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Curve Big Kev titanium 29er adventure bike gets progressive (monster)gravel-plus upgrade

Curve Big Kev titanium 29er adventure bike gets progressive (monster)gravel-plus upgrade

Curve goes big with their latest Big Kev titanium adventure gravel bike, scaling up the tires from their gravel GXR for full 29er MTB monster…

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Curve goes big with their latest Big Kev titanium adventure gravel bike, scaling up the tires from their gravel GXR for full 29er MTB monster gravel-plus capability off-road. After 3 years of R&D to take the original Kevin further, a bigger Kev now sports room for up to 29 x 2.35″ tires, with more progressive off-road tuned geometry to match… Curve Big Kev titanium 29er adventure monster gravel bike

all courtesy Curve, photos by Dave Rome Calling it a progressive gravel bike built to reset a “new benchmark for adventure cycling” – Curve’s ‘gravel-plus’ Big Kev is their response to riders asking for more off-road-ability for bikepacking and ultra-endurance racing. This new titanium gravel bike is built to deliver the comfort & durability for “bucket-list bikepacking adventures like the Tour Divide, Rhino Run or Race to the Rock”… just as much as it will bring confidence to your gnarly weekend gravel adventures. Geometry & Tech details

From a geometry perspective, the Big Kev is more progressive too. Beyond bigger tires, Curve gives the new gravel-plus bike significantly longer frame Reach, higher Stack, a slacker head angle, and a steeper seattube. It gets slightly longer chainstays & wheelbase to accommodate bigger tires, and yet they managed to keep almost the same total standover clearance even while moving from 40mm on the original Kevin (GXR) to 2.1″ MTB tires on the new Big Kev.

Plus, there are two fork offset options of either 46 or 52mm thanks to a dropout flip hip […]

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