VIDEO: Inside the 2017 Dirty Kanza 200 Gravel Race – Emporia, Kansas

June 3, 2017 marked the 12th running of Dirty Kanza 200, the premier gravel race in the United States. Near perfect temperatures saw the women’s course record broken, while many riders broke their personal best times. 206 miles / 330 kilometres, Dirty Kanza is not a walk in the park. JOM’s Race Report – K-Dogg’s […]

DNF 2017 DK200: by K-Dogg

Don’t read this if you get depressed or bored easily. It’s about a DNF experience – not a victorious one – so go read something else. I crashed out.   It happens.  It happens to everybody sooner or later if you race enough. It happened to me at mile 52 just a few miles past […]

The 2017 Dirty Kanza 200 Gravel Race: Emporia, Kansas – JOM’s Race Report

Two hundred is a nice round number, it even rolls off the tongue nicely. Two… hundred… also the number of miles that competitors at one of the world’s biggest gravel races must traverse in order to finish. In reality, the distance is about 206 miles. The Dirty Kanza 200, a lilliputian event during its inaugural […]

2017 Dirty Kanza Interview: David Sheek – Amanda “Panda” Nauman’s Mechanic

JOM of Gravel Cyclist took it to the streets of Emporia, Kansas, and interviewed David Sheek, mechanic to Amanda “Panda” Nauman. We discuss her 2017 Niner RLT RDO gravel bike and race nutrition. Don’t forget to Like the Gravel Cyclist Facebook page, follow G.C. on Instagram and subscribe to our Youtube Channel. We are also […]

2017 Dirty Kanza Interview: Lincoln Steward – Fat Bike Category

JOM of Gravel Cyclist took it to the streets of Emporia, Kansas, and interviewed Lincoln Steward on the day before the 2017 Dirty Kanza 200. To mix it up this year, Lincoln contested the Fat Bike category. Don’t forget to Like the Gravel Cyclist Facebook page, follow G.C. on Instagram and subscribe to our Youtube […]

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 […]