Review: Panaracer Gravelking SK 35mm and 40mm Tires

“Formed in 1953, Panaracer began manufacturing rubber products for a variety of commercial and consumer applications. In 1978 we began to exclusively manufacture bicycle tires so we could carefully focus on producing the finest tires available today. Without a doubt, Panaracer is the last Japanese manufacturer still producing bicycle tires in Japan. We feel that […]

Featured Bike: Felt Fx FRD with SRAM eTap

“Felt was founded by Jim Felt in early 1994 when Felt products were distributed by Answer Products. Felt nearly disappeared from the domestic market following a fallout with Answer after a 7-year relationship. The brand was relaunched in 2001 as an independent company.” – source Wikipedia. Since that time, Felt has developed several unique bicycle technologies. Felt extensively […]

Featured Bike: JOM’s Parlee Chebacco – As used at 2016 Dirty Kanza 200

Earlier this year, we video previewed the Parlee Chebacco, a do-it-all bike hailing from Beverly, Massachusetts. This article isn’t a review of the bike – that is coming soon in video format – rather, this is an article about the bike and configuration – mud and all – that JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew ran at the […]

VIDEO Review: Topeak JoeBlow Booster Pump – Is it a replacement for the air compressor?

“The JoeBlow Booster pump just made it easier to install tubeless tires. No more frustrating leaks because you can’t pump up your tire fast enough to get an effective rim seal. This pump has an integrated aluminum air chamber that stores an air charge of one liter up to 160psi / 11 bar to quickly […]

Race Report: Texas Chainring Massacre 2016 – by Bob Cummings

The Texas Chainring Massacre, hosted by Spinistry Promotions on January 23rd, 2016 is a gravel grinder featuring a unique combination of dirt roads and desolate country roads that are both scenic and challenging. The route begins and ends in the “civilized” part of the Dallas-Fort Metroplex near the town of Valley View, Texas. This report […]