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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Almanzo Report: Cherry Grove Checkpoint 05-22-2017
Jacob waiting in the cold rain and wind for things to get started. The Almanzo 100, probably one of the most classic of gravel road events, was held again this past weekend up in Spring Valley, Minnesota. The 11th running of this event was marked by some brutal conditions. […]
Minus Ten Review- 20 05-20-2017
The Badger's plansTen years ago on the blog this week I was yakking about one of my "Special Projects" which I had done back then by two different custom frame and fork builders. Yes- I had two custom bikes made at the same time. I've never had any done […]
Friday News And Views 05-19-2017
Limited supply. Help me clear out my house of these!Garage Sale:Some of you may have noticed that I have a "Garage Sale Page" here on G-Ted Productions. I put the odd part or bicycle up there that I need to move on down the road. I don't always "advertise" […]
Review Of Parts Past: Wilderness Trail Bikes Vulpine Tires 05-18-2017
Today we are going to take a look at something you cannot get anymore. Parts and pieces that graced our rides in days past that were noted for some special characteristic, either good or bad, will be featured in this recurring theme from time to time here. I call it "Review […]
Mineral Design Mini Bar Tool 05-17-2017
Mineral Design's Mini Bar multi-toolIf you are a bike nerd like myself, you probably have a bunch of multi-tools. You know, those bundles of Allen wrenches, screw drivers, and what not all in one package. Most fold out each individual tool like a knife blade in a Swiss […]
A Dropped Ball 05-16-2017
Specilized Command Post Blacklite- circa 2012Back in about 2010 when I was still writing for Twenty Nine Inches, there was this thing coming around called a "dropper post". Now I have been around long enough to know what that was all about. It was an updated idea […]
Heading To The Almanzo 05-16-2017
That's Ben displaying the new RidingGravel.com banner we will have up at Cherry Grove.Last year through a series of bizarre circumstances I ended up in Cherry Grove, Minnesota on a chilly, super windy day, cheering on riders in the annual Almanzo 100 and Royal 165 events. […]
Geezer Ride '17: Ride Reporet 05-15-2017
The Geezer Ride for the Spring went off without a hitch, (well, there was one flat tire!), and was well received. We had nine participants with one coming from as far away as Little Rock Arkansas! So, without any further adieu, here then is a short tale of the day with some […]
Minus Ten Review- 17, 18, 19 05-13-2017
I still am running this head set in something. Gotta check what bike.........Ten years ago on the blog, (three weeks ago!), I was doing, what else? Trans Iowa! It was v3 and the first one we ever did in a loop format. It was a weird, wild adventure. I feel like […]
Friday News And Views 05-12-2017
The Titanium 2017 Fargo with Carbon forkOne More Time:A couple years ago Salsa killed off the titanium offerings in their lineup. They didn't call it a phasing out, and they never said that the titanium frames weren't ever coming back again, but they didn't […]

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