'Gravel is insanely hard' - Kasia Niewiadoma shows of her rainbow jersey with a win at Big Sugar Gravel

Norwegian Torbjørn Andre Røed takes the sprint in the men's race

Scenes from Big Sugar Gravel
(Image credit: Lifetime)

Freshly crowned gravel world champion, Kasia Niewiadoma (Canyon-SRAM), rode her rainbow kit to victory at her second-ever gravel race on Saturday, 21 October, at Big Sugar Gravel in Bentonville, Arkansas, USA.

Big Sugar Gravel offers two signature races: the marquee 100-mile course (which was actually 104 miles) through the Ozarks with approximately 7,000 feet of elevation gain, and a fast and scenic 50-mile course.

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