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 across the USA the primary driving force behind the explosion in the discipline’s popularity, we took a look around the country for the best gravel races running there today.

Some names, such as Dirty Kanza, will be familiar to all – even non-gravel connoisseurs – while other rides will be less well-known. Here, we take you through – in no order – the top 10 gravel races around the USA.