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Shimano SD5A Cycling Sandals: Quick Review

Long revered among touring cyclists and RAGBRAI riders, Shimano’s SPD cycling sandals are also a popular summer option for gravel cyclists.

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Showers Pass Ranger Hip Pack: Quick Review

Getting the Ranger loaded was an exercise in deciding what not to take, because you can take so much stuff! I was finally down to a tool kit, tube, mini-pump, my camera, my iPhone, and a rolled up Endura rain jacket. I hadn’t even touched the capacity of the main compartment.

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MG GT Grade Carbon Pro
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GT Grade Carbon Pro: At the Finish

I’ve been riding our 2020 Grade Carbon Pro long-term test bike for about eight months now, and it’s time to offer up my final impressions of the bike.

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Redshift Shock Stop Seatpost: Checkpoint

Redshift Shock Stop Seatpost: Checkpoint – by MG Suspension seatposts are a concept most riders can get behind in theory, but in reality, many riders…

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Gravel Grinder News: Salsa Cycles Debuts Updated Cutthroat

Salsa Cycles announced this morning publicly that the Cutthroat model will be a ground-up redesign for the 2020 model year. The Cutthroat is Salsa Cycles carbon drop bar mountain bike which is aimed at bike-packing and long rides in remote territory, ala Tour Divide. It also is a fairly popular model amongst some gravel riders.

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Gravel Grinder News: PRO Introduces New 2020 Gravel Components & Accessories

PRO Bike Gear introduced a number of new components and accessories for gravel and all-road bikes today at the Eurobike trade show in Germany. Highlights include a new 27.2mm dropper post, new carbon handlebars and seatposts, and an off-road version of the popular Stealth saddle.

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Cannondale Topstone 105
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Cannondale Topstone 105: Getting Rolling

Named after a favorite gravel route near Cannondale’s headquarters, the Topstone is the company’s second gravel model. Unlike its stablemate, it cuts a more traditional ‘gravel bike’ profile, rolling on 700c wheels, with stated clearance for up to 42c tires.

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Breezer RADAR Expert: Getting Rolling

Breezer RADAR Expert: Getting Rolling- by Guitar Ted Adventure bikes. It is a term that is debated, celebrated, and tossed off as “just marketing“. However…

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Wolf Tooth
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Wolf Tooth B-RAD Pump Bag: Quick Review

Wolf Tooth B-RAD Pump Bag: Quick Review- by Grannygear Sometimes you see a bike related product and you think, “I have no idea what I…

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Spurcycle
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Spurcycle Saddle Bag: Quick Review

Spurcycle Saddle Bag: Quick Review- by Guitar Ted Cyclists need to carry stuff. Now just what kind, shape, and volume of “stuff” is needing to…

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