Author Archive | Guitar Ted

Fresh Gravel: Grava Bikes Revenuer

<Back to News Home | While many think of the gravel road/back roads scene as being a Mid-West thing, there has been a culture of “roubaix” type, back road racing and “ultra-cross” style racing going on in the East for several years. Events like Canada’s Paris-Ancaster, or Tour of Battenkill and Iron Cross have been happening […]

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Monday Motivation: Event Day!

<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: Event Day! The training is done, the gear has been selected, and now you find yourself at the venue for the event. If you are a bit nervous, that’s par for the course. Worries about having everything with you? That’s normal. Forgotten something? Just improvise. Event day is always […]

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Fresh Gravel: Shimano Announces New Tiagra Components, Road Disc Brakes

<Back to News Home   Shimano announced today that several new road bike components were coming and of the crop listed this time, Tiagra 10 speed and the new road disc brake mounting standard are what grabbed our attention. Let’s start off with Tiagra and how things have changed from the previous version. Tiagra has […]

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Soma Fab’s Cazadero 42mm Tires: At The Finish

<Back to News Home | Editor’s Note: With this being the first “Riding Gravel Rolling Review”, we are introducing some new terminology with the tried and true “long format” review process I have employed since 2005. The first post- the “Getting Rolling” post- will be an introduction and “first impressions” post. Stick around for the […]

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Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation: Solitude

<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: Solitude- Sometimes this day and age can drive you nuts with all the digital connectedness, social media, and constant barrage of information. There are times when shaking off the shackles of 4G and everything it streams is good. Just get on your bike and ride…….for miles. The clearing of […]

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