race – by Jen Colestock

This February I rode the Middle Georgia Epic. I was one of a handful that had chosen to camp outside the night before. It was the first organized race I’d ever participated in, and I’d had a night full of dreams that I’d overslept and missed the start of the race, or that I’d gotten […]

Featured Event: Whiskey Rebellion Gravel Ride – Prosperity, Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Laura McKee, co-owner, SweetWater Bicycles (724) 266-1111 laura@sweetwaterbicycles.com Be a rebel, ride gravel. Bicycle challenge on an adventurous tour through historic Pennsylvania landscapes of Washington County. SweetWater Bicycles in Ambridge presents the inaugural Whiskey Rebellion Gravel 50K & 100K rides in historic Washington County on Sunday, May 21, 2017. “Washington County was […]

Training Ride: Let’s go ride 161 miles / 259kms solo

The weekend of April 22 and 23, 2017 was a weekend I had planned to attend the 2017 Bootlegger 100 – one of the most difficult gravel races in North America. 108 miles, over 10,000 feet of climbing and some amazing scenery. As I alluded to in my Dirty Kanza 200 training plan, “a loosely formed […]

Training Ride: The Weekend Gravel Double

April in the Northern Hemisphere is a time of year for new growth. Spring has sprung, the birds are singing and much of the United States, Canada and Europe are thawed out, or at least well on their way to doing so. With the changing of the seasons and the pleasantries of warmer temperatures, a veritable […]