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 […]

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 […]

bainbridge georgia gravel cycling

The Flattest Gravel Ride? Bainbridge, Georgia & Beyond + Cows, Horses & More!

Approximately 100 miles / 160kms of mixed-surface fun beginning in the small Georgia town of Bainbridge. Bainbridge is a city in Decatur County, Georgia, United States, and is the county seat. The first European settlement in what is Bainbridge today was a trading post set up by James Burges in the late 18th century. The […]

avon park florida gravel cycling

Avon Park, Florida to Frostproof: Round Trip among the Citrus Groves & More!

95+ miles / 150kms+ of mixed-surface fun beginning at the small town of Avon Park, Florida. Fans of motorsport will be familiar with Sebring, Florida, located nearby. The route wandered through the Citrus groves of the area from Avon Park to Frostproof, Florida. The video features a comprehensive look at all of the towns mentioned, […]

rotor inpower power meter review

Rotor INpower Power Meter LONG-TERM Review: Raced & Ridden on Gravel!

“Rotor was founded in 1994 by two friends and cycling enthusiasts, who believed they could eliminate dead spots in the pedal stroke. Pablo Carrasco, an aeronautical engineer, and Ignacio Estellés, a lawyer, had a vision that it would be possible to revolutionize cycling technology. Their challenge was to develop a more natural way of pedaling, […]

bradley's country store florida

Tallahassee to Boston, GA: Round Trip – Exploring the Canopy Roads + Visiting Thomasville, GA

90+ miles / 145kms+ of mixed-surface fun beginning at the quaint Bradley’s Country Store in Felkel, Florida (close to Miccosukee, Florida). The route wandered into Georgia for a visit to the towns of Thomasville, Boston and Metcalfe. Whilst in the town of Thomasville, I paid a visit to my friends at Hubs and Hops (, […]

panaracer gravelking ss semi slick tire review

Meet the New Panaracer Gravelking SS Semi Slick: Ridden & Reviewed!

“Panaracer is proud to announce the latest addition to the Gravelking family, the Gravelking SS and SS+.” – Panaracer Panaracer introduces the Gravelking SS (Semi Slick), the newest member of the gravel tire family with an all-new tread pattern. Building on the success of the standard Gravelking and the Gravelking SK – both industry-leading tires […]

corima g30.5 gravel wheelset review

Corima G30.5 Carbon Wheelset Review: Handmade in Loriol-sur-Drome, France

May 14, 2020, saw the unveiling of Corima’s first foray into the burgeoning market of products for gravel bikes, with the launch of their G30.5 wheelset. Founded in 1973, Corima’s initial activities included the manufacture of molds and models, for industries such as aeronautic and automotive. In 1988 Corima had diversified into the manufacture of […]