Michigan Gravel Race Series: The Lowell 50

Remember way back in March when the Michigan Gravel Race Series kicked off with Melting Mann? We were so young, so hopeful, so thrilled at the chance of improving weather, a whole season of fun, and the chance of maybe, just maybe, making a run at the series title.


The toughest race in the state! Cody and Sean will be up against some of the strongest road squads in the Midwest over 90 miles and 5,000 feet of climbing in Leelanau County. Cody won the race in 2015, and our guys will be looking to put Sean on the list of winners this August.

MGRS: The Divide

The Michigan Gravel Road Series is back! After two months off, the grittiest riders in the state head north to Manton, Michigan. You’ll see more Amish buggies than cars on the course, and as noted below, you’ll also find plenty of elevation with some very steep grades. The Divide will be manageable by bike riders…

Michigan Gravel Race Series: The Divide

After a long break, the Michigan Gravel Race Series is back in action with The Divide on July 29. It’s a race we’ve only won once, but also haven’t ever lost. We’ll explain. 

Barry-Roubaix: There’s only one first winner

With 3,500 racers, Barry-Roubaix is the largest gravel race in the world, but it didn’t start that way. Ten years ago, about 300 people (mostly on mountain and cyclocross bikes) lined up to race on the cold, spring gravel roads of west Michigan. That day, Mike Simonson won the first ever Barry-Roubaix. This year, with…

Belgian Waffle Ride and the Immaculate Inflation

We needed absolutely zero convincing to get out of Michigan and onto the sun-soaked highways and by-ways of the Belgian Waffle Ride. A simple swipe of your Weather Channel App will remind you that you are living in a frigid, unpredictable biosphere of disappointment. Has not yet sprung, and even the tantalizingly upbeat prospects of…