Bikes ... Gravel

Gravel
 
Gravel-roadbikes are a new trend coming from america, which presents a compromise between road- and crossbike. Spirit and purpose of the whole thing is to be able to play off the strengths of a road bike beyond beyond asphalted roads.

With their voluminous tires, disc-brakes, long wheelbase and flat steer angle, gravel bikes exhibit great running smoothness and high directional stability. Furthermore, the (compared to crossbikes) low-lying driver´s centre of gravity ensures secure handling in curves, even at high speed.

So, a gravel bike is interesting mainly for those, who use their road bike not only for sports, but also for everyday life and tours far from paved roads.
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