Tag Archives : gravel

#RoadtoDK: Tech Tips for Tim


When spending an entire day in saddle riding over an uncountable number of flint rocks trying to steal precious life from tires, not to mention unparalleled Kansas mud, equipment plays an outsized role in successfully getting through Dirty Kanza–there’s a mega amount of info to know. Fortunately for Tim (and all of us) our colleague Neil is a gear guru.…

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The scoop on Chino Grinder gravel race

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As our friends at Road Bike Action, VeloNews, Bike Radar, ENVE and GU Energy recently discovered, the Arizona gravel scene is on-point. From McDowell Mountain Cycles’ weekly mixed surface group rides to events like the Chino Grinder it’s everything you can ask for (not to mention pretty nice winter weather). Speaking of Chino, Neil and I did it and will be back…

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6 Musings From The 6th Annual Belgian Waffle Ride

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Another Belgian Waffle Ride has come and gone, and like all five that came before this one, it didn’t fail to deliver one of the hardest days on the bike I’m faced with each year. Obviously, that’s kind of the appeal, and I believe the unique element of BWR is the fact that it inspires riders to go well past…

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When Beach Balls And Gravel Bikes Collide

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Beach balls. Yes, beach balls. What do beach balls have to do with riding bikes? Usually nothing. Unless of course, you’re at The Rock Cobbler. For the past four years The Rock Cobbler has proven to be anything but predictable in what could happen when out on course. When I say ‘unpredictable’ I don’t mean that in the way that…

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Following The Leader At The Belgian Waffle Ride Survival Camp

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Each spring for the past five years an event takes place in San Diego that has become a rite of passage for cyclists–and it simply scares the crap out of people like nothing else out there. It’s not only the fact that it’s a crazy long day on the road bike, it also has some of the most challenging dirt…

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