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Gravel Grinder News: Cannondale Topstone Debuts

Gravel Grinder News: Cannondale Topstone Debuts- by Guitar Ted Editor’s Note- This post was updated Friday, August 24th with information and images provided by Cannondale.  Cannondale is a well known brand in terms of performance bicycles going back to the 1990’s, most notably with mountain bikes. Recently they have made a splash in the Pro […]

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Otso Cycles

Otso Cycles Waheela S: At The Finish

Otso Cycles Waheela S: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The world of gravel bikes keeps evolving and this Waheela S is a great example of what is now considered cutting edge in gravel bike design and thought. I’ve wrestled with the ideas and challenges this bike presents in my first two posts on this […]

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Gravel Grinder News: WTB Introduces Wider Silverado, SL8 Saddles

Gravel Grinder News: WTB Introduces Wider Silverado, SL8 Saddles- by Guitar Ted The bicycle saddle is an important contact point and as such, it gets a LOT of attention from riders, manufacturers, designers, and even doctors. It is pretty obvious that with all the variants of humans that there are, that fitting a saddle can […]

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Otso Cycles Waheela S: Checkpoint

Otso Cycles Waheela S: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The Waheela S presents a conundrum for the average cyclist. Is it a mountain bike with drop bars, a gravel bike with a suspension fork and dropper post, or just a confusing amalgam of styles? How does it feel to have a 40mm travel Fox fork and […]

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