Archive of posts with category 'Gravel'

Finding a place to stay at Unbound Gravel

So you’re thinking you might want to go to Unbound Gravel 2023? The lottery won’t open up until January 2023, but if you haven’t booked a hotel already, you’re out...

Unbound Gravel 100 2022 Ride Review

Unbound Gravel 2022, was awesome…

Ordering a bike from Canyon

For the past few years I’ve had dreams of buying a new bicycle. I went back and forth on what to get, where to get it, etc. Last year when...

How to enter Unbound Gravel for 2022

So you think you want to try to take on Unbound Gravel, but you aren’t sure how to get in?

2022 Unbound Gravel Details - October 2021

Details for Unbound Gravel 2022 are starting to be shared, I’ll try to make it a point to update this post with info as it becomes available.

The 2021 Big and Little Sugar Gravel Ride Review

Where to start on this one, it’s been an interesting year, not the best to be honest with a variety of things causing turmoil this year, I question how much...

The 2021 Unbound Gravel Weekend Review

While we were at Unbound Gravel we took almost 2k photos, not all of those lives up to our standards, but here is a link to each of the four...

The Mid South 2021 the incredibly socially distanced

So what’d you do this past weekend? Did you ride The Mid South? They shifted things up this year, went to a virtual “incredibly socially distant” version of the event....

Unbound Gravel 2021 Deferral Registration

Today is November 16, 2020, why is that an important date? If you registered for the Dirty Kanza in 2020 and chose a deferral option, today is the day that...

Dirty Kanza is Unbound

Hot off the presses, Dirty Kanza is no more, long may those who are unchained live Unbound! 

2020 Katy Trail Shakedown Ride

My grand vision of building the Bicycle Tips brand/website in 2020 were apparently dashed with Covid. That hasn’t stopped the riding, though there has been less than planned, and no...

Dirty Kanza 2020 has been postponed, what about your hotel?

So Dirty Kanza had their “virtual gravel camp” this weekend. Going into this, I figured it would be leading up to something. Some change, I assumed a cancellation for 2020...

The Mid South 2020 Ride Review

The Mid South 2020 was held in Stillwater, Oklahoma on March 14th, 2020. Team Bicycle Tips was represented by Chris^3 (Chris Cubed, Chris Hammond, Chris Lybarger and Chris Wagner).

New Gear: Salsa Woodchipper Carbon

Note: This is not a paid advertisement, these bars were purchased by BicycleTips.com via our local bike shop at retail.

2020 Prairie Roubaix 100k Rural Assault Ride

It is already the second week of February, how much riding do you have in? Personally, we started out January strong, got a few outdoor rides in, and quite a...

Bicycle Tips Gravel Plans for 2020

Two weeks in to the new year and we’re back with a post! Life got in the way of our plans of having more posts here early on in the...

Registration for the 2020 Dirty Kanza Lottery is open!

If you’ve been asleep for a few days you might have missed that registration is open for the 2020 Dirty Kanza lottery. Lottery you say?Yes, lottery. There is SO much...

2019 The Year of Gravel, in Review

Not sure we’ll get this posted before the end of 2019, but we’ve at least started writing it before then! So a quick review of all things ‘19, look for...

Tips for Registering for Dirty Kanza

If you’re reading this, you might be interested in trying to get a spot in the Dirty Kanza for 2020. If so, you’ve come to the right place to get...

Gravel Bike Saddle Thoughts

Earlier this year I had a Retul Bike fit done at Trailhead Bicycles in Ellisville, MO. One of the changes made during that fitment was to my saddle. At the time...

Bike Tip: Check Your Valve Stem

So this site is called BicycleTips.com for a reason, because at one point in time we planned to post tips… Well, guess what, that’s back.

Big Sugar Gravel Registration Information

The announcement about Big Sugar Gravel just dropped a couple of days ago and there is already a change! The registration was originally announced as this Friday, the 1st of...

The Dirty Kanza team comes to Bentonville with Big Sugar Gravel

Update 10/27/2019: Updated registration date from 11/1 to 11/15 as it appears to have shifted (we'll still be up at 7am on Friday the 1st to try, and be safe) ...

2019 Lunar Kanza Ride Review

A few months late, but here it goes! Back in July, I headed out to Emporia again, this time with my buddy Wagner. We planned for a few weeks to...

Pedal The Cause 2019

It is (past) that time of year, Pedal The Cause 2019. Here in St. Louis Pedal The Cause is one of, if not the, biggest charity bike rides you can...

Riding the Katy Trail from Clinton to Machens #KatyTrail2017

Two of my three cycling goals were completed in the past few weeks. First, I rode Pedal The Cause 2017, the century again. I didn’t walk any this year, though...