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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RidingGravel.com Jersey Design For 2017 12-08-2016
The design was selected by a majority of RidingGravel.com readers that voted.Okay, this will be the jersey design I will be sporting at events for 2017. It was a design idea we posted on RidingGravel.com for the readers to vote on there and on our Facebook page as well. […]
Tales Of The Night: Fat Biking And Flat Tires 12-07-2016
Things started off just fine.Well, I ended up going out on Saturday for a fat bike ride of the Green Belt. I got out pretty late after wrestling with setting up my son's fat bike with a 1X set up. (Needs a couple more parts yet, stay tuned....)So, I decided I had better […]
Bikes Of 2016: Surly Big Dummy 12-06-2016
The time of year has come that I will be reviewing the bikes I used the most throughout 2016 and why. The ups, downs, changes, and more will be discussed.The Surly Big Dummy had been on my "want" list" for many years. Mostly because of my "Xtracycled […]
A Lament For Odin's Revenge 12-05-2016
Beautiful, Tough, Fun. Odin's Revenge was all of that. Image by W. KilburgI think it must have been 2012 or so when I heard some stories about Odin's Revenge, a gravel grinder event out in West Central Nebraska. As I recall, it was Mike Johnson, a local rider, […]
Big Fat Dummy: Are You Kidding Me! 12-04-2016
Finally! They went and did THIS!Surly Bikes is a weird company. I am not sure that the originators of the company back in the late 90's quite envisioned this, but they set the course for the company by offering a bike no one else would in the mainstream industry and […]
Minus Ten Review- 48 12-03-2016
Some of the first T.I.v3 cards we received during that Trans Iowa's registrationTen years ago on the blog the talk was about Trans Iowa v3.The registration had been announced and we were starting to receive our very first Trans Iowa post card entries. That's right.....our […]
Friday News And Views 12-02-2016
Which color would you get?Anniversary Time And A Jersey Announcement:An anniversary was reached yesterday for me. Two years have passed now since I aligned with Ben Welnak and RidingGravel.com. Well, at least officially. We had been collaborating on certain things before […]
Slow Rollin' 12-01-2016
Serenity on Marky-MarkAnother Wednesday, another bike ride. This time it was the Blackborow DS and I actually managed to get all of the Green Belt done. It was a slow rollin' affair though. I wasn't speeding through because it was wet and mucky, and I didn't […]
Planning Ahead 11-30-2016
So where will I be riding in 2017? Image by W. KilburgWith one month to go in 2016 I am starting to piece together a plan for 2017 rides. This will be a bit of a different look than in years past due to my business with RidingGravel.com, whose livery I will be sporting for […]
Pro "Un-Road" Racing: Old Is New Again 11-29-2016

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