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    Post Your Gravel Bike Pictures

    I didn't see one, so have fun!

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    Right below this thread;

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    Quote Originally Posted by life behind bars View Post
    Right below this thread;

    http://forums.mtbr.com/gravel-bikes/...a-1044236.html

    Like your All City by the way.
    Thanks! Since it was a "ride pic" thread, I thought I could get away with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    Thanks! Since it was a "ride pic" thread, I thought I could get away with it.

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    Taos

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    Open UP painted matte black
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    Nice rides guys! Keep them coming
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    Took my 3 speed shopping bike gravel riding along part of the HT550 route.

    Started just after the hills in the far background. Quite a workout.

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    I love this bike.

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    In her element!

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    Here's mine:
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    My Jamis Renegade steel, all 650b'd and fendered...
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    My jack of all trades as well:

    there is gravel under that snow, I swear
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    end of a gravel road/singletrack trip in Michigan...that was a dusty day for sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sXeXBMXer View Post
    My jack of all trades as well:

    there is gravel under that snow, I swear
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    Hilarious.

    Sticking with your definition of gravel bike/jack-of-all-trades, here is one of my jack-of-all-trades on some local heinous pavement.

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    Come on guys! Please don't turn this into a bickering thread!

    This is a Gravel Bike Picture thread. Thanks!

    Mods can this be our first Sticky on this forum?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
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    I am not trying to start anything...I posted a pic of my gravel bike....I legit use my Krampus on gravel, snow, single track, busted up country roads, paved trails, commuting etc...that is why I bought it...versatility.

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    Diverge on some singletrack

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    Here's mine. Been riding gravel on her for 22 years now. When it was new Ritchey made the Alfabite in a 700x40. Great tire that took me many places.
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    Bought a Macho Man frame 2 years ago to build up but a shoulder injury sidetracked me. Now that I am better I picked up an All City Cosmic Stallion since it is ready to ride. I'll post pics when I get a chance to take it out for a spin.
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    My daughter is in 2nd grade and they read the story about Flat Stanley. Maybe some of you are familiar. Anyways...she had to mail Flat Stanley to someone and that person is supposed to take Stanley around on some adventures and then write about those adventures. When done...she takes Stanley and the story back to school to share with her class.

    Anyways...I got Stanley so I've been taking him with me on various trips. Today...he got to go on a bike ride with me. He seemed to enjoy it but offered no help pedaling on the hills. Thankfully he added very little weight to my bike....

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    ^^^^^

    That Flat Stanley sure does get around!

    What bars are you running?

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    Quote Originally Posted by z1r View Post
    ^^^^^

    That Flat Stanley sure does get around!

    What bars are you running?
    On One Midge bars.
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    Thanks Nubster. Looking at a set of Cowchippers tomorrow. I have a set of Gary OS bars on my all purpose bike but think there is a little too much drop. I like the Cowbells on my NB but also like the flare on the Gary. Cowchipper is supposed to be like a mashup of both.

    My SS Gravel grinder at the Rio Grande Gorge outside of Taos. It was too wet for trail 18 that weekend.
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    Sweet. I really like the Midge bars...little drop and not too much flare. Less than it looks in the pic. I ride the hoods 99% of the time anyways. I haven't tried any other bars of this style though. I got these used from one of the guys that actually helped design them. They are pretty cheap directly from On-One but the shipping cost is stupid. More than the bars. Still cheaper than something like the Cowchipper but I can't bring my self to spend $42 shipping on a pair of $33 bars....lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by z1r View Post
    Thanks Nubster. Looking at a set of Cowchippers tomorrow. I have a set of Gary OS bars on my all purpose bike but think there is a little too much drop. I like the Cowbells on my NB but also like the flare on the Gary. Cowchipper is supposed to be like a mashup of both.

    My SS Gravel grinder at the Rio Grande Gorge outside of Taos. It was too wet for trail 18 that weekend.
    Go day-drinking at the hot spring instead.

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    my girls new one - just arrived:

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    Quote Originally Posted by mongol777 View Post
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    Nice! All City?

    What frame bag are you using? Thx.

