shimano grx mechanical long term review

Shimano GRX Mechanical 1x & 2x Long Term Review! The best mechanical groupset for gravel?

“Following a multi-year global market study, product testing and development process, Shimano introduce the world’s first dedicated gravel component line: SHIMANO GRX. New for the 2020 model year, the SHIMANO GRX 800 series offers 1×11 and 2×11 drivetrains – with mechanical and Di2 electronic options – that allow riders to tailor their mixed surface riding […]

wolf tooth supple bar tape review

Wolf Tooth Components releases 40mm x 5mm Thick Supple Bar Tape for Gravel Cycling Comfort

Wolf Tooth Supple Bar Tape was created for comfort on unforgiving terrain. Supple Bar Tape is 5mm thick, which is twice as thick as most traditional bar tapes. It’s made with the same 100% silicone foam as Wolf Tooth Fat Paw Grips. The excellent vibration damping qualities of this silicone material will absorb the abuse […]

gravel cycling in nashville georgia

Gravel Cycling around Nashville!… the other Nashville… Nashville, Georgia & Surrounds!

Nashville is a city in Berrien County, Georgia, United States, and the population was 4,939 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Berrien Count and is called the “City of Dogwoods”, as the tree grows in large numbers around the area. Nashville was founded in about 1840 and was incorporated as […]

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Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty vs Niner MCR 9 RDO: Comparing the Wildest Gravel Bikes!

The Wildest Bikes in Gravel – Full Suspension Gravel Bikes! The Niner MCR 9 RDO, the World’s first full-suspension gravel bike. “More comfort, more confidence, more control, and more fun and freedom.” At the front end, there’s 40mm of active suspension, thanks to the FOX AX suspension fork, a relatively traditional looking fork. Moving to […]

oregon gravel scenic bikeway

Oregon’s first Gravel Scenic Bikeway opens to the Public: A Partnership with Dirty Freehub & Visit Bend

Cyclists craving new adventure will have their wish granted as Oregon’s first Gravel Scenic Bikeway opens to the public. The new Cascades Gravel Scenic Bikeway is a collection of curated gravel riding routes around Bend and Central Oregon. Dirty Freehub and Visit Bend partnered to create six different routes ranging in difficulty. “Gravel cycling has […]

cycling in hawthorne florida

Exploring the hinterlands of Hawthorne, Florida: Sand, Heat, Flies & Historic places!

Hawthorne is a city in Alachua County, Florida, United States, incorporated in 1881. Indigenous peoples of the Americas had been living in the area since around 100 CE; Hawthorne grew around their trading trails. Throughout its history, Hawthorne has been known for its agriculture, railroad, and rural lifestyle. Hawthorne’s population was 1,417 at the 2010 […]

SBT VRTL ride experience 2020

SBT GRVL Announces SBT VRTL Ride Experience for 2020

A community ride experience free for all to participate with donations benefiting advocacy partners SBT GRVL​, a world-class gravel bike experience presented by ​Canyon Bicycles​, is launching a new virtual ride in place of the canceled August event. ​SBT VRTL​ is a free community ride experience that will be held on Sunday, August 16, with […]

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SRAM Force eTap AXS Wide Gravel Bike Drivetrain Project: Part Two – The Frame

In Part One, we introduced the drivetrain for this project, SRAM Force eTap AXS WIDE. “It can be the steep kicker near the summit of a long climb. Or a multi-hour ride on roads and trails that push you way out of your comfort zone. Sometimes you want a lower gear. Because having more range […]