The Northwave extreme GTX 2 XCM shoes were some of the best of its class that I have tried, perhaps the best. The good far outweighed the concerning points and I can see no problems using these through several seasons of “transitional” or even mild winter use.
Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Shoes: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted It has now been several weeks since I introduced the Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX shoes. They have seen wet weather, mud, dust, and- of course- gravel roads. Just in case you missed what these boots are all about, you can catch up by hitting […]
Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Shoes: Getting Rolling – by Guitar Ted Several years ago a “winter oriented company” based in Minneapolis, Minnesota sent out a pair of cycling shoes for me to test which were very unusual at that time. They were kind of a mash-up of a cycling shoe and a bootie, or […]
Shimano XC-5 Shoes: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted Recently I “blew out” my favorite shoes for riding gravel. They were an old pair of Shimano mountain biking shoes which were really never meant to be ridden on gravel roads. That said, they excelled, in my opinion, at doing just that. They had a simple, three […]
Bont Vaypor G Shoes: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The seasonal changes we experience put this final verdict on the Bont Vaypor G shoes off the burner and on hold for a few months. One thing these shoes are not and that is Winter capable in the Mid-West. So, I pushed pause and started […]
Happy New Year! News On Post Updates- by Guitar Ted Winter and doing good bicycle related reviews in the Mid-West generally don’t mix, well……unless you are reviewing fat bike stuff. Then it is the perfect time for getting out there. So, I thought I would give you all an update on which reviews are on […]
Bont Vaypor G Shoes: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The seasons are changing, but thanks to the climatic swings of late, I have been able to sneak in rides with the Bont Vaypor G shoes anyway. These are definitely not cold weather shoes! That said, if you haven’t seen the introduction to this review, please check […]
Bont Vaypor G Shoes: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted One of the ways we as cyclists connect to our bicycles is generally through a pair of pedals. (Speaking of pedals, Grannygear, one of our fine contributors, has started a series comparing pedals for gravel riding.) Now, pedals are definitely an important component, but you […]