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Lauf True Grit: Checkpoint

Back in June, I introduced you to the Lauf True Grit gravel bike I’ve been testing (read the Getting Rolling post here). Since then, I’ve logged nearly 1,000 miles on the bike on all sorts of Midwestern gravel, and the experience has given me good perspective on the True Grit’s capabilities. Here’s what I’ve learned. […]

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Kinekt isolation seat post

Cirrus Cycles Kinekt Seat Post: Checkpoint

Guitar Ted introduced you to the new Kinekt isolation seat post from Cirrus Cycles back in late-February (click here to revisit that post). Now that we’ve been able to get some miles in on our respective posts, it’s a good time to share our thoughts on the Kinekt’s performance. Since Guitar Ted did an excellent […]

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Redshift Sports ShockStop Stem: Quick Review

[adrotate group=”1″] As gravel and adventure cycling grow in popularity, we’re seeing more and more products designed to filter out bumps and vibration before they reach the rider. The ShockStop suspension stem from Redshift Sports is one such new product. The ShockStop is a fresh take on the “suspend the rider, not the bike” concept […]

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2017 Dirty Kanza 200 number plate, Matt Gersib

In the Saddle: 2017 Dirty Kanza 200

In 2006, the town of Emporia, Kansas hosted its first Dirty Kanza 200. Initially a small, intimate gathering of gravel cyclists, the Dirty Kanza has since grown into one of North America’s largest and most prestigious gravel events. This year, the Dirty Kanza drew an international field of more than 2,000 competitors, split among 200-, […]

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