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Gravel Bike vs Road Bike - What's The Difference? GCN's Epic Gravel Ride

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Published on Oct 2, 2015

What can a gravel bike do that a road bike can't?
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Gravel bikes - they've got bigger tyres, disc brakes and a bit more stability built in. But how does that translate when it comes to tackling some off-road terrain? And can it's skinny-tyred road bike brother keep up when the path gets rough? We went for an epic gravel ride, putting the new Ridley X-Trail up against Dan's road bike to find out some answers!

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Music:
The Mammal Club - Out of the Playground
Humble Bones - Labyrinth Ear

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