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Giant Charge Elite Shoes: Quick Review

Giant Charge Elite Shoes: Quick Review – by Grannygear What It Is: At Sea Otter 2019 I was shown the Giant Shoe system for MTB,…

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Giant Bicycles Line Shoes: Checkpoint

As long as it isn’t too hot, these are actually pretty nice shoes for pedaling out on the gravel. My thought is that these would be better choices for warm to cool weather climates. Hot, humid areas will require shoes with more venting than the Line shoes have. Wide feet? These could be your shoes then.

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Giant Bicycles Shuttle Flat Shoes: Checkpoint

Giant Bicycles Shuttle Flat Shoes: Checkpoint – by Guitar Ted Flat pedals are definitely a “thing” for mountain biking these days, but what about gravel…

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Giant Bicycles Line Shoes: Getting Rolling

The Line model from Giant is actually a development in conjunction with the Giant racing team and aimed at enduro mountain bikers. These types of shoes typically have more foot protection and a nod to walk-ability and with that, traction off the bike. Giant felt as though these might also be traits a gravel road rider might be interested in.

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Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Announces New RX8 Gravel Shoe

Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Announces New RX8 Gravel Shoe – by Guitar Ted Last year Shimano quietly introduced a set of gravel shoes dubbed the…

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Giant Bicycles Shuttle Flat Shoes: Getting Rolling

Giant Bicycles Shuttle Flat Shoes: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted The contact points of a rider with their bicycle are very important things to consider….

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Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Shoes: At The Finish

The Northwave extreme GTX 2 XCM shoes were some of the best of its class that I have tried, perhaps the best. The good far outweighed the concerning points and I can see no problems using these through several seasons of “transitional” or even mild winter use.

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Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Shoes: Checkpoint

Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Shoes: Checkpoint- by Guitar Ted It has now been several weeks since I introduced the Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX…

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Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Shoes: Getting Rolling

Northwave Extreme XCM 2 GTX Shoes: Getting Rolling – by Guitar Ted Several years ago a “winter oriented company” based in Minneapolis, Minnesota sent out…

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Shimano XC-5 Shoes: Quick Review

Shimano XC-5 Shoes: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted Recently I “blew out” my favorite shoes for riding gravel. They were an old pair of Shimano…

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