The pro mountain biker talks with VeloNews about race strategy, how WorldTour riders might change the race dynamic, and the all-important question of aero bars.
Welcome to The Dirt, the weekly news round-up on what is happening in the worlds of gravel, mountain biking, and all things rough and dirty. McElveen rides 100-mile White Rim trail in 5:45 Blazing through the Moab desert at an average of 17.3mph, Payson McElveen (Orange Seal) rode the famous White Rim trail in 5 hours, […]
The last time Payson McElveen started a gravel race he was sick. That was at Rebecca’s Private Idaho last fall. Earlier in 2018, he abandoned Dirty Kanza 200, when flat tires knocked him out of the lead group. Despite his minimal experience in long gravel races, the pro mountain biker pulled off an impressive win […]