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
Specialized AWOL Expert
$2,499.95
Don't tell your boss, but Specialized is about to help you go AWOL! Whether...
Specialized S-Works Men's Diverge
$10,000.00
While real fun starts where the road ends, you still need a bike that'll ge...
Specialized AWOL
$1,129.95
Head for the ends of the earth on Specialized's AWOL. This tough-as-nails a...
Specialized CruX Expert X1
$4,200.00
When it comes to cyclocross, the CruX Expert X1 has everything you need and...
Specialized Women's Diverge Sport
$1,575.00 $2,100.00 25% Savings
With the Women's Diverge Sport, you'll be prepared for anything, from smoot...
Specialized Sequoia Elite
$1,879.95
If you've ever felt torn between a "traditional" road bike and a dedicated ...
Santa Cruz Stigmata Carbon CC Ultegra
$4,599.00
'Cross it, grind it, pedal it up a mountain pass — Stigmata's lightweight f...
Specialized CruX Sport Carbon
$1,960.00 $2,800.00 30% Savings
'Cross is notorious for being hard on equipment. Mud, rain, snow, crashes— ...
Specialized Men's Diverge E5 Sport
$1,150.00
With the Diverge Sport, you'll be prepared for anything, from smooth tarmac...