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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Bikes Of 2020: Surly Bikes Big Dummy 11-28-2020
It's THAT time of year again when I have my year-end reviews. This series will cover my bikes I used during 2020, any changes made, and why I still like each one- or don't! Thanks for reading!The existence of a Big Dummy in my evolving stable of bikes had been […]
Friday News And Views 11-27-2020
Riding Gravel Jersey Update:Last week I posted that we at RidingGravel.com were thinking about rebooting the jersey idea and I posted two new designs courtesy of Bike Rags. I then asked you readers, if you cared to, to give me feedback on which one you'd like. I also […]
Thoughts On Giving Thanks 11-26-2020
 Today isn't like many late November Thursdays for many people in the United States. Typically there would be big gatherings, lots of food, and maybe a bike ride, or probably a football game on the T.V. We'd not give a second thought to our 'traditions' […]
Playing The Numbers Game 11-25-2020
Image of racers on gravel during T.I.v10 by Wally Kilburg.The other day I had a request from a person writing up a story about a gravel event which included a question about the number of gravel events happening now. How many are there? Seems like a simple question. However; […]
End Of Year Plans 11-24-2020
The last month of 2020 is nigh, and that means a few different things for you- the reader- here at Guitar Ted Productions. So, assuming some of you may be new here, or that some of you may not have been hanging here in years past during December, I thought I might lay down […]
Brown Season: George Was The Only One 11-23-2020
Three short stubs to bag this time. As "The Quest" winds down I have found that the roads are getting odder and harder to get into a loop or get to from a spot that makes sense to head to with the truck. Fortunately most of the oddball stuff is out of […]
Trans Iowa Stories: The Wind, The Hills, The Lightning!! Part 2 11-22-2020
(L-R) Williams, Shotz, Gleason. The T.I.v10 leaders at North English "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 going back to earlier Sunday posts on […]
Brown Season: Three River Ramble 11-21-2020
Escape Route- Janesville, Iowa Well, that was a big ride in terms of "The Quest". The gravel roads I haven't ridden in Black Hawk County are now very few and far between. Especially now since I knocked out a big chunk in the Northwest corner of the […]
Friday News And Views 11-20-2020
Standard Rando v2 in Turquoise. Image courtesy of Twin Six. Twin Six Debuts A Minty-Fresh Standard Rando Color:Those marketing mavens at Twin Six know that color matters. A clean design with the right color can catch a person like a fly in honey. Such is their aim […]
Hiding From The Wind 11-19-2020
The Snow Dog rides again! Well, it was supposed to be really windy on Wednesday, so I postponed plans to go bagging more gravel roads and did something a little different instead. I decided to take a spin on the ol' Snow Dog, my 2011 Salsa Cycles Mukluk fat […]

Last Update: September 2nd, 2012