RIDING GRAVEL NEWS & REVIEWS

Gritty Take: Don’t Mind That Man Behind The Curtain!

Gritty Take: Don't Mind That Man Behind The Curtain!- by Guitar Ted Years ago, as a child, we used to get
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Gritty Take: Don’t Mind That Man Behind The Curtain!

Floyd’s, Silca Ypsilon, Milkit: Three Quick Reviews

Floyd's, Silca Ypsilon, Milkit: Three Quick Reviews - by Grannygear Editor's Note; From time to time we have done the "Quick
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Floyd’s, Silca Ypsilon, Milkit: Three Quick Reviews

Easton EA70 AX Disc Wheels: Getting Rolling

Easton EA70 AX Disc Wheels: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted The wheels for a bicycle are something that is one of
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Easton EA70 AX Disc Wheels: Getting Rolling

Cantu Rova Wheelset: At the Finish

Without a doubt, there is a lot to like about the Cantu Rova wheelset. The weight is competitive, at 1567 grams for our set. While it's true there are lighter options available, most aren't using 35mm section, 30mm wide external/24mm internal width rims.
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Cantu Rova Wheelset: At the Finish

Castelli: At The Finish-Winter Wear Review

Editor’s Note: Winter is upon us but that doesn’t mean we have to stop cycling. Our Riding Gravel contributors,
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Castelli: At The Finish-Winter Wear Review

Gravel Grinder News: Enve Debuts New Hub Range

Enve Composites announced today that a new range of Enve branded road hubs will now be available in their complete wheel sets and as sets sold separately. This range of road hubs will cover both rim brake and disc brake standards.
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Gravel Grinder News: Enve Debuts New Hub Range

Breezer Inversion Team: At The Finish

Breezer Inversion Team: At The Finish- by Grannygear The last ride on the Breezer Inversion Team before it’s return trip to
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Breezer Inversion Team: At The Finish

Donnelly EMP 700 X 38 Tires: Checkpoint

Donnelly EMP 700 X 38 Tires: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The Donnelly EMP is the newest gravel specific tire from the
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Donnelly EMP 700 X 38 Tires: Checkpoint

Sportful Winter Gear: Winter Wear Review

Here in the Midwest, having the right gear for winter cycling is the difference between truly enjoying rides and simply suffering through them. And while some cyclists simply hide indoors when the temps take a dive, I enjoy the fresh face snow and ice add to my familiar routes. As such, I'm always on the lookout for gear that makes my winter cycling adventures more enjoyable.
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Sportful Winter Gear: Winter Wear Review

GORE Winter Clothing: Winter Wear Review Take 2

I would suggest this as a very good but not terribly exceptional outer shell.... I would have expected a much nicer pad in the bibs, and a structure that didn't put a seam in an area where the body articulates during pedaling.
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GORE Winter Clothing: Winter Wear Review Take 2

WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: Getting Rolling

WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted The 650B tire range from WTB's Road Plus line
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WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: Getting Rolling

Silca Pista Plus Floor Pump: Quick Review

A Quick Review of the Silca Pista Plus by Guitar Ted who says, "...I have no qualms in saying the Pista Plus is a lifetime investment..."
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Silca Pista Plus Floor Pump: Quick Review

Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish

Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted Wheels make the bicycle go and great wheels make that experience a
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Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish

 


 

Monday Motivation: Fog

Fog: There is something about a foggy outing in the country. Fog can be mysterious, cooling, or the harbinger of a hot, humid Summer’s day. Whichever it is, fog can be fun out on the gravel instead of a fearful situation, as it is on pavement, since traffic is rarely an issue. Fog blankets the […]

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Monday Motivation: Green

Green: When the cold of Winter bites, bodies get ill, and the daylight runs short, it is always good to remember that Spring, then Summer, is not that far off. Soon the overwhelming color of the warmer seasons here in the Mid-West will line every country road and dirt lane. Many gravel road events will […]

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Monday Motivation: Mud

<Back to News Home | Mud: When it rained a couple of inches overnight before the 2014 edition of Odin’s Revenge, race director Chad Quigley gathered the riders before their 150 mile quest and offered them the chance to do an alternate route without several miles of “Minimum Maintenance” dirt roads which would have cut […]

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Rebecca’s Private Idaho Podcast on Athleteonfire.com

<Back to News Home | Athlete on Fire Interview: AthleteonFire.com recently released a podcast about the 2014 edition of Rebecca’s Private Idaho. The host, Scott Jones, interviews six riders who finished this year’s event, including the following: Austin McInerny (Executive Director of National Interscholastic Cycling Association) Burke Swindlehurst (Founder and Director of the Crusher in the Tushar) […]

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WTB Nano 40 Reviewed

<Back to News Home | Editor’s Note: In the merge with Gravel Grinder News we knew there was a wealth of reviewed tires, bicycles, and components that might be a good resource on the new site here. With that in mind here is a condensed version of a review that originally appeared on Gravel Grinder […]

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Monday Motivation: Rollers

<Back to News Home | Rollers: They might be a tool for you to get into shape for cycling. There are two kinds of “rollers” in the Mid-West: One would be those you sweat over in a basement or garage to stay fit in the Winter. The other kind you can ride on too. These […]

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by Riding Gravel 2014