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Riding Gravel

Safer Riding

Editor’s Note: Safety is always a wise thing to consider when cycling. The gravel roads, fire roads, and forgotten ways we like to travel are not without their potential pitfalls. In this piece, our contributor, John Ingham, reviews several areas of concern for gravel travel. We hope that you find this enlightening and helpful in […]

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Gravel Grinder News: WTB Debuts Sendero, Venture Road Plus Tires

Gravel Grinder News: WTB Debuts Sendero, Venture Road Plus Tires- by Guitar Ted WTB launched their “Road Plus” vision for 650B tires and adventure/gravel bikes with the Horizon in early 2016. Then the Byway followed it up. Since then, things have been quiet on the “Road Plus” side until today. WTB announces two new 650B […]

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A Look At The Slimmer Side Of Gravel: Road Style

Editor’s Note: We have noticed that there is a trend toward making “all things gravel” wider, bigger, and more burly. Take for instance the suspension forks, dropper posts, and of course, wider tires and rims bordering on mountain bike sized rubber. While seeing what is considered “gravel” change is exciting, we were left wondering why […]

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Michelin Power Gravel 35mm and 40mm Tires: Getting Rolling

 Michelin Power Gravel 35mm and 40mm Tires: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted with N.Y. Roll– Michelin is no stranger to bicycle tires, yet they seemed to sit on the sidelines while several other manufacturers jumped in with gravel oriented offerings. Michelin is a big company, and generally speaking, bigger companies wait until “the numbers make […]

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by Riding Gravel 2014