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Gravel Bike vs. Road Bike Speed: What’s the Difference?

Many people get gravel bikes these days for their good level of speed, combined with the robustness you don’t always get from a road bike. But how do gravel bikes compare with road bikes in terms of raw speed? Road bikes are slightly faster than gravel bikes over the majority of surfaces. On flat roads, …

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Gravel Bike Flat Pedals – Pros & Cons + Recommendations

There’s been an increasing number of riders who have made the switch to flat pedals on their gravel bikes. Flat pedals are great when riding off-road and can provide an interesting challenge when you’re in the middle of nowhere, but there are also some distinct disadvantages that you need to be aware of before ditching …

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Gravel Bike Hydraulic Brakes – The Complete Guide

Rim brakes are tried and tested, and workly perfectly well for all types of bikes. However, many people who try disk brakes, say it’s a night and day difference. There are two types of disk brakes, hydraulic and cable disk brakes.  Today, I will cover everything there is to know about hydraulic brakes on a …

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Convert a Hybrid to a Gravel Bike In 9 Easy Steps

As a frequent bike rider who likes to escape from the crowded city streets and busy roads, gravel riding opened up the opportunity for me to ride my bike with unabashed freedom.  And how can you quickly get into gravel biking with minimal money spent? Convert your current bike of course! Converting a hybrid bike …

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