shimano grx di2 review

Shimano GRX Di2 – First Rides, Finer Details & More! – The First Dedicated Gravel Groupset

“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 […]

enve builders summit 2019

ENVE Builders Summit combines Handbuilt Bikes & Grodeo Gravel Ride!

This past week, 20 custom frame builders gathered at ENVE Composites for the first annual Builders Summit and Open House, a multi-day event that brought some of the most renowned frame builders to Ogden, Utah. The collaboration between ENVE and the handmade builder community was multi-faceted and included discussions around current and future trends, and […]

parcours alta carbon gravel wheelset

Press Release: British-brand Parcours launch new Gravel Wheelset – The Parcours Alta

“British-brand Parcours has introduced an exciting new gravel wheelset to their range, the Parcours Alta.” PARCOURS – meaning the ‘profile of the race or stage route’ – was founded in the summer of 2016 by Oxford University Engineering graduate Dov Tate, after he discovered that there was something missing from the market; an affordably priced […]

knolly bikes cache steel gravel bike

Knolly Bikes launches a new Gravel Grinder in Steel: The Cache

“Building off the momentum of our Cache Titanium release, we wanted to offer a model in steel. Same craftsmanship and overall features as the Ti but in a material that gives a premium ride with the unique feel and durability of steel. Plus, this Cache delivers the versatility you demand for your every gravel adventure, […]

kogel ceramic bearing bottom bracket review

Kogel Bearings Ceramic Bottom Bracket: The Year-Long Review

Kogel Bearings was born from the frustration of a shop owner in Belgium. Belgium is known for a lot of things, including beer and frites, cyclocross racing, cobbled bergs, wet roads and mud. Expensive bicycles with dodgy, low-quality bearings are not a fit for the conditions of Belgium, and thus, the idea was sparked for […]

garmin edge 830 review

Garmin Edge 830 Review – Part One – Navigation, Climb Pro, Water Test, Profiles, In the Box

Garmin is arguably the leader in computers designed for one’s bicycle. Ever since the release of the venerable Garmin 705, the company has strived to improve usability, functionality and reliability with each new model. In the case of the Garmin Edge 830, there are ton of standout features jammed into a small package. Navigation, Touch […]

2020 orbea terra gravel bike

Orbea releases the 2020 Terra Gravel Bike with Shimano GRX, new Paint and more!

The Orbea Terra first appeared on Gravel Cyclist way back in 2017 and was my bike for that year’s Dirty Kanza 200. To this day, the Terra remains as a solid and capable performer, to the point that Orbea hasn’t found much reason to change anything about the frame, etc. You can see my original […]

donnelly emp 700c x 45 650b x 47

Donnelly’s EMP Gravel Tire Grows in Size – 700c x 45 & 650b x 47 now available

Earlier this year Donnelly Cycling rolled out their latest gravel tread –– the EMP –– named after Emporia, Kansas, the mother of all gravel events, the DK200. The first size to hit the market was the tubeless ready 700 x 38. Anticipated wider sizes have arrived. The EMP is now available in two news sizes: […]