2019 pisgah monster cross challenge video

VIDEO: 2019 Pisgah Monster Cross Challenge – Western North Carolina, USA

Pisgah Monster Cross has been around for many years, long before “gravel” was a mainstream entity. Eric Wever, the man behind Pisgah Monster Cross and host company, Pisgah Productions, has been a fixture in the North Carolina scene for many years. My last appearance at the race was in 2016, and since then, the race […]

the great peru divide ride

The Great Peruvian Divide Ride on Gravel Bikes: by Axel Carion

Who never dreamed of exploring the Andes mountains, the longest and the youngest range in the world? For the last five years, I have been lucky enough to spend more than 250 days exploring tarmac and dirt roads of South America. One country stands out from the others though is Peru.  All photos in this […]

2019 torino-nice rally

The 2019 Torino-Nice Rally: 700kms over High Cols & Stradas – by Seb Breuer

During the middle of the 2018 Winter, my friend Kay told me about the Torino-Nice Rally, “a 700km journey over high cols and stradas. “No entry fees, no timing, no support, but cue sheets and GPS tracks are provided”. The Torino to Nice Rally sounded like the perfect challenge and would serve as the highlight […]

hookless tubeless bicycle rims explained

The Hookless Bead Rim: How It Works & Who They’re For – by ENVE Composites

If you’re reading this article, there’s a high probability you already own a pair of wheels featuring a hookless straight sidewall rim design or you are currently shopping for some and trying to figure out what to buy. If you haven’t bought a new wheelset in some time, you’re likely wondering where all the hook-beads […]

spinergy gxc wheelset review

Spinergy GXC Carbon Gravel Wheelset Review – PBO Spokes for a Cush Ride

If the name Spinergy rings a bell, that’s because you may remember the wheel that originally put them on the map, the Rev-X. Technology has changed a lot since then, and in the timeline that this video was released. carbon rimmed wheels are quite the norm on road, cyclocross, MTB and gravel. Spinergy have the […]

2019 pisgah monster cross race report

Pisgah Monster Cross 2019: The Lollypop Loop of Dread – by K-Dogg

GravelCyclist.com raced Pisgah Monster Cross in 2015 and 2016 and loved every inch of it. There was something in it for everyone…mountains, mountain streams, thousands of feet of climbing on gravel and twenty miles of climbing on the smoothly paved Blue Ridge Parkway. There were gorgeous mountain top views and blue sky for miles in […]

cervelo aspero review

Cervelo Aspero Review – The Speed Merchant Gravel Bike

“Welcome to the Era of Speed in Gravel” – Cervelo.com Cervelo has long been a bike brand associated with speedy bikes, whether they be for road, triathlon or an all-out time trial. Circa 2019 and Cervelo may late to the gravel bike party, but they’ve jumped with both feet into the segment with the Aspero, […]

jo dirt gravel race series

New Gravel Series in the South East – Southern Brewery & Distillery Gravel Tour!

Jo Dirt Racing, LLC lead by race director Joanne Cogle of TriColumbusGA and sponsored in part by Brickyard Bike Co. and Trek Bicycles, is proud to present the Jo Dirt Southern Brewery and Distillery Tour.  This series consists of three events all beginning and ending at breweries and distilleries in the Southeast region.   The first […]