<Back to News Home Twin Six is a well known apparel company from Minneapolis, Minnesota and was started in 2005 by partners Ryan Carlson and Brent Gale. Since the beginning, ...
<Back to News Home We are forgoing the traditional Monday Motivation this week to honor those that gave their lives in service to this country. Riding Gravel would like to ...
<Back to News Home | Pedal iSSi II Triple Clipless Pedals: Quick Review: Over a month ago, we introduced the Pedal iSSi Triple model clipless pedals. These pedals have a Shimano ...
<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: Facing The Challenge: When an event is created or announced again for the coming year, you might be a bit afraid, anxious, or maybe ...
<Back to News Home Soma Fabrications “Junebug” Bar: Quick Review: In the world of handle bars, there are road drop bars, mountain bike bars of several various types, and a ...
<Back to News Home The Fuji Tread 1.3 is a bicycle aimed at the urban commuter looking for a versatile bike that can tackle the streets but can also do double duty as a weekend warrior cross bike, a sport tourer, or, as in my example above, be a gravel road going rig. The entirety […]
<Back to News Home | Editor’s Note: This is the story of a SoCal guy, (Grannygear), and his pursuit of an “all-road” bike for adventures that fall between full-on mountain biking and road riding. In this post we will get a feel for where he is coming from and why he chose a Salsa Cycles […]
<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: The Right Direction- Heading in the right direction can be a very important thing, and it can mean many things. Is your training headed in the right direction? How about your new bike build? Obviously, going into an event, you want everything to be heading in the right direction. […]
<Back to News Home | The Origin 8 Gary Sweep OS bars have been getting ridden now more on longer gravel rides which means now it is time to give a final verdict on these new alternative drops for the gravel or back road rider. You can go back and see the previous “Checkpoint” article for […]
<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: The Group Ride: Whether it be for fun or for training, (or both!), the group ride on gravel roads is getting more and more popular. We’re hearing from folks in Tennessee, Oklahoma, Iowa, and in other locales where regular group rides are taking place on gravel roads. These rides […]
<Back to News Home | Trans Iowa: The eleventh running of Trans Iowa was marked by difficult conditions that decimated the field of 94 riders. The time cut off for the first checkpoint was not met by all but one rider, Greg Gleason, and then by only five minutes. He eventually pulled the plug […]
<Back to News Home | With a few months in the bag on the Gevenalle GX shifters, (See my last posting on them HERE), I can now state my opinion on whether or not these are a good pathway to lower your gearing range with a Shimano DynaSys 10 rear derailleur and wide range 10 […]
<Back to News Home Monday Motivation: Open Range: Riding in any area that is “open range” for cattle, or wildlife, is an oddity for most of us. The nation, for the most part, where “civilization” is found, is cordoned off, developed, “owned”, and maybe lacks a feeling of being alone in the great big […]
<Back to News Home Fresh Gravel: Sea Otter, the West Coast bicycle festival/race/exposition, is happening right now and we were forwarded some images by Raleigh USA‘s Brian Fornes straight from the venue. Brian has been busy as always and we appreciate his time and efforts! The news is of a carbon frame, carbon fork, gravel […]
<Back to News Home | Fuji’s Tread 1.3- Checkpoint: Moving on to the next phase of the testing on Fuji’s Tread 1.3, I decided to make a couple of modifications to make the Fuji more suitable for a longer gravel road ride. Take a look at my “Getting Rolling” article for my initial impressions on this […]