Santa Vall was the opening race of this years Gravel Earth Series, a series which defines what gravel should be, fast racing with an equal amount of fun and partying. The series has a total of 20 events with five headliners, which include The Traka in Girona Spain, The Rift in Iceland and Ranxo Gravel […]
The latest round of the UCI Gravel World Series took place this weekend in Houffalize, Belgium. Houffa Gravel would be the second last qualifier of the season and attracted one of the biggest stars in cycling, the vice world champion in road and cross, Wout van Aert who choose this to be his first UCI […]
Nothing can prepare you for the spectacular nature that greets you in Iceland, to race through this landscape is a dream come true. Raylyn Nuss perfectly summed up the route, “it was definitely the prettiest, most scenic, beautiful race I’ve done in my life.” The race course starts out of a small town along the […]
Fun is fast but slow can also be fun. Who rides fast anyway for 215 kilometres? Ok so our friends over the pond in the US show it is possible to race fast for that long and there are plenty of gravel races in Europe of that distance or longer but sometimes it fun to […]
Whilst gravel headlines are all about a certain race over in America big things are happening over here in Europe, that includes Ranxo Gravel by Klassmark which is part of the UCI World Gravel Series
A pilgrimage according to the Cambridge dictionary is a visit to a place is considered special. Since 2010 I’ve visited the Ardennes most years for a bike race! This obsession started when I raced the final ever Houffalize round of the UCI World Cup Cross Country Series, then a few years later in 2014 I […]
Girona has become a cycling paradise; many pro cyclists have chosen to call this city home and many more recreational cyclists flock to the area for the riding and events. Klassmark is setting the standard with a huge range of events, the Traka and this weekend Girona MTB Singletrack are the highlights.
Sun, sea and bike racing, what a recipe and year upon year Battle on the Beach delivers, this year was no expectation. This was the first big race of the year, race organiser A Cycling claim this is now the biggest offroad event in the UK. The arena was packed with trade stands, the start […]
Alternative races give you the opportunity to leave behind the normal pressures of the race season. It’s like how we first start cycling, zero pressure, pure fun, just how it should be. At these races you can just have fun laying down some big watts and not care about the end race result.
Bikes can take you to some magical places but Finnmark Norway looks like another bucket list location. Our European editor Ben Thomas recently flew north for Skaidi Xtreme 2022.