GiRodeo SHOWCASES THE BEST OF GIRONA’S GRAVEL RIDING AND CULTURE

Photos: The Service Course You don’t have to go any further than Girona to find one of the main hubs of European road cycling culture. As it turns out, the northeastern Catalan city has more than just road riding. The inaugural GiRodeo, held from October 28th through 30th, presented a world of gravel riding possibilities […]

LAST WEST: MONTANA

We’re interested in the search for empty roads that take you everywhere and nowhere; the spirit of adventure still alive in the frontier. Inspired by rugged terrain and fueled by an appetite for adventure, we set out for big sky country on a mission to showcase ENVE’s new apparel line at home on the range. […]

Velodrom: Building a Local Hub of Cycling Culture Around The Globe

Photos: Velodrom From the moment you step into one of their locations, it’s apparent that you’ve entered a Velodrom. This boutique retail brand has been rolling into some of the world’s greatest riding destinations with the goal of creating the best bike shops in the world. Their Marta Alonso inspired store design carries a continuity […]

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 […]