vittoria air-liner gravel review

Vittoria Air-Liner Gravel: Re-usable Insert for Tubeless Ready Tires promising Max Rim & Tire Protection

Air-Liner GRAVEL takes the performance of tubeless-ready gravel tires beyond the limits. Given the success and positive results achieved by Air-Liner mountain bike version, Vittoria decided to push the product beyond the MTB spectrum and to develop an innovative insert that could support tubeless-ready tires for gravel applications. Air-Liner GRAVEL is re-usable and very easy […]

Poseidon Redwood review

Review: $US 899 Poseidon Redwood – A Mountain Biker’s Gravel Bike by Eric Ratch

Gravel… seems all the rage these days.  I’ve been a mountain biker all my life but got into the “gravel” game with a cyclocross bike many years ago.  It was fine for paved roads and rail trails, but really suffered when I’d duck out into interesting looking paths through the forest.  I eventually upgraded to […]

arkansas high country race 2020

Ultra-Endurance Bikepack Racing Returns with the Arkansaw High Country Race – Departing Fayetteville, Arkansas October 31st

Fayetteville is set to host the annual Arkansaw High Country Race Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. The race is a self-supported, multiday ultra-endurance bikepacking event that totals more than 1,000 miles of gravel and paved routes. Bikepacking builds off the interests of backpacking, combining cycling through rugged terrain while carrying the gear necessary for minimalist camping. […]

BMC URS Gravel Bike Review

Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City, Utah 2020 – Bike Check Photos by Ian Matteson / ENVE Composites

TJ Eisenhart – Factor LS Heather Jackson – Argon 18 Dark Matter Alexey Vermeulen – Bianchi Zolder Pro Ben Hoffman – Cervelo Aspero Dylan Johnson – Niner RLT 9 RDO Brian McCullough – BMC URS All photos in this article by Ian Matteson of ENVE Composites

Has Gravel Riding Got You Over-Tired

Has Gravel Riding Got You Over-Tired / Over-Tyred? – By Big Head Todd

WTF is going on with tires gravel people? The recently released All Road gravel bike from State is spec’d with Vittoria Barzo tires. Now, this is a tire I installed on my XC race bike not long ago when I wanted more grip and an aggressive tread upfront. For racing XC! The Niner RLT Steel […]

belgian waffle ride cedar city report 2020

Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City, Utah 2020 – Race Day Action Photos by Ian Matteson / ENVE Composites

The inaugural edition of BWR Cedar City, Utah, was held this past weekend, Saturday, October 17. Running such a large and well-attended event during this time of Covid-19 (hopefully, one we can all look back upon in the future, FU Covid!), is a risky proposition, but we understand appropriate safety protocols were taken by the […]

all mountain style frame protection review

Review: AMS (All Mountain Style) Frame Protector Kit – By Big Head Todd

AMS (All Mountain Style) Universal Frame Guard – Extra is manufactured in Spain and includes 12 pieces in various sizes, ranging from 27x5cm down to 6x3cm. Unless you are planning to fully armor up your ride, this is probably enough for two bicycles. I received the ‘clear’ version which features a matte finish with a […]

Follow My Challenge USA

Press Release: Follow My Challenge USA – Live GPS Tracking Maps for Sport Events, Races & More

Good news!  Now there are more options for GPS tracking for events and solo-ventures in the United States, allowing event directors to track participants and providing family, friends, and competitors the opportunity to follow (“dot watch”) their favorite adventurers! Follow My Challenge (FMC – The Netherlands) has partnered with U.S.-based Mt. Pleasant Velo Events, LLC […]