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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Appetite Seminar- Fat Bike Style 11-24-2017
The ultimate low impact machineBack in 1975 a bunch of folks grabbed their 1 speed bikes and rode Thanksgiving Day to amp up their appetite for dinner that day. Or something along those lines. You can read the history of that ride here.So, I decided I would have my own, […]
Happy Thanksgiving! 11-23-2017
May your roads be smooth and safe this weekend!Happy Thanksgiving!Guitar Ted Productions wishes you and yours a Happy Holiday and hopefully some great riding as well to burn off that feast you ate, (or are about to eat.).This year I'm sticking around the G-Ted ranch […]
Special Edition News And Views 11-22-2017
Imagine that this actually says "Donnelly" and not Clement.Donnelly MSO 50mm Tire:When it has been possible, I have been riding this MSO tire. You might say, "big deal!", and I wouldn't blame you if it was a 40mm or smaller MSO. But it isn't […]
Velocity Gets Fat- Finally! 11-21-2017
Velocity drops a hint on FacebookSeveral years ago when I was going to attempt my third Triple D fat bike race, Velocity USA got a hold of me to ask if I wanted to try a pair of 26" Duallys laced to fat bike hubs so I could go tubeless. I said, "Sure!", and […]
Bikes Of 2017 11-20-2017
It is that time of year when I start reviewing the bikes that got me through 2017. Many of these bikes have been tweaked and changed so I will talk about that and why they were important to me this past year.The bike that once was so unreliable I wouldn't ride it. The […]
Minus Ten Review- 46 11-18-2017
The Badger as it appears now in 2017Ten years ago on the blog I didn't have much up for images, but there were a few of my bare framed Badger. I had not gotten it built up yet then as I was not very flush with cash. You know, as a bike shop employee in the Mid-West, […]
Friday News And Views 11-17-2017
Another bear sighting in Iowa recently. From the Iowa DNR page on FacebookThe Bears Come And The Bears Go:Some folks live in "bear country", so this will be no big deal to them, but here in Iowa, bears are rarely seen. Last year I believe it was, there was a black […]
Thoughts On Tubulars For Gravel Road Riding 11-16-2017
A 40mm tubular from FMB proposed for gravel racing. Image pinched from BikeRumor.comThe tubular tire has a long history in cycling going back to the 19th Century. Basically, a round "tube" makes up the tire cross section. The tube is then made circular and tread […]
Hubba 11-15-2017
Paul WORD hub- Now with BoostIts no secret that I like hubs, spokes, and rims for bicycles. I enjoy building my own wheels and I like riding them when I do build them up. There is just something really amazing about taking a bunch of wires, brass nuts, a hub with nice bearings, […]
Broken 11-14-2017
Whoops! Must have forgotten the LocTite!So the other day I had my son out for a fat bike ride. He's a much bigger fella than he used to be, almost "man-sized" these days, so I guess I shouldn't be surprised if he breaks something.The ride was going well. […]

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