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Gravel Biking

"Pavement Not Required".  Photo by Chris Kochanski.

Gravel Biking

It’s an open door on adventure.

So what happens when you take a road bike and give it loads of extra tire clearance? Well, for starters, your definition of ‘road’ starts to broaden pretty quickly.

Gravel bikes let you take that left turn that you never quite dared to on your pretty little skinny bike. They just might make you say, “Why not?” when you come to the back gate of that state park along your favorite route. And eventually you’ll understand that high volume tires can make any bad road better, good roads great, and great roads a dream. Gravel bikes aren’t just for gravel. Gravel bikes are for miles and miles and miles and…


More Gravel Resources:

Bike Choice Rides & Events Bike Gearing Tire Pressures
Cervelo Aspero GRX Di2
WELCOME TO THE ERA OF SPEED IN GRAVEL. A new breed of rider is emerging—on...
Santa Cruz Stigmata CC Rival 700c
When the Stigmata was resurrected in 2015, we fused a number of MTB standar...
Specialized Diverge Base E5
$1,299.99
Whether your goal is to escape on gravel back roads, far from cars and crow...
Santa Cruz Stigmata CC Force Reserve 650B
When the Stigmata was resurrected in 2015, we fused a number of MTB standar...
Santa Cruz Stigmata CC Force 1X RSV 700c
The road goes on forever and the party never ends. When the Stigmata was...
Cervelo Aspero GRX 1
WELCOME TO THE ERA OF SPEED IN GRAVEL. A new breed of rider is emerging—on...
Specialized Diverge Comp E5
Whether your goal is to escape on gravel back roads, far from cars and crow...
Cervelo Aspero Force eTap AXS 1
WELCOME TO THE ERA OF SPEED IN GRAVEL. A new breed of rider is emerging—on...
Santa Cruz Stigmata CC Rival 700c
The road goes on forever and the party never ends. When the Stigmata was...