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Pivot Cycles releases an all-new Vault Gravel Bike – Customize your Seatpost Flex!

Pivot Cycles was founded in 2007 and renown as a company who pushes the boundaries of bike design and related technology. Inside their facility reside two 3D printing machines which further their goals for innovation; CNC machining and in-house manufacturing provide the capability to handle initial production runs, construction of race team bikes and prototypes. […]

otso waheela c gravel bike review

Gravel Bike Review: Otso Waheela C – HUGE Tire & Mud Clearance!

“Gravel Racing and So Much More” – Otso Cycles “Waheela┬« C finishes what Waheela S started. It’s a no-nonsense gravel killer from a straight-talking, engineering-driven brand.” If the name Otso doesn’t ring a bell, Otso Cycles is a subsidiary of Wolf Tooth Components. “Choose your own adventure with our new Waheela C. Set it up […]

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How to Descend on a Gravel Bike – Including Tips from Dave Zabriskie and others!

This is a video I’ve been contemplating producing since late 2014. However, it took that long for technology to catch up with the development of drone cameras and so on, in addition to capturing several years of footage from multiple gravel races and rides where descending was a factor. In addition to JOM’s demonstrations in […]

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VIDEO: The FIRST Bike to Win Dirty Kanza – 2006 DK200 – Steelman Cyclocross Bike

Steelman Cycles may no longer be in business, but Brent Steelman and his frame building shop were once based out of Redwood City, California. This custom-built Steelman Cycles cyclocross bike was the first bike to win the first Dirty Kanza, with Dan Hughes providing the power and navigation. The inaugural Dirty Kanza 200 took place […]

2019 dirty kanza 200 race video

VIDEO: Inside the 2019 Dirty Kanza 200 – The Perfect Storm Edition, but Minus the Rain

June 1, 2019, marked the 14th running of Dirty Kanza 200, arguably the world’s most famous gravel race! 2019 saw all-new Northbound courses, a change in ownership, Garmin as title sponsor and a rider lottery to ensure a fairer selection process for would-be participants. This was also the first edition where at least one European […]

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VIDEO: Amanda “Panda” Nauman’s 2019 Dirty Kanza Bike! – Niner RLT 9 RDO, Easton & More

Two days before the 2019 Dirty Kanza 200, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew sat down with David Sheek, otherwise known as “The Panda Handler”, to get the scoop on Amanda “Panda” Nauman’s race bike. Featuring the Niner RLT 9 RDO frame and fork with components / tires / accessories by Shimano, Easton, SDG, Kogel, […]

2019 dirty reiver

The Dirty Reiver 2019 – Kielder Forest, UK – Presented by Bombtrack

Whilst the US is known for its endless trails of Hero Gravel, the UK is probably better known for its “bridleways” and – of course – its complimentary mud. Kielder Forest in the North East of the UK is the exception though. The enormous network of forestry roads stretches over a huge area of this […]