Posted in Editorial Gritty Take

The UCI Gravel World Championships: A Paper Tiger

At one time many of us in the gravel cycling community felt that the UCI would “ruin” gravel cycling. I don’t think that is the case. The UCI has just made gravel cycling a joke, and it isn’t very funny at all.

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Posted in Accessories Bikepacking Racks/Adapters Reviews

OMM Elkhorn Rack: At The Finish

OMM Elkhorn Rack: At The Finish – by Guitar Ted Summer is gone and so is my time with the Old Man Mountain (OMM) Elkhorn…

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Posted in Components Reviews Wheels

Shimano GRX Carbon Wheels: Checkpoint

The GRX Carbon wheel set is a definite contender in its price-point for carbon wheel sets meant for all-road riding.

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Posted in Components Reviews Tires

WTB Vulpine 700 X 40mm Tires: Getting Rolling

We really liked the speed, ride feel, and grip that this ‘on the skinny side’ gravel tire had. Not surprisingly, we hoped that WTB would opt to offer a wider version of this great tire.

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Posted in Gravel Grinder News Gravel News

Gravel Grinder News: WTB & Pirelli Tires, Wolf Tooth, Mosaic Cycles

Gravel Grinder News comes at you today loaded with news from tires to tools and bikes.

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Posted in Accessories Bags Quick Review Reviews

Redshift Sports Kitchen Sink Handle Bar Bag: Quick Review

Today Redshift Sports introduces their Kitchen Sink Handle Bar Bag, a bag custom fit for the loop on the Kitchen Sink Handle Bar.

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Posted in Accessories Bags Bottles/Storage Pumps Reviews Tools

PRO Smart Cage System: Getting Rolling

There is a lot to break down with this set up, so this post will focus on the overall impressions of the pieces sent to us and the system set-up and how it worked on the bike….

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Posted in Components Reviews Wheels

Shimano GRX Carbon Wheels: Getting Rolling

I like the inner rim width and the stance that this allows my Touaregs to have. The wheels look great, albeit maybe too generic!

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Posted in Gravel Bikes Gravel Grinder News Gravel News

Gravel Grinder News: BMC Launches Kaius Gravel Bike

Today BMC, the Swiss based bicycle company, launches a new bicycle specifically for gravel racing called “Kaius”.

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Posted in Components Reviews Tires

Ritchey Design 700 X 40mm Speedmax WCS Tires: At The Finish

This tire seems to me to be the “mountain biker’s gravel tire”. A tire for rougher adventures, dirt roads, mountains, and even light single track.

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