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: Rain Delay 05-28-2020
It started out pretty hot and beautiful out.I got out Wednesday afternoon with, what I thought was, a good amount of time before it was supposedly going to rain. I figured I had time to at least ride up Burton Avenue, which changes to Killdeer at the county line, and then […]
When Is Wide Too Wide? 05-27-2020
The Noble Bikes GX5 with 700c X 47mm Teravail Cannonballs.Last week I got these Teravail tires to check out for Riding Gravel reviews which will be trotted out over the next several weeks. (Note- I did not pay for these tires, Teravail isn't paying me to write about […]
Well, That Was A Typical One! 05-26-2020
Not the kind of radar images I like to see, but pretty typical for this time of year.The weekend was wet and rainy off and on. Most of it, at any rate. It really was pretty typical for Memorial Day Weekend in Iowa. I have no 'weather data' to back this up, but […]
Memorial Day 05-25-2020
Today is the day we recognize the sacrifices those who fought and died for this country made for us. So, I thought it would be good to make a post dedicated to the remembrance to those who gave all in the line of duty.These are shots I took in four of Waterloo, Iowa's […]
Trans Iowa Stories:"I'll Kill Ya!" 05-24-2020
The third, and final, Trans Iowa v8 header art concept that was used on the site. Courtesy of Jeff Kerkove. "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 […]
New Skid Lid 05-23-2020
Got me a new hat the other day. There is one thing that I have always had to compromise on, and that would be my helmet fit. I've never really found one I could afford that actually fit my head. Not there weren't helmets out there that couldn't fit me. There […]
Friday News And Views 05-22-2020
Surly ECR in "Blacktacular"Okay, So I Have This Idea....The Problem: Old MTB I hardly ride anymore, put up for sale, no interest seen. Solution: Re-purpose most of the parts into a new bike. Side Effect: New bike takes place of another in the stable and I have […]
Country Views: Test Session With The Wind 05-21-2020
A little handle bar 'attitude adjustment' stop.Wednesday I got out on the gravel for a 2.5hr test session on the set up for the Single Speed Century attempt. It was supposed to have been partly cloudy and warmer, but not so much. Sheesh! The weather people are […]
Testing For The Single Speed Century: Part 3 05-20-2020
Picture from last week. Riding happening today.Okay, another update here on my 'event' coming up, the Single Speed Century. This bike, the Pofahl Signature Custom, is going on this voyage. I am going out on it for a shake down ride today to determine what I might […]
A Year With The Ti Muk 2 05-19-2020
The Ti Muk 2 as seen on a gravel ride in 2019.Well, as of last weekend I've had the Ti Muk 2 for a year. This bike, which was an incredible gift made possible by my brother MG and Sam, plus many generous people who donated their money toward this purchase, has been […]

Last Update: September 2nd, 2012