8bar’s affordable Grunewald carbon adventure gravel bike is back with a v2 update that is more off-road-ready than ever to extend your bikepacking trips further into the wilds. Now more of a lightweight dropbar 29er than the original 650b adventure bike, the new Grunewald Carbon v2 is lighter, fits bigger tires ( obviously ), can haul more gear, and will carry you faster & further than ever… 8bar Grunewald Carbon v2 adventure gravel bike goes bigger!
c. 8bar, all photos by Stefan Haehnel 8bar still sees their new Grunewald Carbon v2 gravel bike as a blend of on-road speed and off-road capability, inspired by the woodland paths and mountain bike trails in western Berlin’s Grunewald forest. But built as a next-level adventure platform beyond their more road & gravel-oriented Mitte , the Grunewald is more of a mountain biker’s gravel bike, for those who can resist dropping into singletrack or exploring new trails off the beaten path.
To 8bar, gravel bike clearances of just 700c x 40mm or 650b x 2.0″ tires are now more of a minimum starting point (and what you’d find on the original Grunewald more than three years ago.) Now if you are really looking for adventure, why settle for anything less than a proper 29″ mountain bike tire? Off-road ready tire clearance & geometry
So that’s where the new 8bar Grunewald Carbon v2 starts with clearance for 29 x 2.0″ tires. But they still managed to keep fast road-inspired handling, thanks to quick 71.5-72° head […]