Without a doubt, one of the hottest stories of 2019 in the gravel world is the introduction of Shimano GRX. Today, we’ll share Guitar Ted’s impressions of the 1x GRX group he’s running on his Noble GX5, and I’ll give my thoughts on the 2x mechanical and Di2 versions of the group.
We’ve been talking about Shimano’s new GRX components for nearly five months now. Back in September, we introduced you to our review of the GRX 800 mechanical (2x) group. Now, it’s time to give you the first installment of our GRX Di2 groupset review, which we have installed on our 2020 GT Grade Carbon Pro test bike.
Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Debuts First Dedicated Gravel Road Group- by Guitar Ted Editor’s Note: All images and information courtesy of Shimano Corporation Shimano has announced a new component series specifically designed for gravel and adventure riding called “GRX”. This is a significant moment in bicycling history, akin to when Shimano introduced the first dedicated […]
<Back to News Home | Gravel Grinder News: New Ultegra 8000 Highlights- by Guitar Ted Editor’s Note: These news posts used be titled “Fresh Gravel”, but in a nod to our past, and to use a more appropriate title, we are bringing back “Gravel Grinder News” as a way to share pertinent press releases and […]
<Back to News Home | Gevenalle HYDRAULIC: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted Spring is here and so it is the time to give the final verdict on the Gevenalle HYDRAULIC brake/shifter set up along with a word on the BURD front derailleur. The Gevenalle HYDRAULIC system is an alternative shifting style using a “bar […]
<Back to News Home | Gevenalle HYDRAULIC: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The Gevenalle HYDRAULIC system parts are the company’s take on a hydraulic brake/shifter set up that is in keeping with Gevenalle’s bomb-proof reliability and high functioning standards. My initial thoughts on the system are found by clicking HERE. Since the time I wrote those […]
<Back to News Home | Gevenalle HYDRAULIC: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted While Winter goes in starts and fits here in the Mid-West it has rendered the gravel in this part of the world in an icy mantle. Unfortunately that has hampered any real world testing so far, but there is some feedback to be […]
<Back to News Home | Gevenalle HYDRAULIC: Fresh Gravel- by Guitar Ted In the world of cycling there are situations which require specific solutions which may not fit what the major cycling companies offer as answers to problems. Perhaps they are situations which the major component manufacturers do not address at all. Such was the […]
<Back to News Home Gevenalle Canti Pads: Quick Review– Brakes- If there is one thing I always think about when it comes to these components it is this: “Stopping is a good thing!” If your brakes are not slowing you down in a controlled and hopefully quiet manner then there can be some unwanted issues! […]
<Back to News Home | Are you still running rim brakes? Not that there is anything wrong with that, mind you, but as you probably have figured out by now, the bicycle industry has decided you need disc brakes on your bicycles. Well, in a self-described “….last hurrah for rim braking”, Gevenalle has released these fine […]