Drop bar bikes are completely new territory for the mountain bike specialists at Mondraker. With the DUSTY, the Spanish brand are taking a new direction in 2023, launching their first e-gravel bike. At the same time, they also try to remain true to their downhill genes. We looked into whether they managed to master this balancing act. You can read the full review in the GRAN FONFO magazine.

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GRAN FONDO, News, Review -

With the new SZEPTER CORE 4, YT are launching their first ever gravel bike while at the same time shaking up existing bike category dogmas. Trimmed uncompromisingly for downhill performance and adventure, the SZEPTER wants to impress with an unusual concept at a very attractive € 4,499 price tag. But can it deliver?

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GRAN FONDO, Review -

Consisting of a gravel fork, new drivetrain parts, a next-gen Reverb AXS dropper seat post and a swish new set of Zipp wheels, the SRAM XPLR collection is one massive gravel hallelujah courtesy of SRAM, RockShox and Zipp. Having already put it through its paces, here’s what you need to know and our first impressions.

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