Supporting the Parrott Family

The Parrott family, owners of Yipes Barre and Beavin & Son’s, lost their home and pets in a devastating fire. It was a total loss. We stand with our neighbors in supporting this hardworking family that is part of the foundation of our community. We will donate $10 of every registration to The Grindstone through…

Introducing The Grindstone

The Grindstone¬†is the best ride you never saw coming. Centered in the unique, post-industrial granite landscape of Barre, Vermont, this one-of-a-kind gravel grinder will take you places you never knew could exist. Join us on a journey to the hidden corners of the deepest reaches of Central Vermont, where only the most storied travelers emerge…

Gravel Event in the Works!

Close followers of local affairs may already have seen the article published by the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus summarizing our recent visit with the Barre Town Select Board. It’s a good overview of the status of something we’ve been working on for quite a while now. The cat is out of the bag! We’ve already had…

Gravel Power Meter Pedals are Here (Finally!)

There’s big news in the world of power meters today, as the Garmin Rally pedal series was officially released for sale. (Actually, the news was leaked earlier than Garmin had intended, apparently due to a retailer mistake. But now it’s officially here.) Offerings for power meter pedals in the SPD-style, by far the most popular…

Good News for Hill Climbers

Although 2021 got off on some unsure footing, things are starting to look promising in the realm of cycling events. Little by little, races and rides are emerging from the shadows like woodchucks in Spring. Nothing is ever certain, but we are enjoying the stretch of optimism. One recent bit of event news comes to…