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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Friday News And Views 08-17-2018
Gravel Worlds '18:Tomorrow is Gravel Worlds and I will be lined up again for my fifth time at this event. (Sixth if you count the Good Life Gravel Adventure, which is what the event was named prior to GW's)This year's course promises to be completely different […]
Paperback Writer 08-16-2018
One of those Facebook  memories things came up on my social media the other day. It was from six years ago, and it reminded me of how blessed and fortunate I am. It was concerning the issue of "Dirt Rag" which had a bit about my take on the history of […]
Gravel Grinder News: Changes To Almanzo, Gravel Worlds 08-15-2018
Notice something missing from the Gravel Worlds livery this year? Some interesting tidbits hit the innergoogles concerning a couple of big gravel grinder events within the last two days. First off is a tidbit- a minor detail to most folks- but something I actually was drug […]
The Last Big One Of 2018 08-14-2018
When I set out my goals for this year, the last race I penciled in on my calendar was Gravel Worlds. I didn't plan on anything else after next weekend's festivities. Yeah......there are a lot of cool events in the Fall. True. However; I have my reasons for not […]
New Tweaks And Sore Legs 08-13-2018
Oh.....and in case you didn't know, my daughter named this "Captain America"Well, I've been busy doing stuff since the 24hr of Cumming reports rolled out last week. For one thing, I put another saddle on the Raleigh Tamland Two. This has been sort of […]
The Touring Series: Announcing The Race Against Death Tour Series 08-12-2018
A Guitar Ted Productions seriesLast week I briefly covered the turmoil in my life between the "Beg, Borrow, and Bastard Tour" and the next big self-contained, self-supported bicycle tour I rode on in the Summer of 1995. This tour was dubbed the "Race […]
Minus Ten Review -32 08-11-2018
I miss both the bike and the trail in this image.Ten years ago on the blog I was really busy testing forks, tires, and other stuff for my gigs online. I spent a LOT of time running back and forth to Cedar Bend Park and Camp Ingawanis every Wednesday and weekend. What is […]
Friday News And Views 08-10-2018
Gear Review From The 24Hrs Of Cumming:Well, not really much of a gear review  as it is a further word on the Black Mountain MCD, or as it has been dubbed, the "Bubblegum Princess", or BgP for short.Essentially what I am finding is that it feels and rides […]
The 24hrs of Cumming Report Part 4 08-09-2018
My bike, right where I parked it Saturday night.About 10:30pm Sam gave up his quest to ride the third leg. His gal Abby came and scooped him up while I was sleeping on the hardwood floor above the Cumming Bar. Sam said later that when he got back he tried waking me, but […]
The 24hrs of Cumming Report Part 3 08-08-2018
Barns for Jason- 24hrs of Cumming editionSo my part of the event started at about 3:00pm or so. Maybe a little after 3:00pm. I didn't get a solid time on my departure. being anxious to go, I even forgot to start my Lezyne GPS until a few clicks down the road. Anyway, […]

Last Update: September 2nd, 2012