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The Journal

Sharing inspiring stories from Colorado's majestic landscapes + practical tips and advice.
Gravel Cycling in Colorado

With a network of unpaved roads that wind through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the state, gravel cycling offers a unique adventure for those who crave the thrill of the unknown and the joy of exploration. If you're a cyclist looking to expand your horizons, here's why Colorado's gravel trails should be your next destination.

8 Tips for Riding a Road Bike on Dirt
No need to stop having fun when the pavement ends! Many riders, especially those who are new to cycling, have a misconception that road bikes should only be ridden on pavement. But the truth is, road bikes can be safely ridden on all kinds of road surfaces, including cobblestone, dirt and gravel.
Colorado Gravel Adventures
Gravel riding, for those who may not be up on the latest trends, is all the rage in the world of cycling. It's the friendly pairing of road and mountain biking where enthusiasts abandon pavement for unpaved roads where vehicle traffic is rare, if not altogether absent.