Folding Bead Vs Wire Bead Bike Tires: What’s The Difference?

Growing up close to the birthplace of the inventor of the pneumatic tire, John Boyd Dunlop, has lent me a special interest in tire technology. They may not be the most glamorous component, but tires are the unsung heroes of the bike. That thin piece of rubber and friction is all that stands between you … Read more

How To Install Tubeless Tires in 5 Steps

Tubeless tires are a fantastic solution for preventing punctures and improving your riding experience. First popularized for mountain bikes, they’re now very common for gravel and road bikes too, as cyclists realize the benefits of the lower pressures and increased puncture protection offered by tubeless tires. They have very few drawbacks, but what puts many … Read more

Can You Ride A Road Bike On Gravel?

It is easy to see why growing ranks of self-confessed roadies are dipping their toes into the world of gravel riding. If you are one of these curious road cyclists then this article is for you.

We will be looking at using a road bike on gravel and how, with a little fine-tuning, you can turn a road bike into a gravel-facing machine.