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    I have couple more but can't find recent pics. Posting this made me realized that number of my gravel bikes surpassed number of my road bikes and mtb bikes (separately for sure and probably combined as well :-))
    But then again - I also ride my Krampus, KM and Moonie on gravel and never hesitate to turn onto gravel road on my roadie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    Nice! All City?

    What frame bag are you using? Thx.

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    Yep, latest acquisition - Gorilla Monsoon. It is so good that I did not touch any other bike for last couple of weeks. And I can't stop riding it - I usually pick a day or two every week when I don't ride, just to give my legs some rest. GM makes me riding non-stop, my best All-City to date and I have quite a few.
    I use Revelate half frame bag or whatever it is called

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    Nice bikes!
    Like I said on another thread, with all the Gravel Bikes talk lately I want one. But it will probably be more Cyclocross than Gravel.
    I would want the maximum tire to be 700x38C or (maybe) 700x40C. Any terrain requiring tires bigger than that it is probably best on my MTB.

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    I started with MSO 50's which are awesome in the woods. Then switched to 38c Triggers which were terrible on anything but smooth dirt and pavement.

    Ended up settling on Resolute 42's and they are fantastic. My wife has Nano 40's and they are pretty impressive as well.

    I wouldn't shy away from larger tires if you are riding crushed stone or bigger. They all roll real well on the pavement.

    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Nice bikes!
    Like I said on another thread, with all the Gravel Bikes talk lately I want one. But it will probably be more Cyclocross than Gravel.
    I would want the maximum tire to be 700x38C or (maybe) 700x40C. Any terrain requiring tires bigger than that it is probably best on my MTB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black Squirrel View Post
    I started with MSO 50's which are awesome in the woods. Then switched to 38c Triggers which were terrible on anything but smooth dirt and pavement.

    Ended up settling on Resolute 42's and they are fantastic. My wife has Nano 40's and they are pretty impressive as well.

    I wouldn't shy away from larger tires if you are riding crushed stone or bigger. They all roll real well on the pavement.
    Yeah, it all depends on the terrain conditions. It would be used on the road, sidewalks, etc., to get to the gravel roads, so it would preferably be fast too.
    Without knowing much, 700x38C tires sound like the best choice.

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    Sweet collection! Thanks for posting. I think that bag will work for my trip in the summer. (well, not THAT bag)
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    Yep, latest acquisition - Gorilla Monsoon. It is so good that I did not touch any other bike for last couple of weeks. And I can't stop riding it - I usually pick a day or two every week when I don't ride, just to give my legs some rest. GM makes me riding non-stop, my best All-City to date and I have quite a few.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    Sweet collection! Thanks for posting. I think that bag will work for my trip in the summer. (well, not THAT bag)

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    Very welcome! Here is close up on bag fit. I believe it is size Medium, my GM is 55cm. I use same bag on my Nature Boy 853, also 55cm and on Mr Pink (also 55cm). It also fits on AWOL in Med
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    Nice! Yep on 55 as well. That GM is awesome! Thanks for the close up, pretty much what I was thinking.
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    Very welcome! Here is close up on bag fit. I believe it is size Medium, my GM is 55cm. I use same bag on my Nature Boy 853, also 55cm and on Mr Pink (also 55cm). It also fits on AWOL in Med
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    Quote Originally Posted by sXeXBMXer View Post
    Sweet!!! Snow....I want snow. Where is that?
    That was an April photo, spring came pretty late.


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    Nice pictures! Looks like a great place to ride.

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    I wish we had never ending roads like that! Great pix!

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    Yesterday: 95km graveltour around the US Army training area Hohenfels Bavaria

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    Quote Originally Posted by rad3144 View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by TiGeo View Post
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    Really loving this thing. 2017 Raleigh RXM to replace my old Frankenstein road/gravel/whatever bike.

    Just put on new wheels before these pics. Bike is perfect for my "not mountain biking" riding.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Lithified View Post
    Really loving this thing. 2017 Raleigh RXM to replace my old Frankenstein road/gravel/whatever bike.

    Just put on new wheels before these pics. Bike is perfect for my "not mountain biking" riding.


    Bummer can't see the pix.

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    Updated pic with the new tires and bags on.

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    Rode up the steep descent of the local mtb course. Some walking involved...

    35mm isn't enough tyre for loose gravel on a climb. Once the wheel spins out, you can't get going again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velobike View Post
    Rode up the steep descent of the local mtb course. Some walking involved...

    35mm isn't enough tyre for loose gravel on a climb. Once the wheel spins out, you can't get going again.


    ^that doesn't look like much of a climbing gear
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    Quote Originally Posted by J.B. Weld View Post
    ^that doesn't look like much of a climbing gear
    It isn't. It's a 48 front, rear is about 19 or 20 (can't remember which).

    There was zigging and zagging and hopping, lurching and more hopping involved, and when that didn't work the famous SS low gear. The style wasn't pretty.

    It was great on the rolling stuff though, could get enough speed on the downs to almost take me over the next up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Velobike View Post
    It isn't. It's a 48 front, rear is about 19 or 20 (can't remember which).

    There was zigging and zagging and hopping, lurching and more hopping involved, and when that didn't work the famous SS low gear. The style wasn't pretty.

    It was great on the rolling stuff though, could get enough speed on the downs to almost take me over the next up.
    The 35's may have worked better had the gearing been a little lower. I ride my SS on 33's over quite a lot of loose gravel, etc. but when the slope exceeds my gearing the tires are certainly more likely to break lose. My gearing is 42/18. I like your bike though.

    Do you have clearance for bigger tires?

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    what a beautiful sight...both the bike and the terrain. Wish I was there instead of in this miserable heat. Looks cool and refreshing

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    That can be a gravel bike. Really, anything can be...aim your bike at gravel; go; you have a gravel grinder!
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    Happy Fathers Day to me! 3T Exploro LTD flatmount gravel build project begins. Love the design sensibility of Gerard Vroomen. Build plan is 650b (47mm WTB Byways), SRAM Force 1, Easton ec90 cranks, Absolute Black 42 oval single ring, 10-42 cassette, Light Bicycle Wheels w/I9 hubs. Thanks to Dave Zabriskie of DZNuthouse.com for the recommendation.

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    Happy Fathers Day to me! 3T Exploro LTD flatmount gravel build project begins. Love the design sensibility of Gerard Vroomen. Build plan is 650b (47mm WTB Byways), SRAM Force 1, Easton ec90 cranks, Absolute Black 42 oval single ring, 10-42 cassette, Light Bicycle Wheels w/I9 hubs. Thanks to Dave Zabriskie of DZNuthouse.com for the recommendation.

    Nice! Congratulations! Post pictures of the finished product, when done.

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    I rode my first organized gravel grind a couple of weeks ago. I took my old 2008 (?) Gary Fisher Wingra "fast city" hybrid, added a new cassette with 34 largest cog. WTB Riddler 37c tires, and Surly Moloko bars.

    I wasn't quite ready for the climbing (near Yosemite), but it was fun. My buddy and i rode it together, and we took our time. He was on a Surly Long Haul Trucker disc.

    We came in last, but then it was just a ride for us, and most raced it. I swear, i was waiting in line to use the restroom as the last group set out at the starting line... lol We stopped twice to try out filtering water from a creek with my new backpacking BeFree water filter. And taking three GoPros, and being a photographer, i made us stop to shoot various scenes along the way. "Ok, so i'm going to set up here, you go back and on my count, ride past me, but don't look at the camera!!!" The Buddy was all for it and had fun too.

    Here's my little video of the ride: https://youtu.be/EtL21JVkeeM

    I think i may want a real gravel bike now

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    I tried running lower pressure last night. I dropped it down to 50 psi on my 32mm. It was really good on the single track but I was feeling sluggish on the pavement, though it could have just been me. But I did find my rear brakes were dragging a little when I got home; it would only spin a couple of times before stopping.
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    I'm loving the bikes, and also the scenery behind them. Below is a recent shot that I like. It shows a section of old rail grade that is a favorite of mine. Beaver activity and the terrain and drainage patterns combine to present some interesting patches of water to ride through.

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    Pic from exploring the Seasonal roads in and around the Sleeping Bear Dunes on my Renegade recently...


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    Both wheelsets = huge fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ericzamora View Post
    I rode my first organized gravel grind a couple of weeks ago. I took my old 2008 (?) Gary Fisher Wingra "fast city" hybrid, added a new cassette with 34 largest cog. WTB Riddler 37c tires, and Surly Moloko bars.

    I wasn't quite ready for the climbing (near Yosemite), but it was fun. My buddy and i rode it together, and we took our time. He was on a Surly Long Haul Trucker disc.

    We came in last, but then it was just a ride for us, and most raced it. I swear, i was waiting in line to use the restroom as the last group set out at the starting line... lol We stopped twice to try out filtering water from a creek with my new backpacking BeFree water filter. And taking three GoPros, and being a photographer, i made us stop to shoot various scenes along the way. "Ok, so i'm going to set up here, you go back and on my count, ride past me, but don't look at the camera!!!" The Buddy was all for it and had fun too.

    Here's my little video of the ride: https://youtu.be/EtL21JVkeeM

    I think i may want a real gravel bike now

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    I did the same thing with my 2008 GF Mendota. It's been in a ton of variations from saddle bag laden committed to drop bar super roadie. Latest is a parts boom gravel build for the wife.

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    Aluminum frame, carbon fork, SRAM drive parts 1x11, Shimano hydraulic brakes, FSA headset, RaceFace cockpit upgrades and pedals, WTB rims and Riddler tires 700x45c.

    It's a really fast, really fun bike to ride all over town and tackle some singletrack if I am there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
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    Thanks. Took it for my first real ride on this morning's commute. It was very fast for a not so light weight bike. Maybe I was just excited to ride it? Only real issue is the rear derailleur. It ran fine with an 11-36 cassette on the Fantom cross, but doesn't like the 32 on the big ring. Not sure if I want to replace the derailleur or just use an 11-32 cassette instead. Shifts great, but in the stand the cage hits the 36 cog when you are on the 32. B tension screw ran out of travel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by z1r View Post
    Thanks. Took it for my first real ride on this morning's commute. It was very fast for a not so light weight bike. Maybe I was just excited to ride it? Only real issue is the rear derailleur. It ran fine with an 11-36 cassette on the Fantom cross, but doesn't like the 32 on the big ring. Not sure if I want to replace the derailleur or just use an 11-32 cassette instead. Shifts great, but in the stand the cage hits the 36 cog when you are on the 32. B tension screw ran out of travel.
    Awesome, I'm sure you will get it to where you want it. I don't care what anyone says, damn sexy bike lol.
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    Awesome, I'm sure you will get it to where you want it. I don't care what anyone says, damn sexy bike lol.
    Kinda thought you might feel that way!

    I just wish I would have remembered to put a water bottle in the cage after I attached it last night. Gonna be in the high 90's on the way home! :-(

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    Picked up a Breezer Inversion this weekend. I think this is a great bike for the price - a real sleeper. Performance bike had 30 % back for team performance members last week. It came with 34c tires. I may try a bit larger, but the setup is great for mixed road and gravel that Iím going to use it for.
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    I picked up this frame (steel), put on a 105 drive train and some WTB frequency wheels. I'm running Kenda Flintridge Pro (33's). The bike is super comfortable, but heavy... Just under 25 pounds. Probably going to keep rolling it as is for now. Just won't be the first guy up any long climbs.Post Your Gravel Bike Pictures-20180408_095145.jpg
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    A few more pics

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    Here is my gravel steed: 2015 Kona Rove ST with 1x10, DT Swiss X 1700 wheels, Spyres and a Redshift Shockstop stem holding a Ritchey Venturemax bar.

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    First ride today on new 3T Exploro Ltd. First rides on new bikes always feel fast(er).

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimoA View Post
    Here is my gravel steed: 2015 Kona Rove ST with 1x10, DT Swiss X 1700 wheels, Spyres and a Redshift Shockstop stem holding a Ritchey Venturemax bar.
    How do like the Redshift Shockstop stem?

