Gravel bikes have exploded in popularity in recent years. These bikes which are a combination of road, cyclocross with wider tire clearance, open up a whole new world of riding possibilities and have also spawned a new bike-racing discipline – gravel racing.
There are now gravel races across all four corners of the globe, from single-day events to multi-stage epics.
If you’re keen to dip your toe into the blossoming world of gravel racing but don’t know where to start, here’s everything you need to know, including race formats, what you need to get started, we are happy to help you get started.
If you are more experienced and want to join a group that likes to participate and/or compete in these events, you have come to the right place.