best of both race bend oregon

Northwestern Gravel, Paved Mountain Roads, & single-track dirt combine at the 2021 Best of Both: Bend, Oregon

“The Best of both Bike race throws down the gauntlet to endurance cyclists with a unique and challenging all-terrain proposition. Staged in Bend in the outdoor mecca of Bend, Oregon, riders traverse an 87-mile course that combines remote gravel service roads, dual-track dirt, an assortment of rough and smooth paved surfaces, and long stretches of […]

Rose Bikes Backroad with Classified Powershift Hub Review

Rose Bikes of Germany partners with Classified: Powershift hub = 1x Drivetrain sans big gaps with 2x Hub Functionality

Rose Bikes is the first German manufacturer to integrate Classified Cycling’s innovative shifting technology, making it available on its new gravel bike, the BACKROAD. “Time to shift: Rose Bikes is constantly on the lookout for innovative technology. By launching the new ROSE BACKROAD x CLASSIFIED, they become the first German brand to install Classified’s innovative […]

goodyear connector tire review

Goodyear Bicycle Tires Enhance Off-Road Performance with Expansion of All-Terrain Tire Ranges

All-Terrain “The Goodyear Bicycle Tires All-Terrain range expands with new options to existing models, plus an additional tread making its way across from the Mountain range. As with the expanded road range, Goodyear All-Terrain bicycle tires will continue to be offered with short lead times.” The ever-popular Connector expands in offering a tan sidewall option […]

Grenzerfahrungen iron curtain bikepacking

Bikepacking & Photos inside the former Iron Curtain: Part Two, by Markus Stitz

Grenzerfahrungen Gallery – Part Two Markus Stitz documents his self-supported cycling journey along the European Green Belt. Born and bred in Germany, Markus travelled 700km along the former Iron Curtain on a gravel bike through the federal states of Thuringia, Lower Saxony, Hesse, Bavaria and Saxony in October 2020, shortly after the 30th anniversary of […]