Gritty Take: Don’t Mind That Man Behind The Curtain!

Gritty Take: Don't Mind That Man Behind The Curtain!- by Guitar Ted Years ago, as a child, we used
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Gritty Take: Don’t Mind That Man Behind The Curtain!

Floyd’s, Silca Ypsilon, Milkit: Three Quick Reviews

Floyd's, Silca Ypsilon, Milkit: Three Quick Reviews - by Grannygear Editor's Note; From time to time we have done
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Floyd’s, Silca Ypsilon, Milkit: Three Quick Reviews

Easton EA70 AX Disc Wheels: Getting Rolling

Easton EA70 AX Disc Wheels: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted The wheels for a bicycle are something that is
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Easton EA70 AX Disc Wheels: Getting Rolling

Cantu Rova Wheelset: At the Finish

Without a doubt, there is a lot to like about the Cantu Rova wheelset. The weight is competitive, at 1567 grams for our set. While it's true there are lighter options available, most aren't using 35mm section, 30mm wide external/24mm internal width rims.
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Cantu Rova Wheelset: At the Finish

Castelli: At The Finish-Winter Wear Review

Editor’s Note: Winter is upon us but that doesn’t mean we have to stop cycling. Our Riding
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Castelli: At The Finish-Winter Wear Review

Gravel Grinder News: Enve Debuts New Hub Range

Enve Composites announced today that a new range of Enve branded road hubs will now be available in their complete wheel sets and as sets sold separately. This range of road hubs will cover both rim brake and disc brake standards.
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Gravel Grinder News: Enve Debuts New Hub Range

Breezer Inversion Team: At The Finish

Breezer Inversion Team: At The Finish- by Grannygear The last ride on the Breezer Inversion Team before it’s return
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Breezer Inversion Team: At The Finish

Donnelly EMP 700 X 38 Tires: Checkpoint

Donnelly EMP 700 X 38 Tires: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The Donnelly EMP is the newest gravel specific tire
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Donnelly EMP 700 X 38 Tires: Checkpoint

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

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

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

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.


Soma Fab’s Cazadero 42mm Tires: Getting Rolling

Editor’s Note: With this being the first “Riding Gravel Rolling Review”, we are introducing some new terminology with the tried and true “long format” review process I have employed since 2005. The first post- the “Getting Rolling” post- will be an introduction and “first impressions” post. Stick around for the follow ups: Checkpoint- a “mid-term” […]

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Monday Motivation: A Mild Spell

A warm spell across much of the country sent avid cyclists scurrying for some coveted “outside time”. I was not immune to such persuasions. The scene here is from Iowa on a foggy, mild mid-December day. Discuss and share your pictures, questions, and thoughts about gravel rides on the Riding Gravel Forum.  

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StaFast Suspension Stem Debuts

<Back to News Home | StaFast Suspension Stem Debuts- by Guitar Ted Allsop, Girvin, JD Components, Softride…… You “old school” mountain bikers know what I’m talking about, and you probably are either shuddering at the memories of riding one of those components or are enjoying a wry smile and thinking derisive thoughts. It’s fair to […]

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Gravel Grinder News and Riding Gravel Join Forces

<Back to News Home | Gravel Grinder News Merges with Riding Gravel Please read the official release below for the full information. But, yes, you read that correctly. After a lot of work on both sites separately, Guitar Ted and I (Ben Welnak), have brought our collective works together into one source for riders. Because we know […]

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Dirty Kanza Registration is Coming Soon

<Back to News Home |   Our friends at the Dirty Kanza are busy getting things ready for the 2015 edition and have passed along the following information. Registration opens: January 10th, 2015 Dirty Kanza Training Camp: Thursday, March 26 – Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Rider Sign-In/Expo: Friday, May 29, 2015 Race Day: Saturday, May […]

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Monday Motivation – October 20, 2014

<Back to News Home | Monday Motivation- by RGBen We’re going to start a little deal on Mondays and see how it goes. If it goes well, people dig it, and people participate, then we’ll keep it rolling. If not, it’ll go the way of the first generation of SRAM hydraulic road brakes… It’s Monday […]

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