Featured Bike: 18lb Cannondale Slate by Landspeed Human Powered Sports

The Cannondale Slate – A bike similar to this was ridden by Ted King to victory at the 2016 Dirty Kanza 200. The Slate sparked a lot of interest with its then controversial use of 650b wheels and Lefty front suspension. According to Cannondale: Fun is the Only Mission. Slate is the bike you never […]

VIDEO: 2017 Almanzo 100 – The Granddaddy of all Gravel Races

May 20, 2017 marked the 11th running of Almanzo 100, often considered the Granddaddy of all gravel races. This edition will be remembered as the wettest in the history of the race. 1.47″ of rain fell in the Twin Cities on that day, just two hours further north. Check out the race report from JOM […]

Press Release: Lynskey Performance releases industry first 6AL/4V Titanium Gravel Bike

“Introducing the PRO GR – the first and only Hand-Built Gravel Bike with a 6AL/4V Aerospace Grade Titanium Tubeset. Our design engineers have created a revolutionary marvel of strength, durability, stiffness, and comfort — like no other in the world. Embrace the freedom and power to explore — on any ground — no matter how […]

Race Report: 2017 Almanzo 100 – The Granddaddy of all Gravel Races

The Almanzo 100 touts itself as the race where it all began; the Granddaddy of all gravel races. If you call yourself a gravel cyclist, you’ve probably heard of Almanzo 100. Almanzo is a 100 mile gravel road race that starts and ends in the small Minnesota town of Spring Valley. Created in 2007 by […]

VIDEO: Episode 6 – Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question!

Episode Six of “Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question” can be seen below. Questions in this episode: What are your thoughts on suspension seatposts and stems for gravel racing? How does one increase dirt descending skills without a requisite increase in injury? Are there schools or advice columns? Is it an innate skill, or just […]

Race Report: 2017 Dirty Fury Stage Rush, Jacksboro, Texas – by Adrienne Taren

If you’re familiar with events like Red River Riot, Hell of the North, and Texas Chainring Massacre, then you’re familiar with The Spinistry (whether you know it or not). With the Dirty Fury Stage Rush, they prove that they take their slogan “long, hard & dirty” seriously – this 3-day stage gravel grinder in Jacksboro, […]

Interview: Dylan Morton – 2017 Alexander 380. Spring Valley, Minnesota

JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew caught up Dylan Morton, first time competitor at the Alexander 380 – a 380 mile race that is the longest of the races affiliated with Almanzo – often considered the Granddaddy of all gravel races. Topics covered include sleep deprivation, endurance training and more… Thanks for watching! Don’t forget […]

Press Release: Gravelest – Your Gravel Cycling Adventures in South Estonia, Europe

Your Gravel Cycling Adventures in South Estonia, Europe May to October General Gravelest OÜ is a new Estonian company offering gravel cycling tours in South Estonia (North Baltic, Europe) to both sportive and leisure cyclists, irrelevant to their gravel cycling experience. All our tours are highly customized. In order to support and enhance our clients’ […]