Earlier this year, I introduced our Lauf Seigla Race Wireless long-term test bike. As the successor to Lauf’s popular True Grit, the Seigla is designed to be smoother, more capable, and more versatile gravel bike. Did Lauf accomplish its goals? Today we’ll take a look at my experience with the Seigla so far.
Today GT Bikes announces its third generation Grade gravel bike range.
I rode it the way I ride all my gravel bikes and that is over a mix of good roads, bad roads, dirt roads that are nearly no-roads, and long climbs followed by fast descents.
So what we did was Vulcan Mid-Meld the geo of the Lycos and the titanium of the Ronin into one frame….
The evolution of the ‘gravel bike’ has been impressive of late, and one of the companies pushing the envelope is Lauf Cycling. First known for their distinctive leaf-spring short travel suspension forks and Icelandic origin, today Lauf is based in the U.S., and their new Seigla is redefining the capabilities of the gravel race bike.
What if you could take the personal touch up a couple of levels? What if you could actually visit the folks making your bike, meet them face to face, sit down over coffee, get a proper fit done, and work it all out?
State Bicycle Co. did a good job making the 6061 Black Label All Road look more expensive than it is. I frequently got asked about it when I’d roll up to group rides, and almost universally, folks were shocked when I told them it was a $1,400 bike. I’d have to agree. I frequently caught myself staring into the depths of the woodland green paint.
Today BMC, the Swiss based bicycle company, launches a new bicycle specifically for gravel racing called “Kaius”.
I remember when this Warbird was my only gravel bike. It was very nice to ride and I recall thinking that it would make a quite decent road bike…..