Is Tasmania the New Gravel Capital?

16 Dec

We’ve been riding in Tasmania for a while now,  and have been blown away by the routes. This article in Gravel Cyclist crowns Tasmania the next new gravel capital. But if you don’t “buy it”, where would you nominate to be THE best place to ride gravel? Maybe we will … Read More »

My Bay of Fires

30 Nov
Bike rider climbing gravel road hill in forest.

I can hear birds chirping, sunset is coming soon. I’m trying to find the energy to go take a shower but my legs are burning from today’s ride. I’m laughing about Kevin (Captain “O”) .. twice on our trip in Tasmania we’ve run into a gate with signs that change … Read More »

Dirty Freehub Bike Kits!

11 Sep

After a long design process Dirty Freehub has full bike kits for sale. Jerseys, shorts, wind vests and wind jackets. We have worked with two different vendors, and thus have two different designs.   The Dirty Design Vendor: Ascend Sportswear Colors: Black / Gray / Yellow I really like the … Read More »

Free Ride!

11 Aug

If you want download our courses onto your device (Garmin, phone, etc.) then RidewGPS requires you to have a premium account. But thanks to Webcyclery and (KevinG), who sponsored this, you now can download them for FREE! Step 1: Become a Dirty Freehub Club member. Click here. Then select “Apply to Join”. … Read More »

Recap of Gravel 301: Mapping and Navigating Gravel

26 Jun

Wow! What a great turnout last Tuesday evening at WebCyclery for the last of our 3 seminars this spring: “Gravel 301: Mapping and Navigating Gravel”. The focus of last evening was: How to find a gravel route to ride. Downloading a route to the RideWithGPS phone app. Following a route … Read More »

Gravel 201 Summary: Bikes, Tires & Gearing

13 Jun

The Gravel 201 Seminar was a huge success. We had over 30 people attend! Below is a summary of what we learned that evening.   The Panelists: Bart Bowen of Bowen Sports Performance He raced professional from 1990 to 2000. He was most notably the National Road Champion in 1992 … Read More »

Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

21 Dec

More from Western Australia by Gravel Girl. To tell you the story of this adventure seems to be my norm. It started when Kevin said it would be easy. “Two hours, maybe less. A rails to trails bike ride. 1,500 feet of gain in 25 miles. Starting and ending in … Read More »

In Australia Wishing for Our Gravel Bikes

27 Nov

Team Dirty Freehub is in the town of 1770 / Agnes Water, Australia. We brought our travel road bikes, but we are wishing for so much more! Especially after riding our bikes on gravel roads yesterday and suffering two flats in a mere 100 yards! This is our 3rd trip … Read More »

Montana Gravel – North Fork of Flathead River

4 Mar

The Dirty Freehub gang wandered upon this gravel route while on a winter / spring skiing trip in Whitefish, Montana. It looks fantastic to us …. off the beaten track, great scenery, a rolling course with some pavement, and a food and water stop at the half way point. Ride details: … Read More »

Exploring Billy’s Playground

13 Apr

After a great weekend gravel ride with WebCyclery  (the Spring Classic ride, with over 50+ riders), I have two other gravel / adventure rides to suggest.  Billy’s Playground, as in Billy Chinook, the indian guide for John Fremont and Kit Carson.  The rides explore the area between Sisters and Lake … Read More »