Lately it got me thinking that there are quite likely a metric ton of old 29″er wheels out there that have great possibilities for modern gravel bike use.
Hot on the heels of Cannondale’s recent announcement of the 2020 Topstone Carbon, it’s time to wrap up the review of the 2019 Topstone 105 we’ve been testing since early-May.
It’s an exciting time for lovers of new new gravel bikes and gear, as manufacturers start to show their cards for the year to come. We’ve been riding a 2020 Cannondale Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS model for a few weeks now, and here are our initial impressions.
Back in May, we introduced you to the Cannondale Topstone 105 we have in for testing, and today it’s time to update you on our experience with the bike so far.
Featured Event: unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley- by Guitar Ted Last year we spoke with Dave Pryor from unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley about the inaugural running of this gravel grinder in the state of Pennsylvania. You can catch the conversation on this episode of the Riding Gravel Radio Ranch to learn more […]
Guitar Ted details the Mississippi Gravel Cup Series out with Race Directors Jason and Wendi Shearer for a Riding Gravel Featured event piece.
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 […]
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 […]
Chrome Union Shorts and Short Sleeve Merino Henley- by Grannygear Editor’s note: We don’t always ride, and sometimes when we do, it is purely for the joy of riding. That’s where “lifestyle” clothing comes in. Lifestyle clothing is a big deal in the culture of cycling. We take a look today at a couple of […]
Jamis Renegade Elite: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The Jamis Renegade Elite has been put through its paces here for a few months now and the final verdict is up. The carbon fiber chassis of this bike is the heart of the experience one has when riding this rig. That said, there are parts […]