GENERAL NEWS: Gravel Union Talks

Posted By Gravel Union Updated on 17 August 2020

With Covid19 reducing our ability to get out and visit all our friends in the gravel community, we decided to travel to you all digitally instead, so have started a series of campfire chats which we are livestreaming via our Facebook page.

We are going to be broadcasting live from the campfire on a regular basis, with host and Gravel Union co-founder Carlo van Nistelrooy chatting with a variety of guests from the world of gravel. We’ve got a great mix of guests to introduce you to – from product directors, event organisers, brand managers, to gravel athletes.

If there is anyone you think we should be talking with, let us know your suggestions.

If you have any gravelly questions that you’re dying to know the answer to, also feel free to get in touch and we’ll do our best to answer them.


Gravel Union Talks - Episode 6 - October 2020
GU Talks #6 - Janosch Wintermantel (Scott bikes)
streamed on: 14 October 2020

In October's Gravel Union Talks host Carlo Van Nistelrooy chatted with Janosch Wintermantel from Scott bikes about everything gravelly.

Or watch it on YouTube.


Gravel Union Talks - Episode 5
GU Talks #5 - Fiola Foley (komoot) and Kell Emmerson (Shimano Gravel Alliance)
streamed on: 23 September 2020

In September's issue of Gravel Union Talks, guest host Katherine Moore was joined around the campfire by Fiola Foley from komoot and Kell Emmerson from the Shimano Gravel Alliance.

Or watch it on YouTube.


Gravel Union Talks - Episode 4
GU Talks #4 - Alex Bethge - ex-pro road racing cyclist, gravel event organiser
streamed on: 14 August 2020

In the August episode of Gravel Union Talks campfire live-chat, host Carlo Van Nistelrooy chatted with Alex Bethge - ex-pro road racing cyclist, gravel event organiser, cycling brand manager and recent convert to bike packing events.

Unfortunately, due to Europe-wide thunder storms at the time of broadcast affecting the web connections, the quality of the transmission isn't as good as we'd hoped!

Or watch it on YouTube.


Gravel Union Talks - Episode 3
GU Talks #3 - Erwin Sikkens, Shimano Gravel Alliance rider and professional action photographer
streamed on: 8 July 2020

Watch our host Carlo Van Nistelrooy chatting with Erwin Sikkens, Shimano Gravel Alliance rider and professional action photographer.

Or watch it on YouTube.


Gravel Union Talks - Episode 2 feature short
GU Talks #2 - Sander Kuik, Product director Shimano Europe
streamed on: 10 June 2020

Watch our host Carlo Van Nistelrooy chatting with Sander Kuik, Product director Shimano Europe.

Or watch it on YouTube.


GU Talks #1 - The inspiration behind Gravel Union
streamed on: 27 May 2020

Our inaugral campfire live chat. Host Carlo van Nistelrooy chats to UK gravel pioneer Paul Errington.

Or watch it on YouTube.

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