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    First ride today on new 3T Exploro Ltd. First rides on new bikes always feel fast(er).

    Very nice!

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    Thx! Sweet ride. Need a couple more rides to dial in the right air pressure for 650b x 47mm tires but it feels great for mixed surface rides, better than my gravelled hardtail for sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    How do like the Redshift Shockstop stem?
    I think it is awesome. I am running it a bit on the soft side for my weight and I can hit pretty much any rock or washboard with abandon. Braking on the hoods going downhill felt a bit weird with the original handlebar but the wider and more flared bar made that go away.

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    I think it is awesome. I am running it a bit on the soft side for my weight and I can hit pretty much any rock or washboard with abandon. Braking on the hoods going downhill felt a bit weird with the original handlebar but the wider and more flared bar made that go away.
    Thanks. It sounds like a good thing to have for gravel rides.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dibbs_ View Post
    Both wheelsets = huge fun.

    Nice looking ride. I had a chance not long ago to pick up as set of 650b wheels. Wish I would have now. I can fit a 47 in where I can only get a 700x41 in now.

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    JCD46, nice! new wheels. How do they compare?

    Your bike looks a little like mine! Only I couldn't decide on the bar tape color!

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    just put a new carbon saddle on put on some Maxxis Ramblers(tubeless) instead of my tubed Knards, Save seatpost instead on the KS Lev 272 dropper and some new Salsa gel bar tape. Dropped Two pounds off the bike mostly in the wheels
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    I really liked the white bar tape, but man looks nasty quickly. I thought purple but any color would have been dirty as well, so went black. I had that same bar tape you have on my Kona Jake, looks good!

    The wheels, not ridden yet except a quick test ride. Right off, they look nicer, wider and most important, tubeless, only real reason for me to upgrade them. Also lighter!

    The guy I got the wheels from was great, so after riding them a few times, I will do a review on them.
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    Your bike looks a little like mine! Only I couldn't decide on the bar tape color!

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    ^ These pics are really calling me to go ride! I wish I had more gravel around me.
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    New bike. First ride. This is along a favorite route of mine that includes an old rail grade and some great views of the Anna Marsh.

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    That has to be a very nice ride. Great pictures!

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Nice! I think it looks way better now!
    Thanks! I actually like it better too, I have to be honest, it took me a second.

    I have to say, the Cowchippers were an awesome upgrade! Just love those things on the first ride, the wheels took some abuse, and feeling great!

    Highly recommend those Cowchippers!

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    Yeah, cowchippers are probably one of the things I like best about my build. For one, I found out I've been running bars that were too narrow, 42's when I should have been running 46's. Also found out that 42 cowchippers are wider than 42 cowbells. And not just at the bar ends.

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    Ain't that the truth! A week later, I feel slow again

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    2017 Diamondback Haanjo Trail, my first ever Gravel Bike. Actually my first ever bike that isnt a mountain bike.. Just took it out for its maiden voyage today! Ended up doing around 20 miles without even realizing it. Road bikes can haul ass!


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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
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    Nice!
    I ordered a 2018 Diverge Comp E5. Pictures soon.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rycan86 View Post
    2017 Diamondback Haanjo Trail, my first ever Gravel Bike. Actually my first ever bike that isnt a mountain bike.. Just took it out for its maiden voyage today! Ended up doing around 20 miles without even realizing it. Road bikes can haul ass!

    Nice! Congrats!

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Nice!
    I ordered a 2018 Diverge Comp E5. Pictures soon.....
    I love it, my other bikes are collecting dust since I got it and I sold my mt bike


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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
    I love it, my other bikes are collecting dust since I got it and I sold my mt bike


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    Itís a very nice bike. Great reviews.
    Iím not selling my MTBs, no way!
    I hope to find the balance and use them all, a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Itís a very nice bike. Great reviews.
    Iím not selling my MTBs, no way!
    I hope to find the balance and use them all, a lot.
    Thanks. Funny thing I got it before ever reading any reviews on it.

