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Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Sunglasses, Ritchey Gravel Grips, Bookman Lights

The Gravel Grinder News is back with items from Shimano, Ritchey, and a set of lights from Sweden. Let’s get started

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Ergon BT OrthoCell Handlebar Pads: Getting Rolling

In the quest to reduce vibration induced rider fatigue, we have in for test and review the new Ergon BT OrthoCell handlebar pads.

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Ergon BT Gravel Handlebar Tape: Quick Review

Ergon has done a smashing job of providing gravel/allroad riders with a tape that has grip, looks great, (as long as you are in to the earthy color palette), and provides some vibration damping.

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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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Grepp Handle Bar Tape: At The Finish

Grepp Handle Bar Tape: At The Finish – by Guitar Ted The unusual Grepp Handle Bar Tape has been used on three different bicycles in…

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Grepp Handle Bar Tape: Checkpoint

Grepp tape is reusable, washable, and recyclable which makes this tape unique amongst the category. I found that it seems to have durability and a stable nature on the handle bar.

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Grepp Handle Bar Tape: Getting Rolling

The Grepp tape is based on a synthetically produced, plant based fiber called TENCEL­­™ which comes from trees. The wood pulp is made into a base from which the fibers are then woven into threads. This is what faces your hands with the Grepp tape.

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Lizard Skins DSP V2 4.6mm Handle Bar Tape: Quick Review

Riding with the thicker DSP V2 tape was nice in that there was a bit of a reduction in buzz and the tape had a very noticeable give. It should be noted, however, that thicker tape means that your handlebar grip diameter will be larger. This may or may not be a positive for you.

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Redshift Sports Kitchen Sink Handlebar: At The Finish

The overall design of each aspect of the system has a pretty wide appeal, in my opinion. So, yes- it isn’t for everyone. But if you are looking for a way to gain a bit more control, better ride comfort, and more versatility in your gravel/adventure riding, then the Redshift Sports Kitchen Sink Handlebars, Cruise Control grips, and Really Long Bar Tape are well worth looking into. I highly recommend the system.

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Gravel Grinder News: Otso Ti Bike, fizik Saddle Tech, and More!

We must be getting close to Sea Otter time, because new product release news is hitting our in-box here at Riding Gravel HQ. Here’s the latest Gravel Grinder News from Otso Cycles, who have a new Titanium Warakin bike, fizik who are introducing a new saddle technology, news from IRC Tire concerning sponsorship, and some grips for you flat bar fans from Planet Bike.

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