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WTB Raddler Tires: At The Finish

WTB Raddler Tires: At The Finish – by Guitar Ted With WTB’s introduction of the Raddler 700 X 44mm and 700 X 40mm tires, WTB…

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WTB Raddler Tires: Checkpoint

The WTB Raddler is the newest offering for the off-pavement rider from the company that made the first tubeless gravel tires, the Nano 40’s. If…

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Three Tires From WTB: Exposure 36mm Tires – At The Finish

This would make a very nice option for your gravel bike on that second set of wheels, the one you run for faster days on paved roads. Of course, the 30mm version is that as well, but this bigger version takes things up a notch when dirt or truly bad roads are on tap.

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WTB Raddler Tires: Getting Rolling

WTB says the Raddler is a gravel tire with the soul of an mountain bike tire. The Raddler certainly looks the part with its deeper tread pattern and blocky side lugs

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Three Tires From WTB: Byway 40mm At The Finish

I have to say that these are compelling tires for mixed surface riding in our So Cal conditions. The casing size is just enough, the tire is fast, it rides well, and has some side knobs for increased grip on looser corners. I like them very much.

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Three Tires From WTB: Venture 40mm At The Finish

After some time on them I think they might be the best So Cal dirt road tire I have tried from WTB.

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Ritte Satyr Gravel Bike: Quick Review

Anyone with a love for the classic ‘feel of steel’ will be delighted with the ride quality and feel of the Ritte Satyr. It accelerates quickly, with steel’s characteristic liveliness under heavy pedaling. It feels alive in a way that few carbon frames do.

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Three Tires From WTB: Getting Rolling

What do I expect from these new bits of rubber? WTB has a nice casing on their tires, or at least all I have been on. They ride well and have decent durability, running well tubeless. I expect the Byway to be a solid all-road tire, the Venture to be a grippy little thing on hard dirt and I have a 70 mile mixed surface loop in mind with tons of climbing that the 36c Exposure ought to be excellent for.

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WTB Saddle Fit Right System: Quick Review

So, does WTB’s “Fit Rght System” work? Can you really measure your wrist, answer a few questions, and get a saddle for a bicycle that works well for you? Really? It sounds weird, until you dig into it, and then, it actually kind of starts making sense. I’ll leave the details to the scientists and professional bike fitters. All I know is that – yes. It does work.

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Gravel Grinder News: WTB Introduces Byway 700c Tires

WTB today released the news that their popular Byway model is now available in several 700c sizes with their TCS tubeless ready casings. These offerings will also be available in both black side wall and the traditional “Road Plus” skin wall colored side wall. All are TCS tubeless compatible with WTB’s “Dual DNA” rubber compound.

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