Redshift Sports ShockStop PRO Suspension Seatpost RT Review

The Redshift Sports ShockStop Suspension Seatpost RT delivers on the promise of increased comfort and control in a package that works. Pros Cons Unlike suspension stems, suspension seatposts never really...

Redshift Sports ShockStop PRO Stem review

The Redshift Sports ShockStop PRO stem is its top end suspension stem. It comes with +/- 6 degrees of rise and can be flipped between the two. Pros Cons “Suspension...

Ribble Gravel AL Rival XPLR Review

If you’re looking for value, great spec, and a do-it-all gravel bike built to last, this Ribble Gravel AL ticks a whole load of boxes. Built and tuned in Lancashire,...

Pearl Izumi Amfib Lobster Gel Glove review

The Pearl Izumi Amfib Lobster Gel Gloves pass the ‘warm’ test; even below 0°c I had toasty fingers. However, they really are only suitable for drop bars. Read on as...

Canyon Grail CF SLX 8 Di2 review

The Canyon Grail CF SLX 8 is a gravel bike for the racers. If you are a competitive gravel rider, this is your fast-track ticket to the top step of...

Hutchinson Tundra 700 x 45 tyre review

The Hutchinson Tundra tyre is a gravel tyre designed for all year round riding conditions on a variety of surfaces. Gravel is a broad church, so this sounds like a...

Genesis Fugio 10 (2022) review

The Genesis Fugio 10 is a great entry level gravel bike spec’d with 650b wheels, big tyres, plenty of mounting points and guaranteed smiles. NB: Genesis have just recently updated...

Hope Tech RX4+ Brake Caliper review

The Hope Tech RX4+ caliper is a great solution to the road and gravel rider looking for more braking power, better lever feel and beautiful machined caliper aesthetics. Pros: Cons:...

FARA F/Gravel Bike Review

FARA is a small bike company based in Oslo, Norway which was set up in 2015 by Jeff Webb, a Canadian ex-pro racer and it (currently) offers three styles of...

Apidura Expedition Full Frame Bag

Apidura Expedition Full Frame Pack review

The ability to carry up to 3L of water is the USP of the Apidura Expedition Full Frame Pack. Invaluable for the long distance rider. Please note: Hydration Bladder is...

YT Szepter Core 4 Review – Gravel For MTBers?

For this YT Szepter review I’ve been testing a medium sized YT Szepter Core 4, the slightly pricier version – the Core 3 gets a slightly lower grade suspension fork...

Ragley Trig

Ragley Trig review

First introduced to the line-up in 2019, the Ragley Trig has proved to be extremely popular from the word go. This review first appeared in Singletrack World Magazine issue 140...

Santini Women’s Vega Grido Bib Tight review

Is an all in one thermal top and bottoms a practical solution for cold weather? Hannah tests out the Santini Women’s Vega Grido Bib Tights. In my experience, Italian cycling...

Orange RX9 Pro

Orange RX9 Pro review

The Orange RX9 Pro is great for a quick hour ride, a blast along the bridleway, for training or for spending an evening bikepacking. This review first published in Singletrack...

Assos Mille GTC Löwenkralle Jacket C2

Assos Mille GTC Löwenkralle Jacket C2 review

The Assos Mille GTC Löwenkralle Jacket C2 is targeted squarely at gravel riders looking for a versatile softshell. The jacket is a snug fit without being ‘roadie tight’, meaning this...

Arrow Wheels AGRS Road Gravel Hope Wheelset review

The Arrow Wheels AGRS Road Gravel wheelset is on my Planet X Tempest, a bike I intended solely for gravel use, but over time I have found to lean more...

Lauf Seigla – Reviewed in Iceland and the UK

You probably know who Lauf is: they make those Marmite forks that you may well have dismissed as looking too weird. Or, maybe you’re in the evangelical ‘but they really...

brand x dropper post review

Review: Give your gravel bike some drop with the Brand X Dropper!

Gravel bikes are built far tougher than their on-road cousins and as we tackle steeper stuff the Brand X dropper posts make a lot of sense. Brand-X dropper seatposts have...

Schwalbe G-One R Gravel Tyre Review

Schwalbe G-One R Gravel Tyre Review

Schwalbe’s G-One R Gravel tyre is a race-ready gravel tyre that’s fast-rolling and offers a velvety-smooth ride. I wouldn’t say that I am a connoisseur of gravel bike tyres, I’ve...

Singular Peregrine Mk3 – A Classic Gravel All Rounder

Singular Peregrine Mk3 From: singularcycles.com Price: £1000 (frame and fork) Tested By: Celia Way Test Duration: One Month Singular is a small British brand, known for steel framesets with classic...

What I’m Wearing – Giro Gravel Gear

What makes cycling clothing gravel-specific? Slightly less baggy than mountain bike gear, not as skin tight as road gear? Helmets that combine aero and breathability? Of course, making sure that...

Microshift Advent 1 x 9 drop bar groupset review

Microshift Advent 1 x 9 drop bar groupset review | Top-Notch performance on a budget!

We’ve rated their mountain bike groupset, so how does the Microshift Advent 1 x 9 drop bar groupset stand up? Find out in our review. I think it’s fair to...

SRAM XPLR Review – 200km On A Gravel Groupset

It’s been a crazy year for reviews, just because products have been out of stock, or not even ready when they get launched. So despite talking about this groupset back...

Merida Silex+ 6000 review: A gravel bike for more than just gravel

Antony looks at the Merida Silex+ 6000, a gravel bike designed for sure-footed speed.

New Canyon Grizl Reviewed: Beyond the Grail

You probably remember Canyon’s last gravel bike – if you don’t remember it was called the Grail, you will at least recall those handlebars. You know, the two tier ones...

The New Graveller: What I’m Wearing

Have you, like so many others, just got into gravel bikes? Or cyclocross, or adventure bikes, touring, bike-packing… There are so many names and so many blurred margins between genres...

Vee Rocketman

Vee Tire Rocketman – for that gravel niche?

Apparently Vee Tire make a gravel option, who knew? The Thai manufacturer has a fairly long history making tyres for motorbikes and cars, and in recent years they’ve been making...

Hutchinson Touareg

Hutchinson Touareg – Gravel tyres for rough rocks?

The Touareg is the more aggressive of Hutchinson’s two gravel tread patterns, sitting next to the more ‘all-road’ oriented Overide. It’s available in just the one casing style, which uses...

BMC URS ONE Review: 10mm Travel for Hardcore Gravel

The BMC URS is the gravel bike offering from the Swiss Bicycle Manufacturing Company. The range consists of (in ascending price order) URS ONE, URS 01 Frameset, URS 01 THREE, URS…

Fuji Jari 2.5 | A Budget Commuter

The Fuji Jara 2.5 is the entry level in the Jari range, which consists of five different build and frameset options. The reason I have chosen to review the cheapest...