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Video: The long way around

Four friends set off into the woods for what turns out to be anything but a normal bikepacking trip.

New Challenge Getaway gravel tire bucks the trend with harder rubber

Challenge has offered a handful of gravel tires in recent years, but its new Getaway model is the first one that has a tread design that ...

Meet Bianchi's first carbon gravel bike, Arcadex

Bianchi has stepped up its gravel range with an all-new carbon gravel model called the Arcadex. With a nod towards Bianchi’s heritage and...

Mountain bike brand Halo expands into gravel tires

UK brand Halo enjoys a loyal following in the mountain bike world for its broad array of budget-friendly performance wheels and component...

DT Swiss GR 1600 Spline 25 gravel wheelset review: All the wheel you need

I test a lot of wheels in my role here at CyclingTips, and more often than not, the associated price tag is bigger than what most of us p...

Vaast A/1 gravel bike review: Magnesium makes a comeback

Vaast is a new American brand built around Allite’s new "Super Magnesium" tubing. Claimed to be stiffer, lighter, more sustainable, and s...

Gravel bikes were not meant to be ridden like this

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you put an enduro rider, decked out in lycra, on a gravel bike? Well, evidently the answer is...

Vittoria’s new Air-Liner gravel tire inserts are refreshingly affordable

Foam tire inserts are quite popular in the mountain bike world for the way they guard against rim damage, ward off pinch flats, and allow...

Devinci Hatchet Carbon gravel bike review: Just enough MTB seasoning

We reviewed a whole bunch of gravel bikes at a wide range of price points at our recent Gravel Bike Field Test, but we still left a ton m...

Hunt’s new 42 Limitless Gravel Disc is a mixed-terrain race wheel

Does aero even matter in gravel? According to Hunt, a UK-based consumer-direct wheel company, it sure does and Hunt has the wind tunnel d...

Litespeed refines its gravel game with the new Watia titanium frame

Litespeed is continuing to iteratively improve its titanium gravel offerings with a new frame called Watia. In a first for Litespeed, the...

Niner’s new RLT e9 RDO e-bike further blurs the line between gravel and MTB

Niner easily could have just pegged its new RLT e9 RDO as a straight-up e-gravel bike, but the Colorado company is instead touting its ve...

New Campagnolo Ekar groupset brings mechanical 13-speed to gravel

The existence of Campagnolo’s new Ekar groupset hasn’t exactly been an ironclad secret, but today it’s finally been revealed in all its g...

Basso Tera gravel bike melds aluminum and carbon for a smoother ride

Basso’s current Palta gravel bike adheres more to the go-fast end of the gravel spectrum with its full carbon fiber frame, road bike-like...

Patent filing reveals details of Campagnolo’s new Ekar 13-speed cassettes

Rumors and leaks about Campagnolo's 13-speed Ekar groupset have been flying recently, but thanks to two US patent applications published ...

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 Specialized Diverge Expert Carbon review: A curious take on gravel geometry

The latest generation of Specialized’s Diverge carbon gravel bikes has undergone a dramatic transformation from the one that came before,...

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...

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...

Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty review: Suspension makes it better

The new Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty is basically the same as the standard Topstone Carbon, but now with a suspension fork and a swit...

Corima enters the gravel market with foam-filled G30.5 wheels

Corima, the French carbon racing wheel company, has tossed its flannel beret into the gravel wheelset ring. The company's new G30.5 merge...