Tech Tip: Essential Tools & Spares for Gravel Riding

In these pandemic times, many people are discovering–or rediscovering–the joy of riding bikes on dirt and gravel. And why not? In addition to being good for you–both mentally and physically–it’s downright fun! What’s not fun, though, is walking home because of a flat tire or mechanical problem. Fear not, friends, GRAVELBIKE has come up with a list of essential spares and tools for gravel riding that’ll keep you happily rolling along, mile after mile.

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Q&A with adidas | Five Ten

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of adidas | Five Ten’s cycling shoes. For several years, the company’s kicks have been my top choice for commuting, mixed-terrain, and off-road riding. Earlier this year, while checking out Five Ten’s new models at the annual Outdoor Retailer trade show, I had the opportunity to chat with Five Ten’s Luke Hontz, Senior Product Manager for Bike and Snow.

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GRAVELBIKE Stickers

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GRAVELBIKE stickers are back in limited quantities. The small stickers measure 3″ x 2.1″, and the large stickers measure 4″ x 2.8″. Stickers are printed on thick, durable vinyl. The die-cut stickers feature a matte finish, and are suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

$4.00 for two small stickers (including shipping).

$5.00 for two large stickers (including shipping).

Please note that we do not ship outside of the US at this time.

Q&A with Spurcycle

Longtime GRAVELBIKE readers know that I’m a big fan of Spurcycle’s products. The company’s multi-tool was featured in 2018’s Pocket Tool Roundup, and the Spurcycle Bell earned a coveted, Things I Like endorsement back in 2017. Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with company co-founder Nick Slone to discuss the Spurcycle’s history, their design process, and what we can expect from them in 2020.

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