Scott Olsen and James Armstead of the Phoenix Syndicate team in Des Moines, Iowa found a creative way to bring back racing during the coronavirus shutdown.
Tequila feed zones? Mariachi bands? The Spirit World 100 and other grassroots gravel races succeed by putting the experience ahead of the competition.
Across much of North America, spring makes a fickle bedfellow to gravel racing. We found six races where the weather shouldn't be a problem, but your early season fitness might.