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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Gravel Grinder News; Pow-Wows And The Future Of Gravel Events 01-21-2020
Part of a problem or part of a solution?Gravel Pow-Wows Portend A Changing Future For Events On Gravel:First, The Disclaimer: NOTE: Large doses of "my opinion" will be handed out in gloppy dollops today. You've been forewarned.....I've mentioned here […]
Marky-Mark Maintenance 01-20-2020
Looking a bit more like Winter here these days.Well, Winter finally stuck around long enough that fat biking makes sense and the wet spots are frozen, making fat bike travel ideal. The level of snow is still on the meager side. We could do with more for good fat biking, […]
Trans Iowa Stories: The Legend Of Charlie Farrow 01-19-2020
Charlie Farrow, (blue jersey), cemented his legendary status in T.I.v5 Image by K Stuedal "Trans Iowa Stories" is an every Sunday post which helps tell the stories behind the event. You can check out other posts about this subject by going back to earlier Sunday […]
Gravel Grinder News; 2020 Warbird, Sea Otter, and Influencer Status 01-18-2020
New colors, GRX spec dominate the 2020 Warbird rangeSalsa Cycles Debuts New 2020 Warbird:Not much to share here on the new 'Birds but colors and the expected GRX dominated spec. Noticing pink a lot these days on Salsa bikes too..... Hmmm.....I won't get into all […]
Friday News And Views 01-17-2020
Iowa's Ride was created as a response to a dust-up concerning charitable giving. RAGBRAI Admits To Misleading Public On Financial Affairs.Last week a report in :The Gazette", an Eastern Iowa news media source, stated that it was revealed by the current RAGBRAI […]
Ti Muk Testing 01-16-2020
 Since I have had the Ti Muk 2, I have gotten to ride it in snow only a couple of times, and even then it wasn't all that exciting since the snow was not around long, and there never was much of it to start with. However; now that we have had two snows in the […]
Concept Bike Revisited; Part 1 01-15-2020
How do my ideas from a decade ago stack up with what is available today?Last Friday I brought up my "Time For A Concept Bike" series from ten years ago. This was in response to what, at that time, I saw as a need for a specific "all-road" solution for […]
Brown Season: One More Time 01-14-2020
Nearly 60 degrees on January 9th? I'll take it. Last Thursday we had one of those odd-ball days. The day before I had ridden and it was in the lower 20's. I froze! It was so cold that I was thinking that it was about as cold as I'd want to go on a drop bar […]
Iowa Gravel Expo: Session #1 Report 01-13-2020
Slippin' and slidin' on the Noble GX5Last Wednesday N.Y. Roll and I held our first of four Iowa Gravel Expo sessions. This is the third year in a row that we've been doing this.Actually, this isn't the first "gravel clinic" type deal I have […]
Trans Iowa Stories: Three Quick Tales About v5 01-12-2020
Looking back at a road grader during T.I.v5 recon in "The Dirty Blue Box"."Trans Iowa Stories" is an every Sunday post which helps tell the stories behind the event. You can check out other posts about this subject by going back to earlier Sunday posts […]

Last Update: September 2nd, 2012