gravel summit 2020

Podcast: The Gravel Summit Episode – Friendly Convo about What’s Next for Gravel?

The global Covid-19 crisis has lead to the cancelation or postponement of most gravel events this year. With community health of utmost importance, race directors have, and continue to have to make tough decisions about their events. Meanwhile, professional and amateur gravel athletes alike have been forced to create new goals and objectives. Presented by […]

touring gainesville florida by bicycle

Tour of the USA Home town of The Gravel Cyclist: Gainesville, Florida

Gainesville is the county seat of, and the largest city in, Alachua County, Florida, and is both the principal city of the Gainesville, Florida, metropolitan statistical area and the largest city in North Central Florida. In 2018 the US Census Bureau estimated Gainesville’s population at 133,997, a 7.6% increase from 2010, and the metropolitan statistical […]

State Bicycle Co. 4130 All-Road Review

State Bicycle Co. Introduces the 4130 All-Road w/Custom 1×11-Speed Groupset: Their Most Versatile Bike Ever

“Meet the most versatile bike State Bicycle Co has ever built. The 4130 All-Road blends all of State’s abilities to make one of the most capable and affordable bikes on the market for gravel, commuting, touring, and beyond. With options for speedy 700c or rugged 650b wheels, a capable 11-speed drivetrain and accessory mounts galore, […]

apidura racing bolt-on top tube pack review

Review: Apidura Racing Bolt-On Top Tube Pack (1 Liter) – Works on Older Bikes too!

Apidura designs and manufactures Ultralight Bikepacking Equipment to: Discover The World Encounter New Cultures Race Across Continents The name Apidura has been related to adventures by bicycle for many years. I recall the first time I ever saw their extended size saddle packs, such as the Expedition and Backcountry models. At the time, I didn’t […]

cane creek thudbuster lt seatpost 2020

Cane Creek release an All-New Thudbuster LT Seatpost: More Travel!

“Cane Creek Cycling Components is proud to announce the latest entry into our line of pioneering suspension seatposts with the all-new Thudbuster LT. For over 20 years, Thudbuster has been the industry standard in suspension seatposts by providing unequaled comfort and reliability to riders around the world and the new Thudbuster LT is superior to […]

gravel cycling in the saarland germany

Gravel Cycling Fun in the Saarland, Germany: by Timo Rokitta

The Saarland is a Federal State in southwest Germany. It is the smallest of the area countries and has just under a million inhabitants. The second smallest country borders in the north and east and the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, in the south at the French Grand Est region and in the west, the Grand Duchy […]

Specialized S-Works Power Mirror Saddle Review

Ridden & Reviewed: Specialized S-Works Power Mirror Saddle featuring 3D Printed Technology

Mirror Technology first saw the light of day late during August of 2019, marking Specialized’s public dabblings into 3D printed liquid polymer technology, a process the company named “Digital Light Synthesis”. Mirror Technology is a development of more than 20 years of Specialized’s Body Geometry tech. Body Geometry was all well and good but the […]

shimano grx di2 long term review

Shimano GRX Di2 2x/1x Long Term Review: WHY YOU NEED IT, IT IS THAT GOOD

“Following a multi-year global market study, product testing and development process, Shimano introduce the world’s first dedicated gravel component line: SHIMANO GRX. New for the 2020 model year, the SHIMANO GRX 800 series offers 1×11 and 2×11 drivetrains – with mechanical and Di2 electronic options – that allow riders to tailor their mixed surface riding […]