Sportful Winter Gear: Winter Wear Review

Here in the Midwest, having the right gear for winter cycling is the difference between truly enjoying rides and simply suffering through them. And while some cyclists simply hide indoors when the temps take a dive, I enjoy the fresh face snow and ice add to my familiar routes. As such, I'm always on the lookout for gear that makes my winter cycling adventures more enjoyable.
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Sportful Winter Gear: Winter Wear Review

GORE Winter Clothing: Winter Wear Review Take 2

I would suggest this as a very good but not terribly exceptional outer shell.... I would have expected a much nicer pad in the bibs, and a structure that didn't put a seam in an area where the body articulates during pedaling.
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GORE Winter Clothing: Winter Wear Review Take 2

WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: Getting Rolling

WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted The 650B tire range from WTB's Road
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WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: Getting Rolling

Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish

Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted Wheels make the bicycle go and great wheels make that
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Enve G23 Wheels: At The Finish

Fyxation Sparta QR: Getting Rolling

Fyxation Sparta QR: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted A couple of weeks ago we reported about a new release
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Fyxation Sparta QR: Getting Rolling

Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Shoes: At The Finish

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.
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Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Shoes: At The Finish

Bike Iowa Pogie Lites: Quick Review

Bike Iowa Pogie Lites: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted Cold weather cycling has produced some amazing accessories and components
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Bike Iowa Pogie Lites: Quick Review

Breezer Inversion Team: Checkpoint

Breezer Inversion Team: Checkpoint- by Grannygear Now that I had the Breezer Inversion Team out of the box and
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Breezer Inversion Team: Checkpoint

Donnelly MSO 650B X 50mm: At The Finish

"I really like this Donnelly MSO Xplor and it will stay in my garage as a keeper for those days where the ride calls for ‘more’. " - Grannygear
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Donnelly MSO 650B X 50mm: At The Finish

Silca Sicuro Ti Bottle Cages: Quick Review

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.
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Silca Sicuro Ti Bottle Cages: Quick Review

Silca Pista Plus Floor Pump: Quick Review

A Quick Review of the Silca Pista Plus by Guitar Ted who says, "...I have no qualms in saying the Pista Plus is a lifetime investment..."
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Silca Pista Plus Floor Pump: Quick Review

WTB Sendero 650B X 47mm Tires: At The Finish

WTB Sendero 650B X 47mm Tires: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The WTB Sendero tires, the latest in
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WTB Sendero 650B X 47mm Tires: At The Finish

Breezer RADAR Expert: At The Finish

The Breezer RADAR Expert has been used in all sorts of ways here within the last month since
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Breezer RADAR Expert: At The Finish

RIDING GRAVEL IS THE HOME OF GRAVEL CYCLING

Welcome to Riding Gravel. Our goal is to connect the gravel community and bring you information and resources to improve your experience. The unpaved route is more interesting and adventurous, and (we think) it’s the best route.


2016 Vaya TI XO

<Back to News Home | This news just came across and we wanted to just get it out there. Nice ride. Enjoy. FEATURES Vaya – Any Road Geometry Designed as a light touring or credit card touring bike, optimized for fit with Salsa drop bars. Stable handling with a light load. The bike to ride […]

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Monday Motivation: Blue Sky!

<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: Blue Sky!- The ride day comes, you wake up and check the weather- clear skies and warm temperatures? Tell me that doesn’t motivate you! The ride is always a bit better when the weather cooperates. Not that there is anything wrong with toughing out some rain, snow, wind, or […]

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Fresh Gravel: Grava Bikes Revenuer

<Back to News Home | While many think of the gravel road/back roads scene as being a Mid-West thing, there has been a culture of “roubaix” type, back road racing and “ultra-cross” style racing going on in the East for several years. Events like Canada’s Paris-Ancaster, or Tour of Battenkill and Iron Cross have been happening […]

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Monday Motivation: Event Day!

<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation: Event Day! The training is done, the gear has been selected, and now you find yourself at the venue for the event. If you are a bit nervous, that’s par for the course. Worries about having everything with you? That’s normal. Forgotten something? Just improvise. Event day is always […]

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Fresh Gravel: Shimano Announces New Tiagra Components, Road Disc Brakes

<Back to News Home   Shimano announced today that several new road bike components were coming and of the crop listed this time, Tiagra 10 speed and the new road disc brake mounting standard are what grabbed our attention. Let’s start off with Tiagra and how things have changed from the previous version. Tiagra has […]

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Land Run 100 Special on Mountain Bike Radio

<Back to News Home | Mountain Bike Radio posted a two-part podcast today about the Land Run 100. Two of their hosts, Andrea and Matt of the “Just Riding Along” show, recently raced the Land Run 100 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They are great discussions with some interesting people, including Land Run 100 co-directors, Bobby Wintle and […]

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