Under Test: Panaracer Gravelking 700×32 Tires

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Here’s a sneak peek of the 700×32 Gravelking that Panaracer will be releasing in November. The new 32mm model features a more aggressive tread pattern, but retains the natural rubber compound, puncture protection breaker, and supple casing found on the 23mm, 26mm, and 28mm sizes.

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Under Test: SRAM Rival 22 Components

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SRAM’s Rival 22 component group features mechanical or hydraulic DoubleTap levers with Zero-Loss™ technology, Yaw™ front shifting for no trim, rub or rasp, and a WiFLi™ 11-32 cassette cassette option. Whether it’s cyclocross, triathlon, road racing, or unchartered journeys, Rival 22 delivers.

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Under Test: Selle SMP Saddles

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Selle SMP offers some of the most distinctive-looking saddles around. Whether it’s the eagle-beak nose, open central channel, or raised rear section, the Italian-made perches definitely stand out in the crowded saddle market. And with nearly twenty models–not counting their city and trekking line–there’s bound to be a saddle for nearly any type of rider (we chose the company’s Avant (269mm x 154mm), Plus (279mm x 159mm, pictured), and Pro (278mm x 148mm) for our test).

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