If they win, the duo will be the second and third American women in history to land on the top step of the South African race.
Only South African teams have won the coveted jersey; Kangangi and Karaya would be the first Kenyans as well as Black Africans to break the trend.
Shakeout rides — the group rides that happen before and after an event — are wildly popular in gravel. I went on three of them at The Mid South to find out why.
Saturday's Mid South was Jeanson's longest ride, time-wise, since 2005.
I did three group rides in the snow and slush on Friday and then raced the 50 miler on Saturday. Here are some gear highlights.
McElveen broke his collarbone and injured his left hand in the crash.
The May 21st event has two route options and a scenic lakeside venue in Montana.
The weekend event will include guided rides, local food and beverages, and guest speakers, with a focus on connecting to the local landscape and community.
Every participant will receive a copy of the 64-page book that prominently features Indigenous narratives and cultural and environmental histories amid information about the event.
The two pro mountain bikers will split their time between gravel and singletrack this year, each focusing on the Life Time Grand Prix, as well as other events.
Newsom wants to win every race she enters, including The Mid South this Saturday. But she knows her pro license doesn't guarantee a thing.
Race founder Ken Gart issues a final plea to the public in order for the women's stage race to continue.
How does the 34-year-old fit it all in? By being thoroughly stoked on everything she does.
Rissveds and team riders Kelsey Urban and Linn Gustaffzon will focus on UCI World Cups as well as spreading the message that cycling is about more than just racing.
The 38-year-old opens up about not making the Tokyo team, the thrill of racing in front of hometown crowds, and sharing her experiences through public speaking.
The NorCal series continues to foreshadow the upcoming gravel season with stunning performances by California-based pros.
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Colorado wildflowers decorate Ruth Winder's custom Trek Checkpoint.
The 24-hour race will be the endurance pros' first showdown before the Life Time Grand Prix
The non-profit's mission is to 'Shred the Stigma' around mental health, and the new Floyd's squad is committed to sharing that goal.
The new gravel race from Red Bull will happen on May 7 near Marfa, Texas.
Meet the man who's finished all 21 runnings of the cult-status 24-hour race in Tucson.
At last weekend's Rock Cobbler, four riders had a run-in with a bull on course. We ask a lawyer what he thinks.
The Coloradan returned to his skiing roots with a 10km race in Andorra.
The Bakersfield, California event is known for marrying on-course shenanigans and full throttle racing.
Also, why you may not have heard of the Canadian endurance cyclist and why he's one to follow.
Pros Hannah Shell and Brennan Wertz win the south Florida gravel race while hundreds of others enjoyed the sunshine, sea birds, and camaraderie.
The new race debuts on the edge of the Everglades Sunday, February 6.
The Italian will ride 4,000 kilometers through eight countries to raise awareness of climate change.
The GVR is a nimble carbon gravel bike that can fit in most places, including a start line and a bike tour.
The Low Gap 'Hopper had a 485-rider turnout with fast action at the front of the race.
The Spirit Tour: Keegan Swenson, Russell Finsterwald, Kerry Werner, and Ryan Standish chase the sun into 2022 season
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The veteran MTB and 'cross legend wouldn't have had a career in cycling without the international federation.
Athletes and event organizers speak to us about what they've heard, while the UCI continues to defer any communication.
The longstanding Olympics development squad has a new title sponsor and base of operations in Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.
2021's winningest gravel racer talks about going gravel pro, the unhealthy wrath of the internet, and what she's excited about for 2022.
Evolution Gravel and Team Amani — the movement to develop an East African pro cycling culture marches on
After the success of last year's Migration Gravel Race, the Amani Project rolls into 2022 with a new stage race and a team.
The Colorado event will feature the same unique format as the original: commitment to the beginner experience, a charity partner, and lots of pros.
While not a brick and mortar museum yet, the project will honor the pioneers of the discipline, as nominated by members of the gravel community.
The young American riders both departed Trinity Racing after successful 2021 seasons.
Some 15-20 existing events will serve as qualifiers for gravel worlds. Specific details will likely be announced by the UCI in early February.
Bend, Oregon, Patagonia, Arizona, and Pueblo, Colorado books to launch in 2022 with more to follow
Adam Roberge on his freshman year of gravel: ‘Every race I knew a little more what to do and what to expect’
How the Canadian uses careful analysis — and self-produced YouTube videos — to become a better racer.
Amity Rockwell, Adam Roberge depart, up-and-coming gravel racers Brennan Wertz and Bradyn Lange join
The Boulder winter gravel adventure race joins other local outdoor industry businesses to raise funds and gather resources for victims of the December 30 blaze.
The riders on the multi-discipline squad have lofty ambitions on the road, gravel, 'cross, track, and the internet.
Next year, the 40-year-old Canadian will be back on the start line racing gravel for Floyd's of Leadville Racing.
Five riders plus Floyd Landis and Dave Zabriskie will compete in gravel and cross-country races in 2022.
Senior editor Betsy Welch shipped a bike from Hawaii to Colorado. This is her experience.
The defending champ of Unbound Gravel supports the series but wants to stay true to his post-retirement plan: having fun and no pressure.
Amity Rockwell, Ruth Winder, Katerina Nash, and Lea Davison headline women's list; Keegan Swenson, Alex Howes, Pete Stetina, and Kiel Reijnen top the men's.
The EF Education-Nippo jersey that Morton wore for 18 days as he raced the peloton to Paris last summer is currently bidding for $2,052 on eBay.
The North American team is the first existing co-ed set-up to send its women’s team to the top tier before its men's squad.
Birch was selected out of 12,000 applicants to begin astronaut training in January of 2022. She says that her experiences on the track will form the foundation of her new career.
The three-day event will include educational clinics, group rides, and community gatherings.
The longtime mountain bike race promoter took a hard hit from the pandemic and will put Carson City and Oz Trails Off-Road races on hold while canceling Grand Junction permanently.
The points-based series to include six Life Time events, including the 200-mile Unbound Gravel and the Leadville Trail 100.
America's most decorated 'cross racer reflects on how a positive doping control was the catalyst for addressing underlying mental health issues.
Last weekend, NK Gravel in the Netherlands crowned two national champions. Is the race a harbinger of more sanctioned gravel to come?
25 riders can earn a spot through continental qualifiers on November 27-28.
The race in Patagonia, Arizona was Bentley's third gravel race of the season; the musician from Nashville hopes to put more on the calendar in 2022.