Karen Brooks – Editor

  • karen wrote a new post, Tour Divide 2017, on the site grit.cx 5 days ago

    The 10th edition of the Tour Divide race is coming to a close for those at the head of the pack. Brian Lucido, a Tour Divide rookie, is currently leading the men’s race and is on track to finish sometime tomorrow […]

  • karen commented on the post, This Is My Road Bike, on the site grit.cx 2 weeks ago

    Hi jobro and 136stu — I had not heard of the Rough Stuff Fellowship — very interesting!

  • karen wrote a new post, This Is My Road Bike, on the site grit.cx 2 weeks ago

    The typical definition of a ‘road bike’ is flawed. It’s time to change it.

    Hannah’s piece from a couple weeks ago got me thinking … or rather, became another set of boxcars on a train of thought that’s been r […]

  • In the Spring a cyclist’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of bikepacking.

    At last, the leaves are unfolding a green canopy over road and trail, prompting thoughts of where best to go to truly enjoy the s […]

  • Fans of cyclocross, excellent photography, and up-and-coming riders take note: Grit.cx contributor Paul Davy is exhibiting his work at the Rapha Clubhouse in Manchester, UK. The show’s photos capture the 2017 N […]

  • karen commented on the post, Kit Check: Dirty Reiver, on the site grit.cx 2 months ago

    Looks like you’re all sorted. Go forth and conquer! (or at least finish with a minimum of weeping)

  • karen wrote a new post, Bikepacking with a Hammock, on the site grit.cx 2 months ago

    A few years ago, a prime bikepacking opportunity came my way and I decided to try something different in terms of shelter. I wanted to go ‘ultralight’, or at least as ultra as my limited budget would allow, as the […]

  • karen wrote a new post, The Land Run 100, on the site grit.cx 2 months ago

    “This weather must be just like riding in the UK right now… ” Race day of Land Run 100 and the fair weather of the previous day has overnight been replaced by something akin to a good British autumn: cold, wet a […]

  • Words and photos by Molly Hurford

    It’s an near-inarguable fact that the women were the highlight of the cyclocross World Championships in Bieles this past January. The action happened on Saturday with the U23 W […]

  • We take a closer look at one of the more interesting bikes to come out of the 2017
    North American Handmade Bicycle Show: a Prince tribute bike made for designer and writer Anna Schwinn.

    You’ve probably s […]

  • After a glorious past and a fall into obscurity, cyclocross in Switzerland is rising from the ashes. A look at the EKZ CrossTour and the Swiss pros who are leading the charge.

    Words by John McComisky
    Photos by […]

  • karen wrote a new post, Macro-Brews Across Nebraska, on the site grit.cx 4 months ago

    Macro-Brews Across Nebraska (M-BAN) and/or
    Please Don’t Kid About Bob Wills and/or
    Eastbound and Down with Mosco
    By Chris McGee
    Photos by McGee, Mosco and Barefoot Leman
    In August of 2016, I sent an em […]

  • karen commented on the post, grit.cx Gets New Editor, on the site grit.cx 4 months ago

    Glad to be on board Chipps!