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Gritty Take: In Times Such As These

Gritty Take: In Times Such As These – by Guitar Ted Ten days ago if you had asked me if I was going to be…

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A Quick Guide To Get Your Bike Ready For Sloppy Roads

A Quick Guide To Get Your Bike Ready For Sloppy Roads – by Guitar Ted Spring is here in North America and along with that…

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Gritty Take: The Riders Hold The Power

So, is having the UCI run a “Gravel Worlds” a benefit to gravel cycling? Would this make gravel cycling “legitimate” in terms of professional cycling? Or would this be, once again, the same old dog and pony show we’ve seen play out for decades.

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Gritty Take: The Top Gravel Stories of 2019

The year is about done for, so it is a good time to look back on 2019 and determine the most impactful stories on the gravel scene for the year. While there are a lot of things that happened over the course of the year, three things really stand head and shoulders above the crowd when it comes to stories we talked most about during 2019.

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Gritty Take: MG’s Best of 2019

From world-class rides and events, to bikes and gear built for the rigors of gravel travel, never before have we had it so good. With that in-mind, MG offers up his favorite bikes and gear of 2019.

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Gritty Take: Notes From the Shimano GRX Press Intro

We had the opportunity to attend the recent Shimano GRX Press Camp in Columbia Falls, Montana. There, we received a glimpse into the future of gravel bikes and components, including Shimano’s awesome new GRX Di2 electronic gravel groupset.

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Gravel Grinder News: Drop Bar Terms Defined

Gravel Grinder News: Drop Bar Terms Defined – by Guitar Ted In this post I want to help to clear up some misconceptions and to…

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Gritty Take: Why Shimano’s GRX Group Is A Big Deal

Gritty Take: Why Shimano’s GRX Group Is A Big Deal- by Guitar Ted Shimano’s news of the GRX group of components released today was all…

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Gritty Take: Don’t Mind That Man Behind The Curtain!

Gritty Take: Don’t Mind That Man Behind The Curtain!- by Guitar Ted Years ago, as a child, we used to get excited when that show…

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Gritty Take: The “Spirit Of Gravel Racing”

Gritty Take: The “Spirit Of Gravel Racing”- by Guitar Ted “Your strength doesn’t come from winning. It comes from struggles and hardship. Everything that you…

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