Review: Terrene Elwood Tough 650B x 47mm Tubeless Ready Tires

“It’s all about the ride—it always has been. At Terrene, we put riding at the center of the experience. As riders, we understand what matters most—be it an afternoon on your favorite stretch of singletrack, a long day on an unending dirt road, or an extended tour. From the very beginning of the process until the tread hits the dirt, […]

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 […]

Featured Bike: Jeremiah Gantzer’s 17lb Moots Routt RSL Gravel Bike

About Moots: “Moots Cycles has been handcrafting bicycle frames in Steamboat Springs, Colorado since 1981. The company is known for building the finest quality titanium road, mountain, cross, and specialty bicycle frames, and select components from its facility in the Rocky Mountains. Moots bikes are enjoyed by cycling enthusiasts for their unsurpassed ride quality, attention to details and […]

Review: Wolf Tooth Components B-RAD System – by Jen Colestock

Wolf Tooth Components “We are a group of hardcore cyclists that found ourselves spending a lot of time talking about bike components.  Like most racers we were always looking for new products that could make our bikes lighter, faster, or more reliable.  Since we all come from engineering and manufacturing backgrounds our conversations often focused […]

Race Report: 2017 Crusher in the Tushar – Beaver, Utah

Crusher in the Tushar – “uniquely-formatted race begins in historic downtown Beaver, the birthplace of  famed outlaw “Butch Cassidy” and finishes at Utah’s newest ski and Summer resort, Eagle Point. Featuring a near even split of tarmac and dirt/gravel sectors, it affords riders the opportunity to explore the stunning back country of Utah’s little-known Tushar […]

Review: Wilier Triestina Jaroon – A Modern Steel Gravel Bike

“Wilier Triestina got its start in a modest workshop on the banks of the river Brenta in San Fortunato by Pietro Dal Molin from Bassano del Grappa, Italy in the summer of 1906” – source, Wikipedia.org “The company name originated as an acronym for the phrase “W l’Italia liberata e redenta”, where the W is an abbreviation for “Viva!”[2] (Long […]

Race Report: Inaugural USECF Gravel Grinder Nationals – by Lawrence Dreyfus

The Inaugural USECF Gravel Grinder Nationals: The first of, hopefully many more to come. I was excited and a bit surprised when earlier this year the, newly-formed, United States Endurance Cycling Federation (USECF) announced the inaugural Gravel Grinder national championship race to be held in my hometown of Lawrence, Kansas! Call me biased, but northeast […]