Crystal Bridges Endurance Grinduro

50 Mile grinder with 3 stages. Crystal Bridges Endurance invites you to experience some of the best gravel in Western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma.  This…

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Dirty Kitten Gravel Race

DIRTY KITTEN GRAVEL RACE – AUGUST 3, 2019 @ LOCUST HILL FARM & PRESERVE Presented by Vanderkitten-Entourage Racing A gravel road race on private farm…

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Posted in Components Drive Train Parts Editorial

A Look At Gearing For Gravel – Part “2X” (part duex)

I applaud the coming of ‘adventure’ geared cranks and kudos to Shimano for finally jumping in. I think that the 46/30 is a nice thing to have for a large segment of the gravel population, bike packers, etc. Unfortunately, if it is not perfect for your needs, it’s not like you get a chance to choose a different crank set-up when you buy your bike, forcing you to make what could be a costly swap to get what you want.

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A Look At Gearing For Gravel – Part “2X”

But frankly neither one are what I want. What would I want? How about a 46/36 or 46/34 with an 11-40 rear cassette? Not with the components I have though, unless I could make it work with something like Wolftooth’s Road Link, but with 2x, I still have to deal with the capacity of the rear derailleur to handle chain slack.

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Dirty Badger Bicycle Bash

3 different categories, with men’s and women’s divisions. This will be on an 18.2 mile loop around Badger Creek with an elevation gain of 1,173…

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Shannock Valley Bike Race

One of the oldest races in PA, the trails are a mix of fast flowing single track, gas well roads, gravel roads and double track….

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Tour De Save

Tour de Save Depression is a treatable medical illness marked by changes in mood, thoughts, energy and behavior that affects more than 23 million adult…

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Dirty Lemming Gravel Grinder.

9th Annual Dirty Lemming Gravel Ride. Saturday July 27, 2019 7AM Postcard registration opens April 1st. Limited to 100 riders. 100M or 100K

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Irreverent Road Ride

Here we GO! 1/16/2019: Let’s clarify one thing, IRR is most certainly not a “road ride”. Not sure what we mean? Take a few minutes…

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Saddle Up! Riding Gravel’s Saddle Round-Up: Part 4

Well we are finally wrapping up the saddle reviews with the final three contenders. One is a real surprise and my pick of the bunch.

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