Brave solo move sees Wallays take memorable Paris-Tours win

Brave solo move sees Wallays take memorable Paris-Tours win

Jelle Wallays (Lotto Soudal) won Paris-Tours for the second time after a solo effort of 52 kilometres across the gravel sectors and short hills that form the key back section of the end of season classic.

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Giant Contend AR 1 2020 review: Fresh and affordable all-road

Giant Contend AR 1 2020 all-rounder road bike review

If the lines between road and gravel bikes were already blurry, then the way things are trending is likely to confuse you even further. All-road bikes are relatively new and aim to do everything a good endurance-style road bike does, albeit with a pinch of additional versatility. As the name suggests, they’re designed to handle … The post Giant Contend AR 1 2020 review: Fresh and affordable all-road appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Merlin Malt-G1X Apex 1 Gravel Bike

Merlin Malt-G1X Apex 1 Gravel Bike - riding 2.jpg

A fun and stable bike on the gravel backed up with a decent frame and a quality spec list for the money 8/10

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Week in Tech: Time Gravel Pedals, Liv women’s e-bike, Bontrager Adventure bags, and more

Gravel has its day once again with new pedals from Time and adventure bags from Bontrager Read the full article at Week in Tech: Time Gravel Pedals, Liv women’s e-bike, Bontrager Adventure bags, and more on VeloNews.com .

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Ten Dam calling stop on career after Lombardia

Fan-favorite ten Dam is racing for the last time as a pro this weekend in Italy, but expect to see him at a gravel race next season Read the full article at Ten Dam calling stop on career after Lombardia on VeloNews.com .

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Paris-Tours 2019: a hard groad for hard riders

Paris-Tours 2019: a hard groad for hard riders

It's the race too tough for Deceuninck-Quick-Step, the team with Belgian DNA who eat pavé for breakfast. Get ready for some gravel grindin' Monday morning from 12.15am live streaming via SBS On Demand and our site.

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Cycling Plus November is out now!

Cycling Plus November

In the latest issue five titanium bikes are put to the test, any of which could become your lifetime companion

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A signature saddle, bright night lights and tan wall tyres

First Look Friday

It's this week's First Look Friday…

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Here’s why your next bike should be a cyclocross bike

Here's why your next bike should be a cyclocross bike

Working to the formula N+1=CX

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How one bike brand is making others look environmentally irresponsible

Bjorn Bikes

At this year’s Taipei Cycle Show I got talking to a product manager who was in the midst of setting up a new bike brand. Normally I’d glaze over upon hearing another such story, but this was different. It was filled with talk about disposable and non-recyclable products, irresponsible packaging, poisonous working conditions, and an … The post How one bike brand is making others look environmentally irresponsible appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Poll: Should headphones be banned while cycling? UCI and pro cyclists’ union in urgent rider safety talks; A legal spin – Peloton sues “copycat” Echelon; New Akrigg vid; Time launches gravel-specific pedals; Beiber on an e-bike + more on the live blog

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Video: Chris Akrigg redefines what’s possible on a gravel bike

Chris Akrigg

The trials legend is back with another outrageous video

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Islabikes just revamped its kids’ bike range for 2020

Islabikes Luath 26 in teal

Lighter bikes with a new look and more size options

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Time launch new Cyclo gravel specific pedals based on their IClic system

Time Cyclo pedal 5

New one sided pedal for two bolt cleats

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Video: Chris Akrigg shows what’s (im)possible on a gravel bike

Supported by Trials legend Chris Akrigg is back at it again and this time he’s showing what’s possible on a gravel bike, well, as long as you’re Chris Akrigg. In this latest edit, Akrigg pairs his high pace, non-stop riding style with his usual and annoyingly amazing riding skills. This latest video isn’t the first time we’ve … The post Video: Chris Akrigg shows what’s (im)possible on a gravel bike appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Time Cyclo gravel pedal: Road performance meets mountain function

Time Cyclo gravel pedal

Time’s new Cyclo pedals seek to combine the wide and stable platform of a road pedal with the mud clearance and easy walking of a mountain bike system. Designed with gravel and touring riders in mind, the French company’s latest pedal system looks to have the potential to be the best gravel-style pedal yet. The … The post Time Cyclo gravel pedal: Road performance meets mountain function appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Time launches new range of gravel and ‘cross-specific pedals

Time launches new range of gravel and 'cross-specific pedals

New Cyclo range, based on Time's IClic system, designed specifically for gravel and cyclocross riding

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Endless Gravel Summer: Inside Grinduro

One of the final stops of our Endless Gravel Summer was Grinduro, the five-year-old event that combines segmented racing with a fun, party-filled atmosphere, all benefitting a local trail building organization. It’s a special event – but we’ll let Marshall Opel explain why. Just before 8 am, the hip hop track Jump Around blasted over … The post Endless Gravel Summer: Inside Grinduro appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Tom Pidcock: 'Worlds was best race of the year because of the crowds'

Jack Elton-Walters 9 Oct 2019 Ahead of the launch of his rebranded cyclocross team, Tom Pidcock reflects on the Worlds and looks ahead to a winter of cyclocross racing When Tom Pidcock crossed the finish line of the U23 men's road race in fourth place after a gruelling ride in torrential rain at the Yorkshire 2019 World Championships , it looked like all his hard work had been for nothing. But then came the surprise decision by the commissaires to disqualify the winner, Denmark's Nils Eekhoff, which bumped Pidcock up to third . Pidcock has had a fortnight now to digest it all, so the question is – how does the upcoming star feeling about the race and its revised result now? 'Third was nice,' Pidcock told Cyclist ahead of the launch of his new cyclocross team this week. 'Obviously it’s better than finishing fourth isn’t it? With fourth you ...

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BikeRadar Podcast Ep 9: Do you really need more than one bike?

BikeRadar Podcast Ep 9: Do you really need more than one bike?

With the rise of the gravel bike, has N+1 had its day?

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