Interview: An Insight into Gravel Cycling, with Neil Shirley

More from 2019 Gravel Camp, Calabasas, California! This time, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew sits down with Mr Neil Shirley. Neil is a former professional cyclist, whose career highlights include 3rd place at the 2007 US National Champs Road Race, and placing well at events such as the uber-tough Tour de Langkawi. On the gravelly side, he’s a former winner of the Belgian Waffle Ride and Gravel Worlds.

neil shirley interview
Photo by Ian Matteson, ENVE Composites.

Neil provides insight into what’s good about gravel, why he rides it, some of his favorite events, tech stuff and more.

Watch this space for more from 2019 Gravel Camp, hosted by Lyman Agency out of the Pedalers Fork in Calabasas, California.

Neil Shirley’s “Making Gravel Standard”
G.C. ENVE G23 Review
G.C. ENVE G27 Review
ENVE Composites
Pedalers Fork
Lyman Agency
Lauf Cycling

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3 comments on “Interview: An Insight into Gravel Cycling, with Neil Shirley

  1. Thanks for the interview. I met Neil over a decade ago when he was helping my friend Rob Panzera run his new venture, Cycling Camp San Diego. Neil and one of his Jittery Joe team mates were helping Rob, by leading rides and providing expert advice to to camp participants. Neil was at a transition point in his career, and not sure where he and his young family were going next. I’m glad that things are working out for him. Please send my regards and best wishes to him.

  2. Jom you have been way ahead of the Manuf on the 2bi they don’t make it easy. Hope they hear this interview.

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