Guitar Ted Productions

Guitar Ted Productions

Guitar Ted writes from Waterloo, Iowa in a "bicycle and guitar oriented elixir that some find intoxicating". He works as a bicycle mechanic for Europa Cycle and Ski in Waterloo, and is into off-road endurance cycling.

Guitar Ted is involved in organizing and promoting a number of endurance events, including the annual Trans-Iowa Mountain Bike Race (a 300+ mile non-stop, self-supported, solo competition along the gravel roads of rural Iowa) and the Guitar Ted Death Ride Invitational.

Web Site: g-tedproductions.blogspot.com
Location: Waterloo, IA [map]

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Minus Ten Review- 50 12-15-2018
Limited edition Rainier Beer CX bike. Single speed, of course.Ten years ago on the blog I was reporting on a new frame and fork I had just purchased. It was a Rainer Beer themed cyclo cross bike, single speed, of course. I needed it like I needed a hole in my head. But it […]
Friday News And Views 12-14-2018
Wolf Tooth Seat CollarThe Final Piece Of The Puzzle:Wednesday Wolf Tooth made an announcement concerning a new component that they were going to add to their line. A seat collar. Just a seat collar.........But, this one comes in PURPLE! Okay, so back in June I ordered […]
Bike Iowa Pogie Lites Reviewed 12-13-2018
A while back I mentioned that the good folks behind Bike Iowa had sent me some of their Pogie Lites. These are basically loosely based on the traditional "pogie", or handle bar covering, which keeps wind and weather off your hands to aid in keeping warm and dry. […]
More Thoughts On The Demise Of Interbike 12-12-2018
 NOTE: Large doses of "my opinion" will be handed out in gloppy dollops today. You've been forewarned.....Late last week the bombshell announcement that there would be no 2019 Interbike show was dropped on the world.No one cared but bike nerds......I […]
Bikes Of 2018: Raleigh Tamland Two 12-11-2018
Yep! The ol' Raleigh Tamland Two again. It's been a perennial bike on the list since I got it four years ago. Only four years? It seems like I have had this bike a lot longer than that! But after so many adventures, I suppose it does seem that way. The […]
Rear View '18: The Winter That Came And Went 12-11-2018
The end of the 2017-2018 Winter was odd. We had thaws which were pretty much complete ones, then it would get cold and snowy, then it would thaw, then it would get cold and snowy..... Rinse and Repeat.We'd get tracks beat in on the trails, everything would be great […]
Winter Views: Beauty In The Brown Season 12-10-2018
Black Hawk Creek to the left. Trail between Fletcher and AnsboroughThe beginnings of Winter here looked promising after a knid of early snow, but then it got warmer. Then it never really snowed here again. That big storm went South of us a couple of weeks back, and the latest […]
The Touring Series: Three Beggars 12-09-2018
A Guitar Ted Productions series Thanks for joining me again on another adventure in "The Touring Series". This tour was dubbed the "Race Against Death Tour". This tour occurred in August of 1995. The three participants, Ryan, Troy, and your's […]
Minus Ten Review- 49 12-08-2018
From the inaugural Trans Iowa- Jeff Kerkove. (Photographer unknown)Ten years ago here I was floating the idea about doing a historical archive for Trans Iowa events. The real story here is that I was already in the midst of putting that together. I wasn't going to release […]
Friday News And Views 12-07-2018
The new Donnelly "EMP" gravel tireLook Out Kansas! Another Tire Has Been Influenced By You!First there was the "Official Tire of Dirty Kansas", the Teravail Cannonball. (remember that?) Then there was the Flintridge Pro, another tire from Kenda Tires […]

Last Update: September 2nd, 2012