Bike Iowa Pogie Lites: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted Cold weather cycling has produced some amazing accessories and components over the last 20 years. One of these accessories is an item not originally intended for cycling. Pogies were originally developed for paddling sports, but they are generally associated with cycling now days. If you care […]
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Breezer Inversion Team: Checkpoint- by Grannygear Now that I had the Breezer Inversion Team out of the box and had gotten it weighed and photographed, it was time to get it to fit me. This bike came out of the early demo fleet, so it is not a surprise that it came with a stem […]
“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
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.
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.
Guitar Ted details the Mississippi Gravel Cup Series out with Race Directors Jason and Wendi Shearer for a Riding Gravel Featured event piece.