look cycle usa tour

Inside LOOK Cycle USA – A Video Tour – With Corima Wheels

Look Cycle is a bicycle manufacturer based in Nevers, France, in the department of Nièvre, recognized primarily for its carbon frames and clipless pedals. Look’s original business was manufacturing ski bindings. All of that changed in 1985 when Bernard Hinault won the Tour de France riding the company’s revolutionary clipless pedals – remember, this was […]

North Cape of Norway to Cape Town of South Africa 2019

From the North Cape of Norway to Cape Town of South Africa: Diary (Day 38 to 49) with Photos

If you missed this undertaking that began on September 8th, 2019, Jonas Deichmann is attempting to break a world record; riding 18,000km from the Arctic to Cape Town. He is accompanied by the photographer and long-distance driver Philipp Hympendahl. There will be many mixed-surface roads along the way. You can read more about Jonas’ adventure […]

Wounded Warrior CX Project

Mosaic Teams up With Pearl Izumi to Support the Wounded Warrior CX Project

Mosaic Cycles is happy to announce they are teaming up with Pearl Izumi to support the Wounded Warrior Project. In 2018 Mosaic’s wounded warrior ‘cross project raised more than $17,000 for WWP and for 2019 the partners are stepping up their game to raise more and directly impact the lives of vets. This year Mosaic […]

paul components anodized blue parts

Paul Components Relaunches Blue Anodized Components – Spice up your Gravel Bike

“Sure, CNC-machined black bike parts look hella tough. And our mirror-finish hand-polished components look suuuper classy. But who doesn’t want to jazz up their bikes with some eye-grabbing, colorfully anodized goodness every once and a while? Hmmmm… just one gold dropper trigger on the mountain bike for a touch of flair? Or a cross bike […]

2018 silk road mountain race

A Pictorial from the 2018 Silk Road Mountain Race – Kyrgyzstan: by Giovanni Maria Pizzato

“The Silk Road Mountain Race is a fixed route, unsupported, single-stage cycling race through the mountains of Kyrgyzstan. The clock does not stop and there are no prizes. It follows gravel, single and double track and old soviet roads that have long been forgotten and fallen into disrepair. There is very little tarmac. There is […]

2020 niner rlt 9 rdo carbon alloy review

2020 Niner RLT 9 RDO Carbon & RLT Alloy (with Shimano GRX) – Unboxing & Features

“Since the inception of our first bike, we’ve grown our product line quite a bit. We realized that there any so many ways to enjoy dirt. We are proud to offer bikes that allow you to travel in the backcountry, go on long dirt rides, take hand-ups at your local cross race or rip down […]

ribble cgr sl gravel bike

Featured Bike: Nikalas Cook’s Ribble CGR-SL – The Winning Bike at Rainmaker RollerCoaster

Freshly back from South Africa, Nikalas Cook gives us the lowdown on his Rainmaker RollerCoaster winning Ribble CGR-SL gravel bike! I had been riding a Ribble Endurance SL Disc Road Bike through a lot of the summer so, I was confident that I’d get on well with their CGR (Cross-Gravel-Road) gravel bike that has already […]

shifting big gears with shimano grx 11 - 40

Shifting Big Gears with Shimano GRX: 2x 48/31 with 11-40 XTR Cassette

Shimano’s gravel-bike specific groupset, GRX, available for Di2, mechanical, 1x and 2x drivetrains, is a milestone in the evolution of the gravel bike. Shimano didn’t slap together a road / cyclocross group and call it “gravel”, rather they spent close to five years developing a groupset for what is arguably the fastest-growing genre of cycling, […]

sram force etap axs review

SRAM Force eTap AXS Review – On Mud, Gravel & More!

“A more capable groupset for today’s riders.” – “SRAM Force eTap AXS™ offers the key features of RED eTap AXS™—modern gearing, advanced chain management, and easy personalization—in a more affordable package.” – SRAM.com * Apologies for a couple of focusing issues due to filming part of this video (further down the article) in low light. […]