The EMP is a really nice tire and may be just what you need on a bike with minimal clearances, or for a fast dirt ripper when things are dry.
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Easton EA70 AX Disc Wheels: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The last we heard about the Easton EA70 AX wheels was back when we had copious amounts of snow blanketing the roads of the Mid-West where I live. Thankfully Spring has arrived and the riding has been happening in earnest. Throughout the “transition season” the Easton […]
So far the wheels have felt snappy and solid. From coast to drive, these wheels show a rapid engagement, so if that is important to you, that is good. I have noticed a bit more ‘pop’ forward over the wheels I typically run, a set of FSA MTB wheels from a few years ago.
Tioga Binary Tires: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted There was a brand famous in the early days of mountain biking named Tioga. You may have heard of it. The brand’s logo was often seen emblazoned on the likes of legends from back in the day like John Tomac. If you are too young to remember […]
Fyxation Sparta QR: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The Fyxation Sparta QR fork review went into hiatus over the Winter, but now it has many miles on it. The “Getting Rolling” post can be seen by clicking here for those who need a refresher, or just want to see the specs of this fork. Ride Performance: […]
Gravel Grinder News: PCL Adds “Eroica” Category To Gravel Worlds- by Guitar Ted Have you ever heard of L’Eroica? It is an event- and now has inspired a category of events- that originated in Italy by a rider by the name of Giancarlo Brocci, who in 1997 decided he wanted to do a ride, and […]
WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: Checkpoint Mid-West- by Guitar Ted The WTB Venture tires have finally gotten a few rides worth of testing lately, enough to add to our last update from Grannygear. In this update we will get a look at how the Venture handles a variety of surfaces and conditions which are […]
State Bicycle Co. Warhawk: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted The world of bicycling has a lot of niche categories. Obviously “gravel bikes” are one of those, (but maybe becoming less so everyday), and there are plenty of others I can think of right off the top of my head. “Niche”- just what does that mean […]
Noble Bikes GX5 Gravel Bike: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted Gravel cycling has been hot of late and so there has been a flurry of activity from several companies looking to take advantage of this style of riding. This bike from Noble Bikes may seem like one of those kinds of moves to hop on […]
Easton EA 90 SL Wheels: Getting Rolling- by Grannygear I was sitting astride my bike, surrounded by riders all milling about, some on their bikes, some standing around drinking coffee, chatting, and taking pictures. I was about 15 minutes away from starting the Rivet Raid gravel event, a lovely tour of sorts over the Santa […]