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TPU Tube Pre-Order

TPU Tube Pre-Order

We want to apologize to our customers who have been trying to order our TPU tubes: We didn’t anticipate this much demand. By the time many customers saw our newsletter announcing the last re-stock, the most popular sizes were already sold out. We understand your frustration. It wasn’t intended that way. When we got our recent shipment of Rene Herse…

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Big Wins at Robidoux Rendezvous

Big Wins at Robidoux Rendezvous

The Robidoux Rendezvous may be a new race, but a very generous purse brought some of the best gravel racers to Gering, Nebraska, last weekend. The result was an action-packed race. We’re proud to report that both the men’s and women’s winners rode on Rene Herse tires. Here’s the report from the men’s winner, Innokenty (Inno) Zavyalov (Mazda Orange Seal):…

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All-new Trek Madone GEN 8

Today, Trek released the all-new Madone Gen 8, a combination of its two iconic superbikes. Light as Émonda, fast as Madone, it truly is the best of both models — and the only road race bike you’ll ever need to reach your full potential. The new Madone Gen 8 is the best of both world’s, no compromises, as a rider…

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OPEN × Rene Herse MIN.D. Road Bike

For years, I used to think that road bikes were relics from the past, when we thought that pencil-thin, rock-hard tires were a prerequisite for speed. Then Gerard Vroomen and Andy Kessler sent us the appropriately named OPEN MIN.D.—their road bike for tires up to 32 mm wide. And we really, really liked it. For most road rides, 32 mm…

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Ted’s Video from Bon Jon Pass Out

After racing (and winning) the Bon Jon Pass Out race last weekend, Ted King made a video for his ‘King of the Ride’ series. In seven minutes, he sums up the experience of gravel racing in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest. Click on the arrow below to watch him scouting the course, setting up his bike, and summarizing the…

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Winning UCI Gravel on a Steel Frame

Winning UCI Gravel on a Steel Frame

You don’t expect steel bikes to be ridden to the top steps of the podium in international races any longer these days, but that’s exactly what happened last weekend when the UCI Gravel World Series came to Collingwood in Ontario (Canada). Blue Mountain Gravel was the last opportunity in North America to qualify directly for the UCI Gravel World Championships.…

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