Long Term VIDEO Review: Parlee Cycles Chebacco

We took possession of the beautiful Parlee Cycles Chebacco in April of 2016. Parlee Cycles insisted we put the bike through its paces, but how best to accomplish that? JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew thought it best to use the Chebacco as his primary race and gravel training bike – he isn’t about writing a lame […]

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 […]

The 2016 Dirty Kanza 200 Experience – Part Two – by JOM

After catching some much needed sleep at a hotel on the edge of town, I woke early on Thursday morning, June 2nd, eager to explore the town of Emporia. If you read Part One, you’ll see I did a bit of poking around on Wednesday night, shortly after my arrival. On the agenda for Thursday […]

On Test VIDEO: Parlee Chebacco Gravel Bike

From Parlee’s Website: Bob Parlee – “I founded Parlee in 2000 with a simple but lofty goal: to build the best bikes in the world. With 20+ years’ experience in the boat-building business, I understood the capabilities of composite materials. Carbon fiber was the obvious choice to take performance bikes to the next level, but […]