2020 transcontinental race

The Road to Transcontinental Race: Part Six by Sebastian Breuer

The rollercoaster is still going on, but firstly, the good news. On the 11th of June at 5 O’Clock in the morning, I began the longest ride of my lifetime, 430kms. Starting off in rainy conditions wasn’t too pleasant, but after two hours of riding the sun came out and I met two of my […]

Ruckus Composites repairing carbon frames

Podcast: Ever wondered about repair options for a Carbon Frame? – Meet Ruckus Composites

Ever wonder what happens if you dent, ding or crack your fancy carbon frame? Our partner in podcasting, The Gravel Ride Podcast, pondered that question and decided to have a chat with the experts at Ruckus Composites. Shawn and Dan walked us through what can be done to salvage a damaged frame or component. Click […]

Ritte Satyr steel gravel bike review

Ritte Cycles Satyr Steel Gravel Bike: Long-Term Review!

“The road hasn’t always been paved. In fact, there haven’t always been roads. Or paths. Or tracts. Or trails. Somewhere along the way we became less rugged, more fearful of the woods and the desert. We became serious and conservative, riding for structured training rather than fun. It’s time to balance it all out – […]

lauf direct to you gravel bikes

Lauf Cycling turns a new leaf to become a Direct to Consumer Brand: Price Drops across the Board

“As of today, 07.07.2020, Lauf bikes will only be sold directly online by the people who make them, without intermediaries. When we entered the cycling industry, we had no ambitions becoming a wholesaler. We want to be a part of the cycling community. Not just a part of a supply chain. We want to connect […]

gravel cycling near the baltic sea

A Gravel Ride by the Baltic Sea: Hansegravel by Timo Rokitta

Hanse is the name of the association of North German merchants between the mid-12th century and the mid-17th century, the aim of which was to promote free trade and common interests abroad. The first cities to form a covenant were Lübeck and Hamburg. Other coastal cities such as Lübeck, Hamburg, Bremen, Wismar, Rostock, Stralsund, Greifswald, […]

Donnelly MSO WC tire review

World Cup Performance comes to Gravel: Introducing the Donnelly MSO WC

“The original MSO gravel tire was released in Spring 2012 and essentially wrote the book on what a gravel tire should be. Donnelly is set to rewrite the script with the release of the all-new MSO WC gravel tire.” “Expertly crafted in Europe, the MSO WC is made of the finest materials with scrutinizing care, […]

moots routt ybb 2020 gravel bike review

Moots Routt Gravel Bikes get WIDE: Bigger Tires, Geometry & Gravel Wide Drivetrains

“Moots is pioneering the evolution of gravel bikes. Is it ironic that this classic, handcrafted brand should be at the cutting edge of a cycling movement? Maybe, but being located in a part of Colorado that boasts more dirt roads than paved, it actually seems fitting in the context.” – Moots So what’s new? Moots […]

shimano sd-501a spd sandals review

Something for the Casual Gravel Cyclist: Shimano introduces 25th Anniversary edition SD-501A SPD Sandal

“Shimano celebrates the 25th anniversary of its beloved SPD sandal with a throwback, special edition sandal in a unique colorway. Inspired by Shimano’s second-generation SPD sandals, introduced in the year 2000, the new SD-501A sandals deliver a sleek, minimalistic design with a dark navy upper and special logo accents.” “The SPD sandal has cult status […]