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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-renowned Canyon is Raiders Gravel’s presenting partner. In truth, Canyon needs no introduction. Since 2002, Canyon has evolved into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of gravel, mountain, road, triathlon, fitness, urban, and kids’ bikes as well as modern e-bikes. Canyon works hand-in-hand with the best athletes on the planet to produce an array of award-winning bikes that embody a pure passion for riding. It’s no wonder it doesn’t take long for newbie riders to learn about them! As for what you can expect from them at Raiders, watch this space…

If you’re in the market for a new gravel bike ahead of Raiders Gravel in October, check out Canyon’s buyer’s guide. Whether you’re a gravel newbie, a bikepacking enthusiast, or in it to win it, Canyon bikes will take you exactly where you want to be.

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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.