PROVEN OVER ALL ROADS – THE MELEE

Photos: Avery Stumm & Steve Driscoll / Pure Gravel Former World Tour professional rider Alexey Vermeulen shows us what a modern race bike is capable of. The Michigan native has spent the past six months on the Melee in order to provide feedback and, as it turns out, gain an advantage over many of his […]

GRAVEL FROM OUR DOOR – ENVE GRODEO

Photos by Conor Barry and C.J. Covarrubias Gravel events can be found every weekend, in every state, and almost every country at this point. There’s never been a better time for those seeking gravel rides and races to experience new terrain and enjoy each promoter’s unique flair they add to their events. On June 24th […]

BEHIND THE PRODUCT: G SERIES DROPPER POST

Those of us who mountain bike understand how effective and important a dropper post is to our riding. A product that hasn’t been around for very long now seems absolutely necessary on any modern mountain bike and trail. The ability to lower your center of gravity and engage different body positions for maximum traction is […]

the bikes of unbound

Images: Avery Stumm The 2022 UNBOUND Gravel featured the most competitive field to ever line up for a true gravel event, and they didn’t fail to deliver. With more than 4,000 total riders across all the distances and a world-class field for the marquee 200-mile route, UNBOUND was without a doubt the de facto world […]

Alexey Vermeulen Bike Check – Factor Lando HT

ENVE athlete Alexey Vermeulen has built up a cross country stunner from Factor, the recently-released Lando HT. Components were chosen to make the bike as quick as possible, balancing weight, strength, and grip to make for the ultimate XC marathon machine. Alexey broke it in at the Sea Otter Classic, racing the 80k MTB Marathon […]

WHAT IS AN ALL TERRAIN BICYCLE?

What is ATB? Short for All Terrain Bicycle, it goes back to the early days of mountain bikes before suspension and linkages transitioned the MTB from clunker status to what we know today. The All-Terrain Bicycle is much closer in DNA to the gravel bike nowadays but follows few rules in how it’s built and […]

(RE)ASSEMBLING A MASTERPIECE

When Ben Shewry commits himself to a project he immerses himself so deeply that taking a breath is often an afterthought. Whether he’s diving for abalone in his documentary Kobe and the Sea, testing new menu items at his Melbourne restaurant Attica, or starring in an episode of Chef’s Table, Shewry’s pursuit of perfection is […]

A TRUE MICHIGAN CLASSIC: BARRY ROUBAIX 2022

Words by Alexey Vermeulen, Images by Rob Meendering and Avery Stumm There is always something special about the first race of the season; a chance to test yourself after a couple months of training, see your friends again, and it’s all better when that race is at home! This year was the 13th edition of […]

72 HOURS IN PATAGONIA, ARIZONA

Words by Connor Koch, Images by Colin Rex and Justin Diamond Nestled just 18 miles north of the Mexican Border, Patagonia is in the heart of the Desert Southwest and up until recently, has been one of the best-kept secrets for gravel riding over the past decade. Just one of the smattering of towns in […]

WELCOME TO THE ENVE RIDE CENTER – YOUR DESTINATION FOR PARTS, SERVICE, AND LOCAL CULTURE

Take a moment and envision your perfect bike shop. Is it a destination unto itself, curated with a complete line of ENVE components to complement the local terrain? A hub of cycling culture filled with experienced staff fully capable of not only fitting you for your next ENVE Custom Road bike, but skilled at helping […]

HANDCRAFTING AMERICAN CYCLING APPAREL – A LOOK INSIDE ELIEL

After thirty years in nearly every facet of the cycling industry, Ryan Cady brings a level of expertise and insight that few other CEOs can match. From a professional racer turned bike shop owner, to the COO and Co-Owner of Sock Guy, to his current position as Founder and CEO of Eliel Cycling, Ryan not […]

BUILDER PROFILE: MEET MOSAIC CYCLES

Founded in 2009, Mosaic Cycles is to a bike rack what a custom-tailored garment is to a clothes hanger; functional in one sense, but meticulously handcrafted with the customer in mind from first cuts to finishing touches. Beautiful to behold, and even more thrilling to slip on. One does not simply walk into a bike […]