packing a ritchey breakaway

Let’s Pack a Gravel / CX Bike that BREAKS IN HALF: Ritchey Breakaway Ti CX Bike

“Ritchey’s Break-Away system has proven itself, with thousands of Break-Away frames in the hands of well-traveled cyclists. The elegantly simple system can easily be managed with a minimum of mechanical know-how. One model Break-Away fans clamored for was a titanium cyclocross frame. And while there are some folks who will race this product, the vast […]

classified cycling build video

CLASSIFIED SHIFTING Build Video: Part One – Niner MCR + Fox + Classified + FSA + Campagnolo

In this video, JOM Of the Gravel Cyclist crew is joined by Pete of Brickyard Bike Co., Phenix City, Alabama, to build the Niner MCR 9 RDO Full Suspension Gravel Bike project! This bike features components by Classified Cycling, Fox Forks, FSA (Full Speed Ahead), Campagnolo, Panaracer, Orange Seal, Snap Cycling, Ergon, and Wolf Tooth […]

ritchey breakaway titanium review

GRAVEL / CX Bike that breaks in Half: #GravelTravel Optimized

This video is sponsored by FSA (Full Speed Ahead). Visit for a comprehensive lineup of components for gravel bikes and more, including the company’s innovative line of AGX components. Cranksets, handlebars, seatposts, and more, for your gravel bike. “Ritchey’s Break-Away system has proven itself, with thousands of Break-Away frames in the hands of well-traveled […]

specialized rock combo review

THIS BIKE IS SO MUCH FUN TO RIDE! Specialized Rock Combo Out & About

From a magazine review circa 1989: “Specialized’s new Rock Combo hybrid is a dawning class of bicycle. With ATB drop bars, bar-end shifters, seven-speed index shifting, Hardpack tires, light 26″ 32 spoke wheels, and tough, oversize triple-butted chromoly frame, the Rock Combo is truly a go anywhere, do anything bicycle.” Riding about on the Specialized […]

campagnolo chorus with classified cycling

Campagnolo + CLASSIFIED: Full Suspension Gravel Bike Project – Part 5

“Introduction of the Chorus 12-speed groupset is a further example of high-performance transmission specifically for an already large group of users wanting a top level yet versatile product. Those who appreciate Campagnolo top-of-the range functionality have always loved the Chorus model for its excellent price-performance ratio.” – “No compromises have been made in this […]

kmc digital chain checker review

Product Feature: KMC Digital Chain Checker – For the Shop or Serious Home Mechanic

“A patented pro tool of choice for bike shops and serious riders for safer rides. Scientific, digital and precise” – KMC Digital Chain Checker Video Alternative Video Link for those reading via email subscription. In this video, JOM Of the Gravel Cyclist runs through the features of the KMC Digital Chain Checker, and provides […]