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Fresh Gravel: Cirrus Cycles BodyFloat

<Back to News Home | Suspension seatposts were a hot item in the late-1990s and early-2000s, particularly with mountain bike riders looking to add a bit of cush to their old hardtails. Unfortunately, those early designs reflected their first-generation status, and each had flaws that hindered its ultimate performance. The earliest suspension posts were telescopic, […]

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Gravel tires

Gravel Tires: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

<Back to News Home | Gravel Tires: Where the Rubber Meets the Road- by MG Long-time readers know that we review a lot of tires here at Riding Gravel. As gravel bicycles have evolved, so too have the tires being developed for riding gravel roads. Never before have so many great tire options been available, which […]

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2017 Dirty Kanza 200 number plate, Matt Gersib

In the Saddle: 2017 Dirty Kanza 200

In 2006, the town of Emporia, Kansas hosted its first Dirty Kanza 200. Initially a small, intimate gathering of gravel cyclists, the Dirty Kanza has since grown into one of North America’s largest and most prestigious gravel events. This year, the Dirty Kanza drew an international field of more than 2,000 competitors, split among 200-, […]

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Redshift Sports ShockStop Stem: Quick Review

[adrotate group=”1″] As gravel and adventure cycling grow in popularity, we’re seeing more and more products designed to filter out bumps and vibration before they reach the rider. The ShockStop suspension stem from Redshift Sports is one such new product. The ShockStop is a fresh take on the “suspend the rider, not the bike” concept […]

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Cantu Rova wheelset

Lauf True Grit: Checkpoint

Back in June, I introduced you to the Lauf True Grit gravel bike I’ve been testing (read the Getting Rolling post here). Since then, I’ve logged nearly 1,000 miles on the bike on all sorts of Midwestern gravel, and the experience has given me good perspective on the True Grit’s capabilities. Here’s what I’ve learned. […]

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by Riding Gravel 2014