GripGrab Stories

From Copenhagen to Nordkap

From Copenhagen to Nordkap

For Danish Pro-Continental rider RASMUS QUAADE, reality hit hard when he was informed that he effectively wouldn’t have any financial income for the remaining year from his team, Riwal Readynez. In any household, an announcement of this kind would automatically raise concern, but in the home of Rasmus Quaade and Michelle Lauge Quaade they think differently. 
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THE ROAD TO ATLAS MOUNTAIN RACE

THE ROAD TO ATLAS MOUNTAIN RACE

Originally founded in the US, Gravel today isn’t only an American thing. Like the Americans, cyclists around the world has discovered their journey doesn’t have to end just because the tarmac doesSo, whether you’re a Weekend Warrior trailing the nearby woods or you throw yourself in at the deep end in gravel races like Trans Continental Race, Silk Road Race or the Atlas Mountain Race, there is certainly plenty of adventure ahead where the silence grows. 
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THE PECULIAR NECESSITY – THE COVER SOCK

THE PECULIAR NECESSITY – THE COVER SOCK

The Cover Sock - or Over Socks as they are equally called - is a sure sign that Spring is upon us. It is the strange cousin of winter overshoes, who appears at the party when it becomes too hot for winter overshoes, while it still being too cold to ride without anything over your toes and feet. But why a sock over your shoes?
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Introducing FREEDOM KNITTED GLOVES

Introducing FREEDOM KNITTED GLOVES

Knitted gloves have for many years had a place in cycling. In the 1960s Fausto Coppi and Eddy Merckx achieved maximum style-points by wearing Crochet gloves, a knitted glove with leather palm. Replicas can still be seen at classic races such as L’Eroica and on any Rouleur worth his salt.
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Come Hell or High Water

Come Hell or High Water

At GripGrab the range of shoe covers are renowned for addressing the coldest climates you get thrown at you on your bike. After all, we are from the North, so we’ve grown accustomed to extreme weather conditions. Even though our product line is very comprehensive we still felt a key element was missing: An extreme rain shoe cover, which will keep your feet and legs dry from spray and dirt in the wettest conditions you can imagine. COME HELL OR HIGH WATER, if you like. 
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#Thisishowweride

#Thisishowweride

On this crisp morning, across Denmark; a teacher, a technician, a photographer, an engineer, a media assistant and a glass specialist are all heading to their bikes.
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Making winning look easy

Making winning look easy

Going deep – Mathieu van der Poel left it all out there on the road, and then some. As easy as his wins in the cyclocross season might appear, Mathieu knows how to dig deep and fight for his victories.
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The Mallorca CLR Ride

The Mallorca CLR Ride

Today is a celebration of colour. A ride dedicated to seeing and experiencing the beauty of this Mediterranean island, and the spectrum of springtime shades that compose its landscape.

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Bogense CX Worlds 2019

Bogense CX Worlds 2019

On the start line Sanne Cant (BE) — one of the big favourites, and current World Champion, makes a last minute change of gloves; a cold Danish drizzle has begun, and she gets out her Insulators for added warmth. A cycling cap underneath her helmet provides some added warmth, too. The details complete. The race is on.

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The Norwegian Exploration — #RideTheWinter

The Norwegian Exploration — #RideTheWinter

How far can we ride into the frozen wilderness? Will we experience comfort or despair under a blanket of snow? Will we find grip and traction on ice rink roads? Will we freeze? These questions, and many more alike flash through our minds, as we leave the port of Copenhagen
— our ferry steaming ahead towards Oslo.

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Valkenburg CX WORLDs 2018

Valkenburg CX WORLDs 2018

A canvas left drying It was 69 minutes on a Sunday. Not any given Sunday, but that Sunday. The 2018 Cyclocross World Championships. We will all remember the deep ruts of mud, welcoming and embracing riders with deceitful promises of soft resistance, and plenty of lines leading to failure – And one line leading to glory
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