Bicycle Quarterly 77


Product number: BQ77
Manufacturer: Rene Herse Cycles
Manufacturernumber: BQ77
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Product information "Bicycle Quarterly 77"

No. 77
Autumn 2021

Oregon Outback

Touring Portugal

Cyclocross bike as gravel bike?

How to make mudflaps

Headlight resistance

The Autumn 2021 tells the story of Anton Krupicka’s amazing Sagebrush and Summits adventure: Running/scrambling and climbing Utah and Colorado’s highest peaks and linking them with a 2300-mile bike tour.

Join Lael Wilcox and Jan on their non-stop ride across the Oregon Outback. Check out Jan’s new bike for riding 585 km of rough and loose gravel roads in a little over a day. Rob van Driel takes us on a wonderful tour of Portugal.

We ride the Pratt with its innovative steel frame and ask: How well does a cyclocross bike work as a gravel bike? We also test SRAM’s new XPLR gravel group and find much to like. We measure the resistance of generator-powered headlights: How much does a brighter light slow you down? And how much light actually reaches the road surface with different lights?