New Hutchinson Tundra Tyre – What Tyres For Wet Gravel?

Ah, the long dusty roads of Kansas, the white ribbons of the Strada Bianche… these are the dreams on which we are sold ‘gravel’. Off we go, out the door,...

Wild About Bikepacking – 496-km connecting Mull, Jura, Islay and Bute 

Markus Stitz is once again doing his best to persuade us to get out and ride a very long way on a gravel bike. This time, he’s in the Inner...

Salsa Stormchaser: for when dirt turns to mud

Salsa Stormchaser is a gravel bike built for \"adverse conditions\". Designed for comfort, confidence and durability.

New Assos Mille GTC: Gravel Specific Gear

Love your Assos kit but don’t want to wear your road gear on the gnarmac? Mountain bike baggies spoiling your gravel grinding? Fret no more: Assos has now brought out...

The Stanton Switchpath Ti – Gravel with a grin

Stanton Bikes has launched its first ever bike that’s not a mountain bike: the Switchpath Ti. If you count measuring your tyres in mm rather than inches as the criteria...

New Surly Ghost Grappler

The Ghost Grappler is a new ‘drop-bar trail bike’ from Surly. Is that going to be the next thing? Drop Bar Trail. Soon to be followed by Drop Bar Downcountry?...

New Sonder Camino – even better than before?

When Hannah reviewed the Sonder Camino, it was only finances that stopped her buying it and keeping it forever. It was, in short, a very good bike. So how could...

New Cotic Cascade – just what sort of bike is it?

The new Cotic Cascade is a…erm…what is it? It’s a bike that sits between the Cotic Escapade and the Cotic SolarisMAX. It’s designed for drop bars, but the angles mean...

British Success at 2022 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships

Not giving it away in the headline, in case you’ve yet to watch the racing in Fayetteville, Arkansas, but it was a weekend of great results for Britain in the...

Contrast – A Kona Sutra Adventure

Dreaming of travels and big plans? Maybe this video and story from Kona about bikepacking in France will inspire you to get the maps out and start making ferry bookings…...

The Brussels Sprout Ride

Rob Sherratt, Global Marketing Manager for Nukeproof and committed mountain biker, heads out on a gravel bike for an attitude check with Adam Brayton and Meg Whyte. Photography by Laurence...

New Canyon Grail – Alloy and Carbon – In Stock Now

The 2022 editions of the Canyon Grail are now available on the Canyon website. For 2022, there’s a return of the Canyon AL alloy model, plus a range of component...

Donate and Win: The Dream Gravel Bike by World Bicycle Relief

Fancy a new gravel bike? Here’s your chance to win a very nice one while also making a donation to World Bicycle Relief. Or your can just admire what’s a...

New Orbea Terra – For the fun and faster side of gravel

Orbea’s press launch is at some pains to point out that the Orbea Terra is not a jack-of-all-trades gravel bike. They’re not claiming it’s amazing at everything, has no limits,...

New Giant Revolt – Revealed and in stock now

First issued in 2013, the Giant Revolt now exists as two models: the Advanced Pro and the Advanced. The Pro is the lighter model, using an Advanced SL composite fork...

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...

Top of The Rock – Yorkshire’s Gravel Event with Altitude

Singletrack Premier Dealers, Sutton Bank Bikes, has a gravel event on Sunday 26th September for you to get your teeth into… A true adventure ride with some of the finest...

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...

SRAM Launches ‘XPLR’ – Its Wireless Suspension Gravel Groupset

Today is a good day to be a gravel rider (whatever that is, but we’ll get on to that…) as SRAM is launching ‘XPLR’ – a gravel groupset with a...

Grinduro Wales – Pushing The Limits Of Gravel

Last week Amanda attended her first gravel bike race in Machynlleth, Wales. Grinduro aims to be the best elements of a mountain bike enduro with a gravel-style road race. Did...

Raiders Gravel, Galloway – The UK’s Newest Gravel Event

There’s an undiscovered gravel haven with open access, dark starry skies, award-winning ice cream, and endless trails… and it’s not too far away. Arriving at Gatehouse of Fleet, I realise...

Can you read this press release without dying a bit inside?

Gravel teams are now A Thing, and LOOK has thrown its bucket and spade into the sandpit with a new gravel team and a press release. As we opened our...

Is Scott’s New Addict Gravel The Most Aero Gravel Bike Yet?

Scott Bikes has had an Addict Gravel bike for a few years, which it developed on the back of the cyclocross bike of the same name. Now, however, the new...

Interview: Meaghan Hackinen, BC Epic 1000 Winner

The BC Epic 1000, a 1000km gravel event across BC, has been won by Meaghan Hackinen in a new Fastest Known Time for a women, and the second fastest known...

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.

Three Peaks Cyclocross Cancelled Again For This Year

In ‘not very surprising’ news, we’ve just heard from the organisers of the Three Peaks Cyclocross that the 2021 running of the event has been cancelled. “But why is it...