Exploring new gravel roads

“Gravel grinder” is a fairly new cycling term to me.  It was about five years ago when I started seeking unpaved roads for cycling adventures.  Saturday morning rides started by gathering friends via social media to ride any gravel roads we could find.  The rides started in the fall after road riding was done and mountain bike trails were often too muddy, and we rode into the winter as long as it didn’t get too cold or if roads had too much snow or ice.

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