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Jan 4, 2021

January 4, 2021
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Andy and Guitar Ted are in for an end of the year/beginning of the year episode with heaping globs of opinions. They share some opinions on the Unbound Gravel name and event, plus thoughts on favorites from 2020, and plenty more.

Any questions or comments for the next episode? Email Guitar Ted at guitarted@ridinggravel.com or Ben at ben@ridinggravel.com.

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Gravel Worlds – https://www.gravel-worlds.com/race-day
Salty Lizard – https://saltyandstupidcycling.com/
Flo Cycling – https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/flo-cycling-g700-wheel-set-at-the-finish/
Rudy Project Cutlines – https://www.ridinggravel.com/apparel/rudy-project-cutline-sunglasses-at-the-finish/
John Thornham of Flo Cycling podcast – https://www.ridinggravel.com/podcast/episode-54-jon-thornham-of-flo-cycling/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel YouTube Page – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa_0ocseQirfhQ1pzunFDyg
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
Stop in at Andy’s Bike Shop in Cedar Falls, Iowa when you’re in town – https://www.shopandysbikes.com/

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Dec 14, 2020

December 14, 2020
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Andy and Guitar Ted do a little regular discussion and then are joined by special guest, Dave Pryor. Dave is the head honcho over at the unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley. He was on earlier in the year to discuss his plans to continue with the Covid-era unPAved event. They discussed protocols, plans, and other thoughts about October. This episode is a follow up to get some afterthoughts of how the event went. Plus, Dave gets in on the Gravel History segment. He's always a great guest. Thanks for listening in!

Any questions or comments for the next episode? Email Guitar Ted at guitarted@ridinggravel.com or Ben at ben@ridinggravel.com.

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Gulo Composites - https://www.ridinggravel.com/reviews-2/gulo-composites-grx-sl-wheelset-checkpoint/
unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley - https://www.unpavedpennsylvania.com/
Dave's previous podcast appearance - https://www.ridinggravel.com/podcast/episode-53-unpaved/
John Ingham’s post – https://www.ridinggravel.com/editorial/grit-courage-and-openness-versus-climate-change-can-riding-gravel-help-save-us/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel YouTube Page – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa_0ocseQirfhQ1pzunFDyg
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
Stop in at Andy’s Bike Shop in Cedar Falls, Iowa when you’re in town – https://www.shopandysbikes.com/

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Dec 7, 2020

December 7, 2020
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After a couple weeks off, the guys are back on a regular schedule and doing the usual discussions. They chat about some of the latest reviews and news, including the WTB SG2 tires, continued clothing discussion, and a political discussion about John Ingham’s recent post titled “Grit, Courage, and Openness Versus Climate Change: Can Riding Gravel Help Save Us?”

Plus, Guitar Ted is pondering the future of gravel and what that means.

Any questions or comments for the next episode? Email Guitar Ted at guitarted@ridinggravel.com or Ben at ben@ridinggravel.com.

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WTB SG2 – https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/wtb-sg2-gravel-tires-at-the-finish/
WTB Byways – https://www.ridinggravel.com/?s=byway
John Ingham’s post – https://www.ridinggravel.com/editorial/grit-courage-and-openness-versus-climate-change-can-riding-gravel-help-save-us/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel YouTube Page - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa_0ocseQirfhQ1pzunFDyg
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
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Dec 6, 2020

December 5, 2020
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The guys roll through a quick episode with a recap of some reviews on the site and a dose of Guitar Ted's Gravel History. They hit on the Atomik/Berd wheels, Spinergy wheels, Rocketman tires, and some clothing updates. 

Any questions or comments for the next episode? Email Guitar Ted at guitarted@ridinggravel.com or Ben at ben@ridinggravel.com.

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Atomik/Berd Ultimate Gravel Wheel set review - https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/atomik-berd-ultimate-gravel-wheels-at-the-finish/
Vee Rocketman tires - https://veetireco.com/product/mountain-bike-rocketman/
Spinergy GXX wheels - https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/spinergy-gxx-wheels-getting-rolling/
Spinergy GX wheels - https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/spinergy-gx-wheels-at-the-finish/
Bontrager - https://www.ridinggravel.com/accessories/bontrager-sampler-getting-rolling/
Heath Creek Cycles - https://www.instagram.com/heathcreekcycles/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel YouTube Page - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa_0ocseQirfhQ1pzunFDyg
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
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Oct 27, 2020

October 26, 2020
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Andy and Guitar Ted bring you this weeks episode of The Radio Ranch. They offer some thoughts about starting 600 riders at the recent Belgian Waffle Ride and chat about some reviews and products, including the "At the Finish" of the Hutchinson Touareg tires, the Hunt 42 Limitless Gravel Disc Wheelset, KOM Cycling computer mounts, and more. Have a listen!

