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Latest News on SBT GRVL

Former president of Smartwool, Mark Satkiewicz, dies at age 52

Satkiewicz was a gifted athlete, an inspiring and passionate leader, a champion of women, and mentor to many. KRISTIN HOSTETTER UPDATED:AUG 3, 2020 ORIGINAL:AUG 3, 2020 Mark Satkiewicz, partner at SBT GRVL, former GM of TOMS, and former president of Smartwool, passed...

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SBT GRVL co-founder Mark Satkiewicz dies at 52

Satkiewicz and partners Amy Charity and Ken Benesh founded the gravel event in 2019. AUGUST 3, 2020 BETSY WELCH SBT GRVL co-founder Mark Satkiewicz died of suspected cardiac causes while on a bike ride near his home in Steamboat Springs, Colorado Saturday. He was 52....

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OBIT: Mark Satkiewicz

Posted by SGB Media | Aug 3, 2020 | Apparel Updates, SGB Updates, Update Mark Satkiewicz, an industry veteran who formerly led SmartWool and was most recently a Co-Founder and race director at SBT GRVL, the popular Colorado gravel race, has passed away. His passing...

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Community ride experience: SBT VRTL Ride

By Gary  - June 18, 2020 Gravel bike event SBT GRVL, which has Canyon Bicycles as a presenting sponsor, has provided details about its new virtual ride – in place of the cancelled August event. SBT VRTL is a free community ride experience that will be held on Sunday,...

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Top 10 gravel races in the USA

By Daniel Ostanek From Dirty Kanza to Rebecca's Private Idaho, our selection of the country's best gravel events It's Gravel Week on Cyclingnews, so what better time to take a look at the races that have inspired the boom in gravel racing in recent years? With races...

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Monuments of Gravel: SBT GRVL

Betsy Welch March 5, 2020 How can a first-year event become a Monument? In 2019 the SBT GRVL race became one of the most popular in the country by offering cash payouts and striving for gender parity. Many beloved North American gravel races share a similar origin...

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Gallery: SBT GRVL in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Approximately 1,500 riders turned up for the inaugural SBT GRVL race last Sunday in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The event offered up three course options (Black, Blue, and Green), with the heartiest riders opting for the 140-mile Black route that included a leg...

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What riders say about SBT GRVL: “Oh my gosh, $5,000”

Betsy Welch March 5, 2020 What drew elite riders to SBT GRVL? Sure, there's the challenging course, beautiful scenery, and great spot on the calendar. But for some, the $28,000 in prize cash was more than enough motivation to race. The 2019 gravel season saw a series...

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