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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Fall Views: B&W 10-22-2017
I am coming to point where the black and white imagery is starting to make more sense to me again. The greens and colors from flowers has faded and Fall isn't really popping like it has in the past. So, I decided to shoot a few shots in black and white on my "Dirt […]
Minus Ten Review - 42 10-21-2017
A head set race to clearance the fork crown for early 29"ers from Chris King. Ten years ago this week I was talking about 1 1/8th head set stuff. That's funny now because, well, hardly anything uses an 1 1/8th headset. Things have really changed in ten years time […]
Friday News And Views 10-20-2017
The Spurcycle Multi-PouchHigh Tech Sandwich Bag:Okay, I have a preponderance for using the "dirt bag way" when it comes to a lot of things. Take Trans Iowa, for instance, where I have used plastic shopping bags from various stores we frequent as recycled race bags […]
Trans Iowa v14: Registration Update 10-19-2017
New and improved now with date and place!Okay, the second phase of registration is over! The first was for past Winners and people who had done more than six Trans Iowas, dubbed "Plus Six". Then it was those who had finished a Trans Iowa or were a veteran rider […]
Dirt Home From Work: That Light 10-18-2017
Mid afternoon light in the woods.Fall- The shadows grow longer and the days grow colder and shorter in October. This is the time of year we get "that light". The Sun is in the right part of our sky now so that the light gets that diffused, golden hue during Sunny […]
Light 'Em Up: Part 2 10-17-2017
Economy mode @ 150 LumensYesterday I posted about this new Lezyne Power Drive 1100i light I bought. Well, I had a couple of obligations last night, but I did finally get out to buzz around the neighborhood and see what this light could do.Of course, street lights and what […]
Light 'Em Up 10-16-2017
This is what I have to punch a hole through the night, only mine is silver.Tis the season for night riding. That means you need to have a good light. The thing is, these days is that you don't need to settle for a "good light", because there are now so many […]
Trans Iowa v14: Quick Update On Registration 10-15-2017
As registration rolls on I wanted to get an update out there as a way to explain the situation as we sit now and what could happen. The Vets/Finishers segment is limited to 61 entrants this year since we kicked down 6 entries from Winners/Plus Six category. As of […]
Minus Ten Review- 41 10-14-2017
The Lenz Lunchbox I got to ride at Interbike in 2007 thanks to Mike CuriakTen years ago this week on the blog I shared an image of the Lenz Lunchbox belonging to Mike Curiak that he brought for me to ride at Interbike. This was the bike with the "super-secret" […]
Friday News And Views 10-13-2017
T.I.v14 Registration Update:The first phase of registration for the 14th Trans Iowa was completed Wednesday. There were six spots available which were not claimed, so I am pushing those down to the Vets & Finishers classes which now will have 61 slots available to […]

Last Update: September 2nd, 2012