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A Tale Of Three Bars: FSA K-Wing AGX

When I get back to riding, I will be moving this to my road bike to get longer miles on it, but so far, as a gravel bike bar, I think it is very, very good and could be a total winner for someone who struggles with hand or wrist issues.

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Shake ‘N Brake Gravel Grinder

Launched in 2015, this gravel grinder is a choose-your-own-adventure day on a bike, with 25K and 50K courses that rattle and hum through the Talladega…

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Buffalo 105

What: Buffalo 105 Gravel Race starting and ending in Newton Iowa sponsored by Wrecked’em Racing. Where: Newton YMCA 1701 S. 8th Ave E. Newton, Iowa…

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Lap the Lakes Gravel Grinder

  The 4th running of Emporia’s favorite non-profit, lake-themed, grass-roots, camper-benefiting, waffle-feasting gravel race is making a comeback. Save the date, keep the legs strong,…

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Omaha Jackrabbit

 Hey folks! The Omaha Jackrabbit has returned, but with a rascally twist. For 2019 the event will be a 100 km fun ride combining some…

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Cuban Gravel Crisis

 The Cuban Gravel Crisis is a premier cycling event which takes place in conjunction with Route 66 Cuba Fest, in Cuba, MO. This year, October…

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Posted in Gravel Bikes Gravel Riding Highligted

Gallery: Bikes of the Roval Terra Press Camp

The recent Roval Terra press camp wasn’t just a showcase of trick new wheels. Thanks to Mike Yakubowicz and his shop, Blacksmith Cycle, we were treated to a veritable smorgasbord of beautiful custom bikes from all over the world. Here’s a gallery of the bikes we rode during our time in Downieville.

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Posted in Bikepacking Gravel Bikes Gravel Grinder News Gravel News

Gravel Grinder News: Salsa Cycles Debuts Updated Cutthroat

Salsa Cycles announced this morning publicly that the Cutthroat model will be a ground-up redesign for the 2020 model year. The Cutthroat is Salsa Cycles carbon drop bar mountain bike which is aimed at bike-packing and long rides in remote territory, ala Tour Divide. It also is a fairly popular model amongst some gravel riders.

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Gravel Grinder News: TIME Debuts New Gravel Pedals

TIME saw a need for not just gravel/adventure riders here, but for cyclo-tourists as well. Citing the typical need of these riders to use MTB shoes and pedals which are not as efficient on roads, the engineers at TIME decided that there are enough folks riding gravel, adventuring, and cyclo-touring now that a dedicated pedal for these disciplines is now a reality.

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Gravel Grinder News: Roval Launches Terra Gravel Wheel Series

There are few upgrades you can make that have as much effect on your ride as a great set of wheels. And while there’s no shortage of great wheels on the market today, it’s an exciting development when Roval, a longtime leader in the space, introduces not just one, but two new high-end gravel wheelsets.

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