Bikeboard.at has tested the gravel bike routes in our region. Here you can read the full story "Mit dem Gravelbike im Salzkammergut" (only available in German).
What is a gravel bike?
A gravel bike is an all-terrain road bike. With a gravel bike you have the possibility to ride on gravel roads. Gravel bikes are based on cyclocross bikes, known from the cross-country scene. For gravel bikers, we have created our own gravel bike routes in Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt, Gosau at Dachstein, Hallstattand Obertraun.
What are the advantages of a gravel bike?
- More comfortable sitting position
- Quiet driving on gravel roads away from heavy traffic
- Flexible use (forest roads, cross country, winter)
- More safety thanks to disc brakes on the gravel roads
- Ideal touring bike
- Ideal as Commuter