Following on from the last couple of weeks Road and MTB products, this week it’s our pick of Gravel bike goodies. So if you like your surfaces loose-to-sketchy and your clothing cool but stretchy, read on…
Top products for Spring 2023 to boost gravel bike riding motivation, maybe even increase enjoyment or comfort. These products will help get you in the right frame of mind to tackle the trails, tracks and lanes and all that Spring 2023 can through your way.
Restrap Canister Bag
Made from 1000D cordura and with a top YKK zip, the spacious, yet compact bag is the ideal accompaniment for day rides. Elasticated side pockets and the unique canister shape mean you’ll easily have room for tools, technology and extra clothes. For early mornings or later evenings, the Canister Bag also has a loop to attach a front light. See the full range of bags here.
Schwalbe G-One Evolution Super Ground TLE Folding Gravel
One of the original tyres for gravel, the G-One has always been a popular choice. The G-One Evolution Super Ground features a small knob tread pattern is great for fine to mid-gravel (not more extreme, rocky, loose or very muddy) and is still fast rolling on roads – a great combination for many. See the full range of Gravel Tyres here.
Token RoubX Prime Carbon Gravel Wheelset
As the lines between CX, XC and gravel bike become ever more blurred, Token started working on Roubx, an all-new 700c one-size-fits all wheelset. The Roubx’s hookless rim supports anything between 700 x 30c to 29 x 2.1in. Weighs less than 1,500g. The Roubx is light, stiff and leaves other CX, XC, and gravel wheels in the dirt. See the full range of Disc / Gravel Wheelsets here.
Ass Savers Mini Mudder Fork Mounted Front CX/Gravel Mudguard
The ass Savers Mini Mudder fork mounted front mudguard meets the needs of the growing gravel riding cycling discipline. As the gravel segment expands, cyclists face new challenges. The issue of having dirt thrown in your face is a well-known problem among mountain bikers. With huge clearances for wide tires in the front fork, gravel riders are now facing a similar issue. See the full range of gravel mudguards here.
WTB Venture 40 TCS Gravel Tyre
The WTB Venture is the set-it-and-forget-it gravel tyre for riders who demand steadfast traction on a wide range of surfaces. Elevated centerline ridges and dense intermediate peaks conform to any terrain during out-of-the-saddle efforts while two rows of outer knobs provide both the support and sidewall protection you need to really push it in the corners. Venture is an excellent choice when both the terrain and destination are unknown. See the full range of Gravel tyres here.
100% Altis Gravel Helmet
The 100% Altis Gravel. Engineered for the demands of the modern-day gravel bike rider. Lightweight, breathable with class-leading performance and safety features with a modest budget in mind. Five stylish colour choices ensure a good match with your ride kit. See the full range of gravel helmets here.
Controltech CLS Gravel Riser Handlebars
You shouldn’t have to spend a fortune to get the stiffness, performance and design your bike needs and with CLS, you don’t. Considered design, quality materials and robust finishes have created a range so well-balanced it can do anything. From mountain bike trekking and road touring to full-on cross-country racing or rampaging backwoods freeride, the CLS range has got you covered. See the full range of Gravel bike handlebars here.
Northwave Fast Trail Gravel Mid Season Bib Tights
The Fast Trail Bibtight has been designed for free spirits, to whom Northwave Lab dedicates a garment with unique details, the result of meticulous research into selected materials. Thermo Dream, certified by Bluesign®, boasts the very highest quality features. With a brushed finish it is stretchy, it is scuff resistant with an excellent capacity for returning to its original shape. These characteristics make it the ideal choice for a bibtight that makes comfort and resistance its strengths. Created for trail riding, the bib tight features a stretch fabric insert on the knee to accompany the pedalling movement, while the water repellent lower leg protects against splashes and mud. Ideal for gravel bike riding in variable conditions.
Merlin GDA-2 Disc Clincher Gravel TL Wheelset
The Merlin GDA-2 Gravel Wheelset is ideal for gravel, cyclocross and adventure bikes with 12mm Thru Axle compatibility. Built with reliable smooth rolling sealed bearing centrelock hubs, these robust all-new tubeless ready aluminium rims feature a rim depth of 32mm and width of 25mm. The GDA-2 wheelset features 24 front and 28 rear spokes helping to keep the weight down but not compromising on strength, you can rely on these wheels when the terrain gets tough, these wheels are built tougher. The GDA-2 wheels come with our very own tubeless ready wheel kit. See the full range of Disc / Gravel Wheelsets here.
Crono CW1-E Gravel / Mountain bike boots
The Crono CW1 E is the result of innovation and the ability to combine different technologies together. Made with Primaloft Insulation with water resistant treatment helps to keep your feet dry even in bad conditions while gravel bike riding. The material also ensures a shorter drying time than similar materials, this allows you to have the shoes dried and ready your next ride much quicker.
Shimano GRX 810 Gravel Chainset – 1×11
Shimano’s GRX 810 crank balances weight and efficiency for mixed-terrain gravel bike riding. Gearing options cater for the specific demands of gravel tracks and to maintain tighter gear steps for maintaining pedalling cadence. The narrow wide style chaining helps keep the chain in-line for maximum control, giving you confidence in every pedal stroke.
Crono CX2 Mountain Bike Shoes
The Crono CX2 is a extremely light MTB / Gravel bike riding shoe and is the sister of the CR2 road model version. The Italy handmade shoes are extremely comfortable and robust by inserting a tear-resistant material at the tip and adopting a TPU heel on the back to protect the back of the foot from bumps and debris. Made of microfiber with very high breathability and light in weight, it uses the BOA® Fit System L6 closure system equipped with micrometric closure with coated steel cable, which allows you to adjust the shoe in a precise way. The tongue has been designed to give comfort for many hours in the saddle, in addition there are numerous laser-cut ventilation holes to allow greater breathability.
Merlin Malt G2P Gravel Bike
The Merlin Malt G2 can handle a wide variety of terrain including muddy trails, gravel tracks and green lanes. This flexibility allows you to combine roads with a wide variety of other more challenging forms of terrain. Your adventures are no longer limited by your style of bike, open up flexibility in your rides and enjoy the pleasure and challenges which mixed terrain rides can offer.
Ibis Hakka GRX Enve Gravel Bike
The Hakka MX from Ibis is their answer to the Swiss Army Knife. It’s the bike you should choose if heaven forbid, you could only have one bike. The Hakka MX is a gravel bike. It’s also a cross bike and a road bike and perfect for bike packing trips!