Gravel Reviews and News


New Maxxis tubeless ready road and gravel tires


Ditch the inner tube with new Maxxis tubeless ready road/gravel tires, available in a variety of sizes and puncture protection systems.

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Orbea launches Gain road and gravel e-bikes


Add Orbea to the list of bike manufacturers making the push into the electric-assist market. But unlike most of the e-bike marketing efforts we’ve seen thus far, the pitch is to road riders, gravel grinders, and commuters.

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Cannondale partners with Vermont Overland


Cannondale is partnering with Vermont Overland — New England’s top adventure cycling organization which owns and promotes multiple large-scale gravel events throughout the region.

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Trails star Chris Akrigg goes extreme gravel grinding


The Guide is Mongoose’s new adventure bike. What better way to showcase its abilities than giving trials star Chris Akrigg the chance to do what he does best. Check out this video to see what we mean.

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Lauf Grit fork review


The Lauf Grit is a gravel specific suspension fork that relies on leaf springs to deliver 30mm of travel to any CX or drop-bar adventure bike. Is it worth the weight?

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WTB Resolute brings all-weather performance to gravel market


Gravel tires have to do it all, from punching through slop to rolling fast. There aren’t a lot of tires on the market that meet this mark, but WTB thinks they’ve done it with the new Resolute.

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New Specialized Diverge, Crux, and Allez launched


It’s been a big year for the Specialized road product development team. Starting today, the Big Red S is launching three new bikes (Diverge, Crux, Allez). One more will debut June 30 on the eve of the Tour de France.

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Fezzari offers new return policy, scales tall mountains


The Utah-based direct-to-consumer seller makes a huge range of bikes, including a great selection of mountain and road bikes. Find out more about what’s new and cool.

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Litespeed Gravel titanium bike launched


Handmade in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the versatile new Litespeed Gravel is a titanium gravel bike that can run 700x45c cyclocross tires or 27.5×2.1 mountain bike tires.

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Is full suspension gravel grinder the next big thing?


Niner pushing the gravel grinding concept envelope with a full suspension drop bar bike.

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2017 Orbea Terra billed as do-it-all adventure bike


Can’t decide how to solve your N+1 dilemma? The new Orbea Terra adventure bike might just be the answer.

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Finding the breaking point (with Vittoria Tires)


What’s the best way to test new gravel road tires? Ride the sh*t out of them at one of America’s hardest gravel road races. And that’s just what we did with the new Vittoria Terreno gravel/cyclocross line-up of tubeless ready rubber.

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Grinduro expanding to U.K.


Unique event bringing its combination of gravel road race and mountain bike-style enduro across the pond to Scotland.

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Fox nearing launch of Adventure Cross short-travel fork


The new CX fork is based on the Step-Cast fork and likely features 30mm of travel.

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Raleigh Stuntman dropper post equipped road bike


Raleigh has expanded their 2017 lineup with several new models, including a new adventure road bike with disc brakes and a dropper post.

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Ridley Fenix SL Disc, Liz SL Disc, X-Ride, X-Trail and more


Belgian bike maker Ridley has expanded their offerings with a new line of women’s models, a new endurance bike, a new adventure bike, and a new program aimed at encouraging more women to ride.

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Kenda Valkyrie, Flintridge Pro, and Kwick Journey tires


The Valkyrie is billed as Kenda’s highest performance road tire to date. Find out why, plus RoadBikeReview takes a look at the new Kenda Flintridge Pro and Kwick Journey.

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7 Best Gravel Road Tires


Over the course of a year, RoadBikeReview tested 23 different tubeless gravel tire models. Here are our awards for the best tubeless gravel tires in a variety of categories.

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Best gravel road tires tested – part 3


As with mountain bike tires, gravel road tires are made for different conditions, different surfaces, and for different preferences. Here is part 3 of our test of the best off-the-beaten-path tires on the market

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Best gravel road tires tested – part 2


As with mountain bike tires, gravel road tires are made for different conditions, different surfaces, and for different preferences. Here is part 2 of our test of the best off-the-beaten-path tires on the market.

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Best gravel road tires tested – part 1


As with mountain bike tires, gravel road tires are made for different conditions, different surfaces, and for different preferences. Here is part 1 of our test of the best off-the-beaten-path tires on the market.

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Niner unveils carbon RLT 9 RDO gravel bike


After more than two years in development, Niner has created a carbon-framed performance bike for the quickly growing gravel grinding community.

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RoadBikeReview’s top 10 most viewed articles of 2016


The last 12 months have been tough for celebrities, musicians, and democrats, but it’s been an awesome year for bike geeks.

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Fezzari Shafer Gravel Road bike review


If you’re looking to log miles on a variety of surfaces, the Fezzari Shafer Gravel Road is a capable and versatile drop-bar bike that can handle just about anything.

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New Moots Routt RSL ready for adventure


Incorporating technology such as a 3D printed titanium dropout featuring a flat mount disc brake mount, a 142×12 thru-axle, as well as Moots’ RSL internally butted tube set is designed to ensure a lightweight, stiff, and durable frame.

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