• Gravel Riding: 3 Tips for your Best Gravel Adventure!

    Submitted by Bill Plock on May 12th, 2020

    “Gravel” refers to essentially any non-paved road: jeep trails, utilitarian public or private country roads for farming, ranching, or oil/gas companies, and even roads that have been decommissioned. Surfaces can be gravel, mud, packed dirt, sand, and pebbles. Gravel bikes are ready for anything: washboards, singletrack, bikepacking, and pannier-loaded errand runs.

    One of the biggest differences between road, mountain bike and gravel riding are that conditions can vary more on gravel rides. Due to weather, the different types of gravel roads, and the limitations of skinnier tires when compared with mountain bikes, gravel riders must be ready for any adventure. Several gravel events have required the participants to carry their bikes for miles due to mud and difficult terrain. This is all part of the “unknown” adventure that appeals to many gravel riders! Read more

    • Inflection point: As gravel racing goes mainstream, can it retain its renegade status

      Submitted by Bill Plock on January 28th, 2020

      This is an excellent article by Neal Rogers of Cycling Tips. At the recent Endurance Exchange, the future of “Gravel” was a hot topic and it was suggested that 2020 will be an interesting year…this offers some great insight as to why……

      The gravel phenomenon that’s taken root in American cycling shows no signs of slowing down in 2020. New events are selling out in a manner of minutes. Bike brands are marketing gravel-specific wares ahead of other disciplines. Former WorldTour pros are finding a new home in a friendlier, dust-covered peloton. Gravel triathlons are popping up across the United States. There’s even a gravel-racing commercial slated for the upcoming Super Bowl. Read more

      • Moots Colorado Ranch Rally 2019

        Submitted by 303cycling on February 16th, 2019

        Steamboat Springs   A gravel bike or Cyclocross bike fitted with 30-35mm tires.  Road & mountain bikes are welcome.  For road bikes, come fitted with 28mm minimum and mountain bikes a slick 1.25-1.5 inch tire would be best. It’s timeRead More

        • 48th Annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

          Submitted by 303cycling on December 30th, 2018

          Durango     Event details and registration here

          • Mag-Tank2000 by Revelate Design

            Submitted by 303cycling on December 4th, 2018

            Looking for a holiday gift for the bike packing or gravel riding enthusiast on your gift giving list? Read this review of the Mag-Tank 2000 by Revelate Designs and check out the other frame bags and accessories in their product line.  Read more

            • Gravel Riding: 3 Tips for your Best Gravel Adventure

              Submitted by 303cycling on October 9th, 2018

              Gravel riding is one of the fastest-growing styles of cycling, and for good reason: it takes riders off-road, but not too far. Lauren Costantini shares some tip and ideas for gravel riding. Read more

              • Moots Colorado Ranch Rally

                Submitted by 303cycling on April 13th, 2018

                Steamboat Springs   It’s time to Rally! Back for its FIFTH year, we are gearing up for the Moots-Colorado Ranch Rally 2018. Limited to 200 riders we are planing for a great day of riding and raising money for theRead More

                • Sports Garage | Old Man Winter Official Course Preride

                  Submitted by 303cycling on January 28th, 2018

                  Held Saturday, January 27, the Old Man Winter Official Course Pre-Ride, hosted by Old Man Winter Rally and Sports Garage Cycling was a great success, according to Full Cycle Liv Ambassador Shelley Hartman…   “Sports Garage put on 4 amazingRead More