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Training Strategies

Training Strategies

Hopefully you’ve been on your bike at least a little bit and maybe even started a training program in earnest. If you’re a bit behind, fear not, as long as you haven’t been sedentary for the last 6 months you’ll be just fine. This blog isn’t aimed to replace a specific workout plan or regimen, […]

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Tire & Wheel Considerations

Tire & Wheel Considerations

We’ve seen a lot of questions and swirl around what tires and wheel size to run for the Coast to Coast Gravel Grinder. This isn’t a unique topic of conversation for an event of this magnitude and there are many opinions out there. My goal with this blog post is to put down my opinions […]

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Cue Sheets & Holders

Cue Sheets & Holders

Managing Cue Sheets and DIY Cue Sheet Holders Even if your plan for the Coast to Coast gravel grinder is to navigate using your smartphone, Garmin, Wahoo or other computer device it’s always good to have cue sheets as a backup. In fact, for Coast to Coast you MUST carry cue sheets as a back-up. […]

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Cycling Computers & Rig Set Up

Cycling Computers & Rig Set Up

So, you’ve signed up or are getting ready to sign up for the Coast to Coast Gravel Grinder? Hopefully you’ve read my blog post about bike setup and the course so you have a rig in mind? Alright, you’re on top of it! Now what you’re probably wondering is “Hey, I see there’s this course […]

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Rider Stories

Rider Stories

A point-to-point journey of any kind – whether on a bike or not – represents a departure, a realization that you’re never going back. Many of you were drawn to C2C because of this. We’re grateful to hear of racers who have battled cancer, obesity, abuse or mental health challenges and are NOT going back. […]

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Read the Bicycling Magazine Article on the Inaugural Race

Read the Bicycling Magazine Article on the Inaugural Race

Selene Yeager eloquently captures the scene, scenery, sounds, and… sand… that is the Coast to Coast. Read the article.

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Final Preparations

Final Preparations

It’s down to the wire now, and as I sit and write this we are a mere 9 days away from the Coast to Coast and Coast Loop Gravel Grinder events! We’re excited to host riders for what is sure to be an exciting and challenging experience. You might be starting to fret or worry […]

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What Not to Do

What Not to Do

Matt Acker’s endurance gravel experience will be invaluable to many of you who haven’t raced many (or any!) monster one-day races. He’s a great example of what to do. When he returns from his Baja adventure, he’ll post more advice via blog and Facebook. As a first-year bike racer, I’m a good example of what […]

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