Getting into Gravel
Looking for adventure? Curious about gravel riding? If you're looking for where to ride, what to ride, and when to ride, you've come to the right place. The gravel scene is alive, well, and growing--especially in North Carolina.
As gravel riding increases in popularity, it gives cyclists another option in addition to road and mountain. Gravel roads, dirt paths, wherever the road ends and you keep riding; it's a fun way to enjoy the ride, avoid cars, and take in some otherwise unexplored scenery.
Local Gravel Rides and Races
What to Ride
Somewhere along the way, road, gravel, and backpacking all became intertwined and now you’re getting three-in-one, do-it-all bikes; and they do it well.
Each of the bikes below has all of these capabilities, some just have certain qualities that make them the better tool for the job, or rather, bike for the ride.