5 conclusions from a muddy and muddled Unbound Gravel


The phrases elite riders used to explain the 2023 Unbound Gravel had the same ring: mayhem, brutal, unforgiving, survival, wild. The constant theme from the professionals, and lots of amateurs, was ‘205 miles of ache’ for the flagship occasion.

Final yr’s runner-up Keegan Swenson gained the boys’s elite division in a seven-rider rush to the end in Emporia, whereas Carolin Schiff gained the ladies’s title with a 15-minute margin over final yr’s champion Sofia Gomez Villafañe.