"Gravel at Burrage Pond Park". Photo by Chris Kochanski.
Specialized / Gravel & Cross
While gravel riding and cyclocross both put different demands on rider and bicycle, both evolved from a similar desire -- to extend rides and riding seasons well beyond summer days and blacktop.
Specialized’s Diverge and AWOL stretch the road far past where the pavement ends. The Crux’s race-bred geometry makes it quick and nimble on windy ‘cross courses, but with tire clearance to spare, you can also have some fun away from the races on a backroad adventure that might just challenge your whole notion of what qualifies as a road.