Under Test: GT Grade Bicycle

GT triple triangle GT head tube

GT Bicycles may be synonymous with mountain bikes and BMX, but the company is looking to make a name for themselves in the growing all-road market. Dubbed Enduroad, all seven models feature the brand’s iconic triple triangle frame design. Prices range from $880 for the Shimano Claris-equipped model to $3,800 for their carbon-framed Ultegra model. Pictured above is the $990 Grade Alloy Sora, which features a Shimano/FSA drivetrain, Tektro disc brakes, and a carbon fork.

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Under Test: Speedplay SYZR Pedals

GRAVELBIKE.com gravel grinder Speedplay SYZR

After several years of development and countless prototypes, Speedplay’s SYZR clipless pedal system is finally available. Loaded with features such as Direct-Drive Power Transfer, Active Cleat Stabilization, and Micro-Adjustable Float, SYZRs bridge the gap between traditional road and mountain clipless pedals. SYZRs are available with stainless steel ($199 MSRP) or titanium ($389 MSRP) spindles, and the cleats are compatible with most SPD-compatible shoes.

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Under Test: iSSi Clipless Pedals

iSSi II clipless pedals Shimano SPD GRAVELBIKE.com gravel grinder

Shimano’s SPDs may be the Kleenex of the off-road clipless pedal space, but newcomer iSSi is looking to shake up the status quo with their line of pedals. The iSSi II model pictured above features 4° float, adjustable spring tension, and is available in three chromoly spindle lengths: standard (52.2mm), +6 mm and +12 mm.

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