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Triple Crown of Gravel announces 2023 series sponsors

Triple Crown is proud to announce the return Shimano, Lazer, Shimano Pro, Skratch Labs and Athletic Brewing

Triple Crown of Gravel announces 2023 series sponsors

Triple Crown of Gravel Presented by Schwalbe Tires

With our Gravel tires you decide for real all-rounders. Whether highest speeds on paved roads or secure grip on gravel roads - thanks to the balanced driving characteristics, there are no limits with Schwalbe Tires.

Gold Sponsors

Shimano, Lazer, Shimano PRO

Shimano GRX

SHIMANO GRX, with its gravel specific ergonomics, optimized gearing options, rugged reliability, and quiet and stable drivetrain, sets itself apart from the rest of the component world.


Our Advanced Turnfit System makes for a snug & safe fit that is comfortable all day long. Used on the ProTour by the fastest professional cyclists, you can trust our helmets.

Shimano PRO

Achieve the perfect fit. Select the most comfortable saddle. And keep your bicycle in show-room condition with PRO components, tools and accessories.

Nutrition Sponsor

Skratch Labs

Skratch Labs was started to build a better sports drink and to accomplish three things: 1. Use less sugar.  2. Include more electrolytes. 3. Only use fruit for flavor. 3. You may be a complex person but your nutrition needs aren't. Simple is good. Real is even better.  The ratio of electrolytes you actually lose when you sweat. The right amount of sugar to replace the energy you've burned. Skratch labs is Non-GMO, gluten free, and kosher.

Athletic Brewing

Great Tasting Non-Alcoholic Craft Beer Made With High-Quality, All-Natural Ingredients. Craft Beer For The Weekend Warriors And Athletes Who Strive To Stay At Their Best.

The Cowichan Crusher was the pioneer of Gravel Fondo events on Vancouver Island.

We are pleased to present the 6th edition of the Cowichan Crusher, on May 7th, 2023 is the first round of the Triple Crown series, which takes place in the scenic Cowichan Valley. The Cowichan Crusher showcases the amazing gravel roads and scenery of the Cowichan Valley, providing a scenic and challenging ride. The Cowichan Crusher starts at Lake Cowichan which makes for better access to gravel roads and trails.

Rolling hills, blanketed in lush green trees, a large lake and panoramic views are some of the reasons this is one of the best places in the world to ride gravel!

The ride features three routes of Beginner (approx. 25km), Medio (approx. 65+ km), and Full Fondo (approx.100 km) distance events which cater for all abilities of cyclists. Start and finishing in Lake Cowichan, participants will enjoy nearby camping, accommodations Post event meal and cold beverage and possibly a post ride dip in the lake.

Don’t delay and miss out on some of the best gravel riding not only on Vancouver Island but in BC and Western Canada.


Register NOW and SAVE!

Prices increase after April 15th, 2023

Use GFGCCAPR for $10 Off entry!

For more information, please visit: or click the button below and register now.


2023 Triple Crown of Gravel Series






Cowichan Crusher

Lake Cowichan

May 7

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Kettle Mettle


Sept 15-16

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Sept 30

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Register NOW for the Series and SAVE!

Sign up for all the events with a season pass. 3 Events one Great Price, save at least 10% on individual entries!

All Season Pass Holders get an Awesome Triple Crown of Gravel Souvenir Buff but you must register before April 15th, 2023 to get one.

To register for the whole series, please visit!/series/triple-crown-of-gravel-2023


About Tri 1 Events

Tri 1 Events is an experienced Sport Event Management company that aims to put on fun challenging and memorable events in Western Canada. Tri 1 Events take place throughout BC.

People that compete in a Tri 1 Events are people looking to live life to its fullest. They host everyone from novice - beginners to experienced cyclists and all in between that use our events to gauge themselves and fitness. They participate in these events to push themselves and compete against each other to see if they have what it takes to take their life and fitness to the next level.

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