Any questions or comments for the next episode? Email Guitar Ted at guitarted@ridinggravel.com or Ben at ben@ridinggravel.com.

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VeloNews Belgian Waffle Ride - https://www.velonews.com/news/gravel/keegan-swenson-wins-belgian-waffle-ride-without-a-front-brake-rose-grant-takes-womens-race/
GORE winter gear video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVw1jLUQv8s&t=107s
GORE winter gear review - https://www.ridinggravel.com/apparel/winter-clothing-round-up-with-gore-getting-rolling/
Hutchinson Touareg Tires - https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/hutchinson-touareg-tires-at-the-finish/
Hunt 42 Limitless Gravel Disc Wheelset - https://us.huntbikewheels.com/collections/gravel-wheels/products/hunt-42-limitless-gravel-disc-wheelset
KOM Cycling Tire Levers and Sealant Injector - https://www.ridinggravel.com/accessories/kom-cycling-tire-levers-and-sealant-injector-quick-review/
KOM Cycling computers - https://komcycling.com/pages/allproducts
Jon Thornham of FLO Cycling - https://www.ridinggravel.com/podcast/episode-54-jon-thornham-of-flo-cycling/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel YouTube Page - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa_0ocseQirfhQ1pzunFDyg
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
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Sep 10, 2020

September 10, 2020
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More of some good review and product chatter from the guys. Guitar Ted has a rant on industry naming. If you’re looking for some more good background discussion on what you find over on the site, click, listen, and enjoy. Thanks for checking things out.

Any questions or comments for the next episode? Email Guitar Ted at guitarted@ridinggravel.com or Ben at ben@ridinggravel.com.

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Episode #57

Get 10% off from Andy’s Bike Shop – Use code RidingGravel
Viathon G.1 – https://www.viathonbicycles.com/collections/gravel-multi-surface-g-1
IRC Boken Review – https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/irc-boken-tires-checkpoint/
Atomik Berd wheels – https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/atomik-berd-ultimate-gravel-wheels-getting-rolling/
Handske Gloves – https://www.ridinggravel.com/apparel/handske-gloves-quick-review/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
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Sep 9, 2020

September 9, 2020
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Andy was off on vacation while the storm rolled through Iowa. But now he’s back and things are ok enough to roll with some episodes. This episode is full to the brim of product/review discussion. Plus a fun little story about the Love Shack.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to reach out to us at Ben@RidingGravel.com or GuitarTed@RidingGravel.com.

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Podcast with FLO Cycling – https://www.ridinggravel.com/podcast/episode-54-jon-thornham-of-flo-cycling/
Light & Motion Vis Pro 1000 – https://lightandmotion.com/products/vis-pro-1000-trail-gravel?variant=35708799418518&gclid=Cj0KCQjwhb36BRCfARIsAKcXh6FOnR7wxb0N0tS_-IULXx35SxjCpba05pdTUgcqJTOukFR8jrNfySUaAoJWEALw_wcB
Topeak Pakgo Travel Case – https://www.topeak.com/global/en/pakgo-x
Cirrus Kinekt Final Review – https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/cirrus-cycles-kinekt-stem-at-the-finish/
Shimano Sandles review – https://www.ridinggravel.com/reviews-2/shimano-sd5a-cycling-sandals-quick-review/
Handske Gloves – https://www.ridinggravel.com/apparel/handske-gloves-quick-review/
Hutchinson Touaregs – https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/hutchinson-touareg-tires-checkpoint/
Viathon – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-bikes/viathon-g1-bike-getting-rolling/
Atomik Berd wheels – https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/atomik-berd-ultimate-gravel-wheels-getting-rolling/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
Stop in at Andy’s Bike Shop in Cedar Falls, Iowa when you’re in town – https://www.shopandysbikes.com/

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Jul 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

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Guitar Ted and Andy are back without a guest for this episode, but with plenty of good discussion. They open the episode with a good discussion about events in 2020 and beyond.

Then you get some of the regular segment audio, including press releases reviews. They discuss the Shimano GRX, Kinekt suspension stem, and more. Thanks for listening!

