Gravel bike setup tips: gearing, wheel size, dropper posts, suspension and more

Last week we looked at how to choose the best gravel bike for you, and this time we’re taking a deeper dive into gravel bike setup.

To help us navigate this topic, we’re chatting to Vera Ngosi-Sambrook, an avid adventure cyclist who was thrown in at the deep end last year when she was awarded the 2021 Ultra Distance Scholarship, BikeRadar’s Felix Smith, a fellow long distance cyclist and gravel enthusiast, and mountain biker turned gravel convert Tom Marvin.

From drivetrain choice to wheel size, gravel bike position to droppers and suspension options, join us to delve into the intricacies of gravel bike setup.

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