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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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.
Noble Bikes GX5 Gravel Bike: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted Gravel cycling has been hot of late and so there has been a flurry of activity from several companies looking to take advantage of this style of riding. This bike from Noble Bikes may seem like one of those kinds of moves to hop on […]
Jamis Renegade Elite: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The Jamis Renegade Elite has been put through its paces here for a few months now and the final verdict is up. The carbon fiber chassis of this bike is the heart of the experience one has when riding this rig. That said, there are parts […]
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 […]
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 […]
<Back to News Home | Fresh Gravel: Niner Introduces The New Carbon RLT 9 RDO- by Guitar Ted Niner Bikes was the company that only did 29 inch wheeled bikes, but broke that mold when it debuted the RLT 9. You may not know, but Niner has always used acronyms to name their models. So, […]
<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 […]
<Back to News Home | Checkpoint: Raleigh Roker LTD The Roker LTD has been getting turns on the local gravel roads here and with some decent amount of miles into this review, it is time to stop and take a look at what we have here in this high end, lightweight gravel road rocket. The […]
<Back to News Home | Getting Rolling: Raleigh Roker LTD- Back in April we got an exclusive look at the Raleigh Roker carbon gravel bike, (seen HERE), and it was hinted at the time that a special, limited run version with Shimano’s Di2 shifting bits would be made as well. Raleigh made good on that […]