Tips & Guides Gravel

Gravel cycling is all about venturing into the great unknown. But that doesn't mean you need to start riding gravel without any support. We've got plenty of tips and guides to help you get your bike and body in gravel-ready shape.

How To Choose The Best Women's Bike

How To Choose The Best Women's Bike

October 27, 2021

There’s never been a better time to be a cyclist, triathlete, or biking enthusiast. Whether you’re pursuing a healthier lifestyle, eager to satisfy your competitive nature with some racing or fast group rides, or just looking to rekindle that joy and wonder you felt as a child aboard your very first bike, now is the time to find that perfect bike.

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Yoann Stuck Tackles Epic 250-Kilometer Mixed Surface Ride In Latest Video

Yoann Stuck Tackles Epic 250-Kilometer Mixed Surface Ride In Latest Video

September 21, 2021

Felt ambassador Yoann Stuck's latest video drop is here! A total distance of 250 kilometers, 5300 meters of elevation gain, one road bike, one gravel bike, and a mix of pristine paved roads and tortuous gravel tracks all combined for one insanely epic ride in the wilds of France. You don't want to miss this.

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The Top 5 Differences Between A Gravel Bike And A Cyclocross Bike

The Top 5 Differences Between A Gravel Bike And A Cyclocross Bike

September 16, 2021

A cyclocross bike is ideally suited for going fast on a racecourse, while a gravel bike is best for all-day adventures over mixed terrain. But what separates these two types of bikes in terms of different riding experiences? And can’t you just have one of the two types of bikes to use for both gravel and cyclocross?

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TWENTY24 Pro Cycling's Natalia Franco Gears Up For Unbound Gravel Race

TWENTY24 Pro Cycling's Natalia Franco Gears Up For Unbound Gravel Race

June 03, 2021

Natalia Franco, who hails from Colombia, is one of the brightest young stars on the TWENTY24 Pro Cycling team. She's had some big days on the bike during her life, and she's eager to put in another one at Unbound Gravel. We spoke with her about what she's most looking forward to at Unbound.

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Rally Cycling’s Robin Carpenter Preps For His First-Ever Gravel Race At Unbound

Rally Cycling’s Robin Carpenter Preps For His First-Ever Gravel Race At Unbound

June 02, 2021

Pro Cyclist Robin Carpenter is no stranger to long days on the bike, and for 2021, he has been eager to test his legs at one of the many popular gravel races in North America. But Robin didn’t want to just enter any old gravel event—for his first-ever gravel race, he opted for the most storied one of all, Unbound Gravel.

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TWENTY24 Pro Cycling's Jen Luebke Eyes Success At Unbound Gravel Race

TWENTY24 Pro Cycling's Jen Luebke Eyes Success At Unbound Gravel Race

June 02, 2021

The TWENTY24 Pro Cycling women's team is an incredible proponent of gravel racing. They've even set up their 2021 racing calendar to include a host of some of the most demanding gravel bike races imaginable. Get to know TWENTY24 athlete Jen Luebke as she prepares for the toughest event of them all, Unbound.

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TWENTY24 Pro Cycling's Shayna Powless Excited For Unbound Gravel Race

TWENTY24 Pro Cycling's Shayna Powless Excited For Unbound Gravel Race

June 01, 2021

TWENTY24 Pro Cycling's Shayna Powless is no stranger to tough gravel races. In 2021, Shayna has taken impressive wins at events like Southeast Gravel and True Grit Gravel. As she prepared for Unbound, we caught up with her to see what her training has been like, and what her goals are for the colossal race.

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Pro Cyclist Travis McCabe Readies For 200-Mile Unbound Gravel Race

Pro Cyclist Travis McCabe Readies For 200-Mile Unbound Gravel Race

May 28, 2021

Travis McCabe has had some incredible success racing on the road over the past decade, with wins at some of North America's biggest races. For 2021, Travis wanted a new challenge, so he turned his attention to his newfound love of gravel racing and the biggest drop-bar, off-road event there is: Unbound Gravel.

