Press Release: WTB Expands High-End Road (and Gravel) with Exposure 32c Tire

A new tire option for Roubaix type races TAIPEI, TAIWAN – March 21, 2017 – Building upon the proven versatility of its high end tubeless road tires, WTB has added a 32mm tread pattern to its family of Exposure Road TCS tires. WTB understands that road riding isn’t always as tame as often portrayed and […]

REVIEW: Panaracer GravelKing Mud Tires

Panaracer was founded in 1953 in Japan and began life manufacturing rubber products for a variety of commercial and consumer applications. In 1978, the company switched solely to the production of bicycle tyres. Today, Panaracer is still manufacturing only bicycle tires and is the last Japanese manufacturer still producing bicycle tires in Japan. The company feels […]

New Rubber: Vittoria releases trio of new gravel tires

Vittoria chose Stillwater, Oklahoma and last weekend’s Land Run 100 gravel race, for the USA-only launch of a trio of new gravel tires; the Terreno Dry, Terreno Mix and Terreno Wet. The tires are the first line of gravel tires to use three separate rubber compounds and Vittoria’s Graphene technology. Vittoria claims this technology gives the rider […]

Press Release: Rolf Prima releases New Carbon Adventure Wheelset

Eugene, Oregon – Rolf Prima, the USA, hand built wheel manufacturer, is diving deeper into adventure wheels. Expanding on their well-received Hyalite family, they will be releasing a new carbon clincher version at this year’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show. The new Hyalite ES Carbon is an adventure ready partner for the long haul. Available […]

Featured Bike: Dustin Gaddis’ Zukas Cycles All-Road Gravel Bike

About Zukas Cycles: Nate Zukas – “I started frame building to help others like myself with in between size issues. At 5’7” with a 31.5″ inseam and long arms, a typical 52/53cm frame just would not work with longer cranks. A larger 54cm frame would give me the crank dimensions, but the rest of the […]

Review: Lauf Grit Fork – Does it take the edge off the rough stuff?

Nowadays, it seems every manufacturer has a gravel bike on the market, or at least in the works and on the drawing board. Cyclocross bikes have served well for long excursions onto one’s favorite gravel roads, but manufacturers have taken those designs further with bikes tweaked for gravel cycling; changes to geometry, clearance for bigger tyres and […]

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 […]