Colin Strickland, winner of the 2019 Dirty Kanza, is among the favorites for The Mid South, being held March 14 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He'll be racing this new-graphic Allied Able with matching new Rapha Meteor x Allied kit. More than 2,000 racers signed up for the 100-mile race on the burnt-orange clay roads, but fewer than that will take the start because of the coronavirus. For the design, Strickland provided designers references from the hills around his home in Austin, Texas.
Dirty Kanza winner Colin Strickland is not your average pro cyclist, as we found when we visited him in Austin in late 2019. Strickland's constant tinkering is pushing American pro cycling in a bold new direction.
Dirty Kanza winner Colin Strickland sits down to discuss his 2019 campaign and the reasons why he said 'No, thank you' to the WorldTour. Plus, Andrew Hood checks in from the Tour Down Under.
After Colin Strickland won the 2019 Dirty Kanza 200, EF Pro Cycling invited him to join the WorldTour in 2020 to race Paris-Roubaix. Here's why Strickland declined the offer.
As it does every year, pro cycling produced an amazing array of photography in 2019. Our editorial team sifted through hundreds of images from various cycling photographers to come up with our favorite photos from the 2019 season for our annual VeloNews Awards Issue. Here are our selections from the year in racing:
Gravel racers have become the entrepreneurs of American cycling, pushing the sponsorship model in strange new directions.
The new Allied Able was ridden to victory by both Colin Strickland and Amity Rockwell at Dirty Kanza 200
Dirty Kanza winner Colin Strickland talks about his race; Spencer recounts his Dirty Kanza; the Giro's chaotic final week