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 […]

The Gravel Cyclist Dirty Kanza 200 Training Plan – Part Two – The Bike

Greetings trendsetters! In Part One, I covered my loosely formed training plan for the 2017 Dirty Kanza 200 as well as the food I plan to consume race day. Part Two covers my bike preparation and related items. Unlike some of us riding Dirty Kanza 200, I am in the enviable? position of riding a […]

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 […]