This morning Riding Gravel discovered on social media that the former Almanzo event, possibly the most famous free, grassroots gravel event in the World, was to become “The Heywood Ride”. This news points to a new beginning for the Northfield, Minnesota based gravel grinder which last Spring was still called the Almanzo 100.
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Editor’s Note: This post, written by John Ingham, follows up his debut contribution (seen HERE) with a thought provoking piece on “gravel non-racing” Racing, Non-Race Racing, And Lanterne Rouge- by John Ingham I was chatting recently about the gravel scene with the owner of a coffee shop that caters to cyclists. Gravel racing, he noted, […]
<Back to News Home | The Almanzo 100 is, quite likely, the most popular grassroots gravel grinder event in the nation. Started by Chris Skogen in 2007, the free event has grown to have over 1000 riders yearly and encompasses three events ranging in distance from the original 100 miler to the crushing Alexander 380 […]
<Back to News Home | The Almanzo 100, Royal 162, and Alexander routes have been very popular free to enter gravel road racing events which have been under the direction of event producer Chris Skogen since 2007. Earlier this year, Riding Gravel learned that the Almanzo events would not be taking place in 2015. Subsequently, […]
NOTE: This is normally the news feed, but occasionally we will be posting editorial pieces. – by Ben, creator of Riding Gravel Riding Gravel This website started last fall after some coercing from Andy at pedal of Littleton to get a gravel ride going in the fall after interest in the spring AntiEpic. It was […]