Black Canyon Gravel Time Trial

It’s soon that time of year again…for the annual Ranchos Gravel Challenge! This year we switched to Black Canyon road going up Black Mountain in…

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GRally – Gravel Rally Ride & Fundraiser

The GRAVELERS GRALLY IS BACK! Gravelers Bicycle Group in collaboration with the non-profit organization “Pedal for HOPE”, will host the GRAVELERS GRALLY 2019 – Gravel…

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Big Ring Gravel Series- Augusta Airport

The first race that will kick off the Big Ring on Oct 19th is an oldie but goodie! The Augusta Airport loop will be the…

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Harvest 50 Gravel Ride & Race

Join us for the 4th annual Harvest 50 Gravel Ride & Race exploring or racing through the gravel country roads of Boone County. The race…

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R3 Express Gravel Challenge

REGISTRATION IS OPEN: https://www.bikereg.com/r3expressGet your gravel on this fall. The R3 Express has two routes, a beginner friendly 28 mile loop, the Short Mackey and…

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FSA AGX Wheels: Getting Rolling

So far they have been what I remembered them to be…solid performing wheels. Pick up is not the snappiest thing I have felt, but I am comparing them to wheels 300g lighter and almost twice as much money. Compared to the stock wheel set, they are like pulling off logging boots and stepping into sneakers.

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Shimano RX8 Gravel Shoes: Checkpoint

As is often said, the best apparel and components simply “disappear” while riding, leaving you to enjoy the ride. The RX8 shoes from Shimano are the definition of such an apparel item. While either walking a gnarly, muddy dirt road or riding up and down hill and vale, the RX8 just got out of my way and let me do my thing.

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A Tale Of Three Bars: Ritchey WCS Streem II

A Tale Of Three Bars: Ritchey WCS Streem II – by Grannygear Introduction: The world of gravel riding has spawned a few trends and brought…

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Donnelly Strada USH 700 X 40mm Tires: Checkpoint

Similarly, wet mud riding does not impart a secure feeling when using the Strada USH. But then again, if you even think that is a good idea, well…..good luck to you. The obvious point here is that the Strada USH is best on dry dirt and gravel and is absolutely at home on rough, broken up pavement.

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Trash Panda Red Dirt Ramble

The River Region Riders Cycling Association welcomes all gravel riders to the Trash Panda Red Dirt Ramble on Sunday, October 13, 2019. As cyclists transition…

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