Featured Bike: Paul Errington’s Shand Stooshie Gravel Bike

“Shand is a small independent British bicycle company located in Scotland, fabricating hand-built production bikes here in the UK as well as designing and supplying carbon fibre bikes manufactured by our partners.” “Started in 2003 by Steven Shand, Shand originally focussed on one-off made-to-order frames, mostly drop-bar off-road bikes but ‘cross bikes, mountain bikes and […]

Press Release: WTB Introduces Dirt-Centric Byway Road Plus Tire

MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA – April 20, 2017 – Last year, WTB introduced Road Plus with the intention of providing riders with a dependable high-volume tire that would allow them to expand road rides beyond their usual paved loops. WTB is now expanding its Road Plus line with the dirt-centric Byway Road Plus TCS tire to encourage […]

Review: WTB Horizon Road Plus 650b Tubeless Ready Tires

“WTB was founded in Marin County, California in 1982, fueled by the need to create durable and reliable mountain bike-specific equipment. Back then mountain biking was a new and burgeoning sport, and mountain bikes weren’t much more than cobbled-together oddities. The original WTB crew was captivated by the experience of riding bikes on dirt trails, and […]

Exclusive Preview: Litespeed’s New Titanium Gravel Bike

“The gravel category continues to be very strong” says Litespeed. The new Litespeed Titanium Gravel bike will now provide customers with expanded tire clearance as well as multiple wheel / tire size options and fender / rack mounts incorporated into the frame and fork.” Advantages of the new Litespeed Titanium Gravel: Increased tire clearance (up […]

Training Ride: The Weekend Gravel Double

April in the Northern Hemisphere is a time of year for new growth. Spring has sprung, the birds are singing and much of the United States, Canada and Europe are thawed out, or at least well on their way to doing so. With the changing of the seasons and the pleasantries of warmer temperatures, a veritable […]

VIDEO: Sunday Arvo (Afternoon) Urban Gravel Ride – Adelaide, South Australia

The Sunday arvo (afternoon) urban gravel ride. JOM’s last ride for 2017 in South Australia, this short video shows footage of the city, suburbs and nearby gravel roads of Adelaide, South Australia. Thanks for watching! Don’t forget to Like the Gravel Cyclist Facebook page, follow G.C. on Instagram and subscribe to our Youtube Channel. We […]

Featured Event: Maneha 250

One of a Kind Mixed-Terrain Organized Adventure Ride This ride pushes the bounds of riding skill, physical endurance, self-sustained preparedness, and mental mettle. Boston, Massachusetts, April 12, 2017​: Overland Base Camp is again hosting the Maneha 250. This is the original mixed-terrain, organized, supported, bikepacking event in New England and it’s back for the 4th […]

Race Report: Gravelleur’s Raid, Lawrence, Kansas – by Adrienne Taren

The Gravelleur’s Raid is a 100+ mile self-supported gravel bicycle race and a 50+ mile Gravelleur’s Grinder in Lawrence, Kansas. Let’s start by dispelling the myth that Kansas is flat. Kansas is anti-flat, at least the gravelly parts. What the race website should really say is, “if you enjoy seeing a vertical wall looming in […]