Back in May, we introduced you to the Cannondale Topstone 105 we have in for testing, and today it’s time to update you on our experience with the bike so far.
Featured Event: unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley- by Guitar Ted Last year we spoke with Dave Pryor from unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley about the inaugural running of this gravel grinder in the state of Pennsylvania. You can catch the conversation on this episode of the Riding Gravel Radio Ranch to learn more […]
Guitar Ted details the Mississippi Gravel Cup Series out with Race Directors Jason and Wendi Shearer for a Riding Gravel Featured event piece.
Editor’s Note: Safety is always a wise thing to consider when cycling. The gravel roads, fire roads, and forgotten ways we like to travel are not without their potential pitfalls. In this piece, our contributor, John Ingham, reviews several areas of concern for gravel travel. We hope that you find this enlightening and helpful in […]
Michelin Power Gravel 35mm and 40mm Tires: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted with N.Y. Roll– Michelin is no stranger to bicycle tires, yet they seemed to sit on the sidelines while several other manufacturers jumped in with gravel oriented offerings. Michelin is a big company, and generally speaking, bigger companies wait until “the numbers make […]
Chrome Union Shorts and Short Sleeve Merino Henley- by Grannygear Editor’s note: We don’t always ride, and sometimes when we do, it is purely for the joy of riding. That’s where “lifestyle” clothing comes in. Lifestyle clothing is a big deal in the culture of cycling. We take a look today at a couple of […]
Jamis Renegade Elite: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The Jamis Renegade Elite has been put through its paces here for a few months now and the final verdict is up. The carbon fiber chassis of this bike is the heart of the experience one has when riding this rig. That said, there are parts […]
Industry Nine Ultralite 235 CX TRA Wheels: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The weeks have worn on and now we have come to the end of the test for these beautiful Industry Nine Ultralite 235 CX TRA Wheels. While they look great, the question of whether or not they are tough enough for the […]
Bolle’ “The ONE Premium” Helmet: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted & Grannygear Helmets are required equipment that riders must wear for almost any bicycling event out there. (Yes- there are some that do not require helmet usage.) So, you probably own a helmet and most of you reading this probably wear a helmet for almost […]
Otso Cycles Waheela S: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted Gravel bikes. It used to be a term that meant a lot of things, or nothing at all. To many a “gravel bike” was “just a bike“. To others it was simply a cyclo cross bike. Then the world went topsy-turvy and companies started making “tools […]