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 CruX Expert X1
When it comes to cyclocross, the CruX Expert X1 has everything you need and...
Specialized Men's Diverge E5 Sport
With the Diverge Sport, you'll be prepared for anything, from smooth tarmac...
Specialized Sequoia Elite
If you've ever felt torn between a "traditional" road bike and a dedicated ...
Specialized AWOL
Head for the ends of the earth on Specialized's AWOL. This tough-as-nails a...
Specialized AWOL Expert
Don't tell your boss, but Specialized is about to help you go AWOL! Whether...
Specialized S-Works Men's Diverge
While real fun starts where the road ends, you still need a bike that'll ge...
Specialized CruX Elite X1
$2,880.00 $3,200.00 10% Savings
It's no secret that 'cross doesn't play favorites out on the course—only th...
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 CruX Sport E5
$1,500.00 $2,200.00 32% Savings
Whether you're just getting into cyclocross or exploring the road less trav...