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 […]

gravel cycling in southern georgia

Pelham, Baconton, Camilla & beyond… rambling about Georgia, USA

Circa May / June / July 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic continues to persist, but that isn’t stopping me from continuing my solo exploration of mixed-surface roads and towns far off the beaten track. My travel opportunities of late have been limited to weekend getaways as I simply refuse to fly at the time of this […]

drop bar mountain bike conversion

Drop Bar Mountain Bike Conversion aka “The Eldorado”: Built in 2015 for Taming Gnarly Gravel!

Meet a drop bar mountain bike converted to the rigors of gravel in 2015 – aka the “El Dorado” – created in the interest of a safer experience for taming the gnarlier side of gravel. Events, races and gravelly roads in states such as North Carolina and West Virginia can push the limits of conventional […]

gravel cycling near the baltic sea

A Gravel Ride by the Baltic Sea: Hansegravel by Timo Rokitta

Hanse is the name of the association of North German merchants between the mid-12th century and the mid-17th century, the aim of which was to promote free trade and common interests abroad. The first cities to form a covenant were Lübeck and Hamburg. Other coastal cities such as Lübeck, Hamburg, Bremen, Wismar, Rostock, Stralsund, Greifswald, […]

Donnelly MSO WC tire review

World Cup Performance comes to Gravel: Introducing the Donnelly MSO WC

“The original MSO gravel tire was released in Spring 2012 and essentially wrote the book on what a gravel tire should be. Donnelly is set to rewrite the script with the release of the all-new MSO WC gravel tire.” “Expertly crafted in Europe, the MSO WC is made of the finest materials with scrutinizing care, […]

moots routt ybb 2020 gravel bike review

Moots Routt Gravel Bikes get WIDE: Bigger Tires, Geometry & Gravel Wide Drivetrains

“Moots is pioneering the evolution of gravel bikes. Is it ironic that this classic, handcrafted brand should be at the cutting edge of a cycling movement? Maybe, but being located in a part of Colorado that boasts more dirt roads than paved, it actually seems fitting in the context.” – Moots So what’s new? Moots […]