Author Archive | Guitar Ted

Soma Fab’s Cazadero 42mm Tires: Getting Rolling

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 follow ups: Checkpoint- a “mid-term” […]

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Monday Motivation: A Mild Spell

A warm spell across much of the country sent avid cyclists scurrying for some coveted “outside time”. I was not immune to such persuasions. The scene here is from Iowa on a foggy, mild mid-December day. Discuss and share your pictures, questions, and thoughts about gravel rides on the Riding Gravel Forum.  

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StaFast Suspension Stem Debuts

<Back to News Home | StaFast Suspension Stem Debuts- by Guitar Ted Allsop, Girvin, JD Components, Softride…… You “old school” mountain bikers know what I’m talking about, and you probably are either shuddering at the memories of riding one of those components or are enjoying a wry smile and thinking derisive thoughts. It’s fair to […]

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TRP Spyre Brakes: Quick Review

<Back to News & Reviews Home |   TRP Spyre Quick Review: by Guitar Ted Many folks have asked me over the time I have had my Tamland Two about the brakes on it. The TRP Spyre calipers are a unique brake and are a direct competitor with the aging Avid BB-7 mechanical brake.  Okay, let’s […]

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