lynskey pro gr review

Video Review: Lynskey PRO GR Titanium Gravel bike with Shimano Ultegra Di2

The Lynskey PRO GR is possibly the world’s first 6/4 titanium gravel bike. JOM took collection of the bike from the Lynskey factory in late June of 2017. Since then, the Lynskey PRO GR has been raced at events such as the 2017 Red Clay Ramble. In between, it has racked up a ton of […]

Article: Popping a Hernia – Surgery and Recovery as a Gravel Cyclist

November 24, 2017, Southern Georgia, United States, somewhere near the town of Tifton, I was riding around on a gravel bike, minding my own business. Tifton is known for many things, and most of them are related to farming. In the case of this story, that would be the farming of cotton. During late fall […]

VIDEO: Episode 13 – Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question!

Episode 13 of “Ask the Gravel Cyclist Crew a Question” can be seen below. Questions in this episode: Is a single chainring (1x) drivetrain system lighter than a double (2x) chainring for the same total gear range? If a bike can accommodate a 700c x 40mm tyre, or a 650b x 2.1″ tyre, what are the […]

Featured Bike: Ground Up Speed Shop, Custom Suni Ti Gravel Bike

Ground Up Speed Shop is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and is in the business of custom frame building. Company owner, Eric Baar, has built over 1,000 frames during his 13 years of company ownership, ranging from steel, aluminum and titanium. In Eric’s words, “I machine, weld, and finish your one off in a style […]

VIDEO: Barossa Valley Gravel Grind – The 2017 / 2018 Australian Gravel Adventure!

On December 30, 2017, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew joined Graeme (aka TheStickyBidon.com) and others from Adelaide’s Gravel Cycling Community, for a sweet 77 mile / 124 kilometre ride into and around the wine-making region of the Barossa Valley, South Australia. A nice way to spend the second-to-last day of 2017, enjoying the Summer weather […]

New Tech: absoluteBLACK Chainrings provide Compact and Sub-Compact gear options for Shimano Cranksets

“absoluteBLACK is a cycling company devoted to extraordinary design, European manufacturing and production of parts that not only perform great, but also last a long time.” “We believe anything out there can be made better, including chainrings.” absoluteBLACK Sub-Compact 48/32 and 46/30 Oval Chainrings “As a manufacturer of chainrings, absoluteBLACK receives requests and questions on […]

Hunt 30Carbon Gravel Disc Wheelset Review and Weight

Wheelset Review: Hunt 30Carbon Gravel Disc 700c Wheelset

Hunt Wheels are “Honoured to create wheels for devoted bike riders”. “You ride every chance you get”, “You push on through wind and rain” and “Your time and money must deliver results”. In the line above, the first two statements made by Hunt’s Marketing Department may not apply to every gravel cyclist, but the last […]

VIDEO: Bike Fitting for a Gravel Bike – With Adelaide Bike Fit

JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew met with Steve Nash of Adelaide Bike Fit, to evaluate the fit on his gravel bike and discuss the importance of an appropriate fit, and what an experienced fitter typically looks for. Remember, a properly fitted bike can make all of the difference between a fun time during your next […]