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We want to make the inaugural edition of Raiders Gravel a truly unforgettable event, and we couldn’t do it without our amazing partners. We’re excited to introduce you to all the brands, organisations, and charities we have partnered with through this blog series. Find out more about how our fantastic partners will make your Raiders Gravel experience unique, during each stage and throughout our four-day event!

We’re excited to say that the world-famous Bioracer is our official kit partner! Bioracer was founded in 1986 by Raymound Vanstraelen, with a clear purpose to measure and study the athlete in motion in order to optimize cycling performance. While the brand has grown since and spread to three continents, their mission remains steadfast and signifies the meaning of their name and the heart of their promise to make you faster.

Their cycling kits are made with climbs, mud, crosswinds and cobbles in mind, acknowledging the importance of every meter of riding from the start line to the finish line. Learning from thousands of racers and races; thousands of medals and podiums, and thousands of club, Olympic and World Championship races, Bioracer has perfected the cycling kit.

Bioracer is making your Raiders Gravel experience unique by designing the distinctive, athlete-grade event kits and our official leader jerseys. We haven’t unveiled the official leader jersey design yet, but check out our beautiful event kits below! Unfortunately, the exclusive limited-time drop of the event kit has now ended, but maybe we’ll see the return of this kit in October…

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Articles

News

Raiders Gravel postponed to 2022

It is with a heavy heart that we must announce the postponement of the inaugural Raiders Gravel event to 2022.

The way the COVID situation in Scotland has developed in recent weeks, paired with newly imposed requirements and potential for further restriction means it would be irresponsible to proceed with the Raiders Gravel event this October.

Destination

Our logo

Our logo represents the core and spirit of Raiders Gravel – and it’s pretty dang beautiful, if we do say so ourselves. Let us take you through the inspirations and muses behind the design of the Raiders Gravel logo, and you might just learn something new about our event location!

Gravel guides

Good practice guide

Gravel stage races in teams of two are unique – and that’s the way we like it! However, it could mean that even the most experienced of gravel cyclists don’t know the ins-and-outs of how an event like Raiders Gravel works. Here are some of the key rules and guidelines to follow in October.

Raiders Tales

Kirkpatrick Macmillan

Did you know that Dumfries and Galloway is the birthplace of the bicycle? Stuart Paterson tells us the story of the man behind the invention: Galloway-born blacksmith Kirkpatrick Macmillan.