Equator wheels is now also Equator gravel bikes, thanks to 2 new titanium gravel frames that deliver their same ethos of consumer-direct value and high-performance. Pick from the adventure Yasei or race Sensei, with a couple of affordable ti frames that cover a broad spectrum from all-road to bikepacking off-road. We had the chance to spend several weeks test riding the pre-production prototype Yasei this summer. And now it’s available to the public… Equator titanium gravel bikes born from affordable wheels
Equator Yasei titanium affordable gravel bike review, fast-packing light bikepacking For more than a decade, delivered top quality affordable direct-to-consumer carbon wheels around central Europe, produced in a close development partnership with Taiwanese carbon powerhouse Gigantex.
Now, the leap to making bikes grew out of a passion project on the guy behind the growth of the wheel brand. Jan Habich like to ride gravel. He wanted to develop his own bike. And he wanted to bring that same Equator mix of performance & consumer accessibility to a premium gravel bike. What’s the difference between the Yasei & Sensei?
Equator’s new affordable consumer-direct titanium gravel bikes, Sensei vs. Yasei The resulting Equator titanium gravel bike project ended up with a bit of an internal squabble at the company. Some wanted a performance-focused gravel bike that could do double duty as an all-road bike or a fast gravel bike. And the other half wanted an ‘all-purpose-vehicle’ that leaned more towards adventure, bikepacking, and riding further off-road.
So they made both. And figured […]