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Safer Riding

Editor’s Note: Safety is always a wise thing to consider when cycling. The gravel roads, fire roads, and forgotten ways we like to travel are not without their potential pitfalls. In this piece, our contributor, John Ingham, reviews several areas of concern for gravel travel. We hope that you find this enlightening and helpful in […]

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Ghost Roads

  Ghost Roads- by Grannygear Ghost roads. Across the country there are roads with a history; roads once used daily by thousands of travelers, now bypassed and largely forgotten. Too narrow, too steep, too remote; in the rush to ‘get somewhere’ the masses required broader, smoother, faster means of crossing the land. And so Ghost […]

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To Cosmos and Beyond

Editor’s Note: We welcome in our contributor, John Ingham, again who explores how riding gravel promotes happiness despite the pain and suffering in his latest essay. To Cosmos and Beyond – by John Ingham   The efflux of the soul is happiness, here is happiness, I think it pervades the open air, waiting at all […]

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Good Vibrations

Editor’s Note: We at Riding Gravel are pleased to present another post  from our contributor, John Ingham Good Vibrations- by John Ingham [adrotate group=”1″] When a former colleague asked me what I had been doing in retirement, I confessed to cycling and racing on gravel roads. He replied, “Sounds terrible!” He imagined, I suppose, bone-rattling […]

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by Riding Gravel 2014