Anyway, here is an event which has a very grass roots feel and all it takes to get in is for you to send Dan a post card with the required information and then when you come, he asks you to donate $40.00 in the pickle jar5 which helps support local trails. Otherwise, as Dangerous Dan says, “You do you”.
The Rocktown Rambler is a celebration of riding backcountry roads in the Shenandoah Valley. There will be gravel, some climbing, some descending, some singletrack, and a lot of fun! We welcome everyone that wants to have a good time – whether that is by racing, riding, or partying (or doing all three at once)! The Rambler is yours to enjoy!
With the proliferation of gravel events across the country and around the world, a handful of iconic events have risen to nearly cult-like status. The Land Run 100 is one such event. Since 2013, gravel cyclists have flocked to Stillwater, Oklahoma to race on a course that’s often muddy, and always challenging.
Featured Event: unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley- by Guitar Ted Last year we spoke with Dave Pryor from unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley about the inaugural running of this gravel grinder in the state of Pennsylvania. You can catch the conversation on this episode of the Riding Gravel Radio Ranch to learn more […]
Guitar Ted details the Mississippi Gravel Cup Series out with Race Directors Jason and Wendi Shearer for a Riding Gravel Featured event piece.
<Back to News Home | Featured Event: Fiddlin’ Fifty- by Guitar Ted Nestled in the Superior National Forest of Minnesota’s Arrowhead region is a little town called Chisholm. It is remote, beautiful, and if you get outside of town, you may not have cell phone service. It is here that on August 26th the next […]
In 2006, the town of Emporia, Kansas hosted its first Dirty Kanza 200. Initially a small, intimate gathering of gravel cyclists, the Dirty Kanza has since grown into one of North America’s largest and most prestigious gravel events. This year, the Dirty Kanza drew an international field of more than 2,000 competitors, split among 200-, […]
I have a bit of a nostalgic relationship with the Dirty Kanza 200. After watching a handful of friends participate in the first DK200 in 2006, I tried my hand in the second edition of the event in 2007. It was my first 200+ mile gravel race. And in the ten years since my first […]
<Back to News Home | Featured Event: The Pony Express Gravel Dash- by Guitar Ted The Featured Event for this post is one that has equal parts history and challenge. The name of the event should give you a clue here, but if you weren’t very sharp in school when it came to history, here […]
<Back to News Home | Featured Event: The Dirty South Race 100K- Editor’s Note: The RidingGravel.com calendar is chock full of great gravel events from which to chose from. The choices have grown to include several varieties of events and number over 400 as of this writing. That’s a far cry from the small handful […]