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Clothing, Reviews

GORE C5 Women’s Shorts

More and more brands seem to be designing a new baggy that falls somewhere in-between the traditional loose-cut and long fit of mountain biking baggies, and the somewhat revealing lycra of...

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Featured, Journal

Dirty Kanzelled: Bristol Edition

The Dirty Kanza is a focal point of many international riders’ gravel calendar, and at no less than 200 miles (actually a few more) it’s a serious challenge that requires a great deal...

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Featured, Opinion

Reframing hike-a-bike; from shamer to enabler

Starting out very much as a road cyclist before my glorious off-road conversion three years ago, I can regrettably still remember those first few months. The rapid progress curve, trying...

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Clothing, Reviews

The Overland Selector Shorts

Are these Overland Selector shorts from Morvelo the holy grail of slim-cut baggies? It seems like they have cracked it, with a great fit, ultimate stretch and zipped pockets. Intro...

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Reviews

Long Term Test: Fizik Terra x5 Shoes

Who’s this for? Marketed by Fizik simply as an ‘off-road shoe’ the long-standing Terra X5 has been the choice of cross-country riders years before gravel riding was even...

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Reviews

Fizik Terra Powerstrap X4

The Fizik Terra Powerstrap X4 is the new gravel-specific shoe from the Italian brand. It certainly looks the part in gravel khaki, but how do they stack up on the pedals? Specifics...

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News

Diverge overhauled; 11 new gravel bikes from Specialized

With a category seemingly engaging with more riders than any other cycling discipline, it would be foolish for global cycling giant Specialized not to take a long, hard look at their...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon

Adaptable for a multitude of gravel sub-genres, with a couple of only-seen-here features. The revamp of the Specialized Diverge is certainly a limitation-quashing improvement. Introducing...

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Reviews

Specialized Recon 3.0 Shoes

New for spring 2020, Recon 3.0 is Specialized’s latest mountain bike clipless shoe design. Crafted with the XC and gravel rider in mind. Big grip, BOA closure and a flexy sole, have we...

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Featured, Guides

The Great British Bothy

While we are all stuck at home with only limited access to the countryside from our doorsteps, the Great British bothy stands empty. Throughout the hillsides, they wait silently for...

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