Cyclocross bikes

Planet X London Road Reviews

The phrase ‘keep it simple, stupid’ has become a cliché for good reason: there is a lot to be said to reduce it to the bare essentials, and that’s exactly what Planet X has done with its London Road. The Yorkshire king of the budget road bike has come up …

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PEZ Goes Gravel: racing requirements

TOOLBOX: While it’s true that fitness is fitness, the best route to running success is to match your training and fitness to the demands of the event. Let’s take a look at some of the dirt races I’ve done to see what is specific to the dirt races. El BanditoLet’s …

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Scott has a new bike for gravel junkies

Do gravel bikes need better aero? Scott certainly thinks so (Photo: Scott Sports) The gravel trend does not fade This category of cycling, between road bikes and mountain bikes, is where a lot of money produced is invested. Scott has now embarked on down-bar off-road driving, with his new Addict …

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Scott Addict Gravel: a founding design is brought up to date

With his first Addict Gravel bike, released in 2017, Scott was quick to enter the then emerging gravel market, becoming one of the first mainstream brands to launch a dedicated gravel bike. Gravel designs were rare at the time, the few were generally geared more towards rugged adventure and bikepacking, …

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Goldberg Properties GP Beverly Cyclocross bike race in September

BEVERLY – After a two-year hiatus, the bikes are returning to Beverly. This fall, get ready for the Goldberg Properties GP Beverly Cyclocross, presented by Old Planters Brewing Co. Organizer Paul Boudreau said the race route will encompass areas along the coast, including Lothrop Street and the beach at Dane …

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UK Ride: a taste of Yorkshire

Challenging climbs and top quality food make for a challenging but rewarding trip to Yorkshire Words: Trevor Ward Photography: Henry Iddon A subtle warning is served with my steamed turbot, tempura zucchini and smoked pike roe at the Michelin Star Angel in Hetton on the eve of my bike ride …

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Bikepacking and gravel bikes: new concepts in off-road cycling or marketing craze? | Cycling

The world of recreational cycling is nothing but inventive when it comes to selling bikes and related gear, and two of the most popular – or theoretically new – concepts are bikepacking. and gravel bikes. As with all of these ideas, there is the inevitable marketing blunder, but both are …

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Test: Tubolito S-Tubo CX / Gravel inner tube

At 33g, the Tubolito S-Tubo CX / Gravel is an incredibly lightweight thermoplastic inner tube designed for off-road use with 30-47mm tires in the 650B and 700C wheel sizes. The tubes are absolutely tiny, taking up minimal space in a pocket or bag, but there are a few factors, including …

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Equipment to make you faster

It’s a fact that the money spent on coaching and the effort invested in things like drinking water or sleeping eight hours a day will make you faster. But the facts are boring, and you can’t put them on your bike and then pick it up to feel how much …

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Gravel tire buying guide + PDF presenting the many options

Gravel riding — it’s all the rage right now. Gravel bikes are versatile. A gravel bike on the road is a slightly slow road bike at worst, while a road bike on gravel is a pending incident (even if this incident is just a pinch). Gravel bikes and cyclocross bikes …

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