Editor’s Note: Anyone who was paying attention last Winter in early January and was trying to get an entry into the Dirty Kanza 200 knows that the process was over about as soon as it started. Demand for slots into the annual Kansan endurance race was at an all time high, basically taking mere minutes […]
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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-, […]
DESCRIPTION: “Dirty Kanza Promotions was founded in 2006 by Jim Cummins, with the assistance of fellow cycling enthusiast Joel Dyke. At that time, gravel grinding was just beginning to catch the interest of the endurance cycling community. However, Jim had grown up in the Flint Hills of east central Kansas and had been riding gravel for decades. Inspired by some of the early gravel grinder events… and convinced the Flint Hills had the best gravel to be found anywhere in the world, Jim and Joel decided to create Dirty Kanza 200.”
DATE: Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
DISTANCE(S): 100 and 200 mile options
REGISTRATION: Opens Saturday, Jan. 14th, 2016 at 8am CST.
Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about this event on the Dirty Kanza thread on the Riding Gravel Forum.
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