Posted in Accessories Lights Reviews

A Spectrum Of Lights: GloWorm Alpha G1.0 RF

It (The GloWorm Alpha 1.0 RF Light) is what I would grab for a night ride that saw me out there in the dark for an hour or more.

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Posted in Components Interviews

Q & A With Enduro Bearings’ Matt Harvey

Q & A With Enduro Bearings’ Matt Harvey – by Grannygear Enduro BearingsBearings. Those hidden, greasy, spinning balls of mystery. Who can really know them?…

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Posted in Accessories Bags Quick Review Reviews

Astral Handle Bar Bag: Quick Review

“…the Astral handle bar bag is really quite good. It is easy to get into and is a very useful size.”

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GORE C5 GTX Thermo Jacket: Quick Review

What don’t I like? It’s black and that scares me a bit for daytime use on trafficked roads although it sure looks good. And at my age, I need all the sexy I can get. But not DEAD sexy.

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Lead Out Bags: Quick Review

A hundy gets you a couple of bags from a small US company looking to make a dent in the industry, seemingly off to a good start.

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Posted in Components Reviews Tires

Kenda Alluvium Pro Tires: At The Finish

But I really would like to try these with a good sprinkling of ‘pixie dust’ on them. A dust that would allow the tire to give me a more compliant ride across all conditions.

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Posted in Components Reviews Wheels

Astral Wanderlust Wheels: At The Finish

Maybe what we want is a wheel to cross a county on. Or a continent on. Or a world. And so flash is second to longevity, value, and solid, long days in the saddle. And I do think that the Wanderlusts hit that mark.

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Posted in Components Reviews Tires

Kenda Alluvium Pro Tires: Getting Rolling

I liked the tread pattern. It looked right up my alley, an alley paved with asphalt mixed with dirt roads.

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A Spectrum Of Lights: Bontrager Ion Elite R

Moving on with our light review round-up, we have the light from Bontrager. As we mentioned in the intro post, what I received from Trek was the Ion Elite R which is one step down from the top of the line light.

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A Spectrum Of Lights: NiteRider Lumina 1100 Boost

The NiteRider Lumina 1100 (and likely the 1200 version) would be my pick for road focused or higher speed gravel rides as well as city cruising.

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