Cyclocross Magazine’s reviews of bicycle components, forks, tires, wheels, pedals, derailleurs, brakes and brake pads
There are now enough gravel tires to cover all the different types of gravel throughout the world. From groomed, hard packed surfaces that feel very …
The American Classic MTB Race 29er tubeless wheels, despite the mountain bike name, are one of most compelling offerings from the company for cyclocross and gravel. We’ve been testing a set and have our initial impressions.
We’ve had two previous looks at the Vittoria Adventure Trail TNT Tire, with a quick look at an early prototype last year at Interbike, and …
Easton Cycling has just officially announced its new EC90 SL carbon crankset for cyclocross, road and gravel. We’ve been riding the 1x crankset for a few weeks, and have our initial impressions in this review:
In Issue 30 we looked at the go-anywhere disc brake tubeless wheel options seen here. These wheelsets are easily swapped between bikes or help extend the versatility and performance of a single rig.
At NAHBS 2016, we got our first look Ritchey Logic’s newest iteration of its clipless SPD-compatible mountain bike (and cyclocross / gravel) pedal, the shiny …
Gevenalle markets its shifters as the ultimate, reliable setup for muddy cyclocross races. But what about gravel? We put Gevenalle’s Audax shifters to the test at the Lost & Found gravel race.
We had our first look at Magura’s innovative ANT+ wireless Vyron eLect dropper post at 2015 Interbike. And at this week’s 2016 Magura Press Camp, we got our first ride on it.
Compass has produced a wide range of components for the “all road” cyclist who enjoys the pavement and never passes an opportunity to mix in some gravel, including an array of tires with a new tubeless Bon Jon Pass offering.
The Clement BOS tubeless tire is in our hands and should prove a good option for those riding mud, loose surfaces and mixed terrain.
We were excited to see Gevenalle’s offerings at NAHBS as the brand’s DIY ethos and premium on reliability speak to many of us here and we thought it worth another look at what we saw in Sacramento.
Rolf Prima Wheel Systems were at NAHBS showing off a new wheelset called the Hyalite for what they’ve dubbed “adventure road.”
TRP Brakes was one of the companies stopping off at the 2016 North American Handmade Bicycle Show to unveil revamped products as well as new offerings, including new Hylex, HY/RD features and a new thru axle fork.
The Lindarets x Wolf Tooth Tanpan is a cable pull amplifier that allows Shimano Mountain Rear Derailleurs to work with Shimano Road Shifters
The G-One is Schwalbe’s new “Tubeless Easy” gravel tire. Based on experience with the new tire on rims like those from DT Swiss, Next, Bontrager and Stan’s the G-One feels like it will be a reliable tubeless option.
Next Wheels is one of the first to produce a wheel kit for the 12X135 thru-axle design of the SCS rear end on the 2016 Specialized disc brake/thru-axle bikes
The UK’s Absoluteblack, known for their oval mountain bike chainrings, is launching a new line of oval road chainrings, which should work well for cyclocross racers interested in non-traditional chainrings.
Jones runs a fully custom wheel shop—he doesn’t build stock wheels—each order starts with an order form and questionnaire that asks questions about the rider’s age, weight, expected mileage, budget, planned terrain and riding style, among others.
We won’t mince words about it—at $7300 the Lightweight Meilenstein Obermayer wheelset is unobtainable for most cyclocross racers. Costing more than a nice used car, the Lightweight wheels are a luxury item for those who want the upper echelon of performance, light weight and rarity.
Off to the side, in the rougher, unexplored outskirts of Vittoria’s tent at Interbike’s Outdoor Demo, we found a new gravel tire that appeared content …
Two months ago we took a first look at Stafast’s new take on the suspension stem. Now we have some initial feedback on the stem …
Italian-based and built Alchemist wheels are coming to North America through Velosport Imports, and are preparing to unleash the full carbon CX Zirconium Disc. With symmetric front and rear carbon rims, and a carbon and Zirconium alloy hub, the CX Zirconium Disc is one of the lightest tubeless wheelsets we’ve weighed directly.
Stan’s NoTubes Unveils Neo Hubs and Avion Rims for the cyclocross and gravel crowd. Cyclocross Magazine takes a look at the updated hubs and carbon deep-section rims.
On Friday, we informed readers that Mavic Ksyrium’s line of products is changing dramatically, expanding beyond alloy road wheels and adding garments, shoes, tires, dirt/gravel …
Mavic’s Ksyrium name has been synonymous with high-end road racing wheels, but for 2016, the company has broadened their Ksyrium branding. Now the name first introduced …
Easton has a long history in aluminum and composites and winning titles, including taking a Tour de France title under Cadel Evans, Cyclocross National Championships …