Stayer Groadinger UG: A bike for more than just gravel
By James Spender
Made in a workshop in east London by partners in life and business Sam and Judith, the Groadinger is a portmanteau of a word and of a bike. The G comes from gravel, the road from road and the inger I’ll say could be the tail-end of humdinger. The UG stands for Ultra Grav Grav Kitchen Sink, meaning of the two Groadingers Stayer builds (the other is the OG – Original Grav), the UG is the more hardcore one, designed to be ridden over long miles and potentially loaded to the hilt with luggage.
All Road Wheelset Editor's Choice 2020
By James Bracey
The Stayer All Road wheels are custom built to order, light, high performance and incredibly durable, there really is nothing to fault. If you are looking for an alternative from the usual wheels and want something a little special I would highly recommend them.
Stayer Groadinger UG Gravel Bike Review
by Katherine Moore
Stayer Cycles; East London’s self-proclaimed indie bike builders, cycling power couple, and home to the cutest workshop dog. When they announced their new gravel bike, the Stayer Groadinger UG, we just knew we had to get our hands on one for a test ride.
by James Bracey
Check out this ace video, and the natty wheels it features, from James at Cycling Weekly comparing wheel sizes for your gravel bike. ALERT! we have a fast approaching Information Station ahead!
by James Spender
August 2020 | Issue 103
We had the guys from Cyclist Magazine come by the workshop to chat about 650b wheels, vintage bikes, and the new Groadingers!
London gravel routes: 8 of the best rides to try from the UK capital
by Matt Ray
Looking for a spot of gravel grinding in the city? From Thames-side escapes to ancient woodland romps, here are some of the best to get you started. Featuring The Distance's Titsey Hill Smash Up among the best loops and routes around London’s iconic sights.
Stayer Cycles Groadinger UG: Ultra Grav Grav
by Miles Arbour
"Released today, the new Stayer Cycles Groadinger UG is handmade in Leytonstone, London, and designed for tackling long days on mixed terrain..."
Check out bikepacking.com for an in-depth review of the new Groadinger UG Ultra Grav Grav frame and different builds.
Review: Stayer Cycles new Groadinger UG Gravel Bike
by The Radivist
"Made in their Leytonstone, East London workshop, in small batches, the new Groadinger UG frame from Stayer Cycles offers up a modern gravel geometry, frame details for ultra-versatile builds, and a beautiful finish, with a wishbone seat stay."
Best gravel bike wheels: options for your gravel or adventure bike
With wider internal rim diameters to accommodate wider tires, 650b options as well as the standard 700c wheel size and tubeless ready builds, it's no wonder why there's a growing number of gravel-specific wheelsets on the market, but how do you choose the best for you?
10 of the best British custom bike brands
Who do you go to when you want a unique bike perfect for you? Check out Cycling Weekly's lowdown on the best custom bike brands in the UK.
Gran Fondo MAgazine
"From a small workshop in East London, independent bike brand Stayer Cycles are pioneering the often overlooked art of custom wheels, taking on the giants of the industry and breaking convention not just when it comes to spoke count."
Check out the rest of the article HERE and find out what Phil and Emmie thought of Stayer and our approach to hand built wheels.
image ©Phil Gale & Emmie Collinge
Tom from Grit CX snaps the Groadinger OG and gives some first impressions at the start of his long term test.
image ©Tom Hill
Bikepacking.com & Radavist feature Raoul's Dirt Drop 29'er
We made Raoul this bike just in time for Bespoked 2019. Its ace, 100% deep dive custom mtb. The full story of piecing this piece together is up on our Custom Focus page.
FAR RIDE MAGAZINE
Stayer Gravpacking in the High Atlas
It was very nice of Far Ride magazine to be into our trip to the Atlas mountains in Morocco. We even made up a new word together to celebrate!
Get Gravpacking will ya!
Seriously what a place to ride bikes! Check out the words and pictures HERE.