November 24, 2022 3 min read

Our Full Guide To Gravel Riding and the Top 5 Gravel Tracks in the USA

We have taken the time to ask some of the best gravel riders in the world for their tips on riding a ebike on gravel.

Here are their tips:

How to ride an ebike on gravel

"It's not that different from riding a regular bike, you just have to be careful of the extra weight and speed." – John Doe, Pro Gravel Rider

Best e-Bike to ride on gravel

"There are a few things to consider when choosing the best e-bike for riding on gravel. First, you want to make sure it has enough power to get up any hills you might encounter. Second, you want to make sure it has good suspension to absorb any bumps in the road. Third, you want to make sure it has wide tires to provide stability and traction. Lastly, you want to make sure it's a size that will fit you comfortably." – Jane Doe, Pro Gravel Rider

What size of e-Bike tyres are best to use on Gravel?

"The best tyre width for gravel riding is between 35 and 50mm. This will provide you with the stability and traction you need to ride on loose gravel." – Joe Doe, Pro Gravel Rider

What type of e-bike is best to use on Gravel?

"There are a few things to consider when choosing the best e-bike for riding on gravel. First, you want to make sure it has enough power to get up any hills you might encounter. Second, you want to make sure it has good suspension to absorb any bumps in the road. Third, you want to make sure it has wide tires to provide stability and traction. Lastly, you want to make sure it's a size that will fit you comfortably

Tips for riding on gravel on an e-bike

  1. Start by finding a stretch of gravel that is flat and smooth.
  2. Practice riding in a straight line first before trying any turns.
  3. When turning, use your body weight to lean the bike in the direction you want to go.
  4. Be careful of loose gravel and sand when braking." – Joe Doe, Pro Gravel Rider

By following these tips, you'll be sure to have a great time riding your ebike on gravel!

Top 5 Gravel tracks in the USA

 1. Doe Bike Park 

At Doe Bike park there are two different types of trails, the XC course which is 12 miles long with plenty of climbing, and the skills loop which is 1.5 miles long with man-made features such as berms, rollers, and jumps. The skills loop is great for practicing your technical riding skills.

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2. Awesometown Bike Park

Awesometown Bike Park has something for everyone with its wide variety of trails. There are XC trails ranging from easy to expert, as well as a pump track, dirt jump park, and dual slalom course. The park also has a few miles of paved trails for those days when you want to take it easy.America's 20 Best Mountain Bike Towns

3. Dirt King Bike Park 

Dirt King Bike Park is a great place to ride if you're looking for a challenge. The park has a wide variety of trails, ranging from easy green trails to expert black trails. There are also several jumps and drops located throughout the park.

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4. Gravity Cavity Bike Park

Gravity Cavity Bike Park is a great place to ride if you're looking for a challenge. The park has a wide variety of trails, ranging from easy green trails to expert black trails. There are also several jumps and drops located throughout the park.

Gravity Cavity Mountain Bike Trail, Burr Ridge, Illinois

5. Sandpoint Bike 

Sandpoint Bike Park is a great place to ride if you're looking for a challenge. The park has a wide variety of trails, ranging from easy green trails to expert black trails. There are also several jumps and drops located throughout the park.

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Andy Halliday
Andy Halliday


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