Cannondale Midwest Safari with Allan Thom

The car is a 1989 Porsche 911 “Safari.

The bike a 2018 Cannondale Slate Force 1.

And, the escapism is very well played.

I’ve not ridden the 18 Slate, but Mark had this to say about the genre. And, hey it’s cool to have a gravel car for a gravel bike, right? Sure

The car and the bike are metaphors for each other, they are both expertly modified machines that come alive when the pavement ends.” Equally at home crushing gravel under the all-terrain tires of his car or bike. Allan Thom finds himself on the gravel backroads he loves in search of an adventure.

Read the rest of the story and see my post on another bike from Cannondale, the Slate. They sure got the demographic right for the riding road bikes on dirt scene too, Allan Thom is the CEO of Weathertech.

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