Topstone Carbon
Posted in Gravel Bikes Gravel Grinder News Highligted

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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Cannondale Topstone 105
Posted in Bikepacking Gravel Bikes Reviews Uncategorized

Cannondale Topstone 105: Getting Rolling

Named after a favorite gravel route near Cannondale’s headquarters, the Topstone is the company’s second gravel model. Unlike its stablemate, it cuts a more traditional ‘gravel bike’ profile, rolling on 700c wheels, with stated clearance for up to 42c tires.

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Posted in Featured Event Gravel Races Highligted Ride report Ride Stories Uncategorized

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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Kinekt on MG's Ti Fargo
Posted in Components Reviews Seat Post

Cirrus Cycles Kinekt Seat Post: At The Finish

I believe the Kinekt post was an essential component to my DKXL finish, and it performed flawlessly throughout the event. The post let me stay seated through a wider range of conditions and substantially muted the vibration and bumps reaching my posterior.

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Cantu Rova wheelset
Posted in Gravel Bikes Reviews Uncategorized

Lauf True Grit: Checkpoint

Back in June, I introduced you to the Lauf True Grit gravel bike I’ve been testing (read the Getting Rolling post here). Since then, I’ve…

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Rova-equipped Lauf True Grit
Posted in Components Reviews Uncategorized Wheels

Cantu Rova Gravel Wheelset: Getting Rolling

Cantu Rova Gravel Wheelset: Getting Rolling – by MG Avid readers know that we write a lot about wheels here at Riding Gravel. There are…

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Lauf True Grit
Posted in Gravel Bikes Gravel Riding Reviews Uncategorized

Lauf True Grit: Getting Rolling

There’s been an explosion of new gravel bikes lately. You’ve probably noticed it too, but it’s a good time to be a gravel loving cyclist. Whether…

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Wahoo Elemnt BOLT on Kite
Posted in Accessories Computer/GPS Devices Reviews Uncategorized

Wahoo Elemnt Bolt GPS Cycling Computer: Getting Rolling

The market for GPS-based cycling computers has been expanding quickly in the past few years. Garmin’s popular Edge series has been the hands down choice…

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Posted in Components Gravel Bikes Reviews Stems Uncategorized

Redshift Sports ShockStop Stem: Quick Review

As gravel and adventure cycling grow in popularity, we’re seeing more and more products designed to filter out bumps and vibration before they reach the…

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2017 Dirty Kanza 200 number plate, Matt Gersib
Posted in Featured Event Gravel Races

In the Saddle: 2017 Dirty Kanza 200

In 2006, the town of Emporia, Kansas hosted its first Dirty Kanza 200. Initially a small, intimate gathering of gravel cyclists, the Dirty Kanza has…

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