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DK cancelled for 2020

The Dirty Kanza has been cancelled for 2020. Organizers announced on Tuesday that the gravel event, which had initially been rescheduled ...

Dirty Kanza organizers are considering options for a possible name change

Dirty Kanza organizers posted a statement on social media on Sunday emphasizing the event's commitment to inclusion and detailing ways in...

Dirty Kanza founder fired after calling a police shooting "justified"

The founder of Dirty Kanza, Jim Cummins, has been fired by the race’s parent company Life Time following a post on Cummins’ personal Face...

Alex Howes is riding 355 km to Kansas in an 'ode' to Dirty Kanza

Alex Howes (EF Pro Cycling) was supposed to be gearing up for Dirty Kanza right now, but that's not really how things have worked out, wi...

Dirty Kanza delayed until September 12

Dirty Kanza, perhaps the world's most prestigious gravel event, has been rescheduled to September 12. The race across the Fllint Hills of...

Inflection point: As gravel racing goes mainstream, can it retain its renegade status?

The gravel phenomenon that’s taken root in American cycling shows no signs of slowing down in 2020. New events are selling out in a manne...

Big Sugar: Dirty Kanza owners launch new gravel race in Arkansas

The calendar of big-budget gravel events in the U.S. continues to grow. The latest announcement: Big Sugar-NWA Gravel, a 107-mile (172 km...

Interview: Lael Wilcox on Ultra-Endurance Racing & Taking on the Men's Field

Lael Wilcox is currently riding her bike from the Pearl Izumi headquarters in Colorado to Kansas where she will be racing in the Dirty Ka...

US road racing is in a downward spiral — what comes next?

When it comes to men’s road racing, the United States is not only a weak nation, it’s also in decline as teams are folding and events are...

Opinion: A two-time Dirty Kanza winner’s view on the spirit of gravel racing

Once upon a time, following some controversial drama at the 2016 Dirty Kanza 200, a group of gravel enthusiasts took pen to paper and beg...

The Road to Kanza: Five athletes. 200 miles. How will they do?

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The Road to Kanza: Finish line follow-up

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