The weather forecast called for heavy snow and cold temperatures for Sunday's Old Man Winter Rally gravel race in Lyons, Colorado. Thus, the participants planned accordingly, and arrived to race with a wide array of bikes, tires, bags, and gear designed to accommodate the cold and snowy conditions. As it turns out, riders only got to use their snowy gear for 15 kilometers before the Colorado Department of Transportation called off the event due to safety hazards. But that wasn't before we snapped some photos of the gear that these riders used to beat the snow, ice, and cold.
Running tubeless tires without sealant, and examining the precision of the ETRTO standard for measuring tire and rim widths.