Strambecco rates the best gravel cycling events New England 2023/2024 based on various factors, including reputation, route quality, location, rider feedback, and the overall uniqueness of the event or race. Spanning upstate New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Rhode Island — New England terrain features of Strambecco’s best list are typically hard-packed dirt & stone with the occasional rocky, rooty sections. You’ll also find many rollers with short, steep climbs, including some hike-a-bike. Of course, whether can change course conditions dramatically, especially for those Spring events where you likely throw puddles and mud.
If we had to rate the best of the best gravel cycling events New England 2023/2024, we start with Rasputista and Tour of the Battenkill, two great early-season options. Battenkill bills itself the “Queen of the Spring Classics” and is one of the oldest gravel events in the country. Battenkill is produced by Ventures Endurance, who are producers of the famed multi-day RAGBRAI (Ride Across Iowa) and Ride the Rockies. The Vermont Overland is an extremely popular event in late August.
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Founded in 2014 by Anthony Moccia and Heidi Myers, Rasputitsa has a mission of cycling, community, and charity. They call it the 3 C’s philosophy. Rasputitsa is described as more than a…