Gravel Grinders – How to get started

We’re now well into fall and winter is starting to arrive.  For many, this means setting up the trainer or signing up for a spin class and riding indoors.  For others (like me), it means getting out the warm clothing layers and getting out on the gravel roads!

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Ride 49 of 50 and Travel Log: B.C.

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but I have a good excuse: I was on vacation.  Prior to that, however, I have no excuse for not blogging. I’ve been riding a bit. I commuted to work once. I had a memorable ride to Hamilton and got caught in the pouring rain.

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Ride 23/50 – Urban exploring with WCC

This past Saturday, I joined a new club ride with the Waterloo Cycling Club.  This spring, Bill F. started an “Adventure Ride” each weekend. Usually, once the snow melts, most club cyclists are either out on road rides or on the mountain bike trails each weekend.  Gravel grinders are postponed until the fall.  In past years, I’ve done this – I typically put away my gravel grinder bike in April in favour of my road and mountain bikes.

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