6 Gravel Racing Tips For Beginners + Mistakes To Avoid!

Have you just signed up to your first gravel cycling event or even race? Or perhaps you’ve always wanted to try it out? We’re going to share our top 6 tips we wished we’d known the first time we crossed the start line.

Gravel racing is more popular than ever, with many races oversubscribed, and big names competing at pro level races like Outbound.

In 2021, BikeRadar joined the gravel gang, as Jack, Robyn & Felix competed in gravel events across the UK as part of our gravel diaries series.

Don’t forget to check out BikeRadar Gravel Diaries Season 1 👉 https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhX4qGpWXV9vU_zmhOJyAABezN_22dy0B

Have you signed up for a gravel race or event this year? Make sure to tell us in the comments!

BikeRadar Diaries full playlist
→ https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhX4qGpWXV9uYKwfe4qGkvRzvJ8Ptha6N

Top 5 | Gravel Race Bikes Grinduro Wales 2021
→ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYJjoGK9CMY&t=78s

Felix’s Gear of The Year 2021
→ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NTpevPe7IM

Felix’s 200km Icelandic Gravel Race | Poor Pacing, Hard Racing & Epic Scenery
→ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o03kw08KT_o&t=6s

00:00 Introduction
00:52 Fuel Correctly
03:04 Embrace Gravel Culture
04:15 Pace Your Effort
05:42 Trust Your Gear
06:50 No Right Bike
08:04 Making Videos Will Destroy Your Time

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