Archive | Gravel Bikes

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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Cantu Rova wheelset

Lauf True Grit: Checkpoint

Back in June, I introduced you to the Lauf True Grit gravel bike I’ve been testing (read the Getting Rolling post here). Since then, I’ve logged nearly 1,000 miles on the bike on all sorts of Midwestern gravel, and the experience has given me good perspective on the True Grit’s capabilities. Here’s what I’ve learned. […]

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Cannondale

Gravel Grinder News: Cannondale Topstone Debuts

Gravel Grinder News: Cannondale Topstone Debuts- by Guitar Ted Editor’s Note- This post was updated Friday, August 24th with information and images provided by Cannondale.  Cannondale is a well known brand in terms of performance bicycles going back to the 1990’s, most notably with mountain bikes. Recently they have made a splash in the Pro […]

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Otso Cycles

Otso Cycles Waheela S: At The Finish

Otso Cycles Waheela S: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The world of gravel bikes keeps evolving and this Waheela S is a great example of what is now considered cutting edge in gravel bike design and thought. I’ve wrestled with the ideas and challenges this bike presents in my first two posts on this […]

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Otso Cycles Waheela S: Checkpoint

Otso Cycles Waheela S: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The Waheela S presents a conundrum for the average cyclist. Is it a mountain bike with drop bars, a gravel bike with a suspension fork and dropper post, or just a confusing amalgam of styles? How does it feel to have a 40mm travel Fox fork and […]

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by Riding Gravel 2014