VIDEO: Demonstration of Focus R.A.T. (Rapid Axle Technology)

Nowadays, thru-axles are the norm on most new gravel bikes, and at the level of professional road racing in the WorldTour, the technology is slowing inching its way in. But thru-axles aren’t always noted for their speed of a wheel change. Speed isn’t so important in gravel cycling and racing, but in road racing, speed […]

VIDEO: Episode 8 – Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question!

Episode Eight of “Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question” can be seen below. Questions in this episode: What is one of the funniest things you’ve heard on a gravel bike ride? What are your thoughts on super compact (46 / 30 chainrings) cranksets? Will they work for a bike originally intended for a crank fitted […]

VIDEO: 2017 Crusher in the Tushar – Beaver, Utah – The Gravel Race at Altitude

July 8, 2017 marked the 7th running of Crusher in the Tushar, a gravel race held in the Tushar mountains near Beaver, Utah. Making this event unique is the high altitude and prevalence of extended climbing, which arguably makes Crusher in the Tushar one of the hardest gravel races on the planet, despite being 70 […]

VIDEO: Lynskey Performance Titanium Bicycles – Factory Tour

Mark Lynskey, CEO of Lynskey Performance, manufacturers of high performance titanium bicycle frames, gives us a behind the scenes factory tour of the frame production process from start to finish. Pardon the background noise, this is a factory environment. Mark and staff, thank you for your time! Lynskey Performance Don’t forget to Like the Gravel […]

Mother Nature: Niagara Falls, USA

Something a little different. During our travels throughout the USA and the rest of the planet, we frequently come across amazing scenes, landscape and marvels of mother nature. Captured by drone camera during JOM’s late April / early May visit to the 2017 Paris to Ancaster Race, JOM captured footage of the world famous Niagara […]

Ride Time: The Tennessee / Carolinas Gravel Cycling Weekend

Over the weekend of Saturday, 6/24/2017 and Sunday 6/25/2017, JOM of  Gravel Cyclist got away for a weekend of riding and visiting friends in Tennessee and North / South Carolina. Admittedly, the weekend started on Friday, 6/23/2017, when JOM visited the Lynskey Performance facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to tour the factory, and collect the newest […]

Interview: Boyd Johnson of Boyd Cycling – And 650b Wheels!

JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew met and rode with the founder of Boyd Cycling, Mr Boyd Johnson in beautiful upstate South Carolina. Post ride, Boyd talked with JOM about how his company came to fruition, and development of the company’s new 650b gravel wheelset, the Jocasee. Don’t forget to Like the Gravel Cyclist Facebook […]

Video: Open Cycle U.P. Unboxing – New Frame Day!

New bike day / new frame day is something everyone loves! Luis Quintero is no exception, and he’s an athlete sponsored by Open Cycle. JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew was on hand to film a short video of Luis popping the lid on his new Open Cycle U.P. Shortly, we’ll feature the finished bike […]