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).
Salzkammergut MTB Trophy
on the gravel bike
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, Hallstatt and 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