    I spend a lot of time riding a tri bike, and now my Diverge, and honestly I wasn't really riding my MTB before I got it, so it made sense to get rid of it when it still had some value.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Itís a very nice bike. Great reviews.
    Iím not selling my MTBs, no way!
    I hope to find the balance and use them all, a lot.
    Did you decide on the CX bike?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
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    Yes. I ordered the Specialized Diverge Comp E5.
    I was in between the Crux Sport E5 (pure CX) and the Diverge E5 Elite (more gravel than CX). Same price, same components and many things the same between the two bikes.
    What helped me make the decision to buy the Diverge was the geometry and features that makes it more comfortable for longer rides, as well as the thru-axel frame and fork.
    Also, I didnít like the idea of the proprietary 135mm rear spacing on the Crux models.
    Once I decided on the Diverge, I went with the Diverge Comp E5 because it has the future shock, adding to the comfort. It is also the top Aluminum model.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Yes. I ordered the Specialized Diverge Comp E5.
    I was in between the Crux Sport E5 (pure CX) and the Diverge E5 Elite (more gravel than CX). Same price, same components and many things the same between the two bikes.
    What helped me make the decision to buy the Diverge was the geometry and features that makes it more comfortable for longer rides, as well as the thru-axel frame and fork.
    Also, I didnít like the idea of the proprietary 135mm rear spacing on the Crux models.
    Once I decided on the Diverge, I went with the Diverge Comp E5 because it has the future shock, adding to the comfort. It is also the top Aluminum model.
    Have you had a chance to test ride a Diverge with the future shock? I really like it and think they did a great job with it but obviously it can only do so much. I donít think it helped at all on a stretch of washboard gravel road on my commute but then again, not sure any bicycle suspension on a road like that feels great?


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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Yes. I ordered the Specialized Diverge Comp E5
    Nice! I just pulled it up, good starting price, I think I had Sora on my Kona Jake, and it was reliable. Enjoy, and share a ride report.



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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
    Have you had a chance to test ride a Diverge with the future shock? I really like it and think they did a great job with it but obviously it can only do so much. I donít think it helped at all on a stretch of washboard gravel road on my commute but then again, not sure any bicycle suspension on a road like that feels great?


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    I only test rode it on pavement, and it worked nicely. Once I get mine I will ride it on gravel a lot. Letís see.

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    Nice! I just pulled it up, good starting price, I think I had Sora on my Kona Jake, and it was reliable. Enjoy, and share a ride report.



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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    I only test rode it on pavement, and it worked nicely. Once I get mine I will ride it on gravel a lot. Letís see.
    Look forward to hearing how you like it. Our roads are so crap here, lots of chip seal and just generally not great and it really smooths out most everything like that. It's also been a pleasure to ride on gravel and dirt roads and I have even taken it on some trail systems because that's what it's for!

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    Look forward to hearing how you like it. Our roads are so crap here, lots of chip seal and just generally not great and it really smooths out most everything like that. It's also been a pleasure to ride on gravel and dirt roads and I have even taken it on some trail systems because that's what it's for!
    I did a quick 10 miles before the rain today. Bike is comfortable, light and fast. The 700x30C tires are great for paved roads, but not good for gravel.
    Very happy with it. Glad I got a gravel bike. Donít know why I waited this long to get one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    I did a quick 10 miles before the rain today. Bike is comfortable, light and fast. The 700x30C tires are great for paved roads, but not good for gravel.
    Very happy with it. Glad I got a gravel bike. Donít know why I waited this long to get one.
    So you got the E5 Sport, no shock then right? I am pretty new to gravel bikes myself but my version came with 38's and they seem pretty great on gravel and dirt roads. Like I said before, I love it and it's become my favorite bike to ride for all kinds of riding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
    So you got the E5 Sport, no shock then right? I am pretty new to gravel bikes myself but my version came with 38's and they seem pretty great on gravel and dirt roads. Like I said before, I love it and it's become my favorite bike to ride for all kinds of riding.
    Yes, I got the E5 Sport, no shock. I can always add the Redshift Shockstop stem, if needed.
    The higher end models come with 38s. That size is great for gravel and dirt road riding. Iíll be changing the tires to 38s at some point in the near future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Thanks! Iíll post pictures and a ride report once I get it.
    Hmmm

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    Did a 40 miles ride this morning, mostly on pavement. Bike was great, ready for more.


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    Custom titanium frame handcrafted by Carl Strong

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    Early photos from when it was new. Changed the down tube logo from white to black lettering. This is an incredible bike, both on road and off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Did a 40 miles ride this morning, mostly on pavement. Bike was great, ready for more.

    Looks great, enjoy!


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    Early photos from when it was new. Changed the down tube logo from white to black lettering. This is an incredible bike, both on road and off.
    Very nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
    Looks great, enjoy!


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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Very nice!
    x2!

    Congrats on yours, 40miles sounds like you are enjoying it!

    Really nice bikes on this thread!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    x2!

    Congrats on yours, 40miles sounds like you are enjoying it!

    Really nice bikes on this thread!

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    Thanks! I got it with the idea of doing longer rides. The bike is comfortable enough for that.

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    My Niner RLT RDO

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    awesome bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biking-viking View Post
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    Thatís a nice bike!

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    Thanks, I'm pretty happy with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biking-viking View Post
    Thanks, I'm pretty happy with it.
    Alloy? Love the color combo. I really like their bikes and originally bought one, just that orange bike stole my heart, so I returned the RLT (they were the exact same price at the time)
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    Was actually going to do a road ride with one of the local clubs but they leave promptly and I was tardy so had to come up with a plan B. I got up at 4:30 am to do this ride and didn't want to waste that on only 26 mi. (round trip from my house to ride start point) so figured I'd just keep heading east on the canal system next the park that was the clubs start point. Next stop was the AZ. Falls. This is a very small scale actual power producing hydro-electric facility and a great place to stop and cool off on hot days like today (was 105f when I got home at 10:30 am).

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    Turn around point ended up being Papago Park. Hole in the rock is its most notable landmark and a popular hiking trail destination.

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    Here's a shot of the canal on the way back and one of the many downed trees from a monsoon storm earlier this week (75mph winds). I did a night ride the evening after this storm and counted 25 uprooted trees in a 10 mi. section!

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    51.76 mi. total. Great morning!
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    Awesome post MRMOLE ^^
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    I agree. Great pictures MrMole.

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    So, ordered a Black Mountain Cycles MCD this spring when the new model was announced and it finally arrived on Friday. Got it set up Friday night and went for a 25 mile shakedown ride on Sat. Did paved, dirt, and singletrack and the bike was everything I had wanted & hoped for. Lively feel, yet not flexy, really soaks up the gravel and the steering was quick, but not twitchy. It gets me the offroad capability of my first gen Fargo without the heavy weight/feel. Looking forward to many miles of smiles,
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    Just built this Breezer Radar Pro up. Had most of the stuff in my parts bin, except tires, brakes and some other minor stuff. Built it to cruise the local paths with my kid mounted on the front- or pull a trailer. I might convert it to a drop bar bike at some point. Had to make a compromise on the frame size. I wanted a longer top tube to accommodate the bike seat between me and the handle bars. Frame might be a tad large for me, hence the 70mm stem.

    Was doing road rides on my backup trail bike- a Yelli Screamy with big meaty tires. This rolls fast!


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    my asphalt, cement, dirt, mud, sandy and even gravel bike.

    Never really got into road bikes...curbs, potholes, sandy patches, storm grates..... loving the whole "gravel bike" thing even with the stupid name

    Built this up from an ICAN AC388 carbon frame fork, picked this one over some of the other more popular direct from China frames because it looked a little beefier and had a slightly higher stack measurement. (more endurance geometry vs extreme road race position)

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    Still really new with just a little over 1500 miles on it but dead silent and really comfortable for me (aero enough without being to extreme for all day rides)

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    Very nice! How do you like those tires? I like the looks of them.
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    Rode most of the Dirt Diggler route a few weeks ago. Tried out a new Oveja Negra top tube bag. It's great. Really going to make longer rides nice without stuffed jersey pockets. In a pinch I can fit my phone in it but mostly imagine using it for snacks, a bit of cash, keys, etc.

