Remember that feeling when you got your brand new carbon fiber mountain bike? The pristine graphics covering pure carbon goodness almost made you not want get it dirty. Almost. Now remember that feeling as you peel through a rock garden or hit the down side of a gravel grind and you listen to the high pitch “ping” as rocks ricochet off your brand new down tube.
Tag: gravel bike
Riding on gravel with your road bike is nothing new. What once used to be the norm way back when has now become the next big thing. Bike manufacturers are taking advantage of the fact that some of us like to take our bikes on unpaved, blissfully traffic-free roads and fire trails, creating specific designs made for just this terrain. I already have some great adventures in mind for the new gravel grinders. Now I just need to get my hands on one.