Road Bike Vs Gravel Bike - Jebel Shams Epic Ride Oman

Published on March 10th 2019


On the slopes of the epic Jebel Shams climb in Oman, Ollie and Si looked to settle the battle once and for all with this gravel bike vs road bike race. Each had their advantages with the mixed terrain route, but which would win? Watch to find out... In association with Haute Route Oman. GCN Winter Sale - Up To 50% Off: Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: Si was equipped with the road specific thoroughbred Orbea Orca, and Ollie had the all-new, gravel specific, Canyon Grail. The increased tyre width and specific geometries helped Ollie in the off-road sections but the Orca's efficiency meant Si excelled on the tarmac. This was to be a close battle between two very competitive presenters! Jebel Shams in Oman made the perfect setting for this epic gravel/road climb showdown. What's the most epic climb near you? Let us know. 👇 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... Gravel Bike Vs Cyclo-Cross Bike 📹 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: A New Life - Johan Börjesson Aspects Of Documentary 2 - Björn Skogsberg Earth Awakens - Jon Björk Lucid Dreaming (Instrumental Version) - Velee Neon - Tigerblood Jewel Sure Thing - Ealot The Night - Jones Meadow Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto /