Spring Clothing Round-Up: Reggie, Assos, Castelli

Spring Clothing Roundup: Reggie, Assos, Castelli- by Grannygear Riding into Spring (Image courtesy of ASSOS Well, we are
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Spring Clothing Round-Up: Reggie, Assos, Castelli

State Bicycle Co. Warhawk: At The Finish

If you can get by the limitations of the Warhawk- dedicated single speed, limited tire clearances, and limited versatility- then you will be rewarded with one of the better handling, better riding gravel/all road/commuter rigs you can find. For the dollar amount that State Bicycle Co. asks for this bike, I cannot find anything in my experience that compares to how nice it handles and how fun it is to ride.
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State Bicycle Co. Warhawk: At The Finish

Top Five Gravel Tires: 2019

A little over a year ago, I wrote a post here concerning my top five favorite tires for gravel. These were my choices for tires, as I had been asked about my personal top five by one of you readers out there. Well, now one of you readers has asked for an update on that post, and I thought that was a great idea. So, in no particular order, here are my current Top Five Gravel Tires going into 2019.
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Top Five Gravel Tires: 2019

Giant Bicycles Shuttle Flat Shoes: Getting Rolling

Giant Bicycles Shuttle Flat Shoes: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted [adrotate group="4"] The contact points of a rider with
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Giant Bicycles Shuttle Flat Shoes: Getting Rolling

Gritty Take: Why Shimano’s GRX Group Is A Big Deal

Gritty Take: Why Shimano's GRX Group Is A Big Deal- by Guitar Ted [adrotate group="4"] Shimano's news of the
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Gritty Take: Why Shimano’s GRX Group Is A Big Deal

In the Saddle: 2019 Land Run 100

With the proliferation of gravel events across the country and around the world, a handful of iconic events have risen to nearly cult-like status. The Land Run 100 is one such event. Since 2013, gravel cyclists have flocked to Stillwater, Oklahoma to race on a course that's often muddy, and always challenging.
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In the Saddle: 2019 Land Run 100

Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Debuts First Dedicated Gravel Road Group

Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Debuts First Dedicated Gravel Road Group- by Guitar Ted Editor's Note: All images and information
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Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Debuts First Dedicated Gravel Road Group

Noble Bikes GX5 Gravel Bike: Checkpoint

The GX5 is pretty smooth, but the fork isn't quite up to steel fork feel. That said, it handles in a stable, but not sluggish manner, over choppy roads and deep gravel. The light weight is very nice and the total package is fun to ride on. The wheel and tire limitations are somewhat of a bummer, as is the slightly too stiff fork, but this bike is very impressive so far.
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Noble Bikes GX5 Gravel Bike: Checkpoint

Fyxation Sparta QR: At The Finish

There are bikes out there with straight, 1 1/8th steer tube forks that could use a carbon fork to lighten things up, smooth out the ride, (potentially), and maybe offer the user something they didn’t already have in their stock fork. This is the purpose of the Fyxation Sparta QR fork.
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Fyxation Sparta QR: At The Finish

Tioga Binary Tires: Checkpoint

Tioga Binary Tires: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted Tioga has brought an interesting take on a gravel tire that is
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Tioga Binary Tires: Checkpoint

Saddle Up! Riding Gravel’s Saddle Shoot Out

If there is anything more personal than a saddle I am not sure what that would be. No butt is exactly the same, no riding position is exactly the same. So I will endeavor to tell you what I like about the saddles and what I do not like and why, with the understanding that it does not make them good or bad.
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Saddle Up! Riding Gravel’s Saddle Shoot Out

WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: At The Finish

Personally, I am a fan of the Road Plus tire, and the Venture is a big addition to the line. The size has just enough volume and width to allow it to get away with things, especially in the case of the Horizon and the Venture, that a tire like that has no business getting away with
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WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: 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.


StaFast Suspension Stem Debuts

<Back to News Home | StaFast Suspension Stem Debuts- by Guitar Ted Allsop, Girvin, JD Components, Softride…… You “old school” mountain bikers know what I’m talking about, and you probably are either shuddering at the memories of riding one of those components or are enjoying a wry smile and thinking derisive thoughts. It’s fair to […]

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Gravel Grinder News and Riding Gravel Join Forces

<Back to News Home | Gravel Grinder News Merges with Riding Gravel Please read the official release below for the full information. But, yes, you read that correctly. After a lot of work on both sites separately, Guitar Ted and I (Ben Welnak), have brought our collective works together into one source for riders. Because we know […]

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Dirty Kanza Registration is Coming Soon

<Back to News Home |   Our friends at the Dirty Kanza are busy getting things ready for the 2015 edition and have passed along the following information. Registration opens: January 10th, 2015 Dirty Kanza Training Camp: Thursday, March 26 – Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Rider Sign-In/Expo: Friday, May 29, 2015 Race Day: Saturday, May […]

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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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