Specialized Rock Combo: World’s First? Gravel / Mixed-Surface Production Bike (1989)

Unbound Gravel, arguably the world’s most famous gravel race, was run and won on June 5, 2021. This event and others have contributed to the rapid development of technology that goes into bikes designed to tackle the gravelly road less traveled. Gravel bikes have continually evolved, and are vastly different from the mixed-surface bike(s) I […]

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Unbound 2021: Jessica Cerra’s Pinarello Grevil 200-Mile Bike – Top 10 in the Overall Women’s Field!

Courtesy of the crew at ENVE Composites / Ian Matteson (photographer extraordinaire), this is the bike of Jessica Cerra as ridden at 2021 Unbound 200. Jess is a resident of Encinitas, California, who took 10th overall in a talent-laden Women’s field, along with 3rd in the Women’s 35 to 39 age category. Jess Cerra’s Unbound […]

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Exploring Hogansville, Georgia, the Forest & Gravel Roads Beyond

Hogansville, Georgia “Hogansville is a city in Troup County, Georgia, United States. The population was 3,060 at the 2010 census. Since 1998, Hogansville has held an annual Hummingbird Festival in October. It is located approximately halfway between Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia on Interstate 85 via Interstate 185.” – Wikipedia.org Hogansville Attractions Hogansville Hummingbird Festival, outdoor […]

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Squid Bikes SO-EZ Tracklocross: The Pink Panther FIXED Gear! – Mixed Surface Machine

“Squid Bikes came into existence gradually, starting in the grassroots cyclocross community in Northern California. At some point, a group of cyclocross miscreants started spray painting bikes in their garages, and it felt good and right. Squid Bikes is about that savory, eyebrow-raising, chills down your spine good feeling when you create something and see […]