<Back to News Home The ubiquitous top tube bag has become something of a “must have” for many cyclists of different disciplines now over the past ten years or so. ...
<Back to News Home Warbird Part Three…Peaking and Tweaking- by Grannygear Seldom do purely stock bike builds work for me 100%. Something has to be adjusted, tweaked, and peaked. A ...
<Back to News Home | Raleigh Introduces 2016 Gravel Bikes- by Guitar Ted Raleigh has been very proactive in getting into the gravel road bike/all road biking scene. It’s no secret ...
<Back to News Home | Scott Sports published a press release today announcing a new bicycle aimed at gravel racing. Dubbed the “Addict Gravel Disc”, the bike bears a strikingly similar ...
<Back to News Home | Are you still running rim brakes? Not that there is anything wrong with that, mind you, but as you probably have figured out by now, the ...
<Back to News Home | The “Standard Rando” from cycling apparel company, Twin Six, is a surprising bicycle with a slightly misleading name. One might think it merely is a steel pavement bike for those long distance nutters that have to ride through “controls” in their events. Well, it is a lot more than just that. […]
<Back to News Home | The handle bar market is crammed with choices for your drop bar bike. However; when it comes to drop bars that are designed for off road riding, the playing field gets real narrow. Fortunately, Salsa Cycles has a few bikes that are designed for riding drop bars in the dirt and […]
<Back to News Home | It has been some time since the last update on the Nano 40 TCS tires here, but I have several miles on them now and I have tried them on another wheel set to see how they might mount up on non-WTB rims. The last update here can be seen if […]
<Back to News Home Monday Motivation: Clouds– As riders we are often left to contemplate things one doesn’t seem to have time for- or perhaps more accurately- make time for- these days. Flowers, what’s for dinner when we get home, and clouds. Clouds are especially important, since they are a sign of weather, which could […]
<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: Route Finding– Looking for a new loop to train on? Need to find a route for an event or just for fun? Sure, you can sit at your computer and find a route using any number of on-line sources, or you can grab a good paper map and get […]
<Back to News Home | J.Paks SnakPak: Quick Review by Matt Gersib It’s a very good time for those interested in getting out for extended gravel adventures. Never before have there been so many quality options for carrying your gear into the wild than there are today. One of the companies responsible for this trend […]
<Back to News Home Panaracer Gravel King Tires: Quick Review- In the world of bicycles, only one component has more influence over your ride than any other. More than a frame, or fork, or a saddle, or a component drive train group. That component is tires. It is also the only component that touches the […]
<Back to News Home | Getting Rolling: The Twin Six Standard Rando is billed as a “jack knife” of a bike, which means it could go several ways, depending upon the vision of the builder. We are looking at one aspect of this bike- that of a gravel rig- so this review will be about whether […]
<Back to News Home Monday Motivation: Share The Road– We are all familiar with the various “Share The Road” movements regarding cycling. They are almost always centered around road cycling, but don’t kid yourself. Gravel roads sometimes require a “sharing of the road” as well, as evidenced by a recent ride where we had to […]
<Back to News Home Salsa Cycles, long a supporter of gravel road and adventure riding, has introduced a new handle bar dubbed the Cowchipper. At first glance the name might suggest a cross between a Woodchipper Bar, Salsa’s off roading drop bar, and the very popular Cowbell Bar which has become a darling of the […]