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Featured Bike: Daniel Turcotte’s Devinci Hatchet – The Canadian Gravel Bike

Devinci Bikes are well known in Quebec and the rest of the Great White North, aka Canada, but the brand is not-so-well-known south of the border in Mainland USA. Devinci was founded in 1987 as Da Vinca, the vision of two engineering students local to Chicoutimi, Quebec. A couple of years later, road cycling entrepreneur Felix […]

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Review: DOGEARS GPS – Garmin Billet Aluminum Mounting Plate – Fix Your Broken Garmin!

If you treat your Garmin unit right, it can last for years. But even when you do, sometimes problems arise. In my case, after more than 4 years of switching the 800 Edge unit between gravel, road and mountain bikes, eventually, the tabs on the bottom disc began to crack. Noticing the beginnings of this […]

Feature: Don’t Tread On Me – Snakes on your Gravel Road

This article came to life after an interaction with what I thought at the time to be an injured snake. As a lad who loves animals, I’m the type who will stop on a bike ride or in my vehicle, to render assistance to a healthy or injured animal, if I happen to see them […]

Press Release: Yorkshire Grit Dark Series – United Kingdom

Yorkshire True Grit Dark Skies Event Date: Saturday 24th February 2018 Event HQ: Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, North Yorkshire The team behind Yorkshire True Grit, a grueling gravel bike event, have added a new challenge to their stable of gravel/off-road sportives: Yorkshire True Grit Dark Skies. After surveying participants at the 2017 Yorkshire True Grit there […]

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VIDEO: 2017 Rocks, Roads & Reggae Bike Packing Weekend – Gainesville, Florida

The weekend of December 2nd and 3rd, 2017 marked the inaugural Rocks, Roads and Reggae Bike Packing Weekend. Promoted by Atomik Adventures with route design by JOM of Gravel Cyclist, the two-day event kicked off a little north of Gainesville, Florida from the Critter Creek Farm. Participants took the roads less traveled from the farm […]

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Feature: Cicli Galetti Steel Trail / Gravel Bike – The Italian Gravel Bike

For almost a century, the Galetti brand has defined itself by the craftsmanship of its products, namely the manufacture of artisanal bicycles. A lot has changed in the world – and the world of cycling – since Cicli Galetti first opened its doors for business in 1920. In addition to the construction of modern-day steel […]

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Press Release: Dirty Reiver – The UK’s largest gravel grinder is back for 2018

Dirty Reiver 2018, Kielder Forest: April 20th and 21st 2018 Those who like their drop bar riding on the gravelly side will be pleased to hear the UK’s largest gravel grinder is back again in 2018. Offering 200km and 130km options again this increasingly popular form of riding seeks to be bigger and better in […]

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Review: Northwave Extreme XC Gravel / Cyclocross / Mountain Bike Shoes

Founded by Gianni Piva in Montebelluna, Italy in the early 1980’s, Northwave began operations as a shoe manufacturer, producing shoes for other companies. During the late 1980’s, the sport of snowboarding was in its formative years, but Gianni Piva saw an opportunity and began manufacturing snowboarding boots, again for other companies. After a period of market […]