#MyGravelWorlds: Libby Skinner

Gravel grinding is a super cool, hip club that they let a 56-year-old Mom (and librarian…shhh) into. Lots of tattoos, long beards and hipster style. What was not obvious when I walked up to the registration table at Cycle World in Lincoln, Nebraska is that...

#MyGravelWorlds: Todd Smith

Reason to Ride I could tell by the miles on my Garmin, and the pain in my legs, that the finish line was near by: I needed it to be. Every part of me wanted to just lay my bike over lazily and fade into a cool shady spot under one of the many trees along the way. My...

2018 Winners

Colin Strickland – Open Men Alison Tetrick – Open Women Joel Brazil – Masters Men Tina Severson – Masters Women Joe Kleidosty – Single Speed Men Desiree White – Single Speed Women Scott Sumpter – Fatbike Men Kristin Luebke...

#MyGravelWorlds: Colin Strickland

When was your first Gravel Worlds?  2017 was my first Gravel Worlds. What was the biggest hurdle/most difficult challenge? The biggest challenge of the race was staying on top of nutrition and hydration to ensure that the body has enough fuel supply to keep going for...

#MyGravelWorlds: Abhilesh Dhawanjewar

When was your first Gravel Worlds? August 2017 What was your biggest hurdle/most difficult challenge? Knowing the nutritional needs of my body was one of the most difficult challenges for me over the course of the ride. Having to constantly remind myself to fuel and...

#MyGravelWorlds: Neil “MinisterOfGravel” Taylor

When was your first Gravel Worlds? I’m a total Gravel Worlds newbie.  I’ve only been there once, this past year in 2017.  I decided to start “racing” outside of the local races and take some trips to see some other areas.  I had only heard great things about Gravel...

#MyGravelWorlds: Jeff Kimble

  When was your first Gravel Worlds? 2017’s Gravel Worlds Privateer (75 mile) course What was the biggest hurdle/most difficult challenge? Easily the mental fatigue, especially after getting into the ‘Bohemian Alps’ west of Valparaiso.  Each and...

#myGravelWorlds: Ken Theis

My first Gravel Worlds was 2016, but you won’t find any pictures or even see me on the results page, although I collected all the pipe cleaners. Just nine months prior I had been cycling to a cross race and was run over from behind by a person driving a SUV....

#MyGravelWorlds: Bobby Thompson

When was your first Gravel Worlds? My first Gravel Worlds was in 2012. I had only been riding a bike for about a year. I gutted my way through my first Dirty Kanza 200 that year. Barely. Magically. I I took the summer mostly off and came to Lincoln, Nebraska...