Alessandro Battaglin's new online guide to the reasons for gravel riding and equipment specification for custom gravel bikes is a personal account that pours years of experience into a useful 18-page read.
Renowed Italian frame builder Doriano DeRosa split from the family bicycle business in 2015 to continue the artisan tradition of handbuilt custom frames. For his daughter, Martina, this presented both opportunity and challenge.
Doriano De Rosa started building frames in 1975 as a teenager under his father's severe gaze. Thirty-five years later, with a critical eye and attention to detail, he's the craftsman in charge as De Rosa's head titanium and steel framebuilder.