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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish

RIDING GRAVEL IS THE HOME OF GRAVEL CYCLING

Welcome to Riding Gravel. Our goal is to connect the gravel community and bring you information and resources to improve your experience. The unpaved route is more interesting and adventurous, and (we think) it’s the best route.


Grind It Til You Find It Limited Tshirts

We have been working with a couple of our friends recently to come up with some fun and cool tshirt designs. This design is done by Justin Piontek Graphic Design. Justin is not only a creative graphic guy, he’s a hell of a racer as well. In 2013, he finished 8th in the Wisconsin Off […]

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Barry-Roubaix this weekend

The very popular Barry-Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race is this Saturday, March 22 in Hastings, Michigan. There are 24, 36, and 62-mile options to accomodate riders of any level.  It’s the unofficial start of the season in the Upper Midwest. Last year, a total of 2,150 riders participated in all of the distances  – 361 […]

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[Editorial] Gravel is not a Fad

NOTE: This is normally the news feed, but occasionally we will be posting editorial pieces. – by Ben, creator of Riding Gravel Riding Gravel This website started last fall after some coercing from Andy at pedal of Littleton to get a gravel ride going in the fall after interest in the spring AntiEpic. It was […]

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Mammoth Classic highlighted by Roots Rated

From Roots Rated: Read more of the highlighted Mammoth Classic by Roots Rated Have you raced it, have some experience to share, or have some questions about the Mammoth Gravel Classic, share on the Riding Gravel Forum thread. If you have some gravel news, you would like to share, contact us.    

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The Filthy 50 Returns

Minnesota is filled with options for riding and racing on gravel roads. If you missed out last year on the new The Filthy 50, you can get in on it this year. Find out all about it below. From MN Bike Trail Navigator: After the success and all of the positive feedback that was a […]

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Raleigh Tamland 2

Guitar Ted posted yesterday that he just got the new Raleigh Tamland 2 in the house. He gives a background of what’s up with his connection to the bike. Watch for a review coming sometime soon. Read more about it on Guitar Ted’s blog. If you’d like to check out other rider questions and comments […]

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New Challenge Tires at NAHBS

There seems to be a growing trend of component makers showing off new goods at NAHBS. With the spring “gravel” racing season heating up, it seems natural for tires to make an appearance. Challenge was on hand with some tires that were debuted at Frostbike. CXMagazine.com highlighted the NAHBS showing. From CX Magazine: “Challenge has […]

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Panaracer Gravelking Tires

From NAHBS Website: “Panaracer Gravelking Tires:  NAHBS 2013 saw a trend in “all road” or “all surface” bikes; like cyclocross bikes with geometries more suited for rides lasting longer than 60 minutes plus a lap.  It seems the tire industry was well behind that trend because it was a challenge finding higher volume tires that […]

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Vassago TKO

This “Gravel News” page of ours is fairly new, so we will get caught up and into the now with the crazy amount of gravel news going around these days. Here is one that didn’t seem to get much coverage. The titanium Vassago TKO. The TKO is titanium, has clearance for 45’s, and comes in […]

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