VIDEO: Episode 12 – Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question!

Episode 12 of “Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question” can be seen below. Questions in this episode: Do you have a training plan you follow or is it mostly group rides on the road – or riding how you feel? For racing, do you prefer 650b or 700c wheels? What effect on ride quality and […]

Tinkering 101: Shifting big gears with Shimano Dura-Ace 9100/9150 & Ultegra 8000/8050 Derailleurs

Shimano’s latest 11-speed Dura-Ace 9100 mechanical / 9150 Di2 rear derailleurs and their Ultegra cousins, the 8000 mechanical and 8050 Di2 – in the regular / short cage variant, are listed by Shimano as having a maximum rear cog capacity of 30 teeth. The mid-cage of the latest Ultegra derailleur, mechanical or Di2, is designed […]

VIDEO: Episode 11 – Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question!

Episode 11 of “Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question” can be seen below. Questions in this episode: Will drinking olive brine / juice have the same effect as drinking pickle brine / juice? What method do you use to clean your bike’s drivetrain? What tyres do you recommend for the D2R2 ride? Why do tyre […]

Feature: FSA WE Electronic / Hydraulic Disc Brake Groupset and Demonstration

“FSA presents its first drivetrain: after years of study and development, K-Force WE is ready to ride. K-Force WE is a high-tech electronic groupset with an elegant design. A unique product that will make you change the way you ride your bike. Long battery life, different size levers and wireless technology at the shifters for […]

Video Review: Orbea Terra Carbon Gravel Bike (M20i-D) – Long Term Review

The Orbea Terra M20i-D carbon gravel bike arrived on the doorstep of Gravel Cyclist HQ in May of 2017. Since that time, the Terra has been ridden and raced at the 2017 Dirty Kanza 200. In between, it has racked up a ton of training miles aboard multiple wheelsets in 650b and 700c, along with […]

VIDEO: What is the Future of Gravel Racing?

What is the future of Gravel Bike Racing? The Niner Bikes crew headed out to Rebecca’s Private Idaho recently, seeking answers to that question. In the video below, interviews and stunning video of the Queen’s Stage Race. Don’t forget to Like the Gravel Cyclist Facebook page, follow G.C. on Instagram and subscribe to our Youtube […]

VIDEO: Using a Cyclocross Bike as a Gravel Bike – Real World Experiences + Bike Setup

Can you use a cyclocross bike as a gravel bike?! Sure! In this short video, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew discusses his cyclocross bike setup as used at events such as Gravel Worlds, Crusher in the Tushar, Almanzo 100 and Paris to Ancaster – Real World Experiences – not conjecture. You can also ride […]

Video Interview: Mark Lynskey of Lynskey Performance Designs – Part Three

JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew interviews Mark Lynskey, CEO of Lynskey Performance Designs, a company renown for their high-performance titanium bicycle frames. In the third and final interview, Mark discusses gravel bikes and related design. Check out our Lynskey Factory Tour Video and our review of the Lynskey GR250. Part One of our interview with Mark […]