Long distance bicycle racing on gravel roads is steadily growing in popularity in states like Missouri, where an abundance of stone and unpaved roads create the ideal setting for the sport.
Michigan Returning 1 in 10 Roads to Gravel
With limited funds remaining an issue, many jurisdictions in Michigan have been forced to return paved roads to gravel — but some local officials may be on the path to the best solution.
A Ride on Iceland’s Gravel Roads
Gravel roads might not be the most high-tech of road surface solutions, but in Iceland, they’re more than just a convenient element of the national road network — in these conditions, they also offer real advantages over paved alternatives.
A Primer on Gravel Roads
There are 1.6 million miles of gravel roads in the United States — that’s over a quarter of all the roads in the country. When maintained properly, unpaved roads can be a much better alternative to their more costly paved counterparts.
Lowndes County Officials Stuck in Gravel Road Debate
Gravel roads are often perceived as inferior to paved roads, but this is only true of those that are poorly constructed and maintained. Officials in Lowndes County have learned all about this in recent weeks and are weighing their road maintenance options accordingly.