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Curve GXR Kevin of Steel review: We need to talk about Kevin

The Curve Kevin of Steel is a gravel bike that's here for a good time.

What's the difference between a cyclocross bike and a gravel bike?

Gravel bikes and CX bikes have their similarities – but they're not the same thing. Here's why.

Factor LS gravel bike review: putting the road in 'groad'

Factor's first foray into gravel offers a focus on saving weight, road-bike-like handling and a considered ride quality.

Ritchey Outback Break-Away review: the zen machine

Ritchey's new Outback gravel bike is greater than the sum of its parts.

Focus Atlas 6.8 gravel bike review: The bike for getting lost on

What Focus' first gravel bike lacks in flair, it makes up for with quiet competence and capability.

Revised Look 765 gravel range drops weight and price

Look last year released its first gravel bike, the 765, hitting the dirt in style with a full-carbon race-ready RS model as well an elect...

The Salsa Journeyman 24 is a gravel bike for kids

If you’re a parent that rides bikes, you want to share that passion with your children. And if you’ve discovered the joys of gravel ridin...

Are all bikes gravel bikes? Testing a theory in the Pyrenees

Marketing drivel, we all love it. Brands like to pitch their products as the ultimate in a set category. Be it the fastest, comfiest, the...

2021 Liv Devote Advanced Pro review: An entry into gravel

Just after announcing the new Brava Advanced Pro cyclocross bike a couple of weeks ago, Liv Cycling enters the gravel bike market with it...

Moots updates Routt gravel range to be wider, slacker, and more capable

Revered US titanium frame brand Moots has announced revisions to its Routt gravel bikes, bringing them up to date with current trends. In...

Parlee Chebacco one-year review: The road rider's gravel bike

Twenty years ago, the boatbuilder Bob Parlee decided to make a change. Drawing on his experience with composite materials, Parlee started...

Chapter2 AO gravel frameset review: Sporty, comfy and adventure-y

New Zealand-based Chapter2 is a company still in its relative infancy and best known for its performance carbon road bikes, such as the T...

2021 Marin Headlands 2 gravel bike review: Upright meets fun

Marin County, just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, is widely considered the birthplace of the modern mountain bike. Her...

New SR Suntour GVX fork revealed: Is suspension for gravel about to boom?

Gravel suspension is having a moment. With the release this week of Cannondale’s Topstone Carbon Lefty, along with existing offerings fro...

Why you don't need to spend big to hit the gravel: The Trek Checkpoint ALR5

Late last year my beloved yet ageing gravel bike, an Orro Terra, became the apple of someone else's eye. While I had my nose in the compu...

Our favourite bikes from the 2020 Gravel Bike Field Test

It's taken us a few months to get here, but the inaugural 2020 CyclingTips gravel bike field test is now over. The test itself took place...

2021 Specialized Diverge gravel bike: first-ride review

Specialized has overhauled the Diverge for 2021. The third iteration of Specialized's modern-day gravel bike arrives with a plentiful lin...

How to pick the best gravel race bike: Field Test 2020

If any and every gravel bike can be raced, what defines a gravel race bike? And what makes a gravel race bike good? These are two key que...

Shoddy: The gravel gear I'd tell my mates to buy

Who's dreaming of getting out for long days in the saddle? I know I am. The weather since this whole situation kicked off here in France ...

Viathon G.1 GRX 600 gravel bike review: Carbon at alloy pricing

Does spending more get you a faster gravel race bike? That’s exactly what we sought to answer with the high-value Viathon G.1, a carbon g...

2020 Salsa Warbird Carbon GRX 810 gravel bike review: Ready for migration

There are few brands more influential in the gravel world than Salsa Cycles. And while it wasn’t Salsa’s first gravel bike, the Warbird w...