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...

You know that the ABLE romped its way to wins at Dirty Kanza this year underneath the talented Amity Rockwell and Colin Strickland. You also know that the ABLE features an uncommon design with that striking raised chainstay. And if you spend any amount of...

One of our most asked questions from potential buyers is "Which bike would be best for me, the ALLROAD or ABLE?". Both are capable machines, but have distinct features that set them apart from one another. Here we'll take a dive into each...

One of the main questions we get about our ABLE is "can I use it to race cross?". The answer is without a doubt yes, and if you have a cross bike, you can use it for gravel and gravel events. But there...

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...

In my adventures racing bikes I have found that a fundamental tool for success is maintaining an unwavering positivity. Believe you can do it, until absolutely proven other wise. It takes a special kind of effort lot to hold positivity through extreme adversity, but often...

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...