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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 […]

Interview: Rocks Road & Reggae Bike Packing Weekend – Katie & Sarah from Alabama!

The weekend of December 2nd and 3rd, 2017, marked the Rocks, Road and Reggae Bike Packing / Slack Packing weekend in Gainesville, Florida. JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew caught up with a few of the attendees. In this interview, Katie and Sarah from Alabama. Watch this space for the Rocks Road and Reggae ride […]

moots psychlox rsl review

Featured Bike: Jimmie Vaughan’s Moots PsychloX RSL Titanium Cross Bike turned Gravel Bike

About Moots “Moots Cycles has been handcrafting bicycle frames in Steamboat Springs, Colorado since 1981. The company is known for building the finest quality titanium road, mountain, cross, and specialty bicycle frames, and select components from its facility in the Rocky Mountains.” “In recognition of Moots’ business leadership, product innovation and corporate / environmental responsibility Moots has been […]

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Review: FSA SL-K Modular Adventure BB386EVO Crankset with Subcompact Chainrings

About Full Speed Ahead “Full Speed Ahead (FSA) produces world-class bicycle components for road cycling and mountain biking and we support many of the world’s leading road and mountain bike teams.” This is according to the FSA’s company page, which doesn’t read into the company’s beginnings and later history. But, one thing is for certain, […]

funk cycles versa review

Press Release: New in 2017, Funk Cycles Introduces the Versa – The Ultimate in Versatility

About Funk Cycles Daryl Funk started Funk Cycles in the late 1980’s with a focus on aluminum elevated chain stay mountain bike frames. Then, in the early 2000’s, Daryl put Funk Cycles in the direction of Titanium! From 2004 to today, most Funk frames have been manufactured around their full suspension pivot-less mountain bike platform, […]