Great British Gravel Rides - New Book from Markus Stitz captures the variety of Britain’s Gravel Community and Trails

We are very pleased to announce the publication of this fantastic new book and are very proud of our contribution and support and the fantastic efforts of Markus in putting the amazing guide together. The incredible Great British Gravel Rides by Markus Stitz is now available to pre-order direct from Vertebrate Publishing ( ) ahead of its official publication in July and all preorders will be entered into a prize draw to win a pair of Schwalbe G-One Bite tyres! If you sign up to the VP newsletter you will also receive a 25% discount code to use on this and future purchases. This book is published by Vertebrate Publishing with support from Schwalbe Tyres and Kinesis Bikes. Markus has produced a short video trailer to introduce the book and the full press release is below: PRESS RELEASE: Markus Stitz, founder of and singlespeed round-the-world cyclist, has curated a collection of 26 routes across all of Britain – each a favourite route of g

BIKE CHECK Hope Technology HB130 | Hazzard Racing Spec


Mountain Bike
Joe Barnes from Hazard Racing has released a great video taking us through the specification of the new Hope Technology HB130 bike that he'll be using this season. Along with some great riding shots, Joe explains what the bike is all about, which kit he has chosen and even some details on some special custom items!

With 29 x 2.40 Magic Mary Ultra Soft compound up front and 27.5 x 2.40 Magic Mary Soft compound out back, Joe is a big advocate of the mullet setup. We've reached out to Joe to see if he's equally a fan of the namesake hairstyle, but at the time of writing we have yet to receive any confirmation or denial.

Take a look at the video 🎬

Words: Tim Ward | Video: Ferg & Fiona | Images Joe