Press Release: Pipedream Cycles new Adventure/Gravel-Grinder bike, A.L.I.C.E.

“Pipedream Cycles, a brand hailing from bonny Scotland and the brain-child of Alan Finlay, will soon be releasing their aptly-named adventure bike, A.L.I.C.E. This ‘All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment’ is designed to be equally adept at gravel-grinding, bikepacking and epic trans-continental adventure – it’ll even handle the daily commute.” “Pipedream have specified a custom, triple-butted, […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017 Tour Down Under Tech: Focus Paralane Carbon Endurance Bike

Focus Bikes is a bicycle manufacturer based out of Cloppenberg, Germany. Its German roots are attributed to company founder, Mike Kluge, a former world cyclocross champion. Focus Bikes are well known in the United States, but mostly in the cyclocross racing scene. Focus Bikes such as the Mares in rim and disc brake models have […]

Review: Wheelbuilder.com Custom Zipp / Industry Nine Gravel Wheelset

“Our goal is to provide extremely high quality products and services through careful quality control and parts selection. Every wheel, whether hand built by us or factory purchased goes through a rigorous measurement, inspection, and adjustment process. These procedures ensure that each wheel meets our exacting standards for radial and lateral runout, as well as […]

Featured Bike: Gunnar Cycles Hyper-XX

About Gunnar Bikes – “Gunnar joined us at the beginning of 1998, already a year and a half old. Trained as a hunting dog, Gunnar turned out to like the hunters a lot more than the hunt. Soon after joining us, Gunnar made himself useful around the factory as a greeter. Whenever someone would show […]

2016 Interbike: Everything Else – DIY Frames, Wheels, Brakes, Cranks, Hubs, Tools

Our final post about the 2016 Interbike show features a roundup of interesting goodies relevant to the genre of gravel cycling. First up is the Calfee Bamboo DIY frame kit. If you’ve ever thought about building your own frame, Calfee makes that a much easier proposition. Calfee’s DIY kit supplies the customer with all of the […]

2016 Interbike: KHS Bicycles Grit 440 and CX 500

KHS Bicycles, Inc. of Los Angeles, California is the designer and U.S. distributor of KHS Bicycles, Manhattan Cruisers and Free Agent BMX Bicycles. KHS stands for Knowledge, Health, and Strength. Founded in 1974 by Wen Hsieh, the KHS bicycle brand is a part of the KHS Co. Ltd., and UEC (United Engineering Cooperation) which manufactures […]