It was a three-peat for Borstelmann at the Nebraska event, while Stephens took 21st position overall.
The 31-year-old has twice won Gravel Worlds and is known for dropping the competition on fast, rolling roads. He's also a veteran of Latin American stage racing.
You'll be hard pressed to find another rider who makes more use of the entire Canyon range of bikes than Mathieu van der Poel.
$15,000 will be awarded to top finishers and must be donated to a non-profit organization of their choice
Nothing disappointed about the super challenging and super inviting legendary gravel race.
De Crescenzo dominates in Nebraska hot off back of SBT GRVL triumph, Roberge fends off defending champ Borstelmann for victory.
Nearly 40 percent of registered riders in 2022 are women, and the race will donate $15,000 to Nebraska's high school MTB program for girls
The Nebraska gravel race will open 1,000 spots for women one week ahead of general registration and make matching donations to the Nebraska Interscholastic Cycling League.
Independent promoters pair up for 250 miles of riding and 62 miles of running, set up on two weekends.
The Nebraska gravel race will now see up to 1,600 riders across four distance options.
The 300-mile self-supported race will run in conjunction with the event's other signature distances.
The unofficial Gravel Worlds race in Lincoln, Nebraska, will offer a free entry to riders who cannot afford the $90 registration.
Gravel riders and race promoters are wary, if somewhat curious, of UCI boss David Lappartient's comments that the governing body may hold a gravel world championships.