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Gravel Grinders

Do you enjoy riding smooth crushed limestone or find the North Branch Trail's parallel dirt paths irresistible? Hardcore enough to tackle the Dirty Kanza 200 or Trans Iowa 300? All of the above? Somewhere in between? Then this group is for you! 

Post and discuss anything related to riding crunchy or loose surfaces.

Members: 36
Latest Activity: Oct 19, 2016

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She's ready for prime time 2 Replies

This was taken while It was on the train, though…Continue

Started by JustWill. Last reply by Yasmeen Apr 1, 2016.

Post pics of your gravel/all-road bike 14 Replies

My Macho Man Disc on a misty late November ride thru Middlefork Savanna last fall. …Continue

Started by Rich S. Last reply by Matt Apr 1, 2016.

So how rough are the routes Illinois organized gravel events? 4 Replies

Has anyone here done some of the Northwestern Illinois gravel rides like the grumpy Grind, Gravel metric etc. I'm curious how rough the terrain is actually with these rides. I have a couple bikes…Continue

Started by Matt. Last reply by Yasmeen Oct 7, 2015.

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Comment by kevin womac on October 19, 2016 at 5:19pm

http://www.thechainlink.org/events/westside-rollercoaster-october-g...

Hey Folks, another in a monthly series of rides is coming up. This one with the promise of coffee at the start.

Comment by Rich S on February 5, 2016 at 6:13pm
Nice reading, thanks Serge!
Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on February 4, 2016 at 9:57pm
Comment by Rich S on June 3, 2015 at 3:08pm

Ride to Palos to explore the mountain bike trails is posted on June 27. 

Comment by Rich S on May 14, 2015 at 1:13pm

Best of luck and legs for those riding Almanzo this weekend! 

My next race is the Gravel Metric in DeKalb so hopefully see some of y'all there

Comment by Rich S on March 24, 2015 at 12:22pm

Weather for Barry looks excellent. A small group of us will be hanging at the Bell's cafe in Kalamazoo after the race Saturday night if anyone else wants to join. 

Comment by Rich S on March 13, 2015 at 10:17am

Barry Roubaix Course Condition Report with some pics. They're reporting most of the course as dry with a few wet areas. With the upcoming weather it's looking like great conditions for Barry in a few weeks! 

Comment by Rich S on January 20, 2015 at 3:09pm

Lots of smiling muddy faces! 

Comment by Kevin C Dormant on January 20, 2015 at 2:24pm
 

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