Austin Texas is known for exactly two things: The location of Matthew McConaughey's infamous 1999 bongo drums arrest, and home of the King of Gravel, Colin Strickland. Ok, those two facts might be true on their own merits. But Austin is synonymous with a...

When I originally signed up for this brand new gravel stage race in the Cascades of Oregon, I had a different image in my head of what it would consist of, and as the time neared I started to get slightly more and more intimidated...

Amity Rockwell quickly hopped on her bike to knock out some openers out on the start and finish sections of the Dirty Kanza course. It was 6 pm, and she had spent the day juggling expo and media responsibilities, coupled with dialing in the...

We knew that Dirty Kanza had been on Colin's mind for a while. He had broken his pelvis in a mountain bike crash in October , which had derailed a lot of his early season base. Then he suffered a string of flats...

The quest for the perfect Dirty Kanza bike set up is world class water cooler talk, at least here at Dirty Kanza.. And while we just released what we believe to be the perfect platform for 200 gnarly rocky miles in the Flint Hills of...

The biggest gravel race in the universe is this weekend in the Flint Hills of the great state of Kansas. There will be thousands of glorious humans experiencing 200 miles of mud, jagged rocks, wind, steep pitches, and lots and lots of flat tires....

The Sea Otter Classic in Monterrey California attracts an enormous variety of human beings to it’s consumer bike expo each year. Companies release new products, enthusiasts attend to take it in, and racers come to win. @deepwheelsshallowthoughts and the @meteorxgiordana squad showed up...

Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri is a region of steep hills, tree covered country roads, and now thanks to that show Ozark on Netflix, deep mystery. We recently got the opportunity to scout part of the course of the EPIC 150, and...