Gravel Reviews and News


Review: Donnelly EMP gravel tire


The Donnelly EMP gravel tire gets its name from the airport code for Emporia, Kansas, arguably the place that put gravel racing on the map. As the most aggressive gravel tread in the Donnelly’s line-up, the EMP is ready to rail miles of gravel and mix it on the trail.  Donnelly EMP Highlights  Tight tread […]

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Review: Kenda Alluvium Pro 700×40 gravel tire


Gravel is big in the cycling world right now and tires are a huge part of a successful gravel ride or race. If you’re trying to find the perfect mix of volume, traction, low rolling resistance, and puncture protection, the Kenda Alluvium comes pretty darn close to a do-it-all gravel tire. The Alluvium is fast […]

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First Ride: Specialized $14,000 S-Works Turbo Creo SL


The new Turbo Creo SL is a culmination of years work between the Swiss and California teams in efforts to create an e-bike that roadies and gravel lovers worldwide will appreciate.

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The new Specialized Turbo Creo SL is the lightest e-road bike on the market


Specialized Creo SL Highlights Lightest production e-road bike on the market Fits 700 x 42mm or 650 x 47mm tires  Full fender and gravel adventure-ready Available in four different configurations, including EVO Gravel    Optimized motor output rewards good pedaling practices Customizable motor settings via Turbo app  Price: $9,000-$14,000 Availability: late August 2019 Visit Specialized.com […]

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Review: Bontrager GR1 – Team Issue Gravel Tire


A fast rolling gravel tire that leans toward the dry, sandy conditions – puncture protected, available in two sizes, and Sven Nys approved.

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Review: SKS SpeedRocker All-Road/Gravel fender set


full coverage fender system that fits tires up to 38mm, fully removable, and no hardware needed — explicitly designed for the off pavement rider and all-weather gravel travelers.

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Review: Bontrager Paradigm Elite 25 TLR Gravel Wheelset


A lightweight, trustworthy alloy wheelset that excels on the road and in the gravel, the Bontrager Paradigm Elite boasts a 25mm width and a rapid drive 108 hubs that offer quick engagement.

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Review: Bontrager Aeolus Elite Aero-Bike Saddle


A short-nosed, gender neutral, aero-specific road saddle designed to give riders maximum power and comfort in the most aero of positions.

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New Shimano GRX Drivetrain for Gravel and Cyclocross


Any lingering doubts about the staying power of the gravel cycling phenomenon will likely be put to rest following the latest drivetrain release from Shimano. Indeed, the new Shimano GRX group is made specifically for offroad pursuits.

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Redshift Kitchen Sink Bar and ShockDrop Seatpost


Redshift is developing two new products that are anything but traditional. The company’s new handlebar is a bit loopy and its dropper seatpost has a little extra squish.

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What’s New in Gravel Bikes and Components


Take a scroll through this RoadBikeReview Gallery for a look at some of the top gravel gear highlights 2019.

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Viathon G.1 105 First Ride Review


Viathon is a new brand seeking to bring performance to more affordable price points. It’s the creation of a handful of Walmart employees. Yes, you read that right — Walmart is wading into the high-end cycling market.

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Moots Routt 45 Review


While capable even in chunky conditions, the Moots Routt 45 reminds you not to underestimate the road capabilities of a good titanium gravel bike.

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Catching Up with Dave Zabriskie


Since retiring from pro racing, Dave Zabriskie has kept himself busy with several business ventures including Floyd’s of Leadville and the recent announcement of the DZ Nuthouse, a gravel cycling camp in Calabasas, California.

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New gear from Feedback Sports, Minoura, and more


Interbike may have lost most of the big bike companies as exhibitors, but that doesn’t mean there are no interesting products unveiled at the annual cycling industry trade show.

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Whisky No.9 6F Carbon Drop Bar review


The No.9 6F Carbon is Whisky’s modern racing styled drop bar that’s equally at home on tarmac, gravel, or twisty cyclocross courses.

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Goodyear Connector review


The Goodyear Connector is the famed tire maker’s first stab at a large volume gravel offering, and it has exceeded expectations, raising the bar for its competitors.

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WTB Cross Boss review


The WTB Cross Boss isn’t a new kid on the block, but it still delivers a great ride feel, excellent traction, and easy tubeless setup.

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Cannondale Topstone introduced


Named after a favorite dirt road section near Cannondale’s global headquarters in Connecticut, the Cannondale Topstone is billed as a capable and versatile gravel road rig with a reasonable price.

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Video: Top Five Gravel Events


In case you missed it, this gravel riding thing is taking off. From gravel specific bikes, components, and apparel, to all manner of gravel cycling events, the cycling world is all in on a little dirty drop bar fun.

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2019 Fargo Ti Frameset rolls out


Originally released in 2009 for riding the Tour Divide route, the Salsa Fargo has since made countless trips down the Divide, and helped people enjoy any number of mixed surface and off-road pursuits.

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Ere Research Tenaci tubeless tire review


The Tenaci is Ere’s gravel racing, performance, and adventure tire, and has a fast rolling center line and grippy side knobs when you need them.

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How To: Turn Your Road Bike Into A Gravel Bike


Riding drop bar bike off-road is all the rage right now. But do you really need a dedicated gravel or adventure bike?

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Otso Waheela S gravel bike rolls out


Otso’s Waheela S designed to be a highly versatile gravel bike with suspension-corrected geometry that can handle both rigid and gravel suspension forks.

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Donnelly launching bike line at Dirty Kanza


Donnelly Cycling, maker of cyclocross and gravel-specific tires, is expanding its reach by launching gravel and cross carbon frames.

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