crankbrothers highline gravel dropper seatpost review

Crankbrothers adds Highline XC/Gravel to XC/Gravel Dropper Post Range

Crankbrothers is expanding its Highline Dropper Post range to meet the needs of more riders with the new Highline XC/Gravel. Available in short travel options with a 27.2 diameter post to fit most cross-country, cyclocross, and gravel bikes, riders of every style can now drop their seat on steep terrain to descend faster and with […]

italian alps gravel cycling

Italian Alps – Gardena Pass, Panider Sattel / Passo Pinei & Pfitscherjoch (Day 4): by Lajos Kőves

Ortler Loop, Day Four – Gardena Pass, Panidersattel, Passo Pinei & Pfitscherjoch Gardena Pass is a high mountain pass in the Dolomites of the South Tyrol in northeast Italy. At an elevation of 2,136 metres above sea level, the pass connects Sëlva in the Val Gardena on the west side with Corvara in the Val […]

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Allied Cycle Works Factory Tour! USA-Made Carbon Bicycles: Rogers, Arkansas

“Our Mission: To make the best Bicycles and Components in the World, right here in America”. Allied Cycle Works “Design, market, sell.” Normally, this is the holy trinity of American bike brands. “Make” is almost never part of the equation. And this is why Allied is different. Our mission is to make the best carbon […]

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 […]