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Gravel With Us

Paper Trail Gravel Travel

4 Day 3 Night All-Inclusive Gravel Vacation
“You turn the pedals, we do the rest”

We are passionate about riding bikes and creating community. With all-inclusive “Gravel Travel” the idea is simple: everyone has fun getting dirty riding bikes on gravel. Our focus is deliberate. Find and explore quiet backroads forgotten by America. For 2022 we’re doing that in Arizona, Vermont, Central Pennsylvania and North Carolina. And at every opportunity prioritizing experience over speed.

  • 4 Day 3 Night Worry-Free Adventure
  • Professional Guides & Customized Routes
  • Chef Curated Menu Locally Sourced and Executed
  • Experiential Accommodations
  • Top Notch Cycling Kit and Apparel
  • Onsite Yoga and Wellness Instruction
  • On Demand Cycling and Nutrition Coaching
  • The Best Gravel Bike Fleet in the World

All included. Ride. Refuel. Recover.

Inclusions: Accommodations, Daily Meals, Snacks & Libations, Demo Bike, Kit & Bottles, SAG & Professional Mechanic, Host and Guides.

Exclusions: Travel to Site

Pricing: Single Occupancy Room = $3,750
Double Occupancy Room = $3,250pp


2022 – Dates and Availability

We are working on final details for 2022. Gravel with Us!

Deposit of $500 per person. Refunds/cancellation allowed 90 days prior to trip. Deposit non refundable, but transferable to another trip.


February 25 – 28, 2022 | Patagonia, AZ
Explore Patagonia, San Rafael Valley & Coronado National Forest
Expert local guides and ride through breathtaking backroads
12 Guests stay at the Spirt Tree Accommodations


March 17 – 20, 2022 | Cedar Point, NC
Guaranteed entry into Croatan Buck Fifty Gravel Race
Pre-ride the course and explore NC Gravel
Meet and ride with race director and founder of Ridge Supply
12 guests stay at NC Beach House


April 27 – April 30, 2022 | Brattleboro VT
Explore the perfect Vermont Gravel and climb to beautiful vistas
Ride through tapped Maple Tree forests
12 Guests and stay at the Naulakha House (2 Queen Rooms, 4 Twin Rooms)


May 19 – 22, 2022 | McClure, PA
Explore forgotten backroads of Susquehanna Valley vistas
Ride through 200,000 acres of Bald Eagle State Forest
12 Guests and stay at Mountaindale Farm

November – Patagonia, AZ
July – Waterbury, VT
September – Asheville, NC
October – Lewisburg, PA

Gravel with us – Submit your Deposit Now

Deposit of $500 per person. Refunds/cancellation allowed 90 days prior to 2022 trip. Deposit non refundable, but transferable to another trip. Bring your own bike and discount $400 off of listed price. Pricing unless noted: Single Occupancy Room = $3,750 & Double Occupancy Room = $3,250pp.

Questions? Contact Us

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Meals and Nutrition

Curated and thoughtful meals are prepared to provide maximum nutrition to fuel and re-fuel the body. Morning coffee, oatmeal and fresh fruits. Afternoon grain bowl salads, pastries, and trail snacks. Evening dinners made with local ingredients. We welcome vegetarian, gluten free, and vegan guests and will accommodate you!

Routes

Expect rides to include around 50% of Class 2 & 3 Gravel Roads, and around 1000′ of elevation per 10 miles. We encourage and invite riders who have and have not ridden on gravel, and are confident that our Rodeo Labs will provide a comfortable ride quality and maintain full connection with the roads!

There will be a Long Course (LC) route and Short Course (SC) route each day.

Routes (will be finalized and shared 3 days before the start)

Itinerary

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Day 1: Welcome Home

[Arrive – Snack – Ride – Dinner]

Please plan to arrive at 1:00 pm. Welcome to our home base for the weekend filled with adventures and exploring. Settle into your room at the house, and get fitted on a Rodeo Labs Flannimal bike. We’ll have a quick bite before setting off for our first welcome ride – spinning the legs, getting comfortable, introductions over top tubes. Drinks and dinner will follow.

Meals: Lunch / Dinner
LC/SC: 25 mi

Day 2: Recover, Ride, Relax, Refuel

[Breakfast – Yoga – Ride – Lunch – Ride – Relaxation – Dinner]

Good morning! Wake up to a delicious continental breakfast with oatmeal, fruits, breads, juice and coffee. Our yoga and wellness coach will lead you through a morning stretch to open your body for the ride today. Each day the bikes will be cleaned and checked by the site mechanic. Get ready for the ride – kitted up, and packing pocket foods. Ride through the beautiful landscapes, climb the gravel roads, and take in the fresh air on the descents. We’ll meet our SAG for lunch and a re-fuel with pocket foods and water, before continuing on to the second part of the ride. Arrive back home to rest and relax, and enjoy light snacks and drinks. Dinner to follow.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
LC/SC: 80 mi / 40 mi

Day 3: Recover, Ride, Relax, Refuel

[Breakfast – Yoga – Ride – Lunch – Ride – Relaxation – Dinner]

Good morning! Wake up to a delicious continental breakfast with oatmeal, fruits, breads, juice and coffee. Our yoga and wellness coach will lead you through a morning stretch to open your body for the ride today. Each day the bikes will be cleaned and checked by the site mechanic. Get ready for the ride – kitted up, and packing pocket foods. Ride through the beautiful landscapes, climb the gravel roads, and take in the fresh air on the descents. We’ll meet our SAG for lunch and a re-fuel with pocket foods and water, before continuing on to the second part of the ride. Arrive back home to rest and relax, and enjoy light snacks and drinks. Dinner to follow.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
LC/SC: 80 mi / 40 mi

Day 4: Recover, Ride, Relax

[Breakfast – Yoga – Ride – Lunch – Depart]

And don’t miss the farmstand on your way home!

Bike

Rodeo Labs Flannimal 5.0

Brand & Model: Rodeo Labs Flannimal 5.0
Type
: Road, Gravel, Mountain
Material: Steel/Carbon Frame & Carbon Spork Fork
Wheels:
Rodeo Labs Carbon
Tires: WTB Byway 700×40, Raddler 700×44, Venture 700×50 Venture 650×47, Byway 650×47
Groupset: SRAM Force 1×11, (42 x 10-42)

The Rodeo Labs Flannimal 5.0 is the ultimate all-road bike – perfect for road/gravel adventures, and long days in the saddle. It is smooth on flats, and efficient on climbs. The disc brakes will allow precise braking control. Descend confidently with full traction on all surfaces.

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Hosts

Paul
Daniels

Service Course

Mark
Yanagisawa

Operations

Deborah
Leedale Brown

Wellness & Performance

Taylor Kuyk-White

Operations and Guide

Mario
Juarez

Sustenance

The Rodeo Podcast: Sitting down with Paper Trail Gravel Travel

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