2016 Pisgah Monster Cross Report – Rebuked by an Ass: by K-Dogg

So I Googled “Pisgah” thinking it might be an interesting local Native American word. It is actually a Hebrew word referring to the mountainous area from whence Moses was allowed to view but not enter the promised land after wandering aimlessly in the desert for years. Balaam, a local diviner, refused an order to hang […]

2016 Pisgah Monster Cross Race Report: by JOM

Pisgah Monster Cross, a 70 mile gravel race starting and ending near Brevard, North Carolina, has been a tradition among the Gravel Cyclist crew since JOM appeared at the 2012 edition. This race has it all – gravel, gorgeous scenery, tough climbing, tricky descending and a 20+ mile section of pavement along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Depending […]

Pisgah Monster Cross 2015 Race Report: by JOM

About the Race Pisgah Monster Cross 2015 (09/12/2015) – a tough event hosted by Pisgah Productions that begins and ends close to Brevard, North Carolina, in the depths of the Pisgah National Forest. Depending on the year – odd vs even years – clockwise or anti-clockwise – the course features 8,000 feet or 11,000 feet […]

Bikes of Pisgah Monster Cross 2014

Andrew Pooser raced at Pisgah Monster Cross 2014, and took time to photograph some of the machines at the event’s finish.  Mouse over the gallery images below to see a full size version. Andrew, thank you for sharing.  Enjoy! [alpine-phototile-for-flickr src=”set” uid=”[email protected]″ sid=”72157647804058798″ imgl=”flickr” style=”gallery” row=”4″ grwidth=”800″ grheight=”600″ size=”240″ num=”12″ shadow=”1″ align=”center” max=”100″]

K-Dogg’s Pisgah Monster Cross Challenge Report – 2014

I love climbing. You suffer a lot but it’s peaceful. You can hear birds chirping and the deep, labored breathing of fellow sufferers around you.  Everything is in slow motion and downright peaceful. You have plenty of time to pick your line. Nobody flats or crashes going uphill. I would much rather be in agony […]