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Westside Dirty Benjamin Roster

The Westside Dirty Benjaminn posted the full roster. Well over 200 riders will enjoy the ride on June 14th. Race Description: From the site: “The Westside Dirty Benjamin is a Twin Cities area 107 mile Gravel Road Race utilizing the rolling gravel roads of Carver & Winsted County. The race will test your cycling skills […]

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The Filthy 50 Returns

Minnesota is filled with options for riding and racing on gravel roads. If you missed out last year on the new The Filthy 50, you can get in on it this year. Find out all about it below. From MN Bike Trail Navigator: After the success and all of the positive feedback that was a […]

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[Editorial] Gravel is not a Fad

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 […]

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Dickie Scramble on Finding Minnesota

The Dickie Scramble in Minnesota that is set for this Saturday, April 26 in Elgin, Minnesota, was recently highlighted on Finding Minnesota. This is the clip:   For more information, see the Dickie Scramble blog or Facebook page. If you want to be part of the Dickie Scramble conversation, join and participate in the Riding […]

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Ragnarok 105

When: APRIL 6th, 2019

Where: Start and Finish in Red Wing, using many of the cool roads in Goodhue and Wabasha Counties

What: Ragnarok 

How much?: Free, zero doll hairs…

Registration Details:  TBA

 If you have any questions, feel free to post up a comment. I may have forgotten something too… who knows.

Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about this event on the Ragnarok 105 thread on the Riding Gravel Forum.

 

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Miesville FiftySix

The Miesville FiftySix is a gravel road ride through some of the most beautiful parts of Dakota county and just minutes southeast of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. We are gearing up for Sunday April 29th, 2018. It’s a mass roll-out at 9:00am sharp from the Miesville Mudhens stadium right in Miesville. The route will consist of 56 radical miles Dakota County and the Cannon River Valley. Many gravel enthusiasts have told us that this is one of their favorite rides of the year. That’s a big deal.

The Miesville FiftySix is open to everyone and anyone who likes to ride bikes. We will be capping the event at 600 participants. The registration process will open on February 1st, 2018. 

Parking will be in the back lot of the Miesville Mudhens baseball stadium. Make sure you don’t park anywhere where it is roped off or states NO PARKING.   

The Miesville FiftySix  is a true labor of love, people, and bikes. If you appreciate that concept, please help us keep it free.

 

Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about gravel events on the Riding Gravel Forum.

 

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Dickie Scramble

The official information for the 2018 Dickie Scramble:

Date: April 21, 2018

Start Time: 9:00am

Start Location: JJ Tailgaters, 30 Main St W, Elgin, MN 55932

Ride Length: Approximately 100 miles

 Dickie is just shy of 100 miles of excellent, mixed gravel. Free. Registration runs until 10 minutes before the 9 am start but RSVP here or via email to drew@cyclocarbon.com is encouraged to help my gauge numbers. Potluck checkpoint where you never know what you might find.

More details in the spring!Please bring a pot luck item to share at the checkpoint – something you’d like to eat (or drink!) 45 or 50 miles into your ride. JJ Tailgaters will be ready to serve great food at the finish line.

 

Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about this event on the Dickie Scramble thread on the Riding Gravel Forum.

 

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Almanzo 100

Almanzo 100 – You will be able to ride all three courses. There will be a start line. There will be a finish line. There will be a handshake at the finish. You will still be responsible for you. And most importantly, it will still be free!
 
Registration for the 2018 Almanzo 100, Royal 162 and the Alexander 380 begins January 1st! 
 
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The Filthy 50

The Filthy 50 is coming back for our sixth year in 2018. Registration will open on the first day of Spring, but for now, make a note on your calendars that Sunday, October 14th is reserved to ride some southeastern Minnesota gravel with us. There are already a few new features locked in place for this year’s Filthy that we believe you are going to enjoy. We will also be bringing back some of the same filthy traditions that you’ve grown to love, and will make sure to give you updates as the plan comes together. Keep an eye out for more from us soon.

The Filthy 50 Social:

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Youtube

Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about this event on The Filthy 50 thread on the Riding Gravel Forum.

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Miesville FiftySix Jersey Preorder

<Back to News Home | We received this following bit of information from our friends over at the Miesville FiftySix and wanted to share with you. It’s mentioned below, but you should note: the preorder for their jersey is from April 6th to April 27th. Watch for it to go live on Belch Gear. Also, you should […]

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