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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Country Views: Planting Begins 04-25-2019
Things are starting to look less dead and more orderly out in the country.Wednesday was supposed to be "beautiful" according to the early weather reports last weekend. It wasn't "bad", but it wasn't "beautiful". Dreary? Yeah...... […]
Not A Normal Week 04-24-2019
Defeated by a horrendous South Wind, but at least I was out riding Sunday.It's been 15 years ago that I was in a position where April was......just another month. As you know, last year was the last Trans Iowa ever. (Maybe you didn't know that? Click here.) So […]
Gravel All The Things 04-23-2019
Slap the word "gravel" on it, and you're good to go. Image by GrannygearBicycling was fun- then the bicycle industry got a hold of the activity. I tell, ya..... It's crazy now with the e-bikes and "gravel-all-the-things" mentality. It would […]
The Analogue Experience Is Dead 04-22-2019
Connected, and thus, disconnected from what makes things special.I once worked with Ergon persona extraordinaire, Jeff Kerkove, and he had a certain saying that has stuck with me over the years. He used to say "Cell phones are the Devil". Well, actually he also […]
The Story Of Guitar Ted: Working For The Dark Side- Part 2 04-21-2019
A Guitar Ted Productions seriesWelcome to a brand new series on G-Ted Productions! This series will jump off from the time where the "Race Against Death Tour" ended and will take you up to the beginnings of Trans Iowa in late 2004. This is an eight year period […]
Minus Ten Review 2009-18 04-20-2019
Gary Fisher grabbing a bite to eat at Sea Otter 2009Sea Otter 2009. It was to be my last trip there, (so far), and it was by far the most fun trip there. My third year in a row of attending the event. I think back to that trip and find it so amazing even to this day.I was […]
Friday News And Views 04-19-2019
Otso Cycles Waheela COtso Cycles Waheela C: Otso Cycles has been making gravel bikes for a few years now and their Waheela S was one that I tried and had a bit of bother with. It wasn't all the bike's fault, more so some of the componentry on the bike. […]
Tailwinds To Iowa Wind And Rock 04-18-2019
The inaugural Iowa Wind & Rock event is this weekend.A Public Letter To Iowa Wind And Rock, its organizers, volunteers, and riders.I thought I'd take this opportunity to write some thoughts about this weekend's inaugural Iowa Wind and Rock event. If you […]
Purple Bagged: Part 2 04-17-2019
These bags are top notch in every way. A little over a week ago I shared with you all that read here about my new Bike Bag Dude bags. Well, now I have put them on the bike they were made for and they look great. Of course, they would, because Bike Bag Dude does an awesome […]
Single Speed Mind- Part 2 04-16-2019
The Sawyer is ready to roll. So, like I said in the last post about single speeds here, I have a lot of single speed bikes. I wasn't done fixing up those devices just yet, and to be honest, I'm still not done yet. Got a few more to get to yet.Well, one of the bikes […]

Last Update: September 2nd, 2012