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Spring Clothing Round-Up: Reggie Wear

Reggie appeals to my non-serious side with their fun approach to cycling, not taking things too seriously or with a truck load of pretense. Yet, they seem to deliver the goods, allowing me to have a good riding experience in fine clothing. It’s a nice mash-up.

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Posted in Accessories Hydration Packs Quick Review Reviews

USWE Airborne 3L Hydration System: Quick Review

In the end I liked the USWE Airborne 3 very much and was happy every time I used it. As long as you can live with the limitations in storage and if the close, movement free strap system rings true with you, then I expect you would be happy with it too.

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Silca Viaggio Travel Pump: Quick Review

Silca Viaggio Travel Pump: Quick Review – by Grannygear When I was at Sea Otter I was shown the Silca Viaggio Travel floor pump.  Designed…

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Saddle Up! Riding Gravel’s Saddle Round Up- Part Two

Saddle Up! Riding Gravel’s Saddle Round Up- Part Two- by Grannygear Is there a perfect saddle? Not likely. But there will be winners and losers…

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Spring Clothing Round-Up: Reggie, Assos, Castelli

Spring Clothing Roundup: Reggie, Assos, Castelli- by Grannygear Well, we are enjoying an actual spring in Southern California with a good amount of green grass…

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Saddle Up! Riding Gravel’s Saddle Shoot Out

If there is anything more personal than a saddle I am not sure what that would be. No butt is exactly the same, no riding position is exactly the same. So I will endeavor to tell you what I like about the saddles and what I do not like and why, with the understanding that it does not make them good or bad.

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Posted in Editorial Gravel Bikes Gravel News Show News

Gravel Grinder News: Sea Otter ’19- Lunch With Alchemy Bikes

Gravel Grinder News: Sea Otter ’19- Lunch With Alchemy Bikes – by Grannygear Or: A lunch with Alchemy bikes and the custom bike quandary. The…

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Gravel Grinder News: Sea Otter ’19

I end the photos with the Niner MCR 9 RDO, a bike that has to be the most controversial, polarizing, gravel bike in the world. (Maybe the most photographed gravel bike as well. Editor) Making it an e-bike would likely burn down the internet.

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Easton EA 90 SL Wheels: Checkpoint

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.

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Easton EA 90 SL Wheels: Getting Rolling

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,…

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