Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Announces New RX8 Gravel Shoe – by Guitar Ted Last year Shimano quietly introduced a set of gravel shoes dubbed the XC-5. We reviewed the Special Edition version of that model here. Since then we have had the breakthrough introduction of Shimano’s GRX group, the first dedicated bicycle component group to […]
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Gritty Take: Why Shimano’s GRX Group Is A Big Deal- by Guitar Ted Shimano’s news of the GRX group of components released today was all over the internet. However, weights, specs, images, and speculations on the future use and development of GRX are one thing. What I found extraordinary is how Shimano went about this. […]
Gravel Grinder News: Sea Otter ’19- Lunch With Alchemy Bikes – by Grannygear Or: A lunch with Alchemy bikes and the custom bike quandary. The day before Sea Otter ’19 began I was invited to a lunch highlighting some new steeds from Alchemy Bicycles, a custom frame builder based out of Colorado. While custom bikes […]
I end the photos with the Niner MCR 9 RDO, a bike that has to be the most controversial, polarizing, gravel bike in the world. (Maybe the most photographed gravel bike as well. Editor) Making it an e-bike would likely burn down the internet.
Gravel Grinder News: PCL Adds “Eroica” Category To Gravel Worlds- by Guitar Ted Have you ever heard of L’Eroica? It is an event- and now has inspired a category of events- that originated in Italy by a rider by the name of Giancarlo Brocci, who in 1997 decided he wanted to do a ride, and […]
Gravel Grinder News: New Ti Bike From Knolly, Time Shoes Are Back- by Guitar Ted Knolly isn’t a company you might have pegged to come up with an offering for the gravel rider, and certainly titanium may not have been a frame material you would have thought a company like this would have chosen. That […]
Gravel Grinder News: Bikes From Moots, Lauf, New Tires From Tioga- by Guitar Ted There have been a couple of interesting new debuts of bicycles recently that bear mentioning. Typically, most new bike offerings in the “gravel/All-Road” category don’t differ much, one from the other, and we generally don’t make any special mentions in those […]
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.
Gravel Grinder News: Donnelly Debuts EMP Gravel Tire- by Guitar Ted Donnelly, (formerly Clement), introduced one of the first purpose built gravel tires available with the introduction of the Xplor MSO series. They have been rather quiet on the introduction of new gravel tires since then, focusing rather on the transition from Clement branding and […]
Gravel Grinder News: Enve Debuts New Gravel Handle Bar And Fork- by Guitar Ted Enve, the high end carbon wheel and components company based in Ogden, Utah, has just announced a couple of new components aimed at the gravel road/back road riding and racing rider. The new components are simply named; “Gravel Fork” and “Gravel […]