• Dirty Kanza

    Submitted by 303cycling on February 3rd, 2019

    Emporia, KS   Dirty Kanza Promotions was founded in 2006 by Jim Cummins, with the assistance of fellow cycling enthusiast Joel Dyke. At that time, gravel grinding was just beginning to catch the interest of the endurance cycling community. However, Jim had grown up in the Flint Hills of east central Kansas and had beenRead More

    • Will Corporations Kill Endurance Racing—Or Save It?

      Submitted by 303cycling on October 25th, 2018

      Life Time Fitness recently purchased the Dirty Kanza 200, the latest in a string of indie races to be scooped up by major corporations Read more

      • Life Time Fitness Acquires Dirty Kanza

        Submitted by 303cycling on September 27th, 2018

        Owner of the Dirty Kanza  gravel race announced that the event has been purchased by Life Time, the fitness chain that also owns the Leadville 100 mountain bike race and the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival. Read more

        • Dirty Kanza

          Submitted by 303cycling on May 17th, 2018

          Emporia, KS   Dirty Kanza Promotions was founded in 2006 by Jim Cummins, with the assistance of fellow cycling enthusiast Joel Dyke. At that time, gravel grinding was just beginning to catch the interest of the endurance cycling community. However, Jim had grown up in the Flint Hills of east central Kansas and had beenRead More

          • If we are going to get blown to Kansas then we might as well race there….

            Submitted by Kris Thompson on February 11th, 2008

            Whow! The wind! It’s great for speed workout as long as you have a means to get back west or if you are camping in Kansas for the night. This weekend I took the my single speed out on the gravel roads and if you haven’t ridden the back gravel roads then you are missing out especially on days when mother nature is less then friendly. Read more