RIDING GRAVEL NEWS & REVIEWS

Hiwassee Socks: Quick Review

I am willing to bet that many of us rarely think too much about our socks. If you are one of these folks, you don't know what you are missing. A great pair of socks can make your ride so much better.
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Hiwassee Socks: Quick Review

Cannondale Topstone 105: Checkpoint

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.
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Cannondale Topstone 105: Checkpoint

Spinergy GX Wheels: At The Finish

While the PBO spokes may cause you to raise an eyebrow, keep in mind that these spokes have been around for two decades and have a good reputation for durability. The rest of the Spinergy wheel from the hubs to the rims seem to be top notch stuff now. I see no reason to fear the technology and I would gladly ride these wheels off into the Sunset if Spinergy would let me.
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Spinergy GX Wheels: At The Finish

Easton EA70 AX Handle Bars: Quick Review

Easton EA70 AX Handle Bars: Quick Review - by Guitar Ted Easton Cycling has made a few items specifically aimed at
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Easton EA70 AX Handle Bars: Quick Review

USWE Airborne 3L Hydration System: Quick Review

In the end I liked the USWE Airborne 3 very much and was happy every time I used it. As long as you can live with the limitations in storage and if the close, movement free strap system rings true with you, then I expect you would be happy with it too.
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USWE Airborne 3L Hydration System: Quick Review

Easton EA70 AX Disc Wheels: At The Finish

Many bikes are coming out as "dual wheel size" compatible rigs, and if you wanted the 650B wheels, (or the other way around if the new bike was set up with 650B), this option would be high on my list. It provides a solid performing package at a good value. Besides going around and holding up your tires, what more do we really need?
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Easton EA70 AX Disc Wheels: At The Finish

Silca Viaggio Travel Pump: Quick Review

Silca Viaggio Travel Pump: Quick Review - by Grannygear The Silca Viaggio Travel Pump- Portable, beautiful, and well made. When I
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Silca Viaggio Travel Pump: Quick Review

Gravel Grinder News: GT Introduces All-New Grade Gravel Bikes

GT Bicycles announced the introduction of its all-new Grade gravel bikes. Available in both carbon and alloy frame models, GT says the new Grade is built for adventure out of the box. It's more compliant, versatile and adjustable than ever before, with a leaner look and a purposeful redesign of GT's iconic Triple Triangle frame design.
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Gravel Grinder News: GT Introduces All-New Grade Gravel Bikes

Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Announces New RX8 Gravel Shoe

Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Announces New RX8 Gravel Shoe - by Guitar Ted Last year Shimano quietly introduced a set of
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Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Announces New RX8 Gravel Shoe

Spinergy GX Wheels: Checkpoint

Okay, so PBO spokes, aluminum rims... how does that work? It actually works out really well. I think the common thought most folks might have is that if the spokes are not steel, then they must be flexy. Well, that just isn't the case here.
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Spinergy GX Wheels: Checkpoint

Tioga Binary Tires: At The Finish

Tioga set out its claimed traits and goals for this tire and in my opinion, they have achieved them. The potential for "more" is the tantalizing bit that is still missing here. Tioga is well aware that riders are thinking this as well. Tubeless ready, maybe something in a wider width, and other possibilities with this design are things we at Riding Gravel would like to see going forward for the Binary.
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Tioga Binary Tires: At The Finish

Saddle Up! Riding Gravel’s Saddle Round Up- Part Two

Saddle Up! Riding Gravel's Saddle Round Up- Part Two- by Grannygear [adrotate group="4"] Is there a perfect saddle? Not
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Saddle Up! Riding Gravel’s Saddle Round Up- Part Two

 


 

Monday Motivation – October 20, 2014

<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation- by RGBen We’re going to start a little deal on Mondays and see how it goes. If it goes well, people dig it, and people participate, then we’ll keep it rolling. If not, it’ll go the way of the first generation of SRAM hydraulic road brakes… It’s Monday […]

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TRP Spyre Brakes: Quick Review

<Back to News & Reviews Home |   TRP Spyre Quick Review: by Guitar Ted Many folks have asked me over the time I have had my Tamland Two about the brakes on it. The TRP Spyre calipers are a unique brake and are a direct competitor with the aging Avid BB-7 mechanical brake.  Okay, let’s […]

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Moots Routt 45 Gravel Bike

<Back to News Home |   Bikerumor posted about the new Moots Routt 45 gravel bike today.  The Routt name is a nod to Routt County, the county that Moots HQ calls home. The Routt 45 is an updated version of last year’s standard Psychlo-X/Routt and it seems as if the updates have given riders a great, albeit […]

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Argon 18 Krypton XRoad Bike

    <Back to News Home |     Thanks to Bikerumor for keeping us all in the loop. As reported today by Bikerumor: “On the gravel front, the new Krypton XRoad borrows the new 5007HM carbon layup of the standard Krypton and adds disc brakes and clearance for 32c tires. Combine that with a 27.2 […]

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Dirty 40 Race

  <Back to News Home |      The Dirty 40 is a popular race in Vermont that took place Saturday, August 30th. Saturday’s race covered 60 miles, with approximately 40 miles of gravel/dirt roads through some of the most scenic landscapes of Vermont. The race brought together more than 300 riders of all abilities and disciplines from the US and […]

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2014 Sub-9 Gravel Grovel

<Back to News Home | The gang over at the Sub-9 Gravel Grovel sent over a reminder to us that registration is now open for the 6th year of the ride. If you haven’t checked it out, you might want to plan to head over to the Midwest Trail Ride Horseman’s Camp and Outpost in Norman, […]

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The Hibernator 100

<Back to News Home | Friends of Riding Gravel contacted us about a new fundraising ride happening this fall in a beautiful area in Northern Wisconsin. If you’ve never been in the area, especially during the fall, it’s a breathtaking experience. It’s a vacation destination for many throughout the Midwest and it doesn’t disappoint with a […]

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