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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The Calm Before The Storm 04-24-2017
Des Moines International Airport.......waiting.I had a long weekend. Not by choice, and it was weird, and it was good in the end. Things happen for a reason, I guess, and several things came together in a way that they wouldn't have otherwise.So, to kick things off […]
Trans Iowa v13: Cue Sheet Details 04-22-2017
All cue sheet pages are numbered for T.I.v13The cue sheets are an integral part of how Trans Iowa works. This year we decided to add a couple of features that we wanted you to be aware of if you are in the event. We think you will appreciate these new additions.This year […]
Minus Ten Review- 16 04-22-2017
I got this saddle from the Sea Otter in trip in '07 and now it is my son's saddle on his fat bike.Ten years ago on the blog there were only two subjects talked about- Sea Otter and Trans Iowa. Some things never change.A decade ago it was my first trip to the Sea […]
Friday News And Views 04-21-2017
Honali. The tire, not the land where Puff lived. Yesterday I received two Terrene Honali tires for test and review on RidingGravel.com. These are not really tires for gravel, specifically, but since they are aimed at the touring crowd, gravel would be on the menu for these. […]
Sea Otter '17 News 04-20-2017
The Manitou Mastodon Fat Bike ForkManitou Mastodon:Sea Otter is starting today and so you will be seeing a bunch of news that will be pretty cool for us cyclists out here. One of the new things that hasn't been so secret, but which I've known about in detail for […]
Trans Iowa v13: T-Shirts & Traffic 04-20-2017
This is the T.I.v13 t-shirt design. Some will get this, some will not. I am happy to report that the T.I.v13 t-shirt design is completed and paid for. The t-shirts are being picked up in Des Moines and transferred to a meeting place by Sam of Tacopocalypse. I will be meeting […]
Hey There Blackbuck! 04-19-2017
Old School 29"er design, but I like it that way. The ol' Blackbuck had been sitting in the back of the Lab for quite a while. I set it all up last year to ride but the dang Vredestien tire on the rear wouldn't hold air for the world and I would skip over it […]
Trans Iowa v13; Odds And Ends 04-18-2017
Patches. Gnomes and people like patches, right? Today I wanted to cover some random bits concerning Trans Iowa v13, which is 12 days away!12 freakin' days!!! Ahhhhhhh!!!!Well, besides the normal anxiety of putting on this event, some of you may have read yesterday that […]
Life Is Too Short For....... 04-17-2017
Yep. Same view as yesterday's pic, a few minutes earlier. Now that we have been in the "Information Age" for a bit, we have the wonderful benefit of "memes". Those trite little images with sayings that sometimes seem so wise. We see them on social […]
Happy Easter! 04-16-2017
The view off the front porch Saturday eveningHappy Easter!I hope that you all have a great day doing the things that you are free in this country to do.I have been taking the weekend "off", so to speak, to spend time with my immediate family. I took my son fishing, […]

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