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Equipment & Bikes: What does it take to conquer 18,000kms from Cape North to Cape Town in 72 days?

Regular visitors to the Gravel Cyclist website will have followed along already, Jonas Deichmann crushed the former record in just 72 days, across all manner of road surfaces. For those who missed it, you can see Jonas’ chronicles linked below: Cape North to Cape Town Day 1 to 25 Cape North to Cape Town Day […]

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Inside Curve Cycling: Melbourne, Australia – Featuring Rhino, the Curve GMX+ and more!

“Life’s a grand adventure, which is enhanced by bikes. At Curve, we want to be part of a cycling community that loves sharing the roads, stories and environment we ride through. Bicycles are awesome and a means to building a better world… so join us for a ride.” – Curve Cycling Recently, we featured Curve’s […]

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Curve Cycling’s Walmer Handlebar – The W I D E S T Off-Road Drop Handlebar!

“Life’s a grand adventure, which is enhanced by bikes. At Curve, we want to be part of a cycling community that loves sharing the roads, stories and environment we ride through. Bicycles are awesome and a means to building a better world… so join us for a ride.” – Curve Cycling Walmer Handlebar – “The […]

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The Good and Bad of Groupsets for Gravel Cycling: 2019 Edition

The world of component groups for cycling, particularly for gravel bikes, mostly revolves around two companies, SRAM and Shimano. Both companies are giants in the bicycle industry, their influence upon bikes, ergonomics, standards, usability, functionality and more reaches far and wide. But there are at least two more complete drivetrain manufacturers in the marketplace. One […]

2020 Muck n' Mac Fest

“Muck n’ Mac Fest” adds a new Enduro style Gravel event to the UK Calendar

“Muck n’ Mac Fest” is a new feature to the UK 2020 calendar. It’s a two day, Enduro style, bike riding adventure to a loch-side festival campground of live music, outdoor challenges, and family-friendly activities. You just decide the route; Gravel or Tarmac? The Muck n’ Mac festivities kick off on Friday evening with a […]

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The Wolf’s Lair 2.0: A 400 km Bike Packing route through the Apennines Mountains, Italy

‘The Wolf’s Lair’ is a 400 km bike packing route that winds through medieval castles, alpine scenery and ancient Italian villages in the Apennines mountains. The Montanus duo (Georgio and Francesco) traced that route in 2016, after they felt the need to explore deeper into the Abruzzo region to learn more about their culture and […]

The Ritte Satyr Steel Gravel Bike: Half Man, Half Goat, All Party

“The road hasn’t always been paved. In fact, there haven’t always been roads. Or paths. Or trails. Or tracks. Somewhere along the way, we became less rugged, more fearful of the woods and deserts. We became serious and conservative, riding for structured training rather than fun. It’s time to balance it all out – the […]

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Evil forgets to put suspension on new bike release… the Chamois Hagar… Shred Comes to Gravel

A mountain biker’s road bike, or a roadie’s mountain bike? Regardless, it rips. Wholeheartedly. “It happened. We never thought it would, almost hate ourselves for it, yet can’t shake ourselves from it: Evil’s gravel bike. But before we seemingly come up with excuses, we need to clear the air with our experience on road bikes.” […]

2020 t-lab x3 titanium gravel bike

2020 T-Lab X3 All-Terrain Titanium Do-It-All Bike: Unboxing & Features

“The innovation with T-LAB begins with the development of a proprietary, precision forming method that allows us to radically shape seamless, Grade 9 titanium tubing into a unique frame profile that produces 30% more stiffness (with no weight disadvantage) versus leading titanium bikes. Essentially, at various key areas on the frame, we take a round […]

Photo Gallery: 2019 GRINDURO! Canada and 2019 GRINDURO! Japan

Grinduro, the seminal mixed-terrain event where having a good time at the party is just as important as going fast in the race, ran five unique events in different parts of the globe. Global support from companies such as Fabric, Maxxis, and Rapha, Canada (hosted by Devinci) and Japan (hosted by Salsa) joined the 2019 […]

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FSE.bike (Filament Spin Evolution) G28/32X Wide & Light Gravel Wheelset Review: 1,253 grams!

“We are some great friends with a passion for carbon fiber and all things bikes. Road, CX, MTB, TT, TRI, FAT, Gravel, Track, Custom… we love them all, own most of them and ride… well, honestly less than we would like to. But, I guess that’s true of every addicted bike rider.” – FSE Wheels […]