Is A Gravel Bike With Full Suspension Faster?

Published on September 8th 2019


We saw the first version of the Niner MCR full-suspension gravel bike last year and we've been dying to have a go ever since. And now thanks to Niner, we not only got to ride it, we also got to have a go on their brand new RLT rigid gravel bike as well! In association with Niner Celebrate the final Grand Tour of the season with our new Spanish Stripes Collection: Subscribe to GCN: Learn more about our next GCN Events: Register your interest in the GCN Club: Thanks to our friends at Niner, we were able to test how a full-suspension gravel bike measures up to a more 'standard' gravel bike over standard gravel roads, rough sections, and even a nice bit of singletrack. Do you think a full-suspension bike is the future of gravel riding? Submit your content with our new uploader: Join our Facebook community: If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - Watch more on GCN... Garbage vs Gravel Bike 📹 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Handle It - Wendel Scherer.mp3 ES_No Rhyme - Jay Varton.mp3 ES_Light Utopia - FormantX.mp3 ES_I Can't Sleep (Instrumental Version) - Johan Glossner.mp3 ES_She Shines (Instrumental Version) - Terin Ector.mp3 ES_Swag Rider - Wave Saver.mp3 ES_Nerd Alert - Marc Torch.mp3 ES_Groover - Carvings.mp3 ES_Bulletin World - Out To The World.mp3 ES_Weimann - Aleph One.mp3 ES_Lento - Timothy Infinite.mp3 ES_Light in a Corner - Cerulean Skies.mp3 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto /