Race Report: Gravelleur’s Raid, Lawrence, Kansas – by Adrienne Taren

The Gravelleur’s Raid is a 100+ mile self-supported gravel bicycle race and a 50+ mile Gravelleur’s Grinder in Lawrence, Kansas. Let’s start by dispelling the myth that Kansas is flat. Kansas is anti-flat, at least the gravelly parts. What the race website should really say is, “if you enjoy seeing a vertical wall looming in […]

Featured Bike: Bob Cumming’s 3T Exploro of the Panaracer Gravel Team

3T is an Italian cycling components company with a long and successful history in the sport. Founded in 1961, components manufactured by the company are synonymous in the world of amateur and professional road cycling. First known as 3TTT – Tecnologia del Tubo Torino (Turin Tube Technology), the Milano based company has always pushed the envelope […]

Press Release: American Classic Celebrates 35 Years at Sea Otter Expo

American Classic was founded by Bill Shook in 1982 is celebrating 35 years of wheel and component design in the bicycle industry. “I can’t believe it’s been 35 years! The thought of engineering bike parts as career was always an aspiration. It’s been a ‘pinch me’ moment from the beginning, thanks to a lot of […]

VIDEO: Episode 3 – Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question!

Episode Three of “Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question”, can be seen below. Questions in this episode: If you were to install your tires backwards (as in directional specific), would you go backwards? If you substituted your hydration mix (or water) for coconut water, would you ride faster? If you could take one of the […]

The 7 Stages of DNF: Land Run 100 by Adrienne Taren

The 7 Stages of DNF: Land Run 100 I am among the 80-something percent that DNF’d Land Run 100, 2017 edition. While I have numerous did-not-starts due to injury / illness / life, this was only my second DNF (or as JOM put it when I ran into him afterwards, “had to abandon”, which sounds […]

VIDEO: The Myponga, South Australia Gravel Ride

Myponga is a small town south of Adelaide, South Australia, with a population of approximately 540 people circa 2006. Myponga is at the centre of rich grazing and dairy country, where herds of Friesian cows are often joined at dusk by mobs of grey kangaroos. Also abundant in the area is beautiful scenery, serene gravel […]

Press Release: Vittoria Elusion Disc Wheels – Optimized for gravel and more

Stillwater, Oklahoma was the venue of the recent Land Run 100 gravel race, and the site of Vittoria’s USA-only launch of a new range of gravel tires, the Terreno. But the new tires weren’t the only thing that Vittoria was sporting at Land Run 100. Hidden in plain sight was the company’s newest wheelset, the Elusion, a […]

Featured Bike: David Gillanders’ Moth Attack Gravel / Cross / Road Bike

I live in Southern California, and I like racing cyclocross, even though I am incredibly bad at it. I wanted more than just a cross bike, rather a bike with slightly larger tire clearance and slightly more road-like geometry. Ideally, I could take this bike to gravel events or ride on the road, especially during long […]