Nibelungen Gravel Ride 2020

Nibelungen Gravel Ride Edition 2020, Germany: by Timo Rokitta

2020 sees Europe in the grip of Coronavirus and most cycling events have been canceled. There are some lesser-known events such as the Nibelungen gravel ride in Worms, that took place under the strict control of the Coronavirus directives on July 3 and 4.  The proceeds of the event benefit the children’s arm of the […]

Giant Rev Pro MIPS Helmet Review

Review: Giant High-Performance Rev Pro MIPS Helmet for Road, Gravel & XC – by Cathleen Bester

“The all-new Rev Pro MIPS helmet is the perfect combination of lightweight ventilation, aero speed, all-day comfort and maximum safety.”– Giant Bicycle Features of the Giant Rev Pro MIPS helmet include an effective cooling system that is highlighted by the large center vents that allow good airflow through the helmet, and over your head. There […]

Kuat NV 2.0 Hitch Rack review

Review: Kuat NV 2.0 Hitch Rack: The Things We Carry – by Adrienne Taren

How do you write a review about what is arguably a luxury product when it feels like the world is burning? If you’re reading this in the year 2030 (which you probably won’t be. The Kuat people will have innovated electric-rocket-powered-robot-bike-carriers by then. I look forward to taking a nap while being transported to my […]

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 […]

gravel cycling around girona spain

Riding Gravel Bikes in and around Girona, Spain! – Part One of Three

Girona is a city in northern Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell rivers. The city had an official population of 101,852 in 2019. Girona is the capital of the province of the same name and also the capital of the comarca of the Gironès. Since much of the old […]

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 […]