• Is the popularity of Gravel Racing changing the ethos of the sport?

    Submitted by Andy Schmit on June 23rd, 2021

    By: A.V. Schmit Much of the coverage of Unbound Gravel – 2021, formerly known as Dirty Kanza, centered around a number of interesting in-race situations. Such as the men’s elite leaders in the 200-mile event appearing to “neutralize” the finalRead More

    • CHAIN LETTERS: Official Rules

      Submitted by Andy Schmit on June 22nd, 2021

      Official Rules Submission: Essays should be submitted using the online form only. 303 Chain Letters 2021: Each contestant MUST provide contact information for a teacher, coach, relative or other adult sponsor, 21 years of age or older, in order toRead More

      • CHAIN LETTERS: An Essay Contest

        Submitted by Andy Schmit on June 21st, 2021

        Why do you love cycling and why does cycling make the world a better place? If you are a Colorado kid, between the ages of 12 – 18, you can win a great selection of prizes, by answering this questionRead More

        • My Ad-van-ture with “Johnny”, Confessions of a Van-Life Newbie With a Titus Adventure Van

          Submitted by Andy Schmit on April 21st, 2021

          Johnny Cash is arguably the most influential musician to bridge the gap between country music and rock-n-roll. With that said, you may be wondering what “the man in black” is doing in the lead of an article about van-life and endurance sports. On a weekend in April, I had the unique opportunity to take “Johnny” to the red-sand desert of the Colorado Plateau in Fruita, CO for some mountain / gravel biking and camping. It would be my second foray into Van-Life.

          You see, the guys at Titus Adventure Company name all of their vehicles after legends of country music. When I met “Johnny” he was parked next to a candy-apple red van named “Reba” inside the Titus staging garage located off of I-70 and Pecos. Read more