Gritty Take: The “Spirit Of Gravel Racing”- by Guitar Ted “Your strength doesn’t come from winning. It comes from struggles and hardship. Everything that you go through prepares you for the next level.” ― Germany Kent I’ve been around this gravel racing thing for a while. Many of you know my background, but suffice it […]
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Gravel Grinder News: The All Things Gravel Expo- by Guitar Ted This past weekend in Emporia, Kansas, the Dirty Kanza Promotions Team hosted the first “All Things Gravel” expo in downtown, Emporia. While there had been something of an expo going on for several years on the street adjacent to the DK Promotions headquarters, this […]
DESCRIPTION: The Flint Hills of east-central Kansas have been called the “eastern-most edge of the great far west”. They are rugged. They are remote. They are the perfect place for an ultra-endurance gravel road cycling challenge. Dirty Kanza began in 2006 as little more than a group ride. Today “DK” is the event that defines an industry, and the one by which all other gravel events are measured. With nearly 2,500 participants, no other event can match the excitement that surrounds Dirty Kanza.
DATE: Saturday, June 2, 2018
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Fresh Gravel: DK Promotions Announces The DKXL- by Guitar Ted The Dirty Kanza 200 was originally co-founded by Jim Cummins and the late Joel Dyke. In the meetings between the two where ideas for the inagural Dirty Kanza were hashed out, one of the ideas passed over was a longer, cross state version which would […]
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 […]
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-, […]
<Back to News Home | Gravel Tires: Where the Rubber Meets the Road- by MG Long-time readers know that we review a lot of tires here at Riding Gravel. As gravel bicycles have evolved, so too have the tires being developed for riding gravel roads. Never before have so many great tire options been available, which […]
Dirty Kanza 200 To Reserve 200 Race Entries For Women #200women200miles – by Guitar Ted There has been an effort by some promoters to raise awareness of the inequality between women’s status in racing and men’s racing. That is most often focused on payouts, with the idea that women should be receiving equal payouts as […]
<Back to News Home | Recently the 11th Dirty Kanza 200 happened and it was another successful event. I was there, but I didn’t go to race. I’ve done the event several times before, dating back to the first one. I have seen this popular gravel road race become something I don’t think any of […]