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Gravel Grinder News: Salsa Cycles Debuts Updated Cutthroat

Salsa Cycles announced this morning publicly that the Cutthroat model will be a ground-up redesign for the 2020 model year. The Cutthroat is Salsa Cycles carbon drop bar mountain bike which is aimed at bike-packing and long rides in remote territory, ala Tour Divide. It also is a fairly popular model amongst some gravel riders.

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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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Jamis Renegade Elite: Getting Rolling

Jamis Renegade Elite: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted The “gravel” all-road segment of bicycles, arguably non-existent not more than five years ago, now seems to be the hottest segment in cycling. Well…..non-motorized cycling, at any rate. Sea Otter, which is the annual festival held near Monterrey, California every April, was rife with gravel/adventure bikes. It […]

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Gravel Grinder News: Trek Introduces The Checkpoint Gravel Bike

Gravel Grinder News: Trek Introduces The Checkpoint Gravel Bike- by Guitar Ted Trek has had what could have been the best gravel bike technology for several years wrapped up in a road racing bike called the Domane. The main feature of that bike being the decoupled seat tube, allowing that frame member to react under […]

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Raleigh Roker LTD: At The Finish

<Back to News Home | Raleigh Roker LTD: At The Finish- The unprecedented early Winter weather has allowed for me to put in a lot of riding on an unprecedented bike, the Raleigh Roker LTD, and get in the final miles so I can put my final thoughts down on this one. There are plenty […]

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