RIDING GRAVEL NEWS & REVIEWS
They cost $70.00. Each. Yes. That is a buck and a half for two water bottle cages. I know, I know. But the sexy-factor calls to me in a siren song of silky Ti goodness. On my Lynskey frame it is just flat out wicked cool looking, if that can even be applied to a bottle cage bolted to a bike.
WTB Sendero 650B X 47mm Tires: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The WTB Sendero tires, the latest in WTB’s line of Road Plus offerings, has been thoroughly tested and now it comes time to render a final verdict on this aggressively treaded tire. Our last update on this review included a look from our […]
The Breezer RADAR Expert has been used in all sorts of ways here within the last month since my last update on this review. (Missed that? Go HERE) The time has come for this bike to head back to Breezer though, so this will be my final verdict on this versatile, steel drop bar adventure […]
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 […]
We have two garments from Gore Wear that we have been pressing into use over this Fall-Winter, including some riding in the high mountains south of LA.
I believe the Kinekt post was an essential component to my DKXL finish, and it performed flawlessly throughout the event. The post let me stay seated through a wider range of conditions and substantially muted the vibration and bumps reaching my posterior.
Gravel Grinder News: Fyxation Expands Carbon Fork Offerings- by Guitar Ted Fyxation, the Wisconsin based company that has offered a carbon gravel frame and fork, steel gravel bikes, and an aftermarket carbon fork for gravel, has expanded their fork offerings. The company announced today that two new fork offerings under the Sparta model name will […]
The Donnelly EMP looks aggressive and tough enough with this beefed up tread design. At a claimed 38mm, it falls into a good range of size which many tires don’t cover.
Chrome Cycling Gloves: Quick Review- by Grannygear I have said before that it seems a good glove might be the hardest thing to make in cycling clothing. Seemingly simple, but seldom done well, most gloves pinch or bind or squeeze or over do. Enter the simple glove. Chrome even has a simple name for them: […]
Guitar Ted details the Mississippi Gravel Cup Series out with Race Directors Jason and Wendi Shearer for a Riding Gravel Featured event piece.