Is Gravel The New Road? | The GCN Show Ep. 275

Published on April 17th 2018


This week we're talking gravel, is it the 'new road'? We're seeing more and more people heading offroad on gravel/allroad/smart casual bikes, so have we hit the point where gravel is actually going to overtake road in terms of popularity? Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! Register your interest in the GCN Club: Enter the Wiggle of Fortune here Enter here for your chance to win with SiS Check out GCN Tech's Fabric Saddle unboxing here This week in the world of cycling, we saw the first ever women’s road race take place in Saudi Arabia with 47 women competing in a 10km race in the city of Jeddah. Women have only been allowed to ride bikes in public since 2013 so this is another small, yet hopeful, step forward for women in an extremely conservative nation. We've also got someone who has literally reinvented the wheel, and a Russian man fined for damaging a pothole! There's another GCN Club update, with the first founders socks spotted out in the world! If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GCN... easyJet vlog from Andalucía 📹 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto /