<Back to News Home | Gravel Grinder News: New Ultegra 8000 Highlights- by Guitar Ted Editor’s Note: These news posts used be titled “Fresh Gravel”, but in a nod to our past, and to use a more appropriate title, we are bringing back “Gravel Grinder News” as a way to share pertinent press releases and […]
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The Gravelleurs Raid will be a 100+ mile gravel road bicycle race starting and finishing in Lawrence, KS on 1 Apr 2017.
Hit me up with your questions.
Question #1: Is it a self supported race? Yes
Question#2: Is there a SAG? Yes, one SAG spot @ 50 mile point. Next to a Casey’s Convenience store.
Question#3: Will there be a GPS release? Yes, once the course is finalized.
SPONSORS: Team GO! Racing, Sunflower Outdoor & Bike Shop, Johnny’s Tavern, the Lawrence Mountain Bike Club, the Lawrence Bicycle Club and Meadowbrook Apartments.
There will be cash payouts for the Open Class Men and Women, SingleSpeed Class Men and Women and now thanks to a new sponsor cash payout for the MTB/Fat Bike Men and Women and cool merchandise for all other classes.
There will be post race food, Pizza and a drink, provided to racers courtesy of Johnny’s Tavern.
If you have any questions, comments, thoughts, or want to share your reports or pictures, head over to the Gravelleurs Raid thread on the Riding Gravel Forum
Riding Gravel’s Event Calendar Needs Your Event Dates – by Guitar Ted If you, or anyone you know is involved in gravel event promotions, listen up. We need to update the calendar on Riding Gravel.com for 2015. Known as the Gravel Grinder News Calendar, it is the same effort I have put forth since 2008 […]
<Back to News Home | Gravel Grinder News Merges with Riding Gravel Please read the official release below for the full information. But, yes, you read that correctly. After a lot of work on both sites separately, Guitar Ted and I (Ben Welnak), have brought our collective works together into one source for riders. Because we know […]
<Back to News Home | Bikerumor posted about the new Moots Routt 45 gravel bike today. The Routt name is a nod to Routt County, the county that Moots HQ calls home. The Routt 45 is an updated version of last year’s standard Psychlo-X/Routt and it seems as if the updates have given riders a great, albeit […]
<Back to News Home | Thanks to Bikerumor for keeping us all in the loop. As reported today by Bikerumor: “On the gravel front, the new Krypton XRoad borrows the new 5007HM carbon layup of the standard Krypton and adds disc brakes and clearance for 32c tires. Combine that with a 27.2 […]
<Back to News Home | Another race update came across our desk. This time it’s the Wicked Wilson 100 (and 50) in Wilson, Kansas on Saturday, September 13. In it’s second year, the Wicked Wilson is looking to get more people out to check out their great terrain. There is a payout to top finishers in each […]
<Back to News Home | The gang over at the Sub-9 Gravel Grovel sent over a reminder to us that registration is now open for the 6th year of the ride. If you haven’t checked it out, you might want to plan to head over to the Midwest Trail Ride Horseman’s Camp and Outpost in Norman, […]
Been working hard on our sister site, Mountain Bike Radio, so this has been a little sporadic. It’s back and there is a lot of news going on out there in the gravel world that we’re getting caught up on. We’ll hit up what what we have seen lately. We welcome reader submissions, so if […]
This is the third weekly edition of the Gravel Weekly Roundup. It’s a catch up of the previous week’s news and notes. We welcome reader submissions, so if there is something you hear about, contact us. If you want to be part of the gravel conversation, join and participate in the Riding Gravel Forum. If […]