The Cannondale Topstone Carbon has been one of the most talked about new gravel bikes for 2020. For more than two months, we’ve been testing a top-spec Topstone Carbon Force eTap AXS. Here’s an update on our experience with this groundbreaking new gravel bike.
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Guitar Ted details the Mississippi Gravel Cup Series out with Race Directors Jason and Wendi Shearer for a Riding Gravel Featured event piece.
Lauf True Grit: At The Finish – by MG As the cycling industry increasingly looks at gravel cycling as the ‘Next Big Thing’ in the marketplace, the resulting influx of money and resources has produced some incredible new bikes and gear. Case in point is the Lauf True Grit we’ve been testing since May. The […]
Wahoo Elemnt Bolt GPS Cycling Computer: At The Finish- by MG For more than seven months, I’ve been using the Wahoo Elemnt Bolt GPS cycling computer as my primary on-the-bike device. In the nearly 3,000 miles I’ve ridden since then, I’ve been able to get a good feel for its strengths and weaknesses relative to […]
WTB Silverado and SL8 Saddles: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted A while back we told you about the new, wider versions of the SL8 and Silverado saddles. You can go back and catch up on that if you click this link. There you will learn all about the dimensions, weights, and other features these two […]
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 […]
Spurcycle Saddle Bag: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted Cyclists need to carry stuff. Now just what kind, shape, and volume of “stuff” is needing to be carried varies greatly. Thus, we as cyclists have everything from jersey pockets to cargo bikes to choose from to carry “the stuff”. Let’s say that you are a self-sufficient, […]
Shimano XC-5 Shoes: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted Recently I “blew out” my favorite shoes for riding gravel. They were an old pair of Shimano mountain biking shoes which were really never meant to be ridden on gravel roads. That said, they excelled, in my opinion, at doing just that. They had a simple, three […]
Kenda Flintridge Pro Tires: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted The Summer is here and so is the time for my final words on the Kenda Flitridge Pro tires. I also have a few comments from our tester, MG, to share as well. Much of this review content will reference the “Checkpoint” post which you […]
Industry Nine Ultralite 235 CX TRA Wheels: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The Industry Nine Ultralite 235 CX TRA wheels have seen a fair amount of gravel now. That’s where these wheels were designed to live, so let’s see what I have been thinking so far about these orange beauties. First though, I think it also […]