Press Release: USECF & Grinder Nationals

United States Endurance Cycling Association – USECF The USECF has been sanctioning endurance cycling events since 2016 and our goal is to support the continued growth of endurance cycling at the grass roots level. We provide inexpensive event insurance with no membership or license fees, free race director resources & free consulting for race directors […]

The Gravel Cyclist Dirty Kanza 200 Training Plan – Part One

Dirty Kanza 200 is not a race to be taken lightly. Two hundred miles of road cycling in one day is difficult enough. For a gravel race such as Dirty Kanza, the rough and unforgiving gravel road surfaces add another element for a rider to deal with. Over 95% of the roads comprising the course are […]

New Event: Giro Announces Grinduro UK

GIRO EXPANDS GRINDURO TO UK Partners with Fabric for July 15th Event on Isle of Arran, Scotland (March 21, 2017– Scotts Valley, CA) – Adding a second event for 2017, Giro Sport Design has partnered with Fabric to bring Grinduro to the UK. On July 15, 400 riders will get to experience Grinduro’s unique blend […]

Riding Tips: Planning and Carrying for Long Solo Rides

If you’re a regular visitor to the Gravel Cyclist website, you’ll know this site is about the gravel cycling experience. My friends and I are not elite bike racer types. We are regular people with jobs who lead a cycling-centric lifestyle and have a lot of fun while we’re at it. In my case, I’ve […]

Event Preview: Paris to Ancaster Bike Race – Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

CANADA’S ORIGINAL GRAVEL GRINDER HAMILTON, Ontario – Registration is open for the 24th annual Paris to Ancaster Bike Race (P2A), taking place on Sunday, April 30th, 2017. This unique race is popular with all levels of cyclists. It’s a technical challenge for the professionals, yet still accessible for recreational cyclists to come out and see […]

Event Preview: Oskar Blues Old Man Winter Rally – Boulder, Colorado

How do you take a traditional gravel event to the next level? Do it in the middle of winter in the Rocky Mountains! Adventure Fit Events in Boulder, Colorado have teamed up with Oskar Blues Brewery to do just that. Entering its 3rd year, the Oskar Blues Old Man Winter Rally brings dirt, sweat, snow […]

Australian Gravel: The Mount Gambier to Kalangadoo Ride

Mount Gambier is the second most populated city in my home state of South Australia, at an estimated urban population of around 29,000 residents. That isn’t a whole lot of people. On the other hand, Adelaide, capital city of the state, has a population of around 1.3 million people. Still, not a lot of people […]

Australian Gravel: Sellicks Exploration Ride with the Gravelaide Crew

Gravelaide is the brainchild of three lads from Gravel Riders South Australia – Peter Gratwick, Graeme aka The Sticky Bidon (TSB) and Russell aka Russ The Rider (RTR). Taking cues from the established Americano “Grinduro” format – a pre-determined route with a number of timed “stages” along the way – the inaugural event was held on […]