Getting to know David Millar and his Girona gravel playground

Baggies and race-ready gravel bikes, why not?

David Millar CHPT3 Girona
(Image credit: CHPT3)

As a TT specialist who won four stages of the Tour de France, five at the Vuelta a España and one stage of the Giro d'Italia before retiring in 2015, David Millar's pedigree as a road cyclist is unquestioned. 

Gravel, on the other hand...?

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Stefan Abram
Tech features editor

After winning the 2019 National Single-Speed Cross-Country Mountain Biking Championships and claiming the plushie unicorn (true story), Stefan swapped the flat-bars for drop-bars and has never looked back. 

Since then, he’s earnt his 2ⁿᵈ cat racing licence in his first season racing as a third, completed the South Downs Double in under 20 hours and Everested in under 12.

But his favourite rides are multiday bikepacking trips, with all the huge amount of cycling tech and long days spent exploring new roads and trails - as well as histories and cultures. Most recently, he’s spent two weeks riding from Budapest into the mountains of Slovakia

Height: 177cm

Weight: 67–69kg