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Sandman 3

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Gravel bike comparison

Sandman 1
Good and Affordable
Sandman 3
The All-Rounder
Sandman 4
Our Bestseller
Sandman 5
Ultimate Performance
Sandman 6
The Best of Its Kind
Sandman 7
Top of the Line
Weight 9.8kg 9.8kg 9.8kg 8.3kg 9.8kg 9.6kg
Gear Shimano SORA Shimano 105 Shimano GRX 400 Shimano Ultegra Shimano GRX 600 Shimano GRX 820
Gears 18 22 20 22 22 24
Frame TORAY T800 Carbon TORAY T800 Carbon TORAY T800 Carbon TORAY T800 Carbon TORAY T800 Carbon TORAY T800 Carbon
Frame Size optimized for riders between 175-195 cm optimized for riders between 175-195 cm optimized for riders between 175-195 cm optimized for riders between 175-195 cm optimized for riders between 175-195 cm optimized for riders between 175-195 cm
Brakes Mechanical Mechanical Hydraulic Mechanical Hydraulic Hydraulic
Wheel Size 28 inches 28 inches 28 inches 28 inches 28 inches 28 inches
Rims Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Carbon Aluminum Aluminum

Collection: Gravel Bikes

A Bike for All Paths: Explore the Versatility of a Gravel Bike

A gravel bike, also known as an all-road or adventure bike, is the ideal choice for cycling enthusiasts seeking a versatile bicycle. It combines the speed of a mountain bike with the agility of a road bike, offering a perfect balance for all types of terrain – whether it's asphalt, cobblestones, gravel paths, forest trails, or gravel passes. This bike opens up the possibility to change course at any time and discover new paths, whether on a spirited after-work ride, an extensive weekend trip, or on the daily commute. Gravel bikes provide a unique experience of speed, off-road adventures, and nature.

The flexibility of gravel bikes is based on three main factors:

  1. A frame geometry that is both sporty and suitable for long distances.
  2. Tires that are fast on roads but also perform well off-road.
  3. Lightweight and robust components, specifically optimized for this type of bicycle.

Gravel Bike Tires: Fast on Asphalt, Reliable Off-Road

The most noticeable difference between a road bike and a gravel bike is in the tires. While traditional road bikes use narrow, treadless tires for minimal rolling resistance, gravel bike tires must also provide good traction on uneven terrain and effectively absorb shocks and vibrations. Therefore, gravel bike tires are wider and have pronounced treads to meet the diverse demands.

Components of a Gravel Bike: A Fusion of Road and Mountain Bike Technology

As with tires, a gravel bike borrows the best from the worlds of road bikes and mountain bikes for other components as well. For essential off-road safety, reliable brakes are essential, with disc brakes being standard on gravel bikes. The gearing system is based on mountain bike technology to minimize chain drops and enable smooth shifting even under load. There is a variety of handlebar options, from classic aerodynamic to wider variants for improved control off-road. However, the choice between clipless and platform pedals remains a personal preference even with gravel bikes.

A gravel bike is excellent for multi-day cycling tours. Even with full gear, it remains agile, allowing you to make swift progress both on the road and off-road. To optimize space in your bike bags, most models offer numerous attachment points on the frame and fork. These are ideal for bottle cages, racks, and other accessories, ensuring everything stays securely stowed even on rough trails.

When considering getting a gravel bike made of carbon, weight is often the primary consideration. A carbon frame can be several hundred grams lighter than an aluminum frame, which is particularly advantageous on inclines. But carbon offers additional benefits: it gives the frame extreme stiffness for efficient power transfer while being able to be designed to be more flexible in certain areas to provide more riding comfort. The assumption that carbon is more delicate than aluminum does not always hold true. However, an aluminum frame might be the better choice for someone who regularly uses their gravel bike for commuting and often needs to park it.

With gravel bikes, there are usually no specific men's or women's models, as is often the case with other types of bicycles. Instead, manufacturers focus on a unisex frame geometry that is suitable for a wide range of heights and body shapes. Of course, there are always ways to customize a gravel bike to individual needs and preferences, such as choosing saddle, handlebar width, or positioning grips and pedals for optimal comfort and performance for every rider, regardless of gender.

RINOS is a young bicycle brand that has been selling gravel bikes since late 2022. We are continuously expanding our range, now also offering road bikes and mountain bikes. RINOS aims to offer the best quality on the entire bicycle market at the most affordable prices. Does that sound like nonsense? Let yourself be convinced and order your new gravel bike today.

In the world of bicycle drivetrains, there is a clear trend towards 1x drivetrains, meaning systems with only one chainring at the front. The reasons for this are manifold: they offer simpler gear shifts off-road, are lighter, and have fewer vulnerabilities to errors. However, for cyclists who cover many miles on the road and value precise gear changes and constant cadences, 2x drivetrains might be more appealing. The decision of whether to shift mechanically or electronically also lies with the rider. Modern electronic shifting systems require a charged battery, but they offer advantages such as eliminating shift cables, faster, quieter, effortless, and more reliable gear changes. Many who have experienced electronic shifting never want to go back.