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Cannondale Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS: Getting Rolling

It’s an exciting time for lovers of new new gravel bikes and gear, as manufacturers start to show their cards for the year to come. We’ve been riding a 2020 Cannondale Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS model for a few weeks now, and here are our initial impressions.

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Topstone Carbon
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Gravel Grinder News: Cannondale Goes Big With New Topstone Carbon

Long known for innovative, out of the box thinking, Cannondale today announced its next evolution in all road bikes, the Topstone Carbon. Featuring an all-new ultralight Kingpin suspension system, the Topstone Carbon is designed to give riders more comfort, control and all-terrain versatility, without the added weight and complexity of a damper-based suspension system.

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Topstone w/Cantu Wheels
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Cannondale Topstone 105: Checkpoint

Back in May, we introduced you to the Cannondale Topstone 105 we have in for testing, and today it’s time to update you on our experience with the bike so far.

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Gravel Grinder News: GT Introduces All-New Grade Gravel Bikes

GT Bicycles announced the introduction of its all-new Grade gravel bikes. Available in both carbon and alloy frame models, GT says the new Grade is built for adventure out of the box. It’s more compliant, versatile and adjustable than ever before, with a leaner look and a purposeful redesign of GT’s iconic Triple Triangle frame design.

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In the Saddle: 2019 Land Run 100

With the proliferation of gravel events across the country and around the world, a handful of iconic events have risen to nearly cult-like status. The Land Run 100 is one such event. Since 2013, gravel cyclists have flocked to Stillwater, Oklahoma to race on a course that’s often muddy, and always challenging.

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Cantu Rova Wheelset: At the Finish

Without a doubt, there is a lot to like about the Cantu Rova wheelset. The weight is competitive, at 1567 grams for our set. While it’s true there are lighter options available, most aren’t using 35mm section, 30mm wide external/24mm internal width rims.

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Sportful winter cycling gear
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Sportful Winter Gear: Winter Wear Review

Here in the Midwest, having the right gear for winter cycling is the difference between truly enjoying rides and simply suffering through them. And while some cyclists simply hide indoors when the temps take a dive, I enjoy the fresh face snow and ice add to my familiar routes. As such, I’m always on the lookout for gear that makes my winter cycling adventures more enjoyable.

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Featured Event: The Pony Express Gravel Dash

<Back to News Home | Featured Event: The Pony Express Gravel Dash- by Guitar Ted The Featured Event for this post is one that has…

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Event Preview: The Dirty Reiver

<Back to News Home |   Today we take a look at an event that isn’t taking place on the North American continent. This is something…

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J.Paks SnakPak: Quick Review

<Back to News Home | J.Paks SnakPak: Quick Review by Matt Gersib It’s a very good time for those interested in getting out for extended…

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