cipollini mcm allroad gravel bike

SOC 2019: Mario Cipollini releases a Carbon Gravel Bike – The MCM Allroad

“Cipo goes to Gravel” If you’ve not heard of Mario Cipollini, you may have been sleeping beneath a rock or hiding out inside a cave. He is one of my favorite cyclists of all time, and Wikipedia does a better job of summing up his credentials than I ever could. “Mario Cipollini, often abbreviated to […]

panaracer gravelking plus

Panaracer releases 3 NEW Gravelking Tires: + (Plus), AC (All-Conditions) & EXT (Extreme)

The Sea Otter Classic has become the launching pad for a ton of new product, and Panaracer was no exception this year. Most everyone reading this article will know or at least heard of the Panaracer Gravelking tubeless gravel tire. In the event you haven’t, be sure to swing by my original review of the […]

vielo v+1 and r+1 allroad

SOC 2019: Vielo V+1 1x All-Road Bike & R+1 1x Road Bike – Made in Britain

“Vielo was founded in 2017 by Ian Hughes and son Trevor. With over 35 years of experience in the bike trade and working with some of the best, high-performance bike brands around the globe has lead us here. This is a real-life story about a bunch of passionate people on a mission to create a […]

speedvagen 650b rugged road gravel bike

SOC 2019: Speedvagen 650b Rugged Road Steel Gravel Bike + Bonus Road Bike

“OUR WORKSHOP IS A COMMUNITY. A COLLABORATION OF MASTER FABRICATORS, WORLD CLASS MECHANICS, EXPERT BICYCLE PAINTERS, LEATHER, FABRIC AND METAL WORKERS. ALL WORKING TO BUILD THE BEST BICYCLE YOU WILL EVER OWN.” – Speedvagen “We built this bike to be a best bud who always says yes. All day ride? Yes! Want to see how […]

chapter 2 ao gravel bike

Chapter 2 Bikes AO Carbon Gravel Bike – Adjustable Chainstay & More: SOC 2019

“CHAPTER2 was created by Michael Pryde inspired by his years of dedication to design and cycling. From the time he started racing BMX as a kid, he has pursued his passion for competitive cycling for almost 4 decades, having raced at the highest level in both DH/XC and Road.” – Chapter 2 Bikes The Chapter […]

noble bikes gx1 steel gravel bike

SOC 2019: Noble Bikes GX1 Steel Gravel Bike featuring Reynolds 631 Tubing

“Co-founders Frank Yohannan and Lou Rudolph hosted the inaugural Laguna Seca Challenge on April 6 & 7, 1991. There was a total of 350 athletes and 150 spectators. Today the event hosts over 9,600 athletes and 72,500 fans. In 1993 the event was renamed the Sea Otter Classic and is now universally regarded as the […]

fsa aero cable routing system

Tech: FSA’s ACR (Aero Cable Routing) System – It’s not just for Road Bikes

“Full Speed Ahead (FSA) produces world-class bicycle components for road cycling and mountain biking and we support many of the world’s leading road and mountain bike teams.” This blurb comes from FSA’s website but doesn’t address the company’s beginnings and later history. Regardless, FSA has been manufacturing top-notch bicycle components for many years. FSA ACR […]