RIDING GRAVEL NEWS & REVIEWS
For those of you riding the AntiEpic 50 or AntiEpic 160, the roads are looking good. We (me, Joe, and Nord) checked out a lot of the AntiEpic 50 course today. The 20-degree temperature made for a little chilly start (in spring mode, so everything below about 35 seems cold these days – more mental […]
We’ve received the following update from the guys at Skull -N- Bones Gravel Challenge in Northern Wisconsin. Northern Wisconsin is beautiful in the fall, so you may want to check it out. “Come one, come all to the first annual Skull -N- Bones Gravel Challenge. Held on the 20th of September 2014, this will be […]
Just a reminder that registration is open for Rebecca’s Private Idaho. Currently there are 14 states represented. Race day is August 31st. Description: “Rebecca’s Private Idaho is your ticket to the wild, rugged Idaho that few people know. Ride 100 miles with mountain bike endurance champion Rebecca Rusch on grueling gravel roads, through canyons, over […]
From Bikerumor: Companies continue to focus on providing options specifically for gravel riding. Challenge recently had one at the Taipai Cycle Show. Read more about the Challenge Gravel Grinder tires on Bikerumor If you have any thoughts about the Challenge Gravel Grinder tire, share them on the Riding Gravel Forum tire thread.
The AntiEpic 50 and 160 are April 5th in Monument, Colorado. The final course information has been posted for the 50. The start/finish area has been moved to Pikes Peak Brewing Co. The 160 course details will be updated soon as well, also moving to Pike Peak Brewing. Check out the AntiEpic 50 course details. […]
From Gravel Grinder News: Guitar Ted released his final review of the Surly Knard 700 x 41mm. His reviews indicates that it’s a good all around tire that provides riders with a good value. He does note that tire clearance may be an issue for some. Read more about the review on GGN You […]
Volagi posted the following to their Facebook Page yesterday: “The Viaje Ti is now available to custom build in the bike builder section of Volagi.com. Expected release of first 50 limited edition frame modules is May, 2014. Configure your frame module and reserve your pre-order today!” Go to the Volagi website for more information.
Bikepacker Radio is a new show on Mountain Bike Radio that was just released yesterday. If you’re in to adventure and riding off the beaten path, this show is for you. Episode 1 Description: “Welcome to Bikepacker Radio! In this first episode, Neil, gives listeners a rundown of what you’ll find and what you can […]
The Westside Dirty Benjaminn posted the full roster. Well over 200 riders will enjoy the ride on June 14th. Race Description: From the site: “The Westside Dirty Benjamin is a Twin Cities area 107 mile Gravel Road Race utilizing the rolling gravel roads of Carver & Winsted County. The race will test your cycling skills […]
The gravel racing has now officially burst on the spring scene. If you’re not checking the Riding Gravel Forum or the Gravel Grinder News Calendar, you’re certain to miss out! This past weekend was Tom Dula’s Revenge in North Carolina put on by Pirate Race Productions. Race Description: “Pirate Race Productions’ best course: 50 miles […]