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WTB SG2 Gravel Tires: Byway Checkpoint

The 700c x 40mm WTB Byway SG2 tires have now been ridden a bit more to bring us to the final mid-term article on the three SG2 tires we have on review here.

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Three Tires From WTB: Byway 40mm At The Finish

I have to say that these are compelling tires for mixed surface riding in our So Cal conditions. The casing size is just enough, the tire is fast, it rides well, and has some side knobs for increased grip on looser corners. I like them very much.

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Gravel Grinder News: WTB Introduces Byway 700c Tires

WTB today released the news that their popular Byway model is now available in several 700c sizes with their TCS tubeless ready casings. These offerings will also be available in both black side wall and the traditional “Road Plus” skin wall colored side wall. All are TCS tubeless compatible with WTB’s “Dual DNA” rubber compound.

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

WTB Byway 650B X 47mm Tires: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted WTB, a tire company that was known primarily as an off-road/mountain biking tire…

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WTB Byway 650B X 47mm Tires: Checkpoint

<Back to News Home | WTB Byway 650B X 47mm Tires: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted The “Road Plus” category of tires that WTB instigated with…

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WTB Byway 650B X 47 Tires: Getting Rolling

<Back to News Home | WTB Byway 650B X 47 Tires: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted WTB introduced its “Road Plus” concept a year ago…

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Boyd Wheels Trailblazer Carbon Wheels: Checkpoint

One of the first real rides I did on the Trailblazer wheels was a 50 mile mixed surface loop running the Touareg tires. Now I got a bit suckered into this one. You know that friend that says that “it’s a 30 mile ride with a couple of hills” and it never is? Yeah. That friend. I have one of those.

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“Episode #67 – Getting a Little Political”

ABOUT EPISODE #67 Get 10% off from Andy’s Bike Shop – Use code RidingGravel After a couple weeks off, the guys are back on a…

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WTB SG2 Gravel Tires: At The Finish

WTB has some really good non-puncture protected gravel/all road tires in their line, but there was no puncture protected version, until now. The SG2 gravel tires seem to be a good addition to the range as long as you understand that the width indicated on the side wall may not match the width of the tire in reality.

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Spinergy GXX Wheels: Getting Rolling

Spinergy has been famous for using an alternative to stainless steel spokes for years. Their spoke is based upon a use of a special fiber. Specifically a spoke with “over 30,000 strands of polyphenylene bensobisoxazole fiber”. These fibers are then coated with a chemical, water, and UV resistant material which can be colored. The PBO spokes also have three times the strength of stainless steel, according to Spinergy, at half the weight of stainless steel spokes.

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