Will you survive? Maybe you grind the trail or maybe it grinds you ... this is my write up from the first ever 5-day Gravel Stage Race in Oregon.
Training is where athletes are made and it's not for the faint of heart. It's about grit, especially on gravel.
Transforming from a Road Sprinter to a Gravel Endurance Rider in less than 9 months can sound impossible. The goal can be achieved and here's the story.
I learned a bit about the true grit in gravel racing. Sometimes you win, sometimes you learned. I learned that what will tear you down the quickest can be your own inner critic.
Adventures of cycling the C&O Canal through the GAP - the mission, the gear, lessons learned and the daily rundown of an epic tour!
I am learn something new from every gravel expedition and I would like to share some notes to gravel grinding newbies!
Preparation, Skill and Luck. Typically, most of us hope for at least two out of three in order to come in ahead of most of the gritty and dusty pack.