Press Release: Otso Cycles releases Lithic Hiili carbon gravel fork with Mega tire clearance

Otso Cycles, maker of versatile performance bikes Voytek and Warakin, is adding component brand Lithic to its line, to create components venturing further into niche designs. “We launched the Warakin last fall using an excellent full carbon fork, but it didn’t have the tire clearance we wanted.” Chris Fisher, Head of Operations for Otso. “We […]

Video Review: Lynskey GR250 Titanium Gravel bike with Shimano Ultegra Di2

The Lynskey GR250 titanium gravel bike arrived on the doorstep of Gravel Cyclist HQ in January of 2017. Since that time, the GR250 has been ridden and raced at events such as the 2017 Middle Georgia Epic, and 2017 Land Run 100. In between, it has racked up a ton of training miles aboard multiple […]

Review: Maxxis Re-Fuse Tubeless Ready Adventure Tire – 700c x 40

JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew boobytrapped these tires with cold germs. At least, that’s my hypothesis. Because as soon as I collect them from him, I came down with a funk that had me riding the couch for a solid two weeks. Here’s a depiction of the 40mm Maxxis Re-Fuses enduring a relentlessly long […]

Featured Bike: Venny Wilmeth’s Custom Hans Schneider

“Excellence never goes out of fashion.” Behind every Schneider frame, you get decades of frame building experience, many years of bicycle racing, international and domestic, and recreational riding. Experience matters… ask someone that has one.” Those are the words of Hans Schneider, long time frame builder, residing in Huntsville, Texas. Hans Schneider isn’t a household […]

Press Release: WTB releases all-weather tire – Resolute 42 in 650b & 700c

WTB Brings All-Weather Design to Gravel Market with Resolute 42 Tire WTB has taken a new approach to tubeless gravel tread patterns with the all-weather Resolute 42 tire in 650b and 700c wheel sizes. The Resolute 42 tire is intended to address all-weather needs by providing foul weather clearance while still retaining a fast and […]

Featured Bike: Brian Bruggeman’s Breadwinner B-Road Gravel Bike

About Breadwinner Cycles: Before Ira and Tony created Breadwinner Cycles, they were two Portland bicycle builders who met at a cyclocross race. The year was 2005. Tony was racing, and Ira was recovering from riding the Trans Iowa gravel road race. Parallel paths brought them together. When Tony made his first bike frames in his […]

Featured Bike: Amanda Panda’s 2017 Niner RLT 9 RDO – Raced at Dirty Kanza

A little about Niner: It’s more than just a name. It’s our passion. The 29” wheeled bike isn’t just a token in our line-up. It is our one and only love, our heart and soul out there on the trail. It’s 100% commitment to a wheel size we believe in, to impeccable designs & exquisite […]

Featured Bike: 18lb Cannondale Slate by Landspeed Human Powered Sports

The Cannondale Slate – A bike similar to this was ridden by Ted King to victory at the 2016 Dirty Kanza 200. The Slate sparked a lot of interest with its then controversial use of 650b wheels and Lefty front suspension. According to Cannondale: Fun is the Only Mission. Slate is the bike you never […]