Cyclocross and Gravelbiking (Recreational) This has to be the most physically intense sport ever invented. It's high speed bicycle racing on a short off road course or riding the off pavement rides on gravel like :The Dirty Kanza". We also have a dedicated Racing forum for the Cyclocross Hard Core Racers.

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Old 05-01-18, 06:58 PM
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I rode some gravel on my new bike! Right from my house.





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Got me some Big-Un's on my ride today. They was mighty fine. Y'all come down.



Scenery weren't too bad either. On the way to some gravel...








This is Blue Car Body Rd. I've always wanted to ride it just because of the name. It turned out to be real pretty.




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Old 05-05-18, 05:17 PM
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Came across a nice bit of timber. Would make a great bench. A bit too heavy for a rack though.
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mud is evil. we should start a thread just to mud & all it's variations

I have an aversion to mud!
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I worked in a warehouse the did some of it's own deliveries. They had a temp driver try to drive a box truck through a low tunnel and he managed to rip half the roof off the truck. They had these guys running all over the place trying to save a buck not using a common carrier. And it's dark as hell even with your lights on I could see how you could screw up.
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
Got me some Big-Un's on my ride today. They was mighty fine. Y'all come down.



Scenery weren't too bad either. On the way to some gravel...








This is Blue Car Body Rd. I've always wanted to ride it just because of the name. It turned out to be real pretty.




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Mmm sounds good, did they come with gravy?

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A couple from the John Wayne trail, a 110 converted railroad that runs across Washington

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A recent self supported ride on the Silver Comet/Chief Ladiga Trail


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New River Trail


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Betsy's Store Brown Mountain Beech NC near Wilson's Creek


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A couple from the John Wayne trail, a 110 converted railroad that runs across Washington
I just looked up this trail. Man, that is a nice resource.

Have you ridden all or most of it?
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I just looked up this trail. Man, that is a nice resource.

Have you ridden all or most of it?
I've only ridden the west side portion, shuttling cars is a bit of logistical issue, and I've done double century days before but not on gravel.
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White kit on gravel is gutsy. Houndstooth is on point. Kudos to her.
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some southern oregon coastal range fun last saturday.









by fun, I mean lots of climbing and cursing...
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Love Brown Mountain Beach Rd. Took our engagement pictures at the mill there. Beautiful place. Decent trout fishing also.
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Wednesday Night Mixed Surface and McDonands.


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Crispy chicken with pico and guacamole is pretty good. 750 calories for just the sandwich! VIP bicycle parking.




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My first venture out on my new Gravel Bike. Still running 30c Specialized Roubaix Pro tires and switched them out for 37c Riddlers right when I got home. The Roubaix just didn't handle the soft sand sections that I encountered.
Ready to give the same route a try with the wider Riddlers. This Diverge Sport was upgraded to Ultegra FD/RD shifters and disc calipers. Running 48/32 with 11-34 cassette. Love the gearing on both the road and on gravel thus far.


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From my first gravel road adventure today, in southeast Minnesota.


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When gravel turns to water

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Spring comes late here

Pictures from today's ride: Brookvale, Prince Edward island. Roads in pretty good shape despite rain last night.....but no leaves on the trees yet. Beautiful tree canopy over this stretch of road in the summer. Roads are mostly clay and sand, not much actual gravel.


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I saw this today. It made me smile.

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