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    For anyone in Melb interested in Gravel Grinding.


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    I get it they ride road bikes on gravel roads, whoooa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtb101
    I get it they ride road bikes on gravel roads, whoooa.
    Actually, I don't think that's the point at all. I think it's about touring the countryside just that little further away from the bitumen. From their home page: "Ride a MTB, a CX bike, a tourer, a roadie, whatever makes you happy." The riding ain't my style but I like the attitude.

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    yeah good on em, ride on I say.

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    It's very popular in the US where they string a couple a hundred kms of gravel roads together and race across them. Good way to take in some country side.

    The famous Guitar Ted from MTBR is a great spokesperson for grinders and anyone interested can follow his grinder blog here:

    http://www.gravelgrindernews.com/

    I personally Iove exploring gravel roads by bike but it's not for everyone.

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    I use to do something similar as training rides on the MTB. I quite like it as I like cruising back roads on a bike or a car, you get to see some cool stuff. Having said that, after getting a road bike a few years back I find it hard to do it on a MTB, it just doesn't feel right.

    Enjoy!!

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    thats looks like a pretty cool low key event ... sort of like a brevet but on gravel roads
    "old enough to know better. too old to care."

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