Race Report: 2017 Big Scrub Gravel Buzz, Ocala, Florida – by K-Dogg

For me, this year’s Big Scrub Gravel Buzz, situated in the middle of the Ocala National Forest, was truly a delight from start to finish. Admittedly, the BSGB kicked my arse exquisitely towards the end of its 95 miles. Yes, the hills were astonishingly tough for Florida. Yes, my teammates were surprisingly fit even after […]

Review: Praxis Works Zayante M30 Crankset with 48-32 Chainrings

David Earle, a veteran in the bicycle industry, figured 2007 was the right time to branch out and begin working on something he’d been involved with for years; the development of drivetrain components. Praxis Works was born. Prior to 2007, David was a member of the original Bontrager Cycles, a Senior Design Engineer at Specialized […]

VIDEO: 2017 Big Scrub Gravel Buzz! – Ocala, Florida

First came the race report by Dr. Pain, now comes the video with footage from him and event promoter, Rusty. The second annual Big Scrub Gravel Buzz occurred on March 11, 2017. This event benefits the “American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Ocala.” Afterwards, fine brews provided by Infinite Ale Works. Thanks for […]

Press Release: Off-Track Students Have New Off-Road Champions

On August 1, 2017, five cyclists will turn their backs to the Pacific and begin a 3-month, 5,000 mile, mixed terrain ride to honor young adults whose route to a high school diploma is more challenging than the norm. The riders will take the path less traveled, on dirt trails and gravel roads, avoiding pavement […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Episode 1 – Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question!

Episode One of our new segment, “Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question”, can be seen below. Questions in this episode: Looking to build a new bike for gravel and hardpack trails with 650B wheels for a smaller female rider. What are the pro’s and cons of such a bike with 650B wheels and tires? […]

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 […]

VIDEO: 2017 Land Run 100 – Stillwater, Oklahoma

March 11, 2017 marked the 5th running of the Land Run 100, a benchmark gravel event held in the small college town of Stillwater, Oklahoma. Close to 1,000 riders started the event. You can check out the race report from JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew HERE. Below, the 2017 Land Run 100 race video! Thanks […]