Featured Bike: Retro Gravel! JOM’s Vitus 979 L’Eroica Bike

L’Eroica started in 1997 because of one man, Giancarlo Brocci. Giancarlo admired the values of a past cycling so much that he wanted to reconnect others to the heritage that inspired much Italian history; literature, culture, and music. L’Eroica also began as a foundation for the protection and preservation of the last gravel roads in […]

VIDEO: 2017 Mudcrutch Gravel Team Time Trial Ride

The Mudcrutch Gravel Team Time Trial ride, a ride for the Ladies and Gentlemen of gravel cycling – was held about two weeks ago. For more information about what is the Mudcrutch gravel team time trial ride?, follow this link to read the ride report! To see inside a gravel team time trial from the perspective […]

Riding Tips: Planning and Carrying for Long Solo Rides

If you’re a regular visitor to the Gravel Cyclist website, you’ll know this site is about the gravel cycling experience. My friends and I are not elite bike racer types. We are regular people with jobs who lead a cycling-centric lifestyle and have a lot of fun while we’re at it. In my case, I’ve […]

VIDEO: Australian Gravel – The Copper Triangle Loop with Drone footage!

The Copper Coast is a region of South Australia situated in the Northern Yorke Peninsula and comprises the towns of Wallaroo, Kadina, Moonta, Paskeville and Port Hughes. The area is bounded approximately by Wallaroo, Kadina and Moonta is also known as the Copper Triangle. The area is so named because copper was mined there in […]

Ride Report: 2017 Mudcrutch Gravel Team Time Trial

The Mudcrutch Gravel Team Time Trial ride, a ride for the Ladies and Gentlemen of gravel cycling. For those unaware of this concept, a Ladies / Gentlemen’s ride is a loosely formed team time trial among friends. Teams of riders numbering four to seven (there are no fixed rules on this) join together to ride a […]

VIDEO: Tour of the Quilt Country IV – Trenton, Florida

A few days ago, we shared Big Head Todd’s report from the 4th running of the Tour of the Quilt Country, held in Trenton, Florida. Dr. Pain and Rusty of the Gravel Cyclist crew filmed and produced a quick video of the event, which you can see below. Thanks lads for your efforts! Thanks for […]

Featured Bike: Jesse Carlsson’s Curve GMX Titanium All-Terrain Adventure Bike

This isn’t the first time a bicycle from Curve Cycling has graced the pages of Gravel Cyclist. In May of 2016 we featured the Curve Grovel CXR, an all-titanium rig designed for the rigors of gravel cycling. Since then, Jesse (Product Tester), Adam (Brand Development and Sales) and Steve (Founder and Product Developer) have worked […]

Ride Report: Tour of the Quilt Country IV – Trenton, Florida

Normally held on Mother’s Day weekend, for the fourth annual edition of ToQC we experimented with an early season classic. This created the first de facto Gainesville HTFU Festival on the weekend of January 22nd, 2017. The annual Battle of Olustee road ride was set for the following day. Who would do the double? Gilchrist […]