Getting an invite to a six-race gravel and mountain bike series was a wild deviation for pro triathlete Angela Naeth. She recently finished the series in the top 20 and recounts what she learned when racing out of her comfort zone. Read More
Every gravel race has its own flavor, and the upcoming SBT GRVL is no different. Don't let the groomed gravel fire roads and rolling landscapes lull you into a false sense of security: Steamboat has its pitfalls; we've been on those roads and know 'em. Read our five top tips to succeed in one of the greatest gravel races in America.
Even when the race goes sideways, some can roll away with a smile. Such is the case for Litespeed gravel racer Matt Curbeau. His 2021 Unbound 200 didn't stack up as he hoped, but he came away from the Flint Hills battered, but unbowed. Read More
To say that Michael Eichinger of Austria loves gravel is an understatement. Having ridden three different gravel models in Litespeed's range, he wanted to finally build and ride our newest gravel model, the Watia. Read More
Both 700c and 650B wheels are popular for gravel but it's a question we're often asked: which is best for you? We go into detail on the benefits of each in our blog post on 700c versus 650B wheel choice. Once you're done reading, you'll pick the perfect wheelset for your new Litespeed. Read More
Often, the best builds come courtesy of our customers. Litespeed owner Mitch Hopkins recently had his Ultimate Gravel bike featured on Pez Cycling News. Check it out here! Read More
It’s probably one of the biggest questions when building your new Litespeed gravel bike: What’s the difference between a 1X or 2X drivetrain? And ultimately, which should I choose? Read More
Pure Gravel got the chance to test ride the Watia before its official debut — after giving this jack-of-all-trades gravel bike a good run, see what they had to say about its design, features and performance. Read More
Professional triathlete Joe Skipper has been mixing up his training by riding his Litespeed Ultimate Gravel and has seen great improvements in his mental and physical abilities. Read More
Dave, founder of Gravelstoke, took his Litespeed Ultimate Gravel on an epic tour from San Diego to Sea Otter. With a new appreciation for gravel and a renewed gratitude for his curiosity, Dave recounts the adventures he experienced on his Litespeed Ultimate Gravel.
Litespeed has pedigree in titanium, and it shows in this off-road racer. The Ultimate Gravel was pacy, responsive and felt far more alive than many gravel bikes I’ve ridden. The more I rode it, the more the Ultimate Gravel endeared itself to me. It feels like a bike for life. Read More
Before carbon took over, a debate about the best frame material enveloped the cycling world. Was it steel? After all it is real. How about alloy? Unfortunately, it was not yet at the level of quality we're seeing today. No, the "it" material was titanium and the "it" Ti builder was Litespeed, a company whose reputation precedes it. Read More