Cinelli Gel cork tape

Finding the most comfortable bar tape

I have tested different handlebars, suspension stems and various forks to find out the best possible combination in terms of front end comfort. But there is one more thing that …

Canyon Grail SLX

Canyon Grail CF SLX 8.0 ETAP review

In the field test overview, I said that Canyon Grail is the fastest and the most road-like gravel bike in my comparison but there is much more about Grail that …

buying guide gravel bikes

Buying guide

For the last 12 months, I have been testing and reviewing many different gravel bikes and bike parts that should improve riding comfort. I started my gravelbikes.cc project with the …

gravel bikes field test

Gravel bikes: Field Test

This is the very first time when I had the opportunity to test at the same time 4 very interesting gravel bikes. Test and compare under the same condition to …

Spinergy GX 700c wheels review

Wheels are one of the least comfort improving parts of the gravel bike. At least according to Cervelo. But still there are companies that make claims of improved comfort when …

Argon 18 Dark Matter

Argon 18 Dark Matter bike review

In my quest for comfort, I sometimes forget that even the best comfort without the fun of riding is worth nothing. Dark Matter gravel bike from Argon 18 reminded me …

Redshift suspension seatpost

Redshift suspension seatpost review

There is a lot of suspension seastposts on the market.  And now we have another one: suspension seastpost from a company that made a very well received suspension stem. Redshift’s …

Speedplay Frog pedals

Speedplay Frog pedals review

For a long time, I was using standard flat pedals on my gravel bike. And I was OK with that until someone told me that I should try an SPD …

Jamis Renegade Exploit

My benchmark bike – what is new?

Since the beginning of my gravel bike comfort challenge project, I have tested various bike parts and solutions that should improve the overall riding comfort. Not all of them were …

Lauf Grit SL

Lauf Grit SL suspension fork review

There is a lot of different solutions for improving riding comfort on a gravel bike (many of them I already tested) but there is still nothing like a Lauf Grit …

Where to look for more comfort?

There is a lot going on recently in bike industry in terms of improving rear comfort of gravel bikes. Cannondale Topstone Carbon or MBC URS are two most noticeable examples. …

Redshift Shockstop stem review

Redshift Shockstop stem is a product of a small start-up from the USA. But it gained a lot of coverage worldwide as it should be. There is no much competition …