Kiel Reijnen: Gravel is going to save American cycling

Kiel Reijnen and Mads Pedersen
Kiel Reijnen leading the peloton at the Tour Down Under (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

His chances of dabbling in gravel racing this year are as yet unconfirmed, but Trek-Segafredo's Kiel Reijnen is under no illusions as to how important the growing discipline can be in his native country.

The American told Cyclingnews that gravel could provide cycling in America with a renaissance moment.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.