Gravel Endurance Camp:

Bentonville, AR May 4-7, 2023 Come join Crystal Anthony and Craig Wohlschlaeger for a long weekend gravel camp with a special treat: Crystal's own whole food cooking to fuel you! Mornings will entail 3-4 hour supported rides on the expansive network of beautiful gravel roads in and around Bentonville, AR.  Afternoons will focus on educational workshops covering topics such as fueling long rides and events, making equipment choices, navigating gravel event logistics, and more. Gain confidence on your gravel bike in a supportive small-group environment with personalized instruction.  Feel free to participate hands-on with meal prep, or if you prefer, just enjoy the finished products; either way you will come away with a packet of new recipes that taste great and also fuel your body well. Read more about why Bentonville is an amazing cycling destination here.

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Included:

  • 3 nights of lodging at a luxurious Airbnb

  • 3 dinners, 2 lunches, and 3 breakfasts using Crystal's own personal recipes

  • Recipes to take home for all the meals (all new recipes for 2023!)

  • Ride and recovery food

  • Daily supported gravel endurance rides of 3-4 hours

  • Basic bike maintenance

  • Cost: $850/person, all-inclusive. Limited number of spots available for local residents who do not need housing (please message me for pricing). *Note that if you do not have an active USA Cycling license, you may purchase one-day licenses for the weekend during the BikeReg registration process.  Fee will increase to $875 on February 26.

 

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Preliminary Schedule

Day 1

Arrive anytime. Local airport is Fayettville, AR (XNA)

12-1 lunch on your own, downtown Bentonville

2:00-4:00 shake-out gravel ride 

4:30-5:30 settle at AirBnB

6:00-7:00 dinner: chicken shawarma with cabbage salad, rice, and tahini dressing; "cheesecake"

7:30 intro to weekend schedule/ goals/ etc

 

Day 2

8:00-9:00 breakfast: matcha smoothies & eggs

9:30-2:00 supported gravel endurance ride

2:30-3:30 late lunch: homemade seeded sourdough bread with sandwich options; cut vegetables

4:00-5:30 afternoon session: bike set-up & equipment choices

6:30-7:30 dinner: mango chicken with rice; sourdough brownies

8:00 Q &A

 

Day 3

8:00-9:00 breakfast: strawberry zinger overnight oatmeal & eggs

9:30-2:00 supported gravel endurance ride

2:30 -3:30 late lunch: sesame noodle salad

4:00-5:30 afternoon session: race tactics and event considerations

6:30-7:30 dinner: enchilada stuffed sweet potatoes; coffee cake

 

Day 4

8:00-9:00 breakfast: chocolate donuts

9:30-12:00 supported gravel endurance ride