Wintle and other race organizers traveled to Vermont to experience the iconic race's unique vibes.
Shakeout rides — the group rides that happen before and after an event — are wildly popular in gravel. I went on three of them at The Mid South to find out why.
Race promoter Bobby Wintle is the volcanic center of energy at The Mid South, which kicked off the gravel season in earnest on March 12.
SRM power-meter pedals compared to Stages, new S-Works tires, Cadex carbon-spoked wheels, and more.
Saturday's Mid South was Jeanson's longest ride, time-wise, since 2005.
A suspension post, a frame-mounted hydration reservoir, and a front brake – to make race organizers comfortable.
I did three group rides in the snow and slush on Friday and then raced the 50 miler on Saturday. Here are some gear highlights.
Newsom rides to sixth at The Mid South after a cyclocross section shatters the front group of men and women racing together.
EF Education-TIBCO-SVB rider finishes sixth on old bike after new bike shows up the night before.
3D-printed aerobars (one of which came loose), oversized pulley wheels, and slick tires for the 103-mile gravel race.
Current and former WorldTour racers, Red Bull athletes, and 2,500 others motor around Oklahoma.
McElveen broke his collarbone and injured his left hand in the crash.
Moriah Wilson outsprints Savilla Blunk — partner of the men's winner Cole Paton — to round out the podium.
Two-time winner Payson McElveen on his tire, hydration, and competition considerations for The Mid South
'If conditions are really volatile, the race is not going to go smoothly for anyone. So then it's just, who can deal with that the best? Who can have the best mindset when things are going sideways?'
$3,499 aluminum bike features RockShox Rudy XPLR 40mm fork, dropper post, ample mud clearance, and an option to switch to singlespeed.
Every participant will receive a copy of the 64-page book that prominently features Indigenous narratives and cultural and environmental histories amid information about the event.
Newsom wants to win every race she enters, including The Mid South this Saturday. But she knows her pro license doesn't guarantee a thing.
WorldTour riders, Red Bull athletes, and gravel specialists to face off in Stillwater, Oklahoma on Saturday. Here's a look at some of the course features.
Both races will offer discounted entries for any distance for riders under 18 years of age.
Independent promoters pair up for 250 miles of riding and 62 miles of running, set up on two weekends.
Registration for the March 12 event opens October 24, with priority given to those registered for the 2021 race.
The experience of the masses outweighs the need to enact new rules to govern a few elite racers, organizers say.
The Mid South gravel race will cancel its 2021 in-person race and instead hold a stay-at-home event for its 2,200 participants.
And Bobby Wintle from The Mid South has been advising him along the way. Here's how the two plan to tackle the Arkansaw High Country Race.
As Life Time commits to a name change for the DK, The Mid South’s Bobby Wintle explains his journey from ignorance to accepting change.
Unlike many other race organizations out there, NICA offers equal opportunities for girls to race.
Betsy Welch and Ben Delaney picked out gear for 104 miles of Oklahoma mud at The Mid South. Find out how it all fared.
On this week's episode we discuss The Mid South's decision to continue amid the coronavirus pandemic. We also speak to race winner Hannah Finchamp.
Payson McElveen's normalized power was 323 watts for his winning ride. Hannah Finchamp's normalized power was 202 watts - for 8 hours.
Payson McElveen overcame mud and cold conditions to win The Mid South gravel race in Oklahoma.
It's been a long, strange trip for many who are in Stillwater for The Mid South gravel race, but spirits are high even as mud is likely.
For our final Monument of Gravel, our voting pool was deadlocked between Rebecca's Private Idaho and Crusher in the Tushar. Now, you can vote for one of these events to help us complete our Monuments of Gravel list.
Riders like The Mid South because of the event's production and founder, and because the 100-mile course is short enough to actually race.