Tag Archives | Gravel Riding

Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish

Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted Wheels make the bicycle go and great wheels make that experience a lot better for any rider. There is no question that the Enve G23 wheels are helping make cycling a greater experience, or that they are enhancing performance. They do that in spades. You can […]

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GRally – Gravel Rally Ride & Fundraiser

The GRAVELERS GRALLY IS BACK! ———————- ROUTE, EVENT AND GENERAL DETAILS: —————– REGISTRATION: —————– ON-LINE PRE-REGISTRATION: $25 (minimum donation) Minimum Donation increases to $35 on day of event.
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Hibernator 100

What is the Hibernator 100?  A 100 mile or 100 K  or 29 mile limited support gravel road ride through the Nicolet National Forest hosted by the Laona Rescue Squad. When? October 7, 2017 Where? Start/Finish in Laona, Wisconsin Registration Fee? None Donations: A donation of $20 will help cover expenses and support the Laona Rescue Squad. Why the Hibernator 100? Now is the time to pack in some more miles and enjoy the amazing fall colors of the Nicolet National Forest. The Routes?  Local rider, Butch Piontek put together a mix of his favorite gravel and dirt roads. The result is amazing scenery and a quad burning challenge you won’t forget. Wisconsin black bear trivia: According to the Wisconsin DNR, there are about 29,000 black bears in Wisconsin. 
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Ride the Ridges

Cabot, Vermont’s Ride the Ridges is a “something for everyone” type of event. This event, where 100% of the proceeds go towards Cabot Connects, Cabot’s Mentoring Program, offers 4 different distance rides, each with multiple aid stations, plenty of gravel, hills, and scenic overlooks.  We offer a 10k, 30k, 60k, and 100k ride, with staggered start times. The routes are well-marked and maps are provided. Almost all of the riding is on gravel roads and trails, and the scenery is breathtaking.  For those looking for a challenging ride, the 100k offers plenty of challenge, complete with over 7500 ft of elevation gain. The aid stations are stocked with plenty of energy-rich food, including granola bars, trail mix, maple-syrup shots, freshly picked local apples, freshly made maple donuts, pickles, bananas, plenty of water and gatorade, and even specialty cheeses and crackers – and more!  Following the ride, we deck out the Cabot Green with a mobile wood-fired pizza oven for handmade pizzas with all-natural ingredients, more specialty cheeses, and lots, lots more!!  This is a terrific event put on by terrific people and supporting a terrific cause.  If you have any questions, please contact us through our FaceBook page – https://www.facebook.com/cabotconnects – or by email at info@ridetheridges.net  
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Pony Express 120 Gravel Dash

  SAVE THE DATE! September 8th, 2018 for the 5th running of the Pony Express 120 Gravel Dash!!! We look forward to seeing everyone again next year! “Our goal for the Pony Express 120 Gravel Dash is to provide the Gravel Grinder community with a challenging ride and an opportunity to explore some of the history of the great mid-west. Modeled after other great gravel rides/races in this area, this event is for the self-contained minded cyclist who enjoys being pushed to their limits. At times this is a remote area but with enough towns along the way to resupply with 3 support crew locations. Experience the rich history of north eastern Kansas by riding 120 miles of gravel through the same territory and small towns as the Pony Express riders did over 150 years ago. There will also be a 75 mile loop for those who wish to ride a shorter distance. This area was the intersection of 8 historic trails of significance – The Pony Express, Oregon, California, Mormon, Otoe-Missouri Trails, Fort Leavenworth Military Road, St. Joseph Road, and the Overland Stage Coach. Along the way you will cross paths with some of these trails indicated by stone markers and old structures of gone but not forgotten towns, campsites and school districts. Marysville, Kansas was the first Pony Express Home Station for weary west bound riders after traveling over rolling hills and beautiful valleys. The original barn is now a museum in the downtown area. Feel like a modern day Pony Express rider as you saddle up and ride your trusted steed through the countryside and small towns of this beautiful part of Kansas. “REMEMBER – KANSAS IS NOT FLAT””

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