gravel cycling in nairobi

Mr Todd’s Wild Ride: Mixed-surface cycling fun near Nairobi, Kenya!

On the roads and trails around Gravel Cyclist HQ here in North Florida, we encounter our share of wildlife – deer, turkey, skunks, opossums, tortoises, snakes, armadillos (mostly squashed), etc. A pretty impressive array by most standards. Recently I had the chance to take my riding with wildlife to another level in Kenya at the […]

2020 lynskey gr300 gravel bike

Lynskey Launches GR300 Adventure Edition: Road, Gravel, Rugged Commuter, Bike Packing

Who is this bike for? Adventure-focused riders who demand a bike that ticks all the boxes: road, gravel, rugged commuter, and bike packing. Those who long to ride on road one day and gravel the next, but crave that titanium comfort ride with a smooth finish. What the Adventure Edition is? Adventure-driven geometry designed for […]

2019 quick and the dead race report

Race Report: 2nd Annual “The Quick & The Dead” Gravel Road Race – Confluence Pennsylvania

The second annual “The Quick & The Dead” Gravel Road Race was held Saturday, September 28th. This year we had 163 racers line up at the start line for what would be an adventure most would soon not forget. With the warmer than anticipated temperatures which reached well into the mid-eighties, it was a long […]

tailfin aeropack

Tailfin Launches AeroPack: High-performance rigid seat pack for every cycling adventure

Tailfin, designer and manufacturer of high performance cycling equipment, has launched the AeroPack S and AeroPack X: fully-integrated rigid seat packs aimed at the performance cyclist who wants to go fast either on or off-road. Uniquely the AeroPack integrates a rack directly into the seat pack to increase stability for minimum weight and maximum aerodynamic […]

moots routt 45 review

Moots Routt 45 Titanium Gravel Bike Review: “A Workhorse Gravel Machine for Adventure & Versatility”

“Moots Cycles has been handcrafting bicycle frames in Steamboat Springs, Colorado since 1981. The company is known for building the finest quality titanium road, mountain, cross, and specialty bicycle frames, and select components from its facility in the Rocky Mountains. Moots bikes are enjoyed by cycling enthusiasts for their unsurpassed ride quality, attention to details […]

North Cape of Norway to Cape Town of South Africa 2019

From the North Cape of Norway to Cape Town of South Africa: Diary (Day 50 to 57) with Photos

If you missed this undertaking that began on September 8th, 2019, Jonas Deichmann is attempting to break a world record; riding 18,000km from the Arctic to Cape Town. He is accompanied by the photographer and long-distance driver Philipp Hympendahl. There will be many mixed-surface roads along the way. You can read more about Jonas’ adventure […]

ironbull gravel grinder race report 2019

2019 Ironbull Granite Grinder Race Report: Wausau, Wisconsin – by Todd Meerdink

Wausau, Wisconsin – October 19, 2019 It isn’t often that we see a gravel race come to central Wisconsin, so when the Ironbull Granite Grinder was announced in Wausau, Wisconsin, the date was immediately locked in my calendar. I was well familiar with Wausau. Just an hour from home, in 2018 Wausau was ranked by […]

ravemen pr1600 light review

Ravemen PR1600 Bicycle Light Review – 1,600 Lumens of Light & More!

Who likes riding at night time?! If you’re the type who eschews Zwifting the indoor trainer for months on end, and the end of daylight savings time is a time to rejoice, you might be the type of rider who continues racking up the miles/kms after night fall during the cool winter months. At least […]

Sage Titanium Storm King

Sage Titanium release the Storm King: No Adventure Too Gnarly

“This is not another gravel bike. The Sage Storm King is a catalyst to new adventures. It’s a drop-bar beast designed to fuel your exploration, taking you deeper and more remote with every pedal stroke.” – Sage Titanium The Storm King is no one-trick-pony, and as such, is not solely designed for the bike packer […]

ndvr cycle company alpha titanium travel bike

NDVR Cycle Co. Alpha – Custom 007 Bond Theme Titanium Gravel Travel Bike

“NDVR manufactures custom-built, made in the USA, two-wheeled freedom. Our quick to assemble titanium bicycle and integrated transport system offers a premium tech road bike with the ability, and ride quality, to excel on nearly any terrain.” – NDVR Cycle Company “NDVR is an adventure brand based on freedom from boundaries. Go ahead, plan that […]

look cycle usa tour

Inside LOOK Cycle USA – A Video Tour – With Corima Wheels

Look Cycle is a bicycle manufacturer based in Nevers, France, in the department of Nièvre, recognized primarily for its carbon frames and clipless pedals. Look’s original business was manufacturing ski bindings. All of that changed in 1985 when Bernard Hinault won the Tour de France riding the company’s revolutionary clipless pedals – remember, this was […]