RIDING GRAVEL NEWS & REVIEWS
Grinder Nationals & Gravelleur’s Raid
April 18, 2020 – Lawrence, Kansas
You may have heard of the Robert Axle Project, (no! it isn’t a band!), and if you have, you know that they do axles, (duh!), and through axles of various […]
Pro Discover Seat Post: Getting Rolling – by Guitar Ted With the advent of gravel riding, it seemed that a new effort was being made to look at how components […]
ABOUT THE EPISODE THIS EPISODE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY JENSONUSA The guys dig into some thoughts about the recent UCI gravel situation. Also, Guitar Ted shares some thoughts on […]
Keeping a chain lubed and clean is a huge step towards an efficient and long lasting drive train. And it seems relatively straight forward to lube a chain, does it not? But the devil is in the details and many compounds that would keep a chain slippery are also an unholy mess that gets over all everything and actually attracts dirt like a magnet. That mess also gets all over you. Know what a chainring tattoo is? Inside, right calf muscle.
This would make a very nice option for your gravel bike on that second set of wheels, the one you run for faster days on paved roads. Of course, the 30mm version is that as well, but this bigger version takes things up a notch when dirt or truly bad roads are on tap.
WTB says the Raddler is a gravel tire with the soul of an mountain bike tire. The Raddler certainly looks the part with its deeper tread pattern and blocky side lugs
The Redshift Sports Shock Stop Seat Post is a sleek looking, compact design that promises the rider a vibration reduction and more comfort. T
Gravel Grinder News: Gravel Worlds Breaks Down Financial Barriers To Riders – by Guitar Ted The Pirate Cycling League, promoters of Gravel Worlds, have announced a plan to help break […]
Since August, Guitar Ted and I have been riding the PRO Discover Big Flare handlebar on our respective bikes. Today, it’s time to wrap up our review and give our final thoughts on the bar’s performance.
I have to say that these are compelling tires for mixed surface riding in our So Cal conditions. The casing size is just enough, the tire is fast, it rides well, and has some side knobs for increased grip on looser corners. I like them very much.
So, is having the UCI run a “Gravel Worlds” a benefit to gravel cycling? Would this make gravel cycling “legitimate” in terms of professional cycling? Or would this be, once again, the same old dog and pony show we’ve seen play out for decades.