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: Ritchey Breakaway Ti CX Gravel Travel bike with SRAM eTap

Tom Ritchey is a man who has been around cycling a long time. In the company of fellows like Joe Breeze, Charlie Kelly, Gary Fisher and a few others, these guys pretty much invented mountain biking. Tom continued to be an innovator, producing his well known line of mountain bikes through the 1980’s along with 90’s classics such the […]

Interbike 2015: Tires for Gravel Cycling & Racing – Kenda & Panaracer

For the final installment of our Interbike gravel tire (tyre) articles, we check out offerings from Kenda and Panaracer. Kenda Tires Kenda have been in the tire business for over 50 years, and have been manufacturing tires for the gravel and cyclocross genres for the past couple of years. At Interbike 2015, we spotted an […]

Guy Fazzio’s Ventana El Martillo Cross Bike

El Martillo aka “The Hammer”, by Ventana Mountain Bikes USA A little Ventana history, courtesy of their website: “Since the early 1970’s, Sherwood Gibson, one of Ventana’s two original founders has been assembling a wealth of bicycle specific product knowledge. Gibson began in 1974 as a BMX competitor in Northern California. He added to his […]