It’s getting to be that time of year where a little (or a lot) of extra rubber is welcomed for your drop bar builds. Whether you’re exploring dirt roads and hidden single track that is overgrown most of the year, chasing down competitors on the cross circuit, or cruising the gravel highways, fall is a great time for a gravel/dirt road/adventure bike.why-cycles-r-titanium-road-bike-gravel-adventure-review-first-look-reynolds-carbon-plus-terrene-tires-chunk-wazia-elwood-3

That’s why we were pretty excited when Why Cycles offered up their new R+ for review. The most “road” out of their three debut titanium bikes, the R+ is one of those category defying “gravel” or “road plus” bikes we’re starting to see more of. The bike is really  based around 700 x 40/42 tires, but with clearance for 27.5 x 2.1? wheels and tires and options like the Lauf Grit fork, the R+ won’t be confined to your typical routes…


Right off the bat, Why Cycles is doing thing a bit differently. Instead of shipping in standard cardboard boxes, all complete Why Cycles come in their own custom Evoc bike bags. Read the full article here!

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