There is something about a long, big seat pack load that really doesn’t benefit handling and makes the bike feel squirrely to me in comparison to a load that is lashed tightly to the bike/racks and cannot sway or move at all.
Will this become a thing? You can bet that if WTB has a wheel set floating around out there with Moots that there are a whole lot more of those wheels and tires somewhere…..
Before we dive in, let me restate the obvious. Saddles are a very individual item, in that one person may love a certain one and the next person hate it.
The Gravel RC is a bit of an interesting creature, with very fast looking, minimally low profile center knobs and graduated layers of wider spaced knobs that increase in aggressiveness as you move towards the outside edges.
Enduro Innovations, the maker of our “Max Hit” bottom bracket we have on test now, got a hold of me recently and asked if there was any bike that I might have which they could send over a few components for and that I would be willing to put through a long term test.
Today GT Bikes announces its third generation Grade gravel bike range.
I rode it the way I ride all my gravel bikes and that is over a mix of good roads, bad roads, dirt roads that are nearly no-roads, and long climbs followed by fast descents.