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Gallery: Check Out Pro Cyclist Travis McCabe's Custom Gravel Bike

Gallery: Check Out Pro Cyclist Travis McCabe's Custom Gravel Bike

April 07, 2021

Pro cyclist Travis McCabe has had some incredible success in road racing. Now that he's venturing into the realm of gravel racing, he's put together an incredibly unique race bike, complete with a custom paint job and a finely curated selection of parts. Don't miss this look at one of the most unique gravel bikes around.

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Pro Cyclist Travis McCabe Rejoins Felt Bicycles With A Gravel Focus

Pro Cyclist Travis McCabe Rejoins Felt Bicycles With A Gravel Focus

February 25, 2021

Felt Bicycles is excited to announce the return of professional cyclist Travis McCabe to its stable of athletes, where he’ll focus on gravel races and other endurance events. McCabe was on the then-named Holowesko Citadel pro team during the 2016 season, when the team competed aboard Felt race bikes.

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Our Best Bikepacking Tips & A Stunning Custom Gravel Bike

Our Best Bikepacking Tips & A Stunning Custom Gravel Bike

January 22, 2021

Touring on your bicycle over many days and across long distances is nothing new. But the latest crop fo bikepacking bikes, gear, and accessories makes it more fun than ever. We asked one of our brand ambassadors for some tips on how every cyclist can get the most fun out of any bikepacking adventure.

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Top 5 Tips To Help You Prepare For Your Very First Gravel Bike Race

Top 5 Tips To Help You Prepare For Your Very First Gravel Bike Race

January 20, 2021

Gravel riding is here, and it’s fantastic. Adventuring off the beaten path is unlike any type of riding you've done before. So if you’ve recently caught the gravel riding bug, or you’re just looking to see what all the fuss is about, then check out the following tips for taking on your first-ever gravel bike race.

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Just Outside The Window—A Gravel Bikepacking Adventure In France

Just Outside The Window—A Gravel Bikepacking Adventure In France

December 03, 2020

Four French-based Felt Bicycles team members have long dreamt of outfitting their gravel bikes with an assortment of camping gear and exploring the local area right outside their office. Recently, they did just that—and they found a deeper connection with the complicated and harrowing history of the region, too.

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Gallery: Two Of The Best Gravel Bikes We've Ever Customized, Part 2

Gallery: Two Of The Best Gravel Bikes We've Ever Customized, Part 2

August 31, 2020

Looking for inspiration to help you choose or build your next gravel bike? We decided to build up two custom version of our Breed gravel bike, complete with one-of-a-kind paint jobs and selections of unique parts. This one is rocking components from SRAM and Easton, along with a more subtle color scheme than its twin.

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Gallery: Two Of The Best Gravel Bikes We've Ever Customized, Part 1

Gallery: Two Of The Best Gravel Bikes We've Ever Customized, Part 1

August 31, 2020

Looking for inspiration to help you choose or build your next gravel bike? We decided to build up two custom versions of our Breed gravel bike, complete with one-of-a-kind paint jobs and selections of unique parts. This one sports some Shimano components, as well as one of the wildest custom paint jobs we've ever done.

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Felt Bicycles Unveils T47 - 77 Asymmetric Bottom Bracket Spacing Adaptation

Felt Bicycles Unveils T47 - 77 Asymmetric Bottom Bracket Spacing Adaptation

August 03, 2020

We’re always striving to improve upon each bike with innovative designs and technology, and in our three decades of building bikes, we’ve learned that sometimes the best way to improve an aspect of the cycling experience is to do so modestly, rather than revolutionarily.

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What’s The Best Gravel Bike? How To Choose Between The Breed & Broam

What’s The Best Gravel Bike? How To Choose Between The Breed & Broam

May 05, 2020

So you're getting a gravel bike? Awesome! Not sure which one to pick? Don't worry, we've got you covered. If you’re looking for a cheat sheet that lays down the key differences between the Breed and the Broam, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s what you need to know about Felt's gravel bikes.

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