Coming from a “Racing Matters” background, Foundry Cycles designed the Overland to be the most versatile of all the ‘cross bikes they offer. Specifically, they refer to it as a Drop Bar Course Killer. With a frame constructed from titanium, this bike is strong enough to handle the rigors of a six hour gravel race, yet nimble enough for racing cyclocross in the fall.
Where the Overland differs from a regular cross bike is in the bike’s geometry – it’s designed to accommodate varying road surfaces and types of riding. Starting with a 68mm bottom bracket drop for better cornering stability, the theme continues with an increased tire clearance of 41mm, and compact 425mm chainstays built to tuck in the rear wheel for improved traction. Traction is handy in cyclocross and UltraCross, another area the bike excels at. Think tackling rocky and rooty terrain, and you get the picture… READ MORE ->