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    Kona rove st 2018. Really comfortable ride even rather a bad gravel surface.


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    the latest iteration, the seatpost is about 1/2Ē lower now. Too rainy out now to take a new picture
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    Probably put some 40mm tyres on of some description.
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    11-40 11spd XT rear cassette on the way.
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    650b Toseek carbon forks on the way.

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    Everything bar the brakes, cassette, Tanpan and forks are from the parts bin.

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    Pivot Vault riding in southern Az

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    Loving being the new bike and the riding. Cheers from southern Arizona.
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    It's a Checkpoint ALR frameset built up with what I had on hand and from my other "road bike." 42x16 is a good all around gear for me on the road, but it won't be staying SS, that's just temporary to get it together.

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    My Frankenstein weirdo bike... Fixed gear Vassago Fisticuff. Will be used for gravel, touring, bikepacking, commuting, and general hooliganism.

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    Loving being the new bike and the riding. Cheers from southern Arizona.
    Nice bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SingleSpeedSteven View Post
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    Another SingleSpeed Gravel bike? Nice!

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    It has 35s in the pic below when I first built it, but now I run 38s.
    I do all of my paved and unpaved road riding on this, now.

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    15mm is a second-best solution to a problem that was already solved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaper80 View Post
    Just built this Breezer Radar Pro up. Had most of the stuff in my parts bin, except tires, brakes and some other minor stuff. Built it to cruise the local paths with my kid mounted on the front- or pull a trailer. I might convert it to a drop bar bike at some point. Had to make a compromise on the frame size. I wanted a longer top tube to accommodate the bike seat between me and the handle bars. Frame might be a tad large for me, hence the 70mm stem.

    Was doing road rides on my backup trail bike- a Yelli Screamy with big meaty tires. This rolls fast!

    What tires are those?

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    Loving the GKs so far- light, supple and fast. I will say they were a headache to mount tubeless though. One of the tightest bead/rim interfaces Iíve dealt with (HED Belgium+ rims). Ended up re-doing my tubeless tape after the tire pulled it away from the rim during installation




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    I will say they were a headache to mount tubeless though. One of the tightest bead/rim interfaces Iíve dealt with (HED Belgium+ rims). Ended up re-doing my tubeless tape after the tire pulled it away from the rim during installation
    Agree! Just installed the 38c Gravel King SKs myself. Think my only saving grace was I decided to do two layers of tape. Super tight bead for sure. But once on they do air up easily.
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    Scouting a route for a planned group ride. Sometimes the map isnít up to date...



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    Quote Originally Posted by mongol777 View Post
    I have couple more but can't find recent pics. Posting this made me realized that number of my gravel bikes surpassed number of my road bikes and mtb bikes (separately for sure and probably combined as well :-))
    But then again - I also ride my Krampus, KM and Moonie on gravel and never hesitate to turn onto gravel road on my roadie.
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    Are those 650bís on there? Howís the clearance all around? I want to do that to my macho king and worried about the chain stay clearance.

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    More fun with the Spork. So far it works well everywhere I've ridden it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by velcipede View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by sXeXBMXer View Post
    I have wondered how many people gravel grind on train tracks...I have considered that around here

    I've ridden tracks for very short distances and it's hurtfull. If I was wanting to put a few miles in on them I'd get an outrigger like this-

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    Quote Originally Posted by J.B. Weld View Post
    I've ridden tracks for very short distances and it's hurtfull. If I was wanting to put a few miles in on them I'd get an outrigger like this-

    Yeah, itís not something Iíd recommend. Even with the Lefty on my Slate, it wasnít great. Much better to stick to surfaces that donít involve rail road ties!

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    Quote Originally Posted by J.B. Weld View Post
    I've ridden tracks for very short distances and it's hurtfull. If I was wanting to put a few miles in on them I'd get an outrigger like this-

    funny that you posted that...I have always wondered if I could take the tires off of a bike, and ride on the rims on rails...ever since I was a little kid I wanted to try that...
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