Posted in Components Handlebars Reviews

Wilde Bikes X Country Bar: Getting Rolling

The Wilde Bike Co’s newest handle bar is a handsome piece that should be a great fit for bike packing or flat bar gravel use.

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Posted in Components Reviews saddles

WTB Silverado v2 Saddle: Getting Rolling

Okay, so looking at this thing, the new Silverado, and then looking at the old Silverado, well, it is almost comical. That silly looking thin, long nose on the old one seems out of place now.

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Posted in Accessories Bags Racks/Adapters Reviews

Old Man Mountain Juniper Trunk, Ponderosa Panniers: Getting Rolling

There is something about a long, big seat pack load that really doesn’t benefit handling and makes the bike feel squirrely to me in comparison to a load that is lashed tightly to the bike/racks and cannot sway or move at all.

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Posted in Gravel Grinder News Gravel News

Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Announces 12 Speed GRX Groups: GT’s Take

Today Shimano officially releases the much anticipated 12 speed versions of GRX, its gravel group set that Shimano first introduced in the Spring of 2019.

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Posted in Gravel Grinder News

Gravel Grinder News: 750D: Another New Wheel Size?

Will this become a thing? You can bet that if WTB has a wheel set floating around out there with Moots that there are a whole lot more of those wheels and tires somewhere…..

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Posted in Accessories Brakes Components Racks/Adapters Reviews

State Bicycle Co. Cargo Cage & All-Road Disc Brake Calipers – Getting Rolling

I’ll have to reserve more comments on the brakes until I get them bedded in better and when I have had more time on them. But things look promising here.

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Posted in Apparel Bibs/Shorts Jerseys Quick Review Reviews

Pearl Izumi Clothing: Quick Review

After a lot of rides since the spring and lots of wash cycles, etc, they both are holding up well!

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Posted in Components Drive Train Parts Head Sets Reviews

Enduro Bearings Components: Getting Rolling

Enduro Innovations, the maker of our “Max Hit” bottom bracket we have on test now, got a hold of me recently and asked if there was any bike that I might have which they could send over a few components for and that I would be willing to put through a long term test.

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Posted in Apparel Eye Wear Reviews

Tifosi Rail Sunglasses: At The Finish

Yeah, it is hard not to like the Tifosi stuff for the value, but value wears thin if the product does not hold up and perform well.

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Posted in Gravel Bikes Gravel Grinder News Gravel News

Gravel Grinder News: GT Bikes Announces New Grade Range

Today GT Bikes announces its third generation Grade gravel bike range.

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