quiring monster cross bike

Featured Bike: Dr. Pain’s Quiring Monster CX Rig – Revision 2

Gravel Cyclist first featured Dr. Pain’s Monster CX bike back in September of 2014. Since that time, the custom-built, Michigan made Quiring Cycles machine has evolved considerably. Much of the bike’s recent evolution centers around the shifting – gone is the cable-actuated mechanical shifting system. While mechanical shifting proved reliable in most gravel rides and […]

Training Ride 101 – Total Recovery

A Recovery Ride? Really?  Thursday evening’s ride is touted as a Mellow Out ride.  Unfortunately, that never really happens.  Usually, some jerk hits it full gas on the first dirt sector, and everyone follows along like a bunch of lemmings. But tonight was different!  This Thursday was a true recovery ride, and it only took […]