Alex “Rallysmurf” Morgan

Ocate, NM



Work: Race promoter

Athletic Background: Riding bikes from the beginning

Baggies or Lycra: Lycra
Race or Ride: Race

Post Ride Treat: Big bowl of Pho


Local Gravel: New Mexico’s front range is loaded with historical routes like the Sante Fe trail where you can see old wagon ruts lining the way. Forested roads, long climbs, and prairie cobble two-track offer mixed terrain in every direction.

Shimano Gravel Dream Build:

Custom carbon “Smurfbike”

46/34 chainrings and an 11/34 cassette

40mm tires 



“Gravel riding is spreading to all groups of cyclists. From Enduro riders, to casual commuters, mtb guys, and yes, even roadies: Gravel is a melting pot that makes for a fun stew.”