Author Archive | RGBen

I’m Addicted to Gravel Shirt

<Back to News Home | We’ve come up with our first shirt since the merger with Gravel Grinder News in December. For those long time followers of Riding Gravel, you know that we did a couple different styles over the last couple years. It’s always fun to create things, share them, and see pictures (or […]

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Rebecca’s Private Idaho Podcast on Athleteonfire.com

<Back to News Home | Athlete on Fire Interview: AthleteonFire.com recently released a podcast about the 2014 edition of Rebecca’s Private Idaho. The host, Scott Jones, interviews six riders who finished this year’s event, including the following: Austin McInerny (Executive Director of National Interscholastic Cycling Association) Burke Swindlehurst (Founder and Director of the Crusher in the Tushar) […]

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Frost Bite Gravel Grinder

<Back to News Home | The Ride We recently received a note from the Colorado Springs Cycling Team about the first ever Frost Bite Gravel Grinder. 80 riders departed Pikes Peak Brewing in Monument, Colorado at 12pm on Saturday, December 20 under fair skies and relatively good temperatures and conditions for late December for 40 […]

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[Editorial] Gravel is Not a Fad – Repost

<Back to News Home | This is a repost of a piece I wrote back in March 2014. It discusses the debate of whether the current popularity of the gravel riding scene is a fad. We did discuss a lot of what is written below in the first episode of the Riding Gravel Radio Ranch, […]

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Happy Holidays

<Back to News Home | We are wishing you all a Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and the happiest of holidays! It’s been a wild year here at Riding Gravel headquarters and we really appreciate the support that we have received in the recently announced merger with Gravel Grinder News! We’ve received many kind words and […]

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Gravel Grinder News and Riding Gravel Join Forces

<Back to News Home | Gravel Grinder News Merges with Riding Gravel Please read the official release below for the full information. But, yes, you read that correctly. After a lot of work on both sites separately, Guitar Ted and I (Ben Welnak), have brought our collective works together into one source for riders. Because we know […]

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Dirty Kanza Registration is Coming Soon

<Back to News Home |   Our friends at the Dirty Kanza are busy getting things ready for the 2015 edition and have passed along the following information. Registration opens: January 10th, 2015 Dirty Kanza Training Camp: Thursday, March 26 – Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Rider Sign-In/Expo: Friday, May 29, 2015 Race Day: Saturday, May […]

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Monday Motivation – October 20, 2014

<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation- by RGBen We’re going to start a little deal on Mondays and see how it goes. If it goes well, people dig it, and people participate, then we’ll keep it rolling. If not, it’ll go the way of the first generation of SRAM hydraulic road brakes… It’s Monday […]

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Moots Routt 45 Gravel Bike

<Back to News Home |   Bikerumor posted about the new Moots Routt 45 gravel bike today.  The Routt name is a nod to Routt County, the county that Moots HQ calls home. The Routt 45 is an updated version of last year’s standard Psychlo-X/Routt and it seems as if the updates have given riders a great, albeit […]

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