MG GT Grade Carbon Pro
Posted in Bikepacking Gravel Bikes Keepers Reviews

GT Grade Carbon Pro: At the Finish

I’ve been riding our 2020 Grade Carbon Pro long-term test bike for about eight months now, and it’s time to offer up my final impressions of the bike.

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Posted in Editorial Gritty Take

Gritty Take: MG’s Best of 2019

From world-class rides and events, to bikes and gear built for the rigors of gravel travel, never before have we had it so good. With that in-mind, MG offers up his favorite bikes and gear of 2019.

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Cannondale Topstone Carbon
Posted in Gravel Bikes Reviews

Cannondale Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS: Checkpoint

The Cannondale Topstone Carbon has been one of the most talked about new gravel bikes for 2020. For more than two months, we’ve been testing a top-spec Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS. Here’s an update on our experience with this groundbreaking new gravel bike.

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Osmo Nutrition Product Family
Posted in Nutrition/Supplements Quick Review Reviews

Osmo Nutrition: Quick Review

Hydration isn’t an option on gravel rides – it’s a necessity, particularly in the warmer months. Osmo Nutrition is a relative newcomer to the game, but their hydration formulas are designed to help you ride harder, longer.

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Cannondale Topstone 105
Posted in Gravel Bikes Gravel Riding Highligted Reviews Uncategorized

Cannondale Topstone 105: At The Finish

Hot on the heels of Cannondale’s recent announcement of the 2020 Topstone Carbon, it’s time to wrap up the review of the 2019 Topstone 105 we’ve been testing since early-May.

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Topstone w/Cantu Wheels
Posted in Gravel Bikes Gravel Riding Highligted Reviews

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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Posted in Components Highligted Reviews Uncategorized Wheels

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
Posted in Apparel Bibs/Shorts Gloves Highligted Jerseys Quick Review Reviews Uncategorized

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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Cantu rear hub
Posted in Components Uncategorized Wheels

Cantu Rova Wheelset: Checkpoint

Cantu Rova Wheelset: Checkpoint – by MG It’s incredible how time flies… It’s been four months since I introduced you to the Cantu Rova gravel…

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Posted in Gravel Bikes Reviews Wheels

Lauf True Grit: At the Finish

Lauf True Grit: At The Finish – by MG As the cycling industry increasingly looks at gravel cycling as the ‘Next Big Thing’ in the…

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