Peter Stetina and Kristen Faulkner won Saturday's Super Sweetwater, the original event of California's Grasshopper Adventure Series.
Indoor trainer company Wahoo launches the Wahoo Frontiers gravel racing team with Ian Boswell, who has stepped away from the WorldTour in 2020 to race off-road events.
Gravel racers have become the entrepreneurs of American cycling, pushing the sponsorship model in strange new directions.
Mollema and Porte should share leadership duties at the Tour as Nibali is targeting the Giro and Olympics in 2020
We discuss Peter Stetina's decision to race gravel instead of WorldTour road; plus, writer Patrick Redford talks about covering cycling for Deadspin.
We wrap up the key stories you need to know about from the past week.
The boom in gravel racing makes it a strong alternative to a career in the WorldTour thanks to increased sponsor interest and rapid expansion in events.
WorldTour pro Peter Stetina will walk away from WorldTour road racing to launch a career in gravel racing and ultra-endurance mountain biking. "This is not a retirement," Stetina says.