Posted in Apparel Bibs/Shorts Jackets Quick Review Reviews

GORE Summer 2022 Kit: Quick Review

As for the Fernflow Shorts, these are the best so far for gravel bike rides and I think they would be quite good for adventure and bikepacking outings. Now, the Lupra is a viable garment for me, as I am not so interested in wet weather protection.

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Ritchey WCS Skyline Saddle: Quick Review

Ritchey components can tend to fall under the radar, but I have seldom been disappointed in one.

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Ergon BT Gravel Handlebar Tape: Quick Review

Ergon has done a smashing job of providing gravel/allroad riders with a tape that has grip, looks great, (as long as you are in to the earthy color palette), and provides some vibration damping.

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Sportful Super Giara Puffy Short Sleeve and Hot Pack Easylight Jacket: Quick Review

During my talks with Sportful, they asked if there was anything else I wanted to try. And I thought of the times I went into my closet and reached for a lightweight jacket, not a rain pieceā€¦no, just a simple piece, almost like a vest with arms.

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Craft Cadence Top Tube Bag: Quick Review

The season for gravel events is getting started now, and we’ve got a review of something useful for you from Craft Cadence in their new Top Tube Bag that might make those events a bit more pleasant.

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LMNT Electrolyte Additive: Quick Review

Then, last year, I was watching a YouTube video from The Move with Lance Armstrong and his merry men commenting on the Tour de France. One of the sponsors was a company called LMNT, an electrolyte additive to a water bottle.

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Posted in Accessories Apparel Bags Bottles/Storage Gravel Grinder News Gravel News Jackets Quick Review Reviews

Gravel Grinder News: Craft Cadence, Showers Pass, Polar Bottle & More

In today’s Gravel Grinder News we’ve got upcoming reviews to talk about on products from Showers Pass, Craft Cadence, and Polar Bottle.

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Posted in Accessories Quick Review Racks/Adapters Reviews

Scoutset Bag Brace: Quick Review

The Scoutset Bag Brace is a unique, titanium device which stabilizes and carries bags (or maybe even other light loads) well with a simple clamp which takes the place of a steer tube spacer on a threadless steer tube set up. It makes a bicycle with no front rack mount capabilities into a front load carrying bike, or it could be that perfect stabilization device for the bike packer using a large handle bar roll.

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Astral O.N.S. Seatpost : Quick Review

Okay, so having an emergency kit- is this an idea for you? That’s the number one question to answer here, in my opinion. I think that answer is “Yes” for some riders, but with some qualifications.

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Astral Handle Bar Bag: Quick Review

“…the Astral handle bar bag is really quite good. It is easy to get into and is a very useful size.”

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