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Champagne Gravel

Champagne Gravel

February 15, 2023

Preview an article in the upcoming OBED publication, Spoke & Terrain. An assemblage of stories, recollections from the trail & the race, all about the gravel community... Coming Soon.

Forget Montana. There’s no bigger sky that can be found in the high country of the Rocky Mountains than the cowboy town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

The town exists as an unlikely crossroads of culture. A little bit extravagant, a little bit country with vintage F.M. Light & Sons roadside signs beckoning you to shop Stetson hats, Wrangler denim and other such sundries. It’s a unique special coexistence.

Of course, the makeup of downtown changes for a week or so when the town is besieged by gravel racers in late August. That’s what building a gravel instant classic will do.

When 2022 registration opened, SBT GRVL sold out… in three minutes.

While that’s a draw, what has sustained this event’s is its ideology. And few events have this as a driving message. Catch our interview with race director Amy Charity on SBT GRVL's beginnings...

Close up of GVR

It earned the term that now describes the Steamboat experience: Champagne gravel.

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Size Guide

View our size charts below to see what size is best for you. After purchasing your new OBED, our product team will reach out to you to confirm your order and sizing information to be sure you have selected the optimum size.

If you're on the border of two sizes, the right size may depend on certain body measurements and your riding style. Feel free to contact us at any time regarding sizing questions - our product specialists are experienced with finding riders the right fit by cross-referencing your information with our fit database.  

If you're not transferring measurements from a similar bike, to get completely "dialed in" for maximum performance, we recommend you see a reputable professional bike fitter that can fit you to your new bike.

GVR / Boundary / Baseline / Borough Size Chart


5'1" - 5'6"


5'4" - 5'9"


5'7" - 5'11"

5'10" - 6'2"


6'1" - 6'5"


Seclud Size Chart


5'3" - 5'8"


5'7" - 5'11"

5'10" - 6'2"


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