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Old 08-01-19, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by FlashBazbo View Post
the fad is in full force, and everybody from road cyclists to MTBers to triathletes is talking about riding gravel.
I don't know.

Someone is buying these bikes because even the local triathlete shops now stock gravel bikes but most of the roadies I know have little or no interest.

Up in the mountains I see roadies coming down off the gaps in groups of a half dozen but hardly meet a single gravel rider while I ride.


Originally Posted by softreset View Post
Of the three shops in the area, the only vertical with any growth over the past 2-years has been e-bikes.
This is probably the answer to the question. e-assist is probably where smart money is investing.


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