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to reach out to us at Ben@RidingGravel.com or GuitarTed@RidingGravel.com.

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Kinekt Suspension Stem – https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/cirrus-cycles-kinekt-stem-getting-rolling/
Twin Six Standard Rando – https://www.twinsix.com/products/standard-rando-frameset-black?variant=6044881539
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
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Jul 29, 2020

July 29, 2020

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Guitar Ted and Andy are joined by another guest this week. They are joined by Jon Thornham of FLO Cycling. You get a detailed dive into the world of FLO, rim design, testing, building testing equipment, and a ton more. This is a great listen to get a general sense of everything that goes into aerodynamic wheels, as well as a great peak into the world of FLO Cycling.

Then you get some of the regular segment audio, including press releases reviews. It’s a show filled with info, so have at it. Thanks for listening!

We appreciate the feedback, questions, and whatever else. Send an email to GuitarTed@RidingGravel.com. Thanks!

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FLO Cycling – https://flocycling.com/
FLO Cycling on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/flocycling/
FLO Cycling on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/flocycling/
FLO Cycling on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/user/FloCycling/videos
FLO Cycling aerodynamics – https://flocycling.com/pages/aerodynamics
FLO Cycling rolling resistance & impedance – https://flocycling.com/blogs/blog/understanding-rolling-resistance-impedance-for-cyclists
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
Stop in at Andy’s Bike Shop in Cedar Falls, Iowa when you’re in town – https://www.shopandysbikes.com/

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Jul 18, 2020

July 18, 2020

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Guitar Ted and Andy get together for something a little special. In this episode, in addition to the usual segments, they chat with Dave Pryor from unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley. Dave shares plenty of thoughts on where they are at for this year (be sure to check out the full informational press release below….). Listen in to get a little taste of what Dave and the event are all about.

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OFFICIAL unPAved INFORMATION PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley

Sunday, October 11, 2020 in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

This year, unPAved will take 2 different paths. 

Announcing the plans (yes, plural) for 2020’s unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley:

  1. The unPAved Full-120 Race, limited to 200 participants in an individual time-trial format, on Sunday, October 11th. The registration lottery is open through August 2nd and participation announcements will be on August 3rd. Event costs $150.
  2. The unPAved Weekend Challenge, over 2 of the best cuts of the unPAved course set up as timed segments to test yourself on while you spend a weekend vacation in the Susquehanna River Valley. There will be swag, random prizes and lots of fun ways to play along from August 1st through October 11th and registration is now open. Weekend Challenge costs $40.

THE unPAved FULL-120 RACE

One of Cyclingnews’ “Top-10 Gravel Races in the U.S.A.” will happen this year, on October 11th, though will be significantly different with a reduced field size, eliminating the mass-start and DONEpaved Finisher Party, and including a significant amount of protocols in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Some highlights:

  • 200 PARTICIPANTS Current guidelines for outdoor events in Pennsylvania is a max of 250 people, which includes staff, volunteers, mechanics, medics, marshalls, everybody. This field size will also help make the sign-in and aid stations manageable with the extra protocols in place. 
  • FULL-120 ONLY There’s only going to be one field this year, so it’s for the Full-120 miles, and 10,000’ of climbing on some of the best gravel and dirt (in other words, unpaved) roads found anywhere.
  • LOTTERY REGISTRATION Participants can profess their desire to participate until midnight, August 2nd. Announcements on attendance will be made on August 3rd, which is when they will be charged the $150 entry fee.
  • OPEN WAITLIST Everybody who doesn’t get into the field will be placed in the Waitlist. If COVID-related restrictions, and the confidences related to it, lift between now and October as many people from the Waitlist will be included as possible & safe. Also, anybody who doesn’t get in from the Waitlist this year will get the opportunity to register early for unPAved 2021. 
  • INDIVIDUAL START TIMES All riders will get a time to arrive in the start area and called-up when it is time for them to begin their 120-mile race, or ride. Riders will be asked for how they plan to ride unPAved during the registration process:
    • “Taking in all the sights, sounds and smells. Ready, willing and able to spend all day out there.”
    • “Not going to win, place or show but that doesn’t mean I’m going to dilly & dally too much.”
    • “If there’s a clock running I’m going to see how I do. Get me to the whoopie pies!”
  • SIGNIFICANT COVID-19 PROTOCOLS Including temperature checks, mask-mandatory zones, no indoor venues, different food & drink available at Aid Stations, two extra drop-bag spots on course, and no DONEpaved Party. 

Last year, Kelly Catale (Seven Cycles) returned to her college town for the event, and left as the 2019 unPAved Women’s Whoopie-Pie Winner. She’s planning to come back to defend her title: “I am so excited to participate in this re-imagined version of unPAved that will enable me to stay safe during this time while enjoying one of my favorite places to ride!”

THE unPAved WEEKEND CHALLENGE

A second option for people who want to ride unPAved, though maybe not all of it, is by spending a weekend riding the beautiful farm roads & big forest hills, and taking on a special challenge over two of the best parts of the unPAved course: “The Proper Parts” and “The Difference!”  This challenge is open from August 1st through October 11th, and open to anybody visiting the region, and willing & able to ride the courses unsupported. 

Riders can take this challenge on any weekend between August 1st and October 11th by riding solo, or with their teammates, friends or family (practicing best COVID-19 protocols, of course). The Susquehanna River Visitors Bureau has worked with a number of hotels in the region on special weekend packages—complete with unPAved Swag Bags and special offers from sponsors when they check in. Proceeds will benefit a variety of local charities, as well as the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League.

Digital routes will be provided that are marked with water and facilities that are available and any nearby food stops. Riders can start & finish their ride from anywhere, as long as the Strava Segment on course is completed. Riders will need to post their rides to Strava, RideWithGPS or similar online service that’s visible to event staff. A leaderboard will be posted for bragging rights, but all prizes from sponsors will be random.

THOUGHTS ON THE CHANGES

“Fortunately for unPAved, we have had the time and opportunities to talk with government officials, epidemiologists, our participants and the local community to create a different event for this very different year,” said Dave Pryor, unPAved’s Promoter. “Pennsylvania has done an incredible job mitigating the curve, and it appears that outdoor recreation is one of the safest things people can do at this time—with extra precautions to take care of each other. We are also well-aware there are a number of ways that the event will need to change again, or even be cancelled as we continue to live through a pandemic. Both the local and gravel communities have been amazing to be a part of through this and we will all be in constant communication with both—because that’s how communities move forward.”

“The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau is proud to be the Title Sponsor of unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley,” said Andrew Miller, Executive Director. “For the last two years we’ve had the distinct pleasure and excitement to introduce and promote the Susquehanna River Valley as a ‘must-do’ destination for gravel cyclists from the United States and Canada. unPAved adventure cyclists are living their best lives when they come to the Susquehanna River Valley and have praised the event and the destination. Their experiences and joy with unPAved has exceeded our expectations. 2020 will be a different event in a very different world but the adventure, friendly competition, beauty of the Susquehanna River Valley and the joy of gravel cycling will now and always remain the same.”

“Salsa Cycles is thrilled to support another year of Pennsylvania dirt riding in the Susquehanna River Valley,” said Lindsay Beltchenko, Marketing Manager of Salsa Cycles (the official bikes & frames of unPAved). “Despite the challenges unPAved has been faced with due to the pandemic, they have put their best foot forward with amending their event plan to provide a safe and fun gravel experience for all.”

Along with the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau and Salsa Cycles, unPAved sponsors include Stan’s NoTubes (official wheels & sealant), GU Energy Labs (official hydration), Floyd’s of Leadville (official CBD recovery products), Ritchey Logic, Voler Apparel, Purple Lizard Maps, Nittany Mountain Works, R.E.Load Bags, Philly Bike Expo, and Chamois Butt’r
To follow along with the events, and to stay updated on any further changes, visit unpavedpennsylvania.com, and follow them on social media at facebook.com/unpavedPA, twitter.com/unpavedPA, and instagram.com/unpavedpennsylvania.

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Jul 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

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Another episode for your Tuesday! Guitar Ted and Andy give you a little shorter episode filled with some gravel news and updates and some gravel history. We appreciate the feedback, questions, and whatever else. Send an email to GuitarTed@RidingGravel.com. Thanks!

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Twin Six Standard Rando - https://www.twinsix.com/products/standard-ti-rando-pre-order?variant=14993900550
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
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Jul 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

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The guys get in another episode of the Riding Gravel Radio Ranch. Finally a name for the reviews section too! Listen in for some behind the review discussion, press release info, and some gravel history. Thanks for listening!

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Gulo Wheels - https://www.ridinggravel.com/reviews-2/gulo-composites-grx-sl-wheels-getting-rolling/
Showers Pass Hip Pack - https://www.ridinggravel.com/accessories/showers-pass-ranger-hip-pack-quick-review/
ShockStop Suspension Seatpost - https://redshiftsports.com/shockstop-suspension-seatpost
Teravail Rutland - https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/teravail-rutland-700c-x-47mm-tires-checkpoint/
Kask Helmets - https://www.kask.com/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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Jun 30, 2020

June 30, 2020

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Your double dose of gravel for today. The guys open the episode with some supply issues hitting the bike industry….crazy times. Then the dig into some reviews & news updates. Guitar Ted has posted a blog post about the Dirty Kanza and Jim Cummins situation and discusses it. Plus, your usual dose of gravel history.

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Teravail Cannonball – https://teravail.com/tires/cannonball
Wolf Tooth Components Supple Bar Tape – https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/collections/accessories/products/supple-bar-tape
Guitar Ted’s Jim Cummins post – http://g-tedproductions.blogspot.com/2020/06/a-further-commentary-on-cumminsdk-story.html
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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Jun 30, 2020

June 30, 2020

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Guitar Ted and Andy give you some answers to listener feedback, chat about some recent gravel goods, and a little challenge for you (AKA opportunity to win something....). Guitar Ted's Gravel History segment too. Have a listen! Thanks!

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KOM Cycling Sealant Injector - https://komcycling.com/collections/tubeless-solutions-1/products/tubeless-sealant-injector-valve-core-removal-tool
Pirate Cycling League - https://www.facebook.com/piratecyclingleague/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
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Jun 17, 2020

June 17, 2020

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Guitar Ted gives some more detailed of his Salsa Stormchaser after a long ride. What’s up with the gravel summits? A little discussion about some tires and then a new segment called Gravel Grinder News. Plus, you’re normal Gravel History segment. Tire widths, gravel thoughts, some opinions, and more of what you have come to expect.

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Cup of Joe Coffee in Cedar Falls, Iowa – https://www.cupofjoe-cedarfalls.com/ (Tell them you heard it on the podcast if you stop in – it won’t get you anything, but we appreciate it!)
Guitar Ted’s Gritty Take on Gravel Summits – https://www.ridinggravel.com/editorial/gritty-take-changes-to-come-from-recent-unrest-and-the-pandemic/
Teravail Ehline – https://teravail.com/tires/ehline
Hutchinson Kraken – https://www.hutchinsontires.com/en/mtb/tire/kraken-bike-standard
Industry Nine – https://industrynine.com/
Kyoku – https://kyoku.com/
State Bicycle Co. bikes – https://www.statebicycle.com/collections/bicycles
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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Jun 11, 2020

June 10, 2020

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Second episode of a back-to-back. This one is a big singlespeed episode. Guitar Ted and Andy get geeky into a singlespeed discussion and then Guitar Ted does his History of Gravel segment.

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Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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Jun 10, 2020

June 9, 2020

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You're getting a double dose of the Riding Gravel Radio Ranch. In episode #46, the guys discuss the natural inclusivity of gravel and the Rasputitsa, answer a couple questions off the forum, and dig into Guitar Ted's History of Gravel. Episode #47 coming soon. 

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Rasputitsa - https://www.rasputitsagravel.com/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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May 29, 2020

May 27, 2020

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The guys get on it for another week. You get the usual format – a discussion of some of the recent news and reviews and history of gravel. Guitar Ted weighs in on the recent hot topic of dogs that he’s seen floating around the discussions. Listen in as they chat about several tires, including the new Hutchinsons, Continental, Teravails, and Gravel King SS’s. You get some good background, opinions, and some thoughts. Have a listen! Thanks!

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Hutchinson Touareg – https://www.hutchinsontires.com/en/gravel-cyclocross/tire/touareg-bike-standard
Hutchinson Kraken – https://www.ridinggravel.com/components/hutchinson-kraken-29%e2%80%b3-x-2-3%e2%80%b3-tires-checkpoint/
Continental Terra Speed & Terra Trail – https://www.ridinggravel.com/reviews-2/continental-terra-trail-and-terra-speed-tires-long-review/
Continental Terra Speed & Terra Trail – https://bit.ly/3dedHGc
Buy some Gravel Kings – https://bit.ly/3c2IUdL
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020

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Guitar Ted and Andy bring you an episode filled with some more in-depth and "behind the scenes" of some of the reviews and updates found on the site - Redshift Sports Shock Stop, GT Grade, Endura bibs, and more. They chat about some upcoming goods as well. Reader Chris wants to know how the Endura bib shorts help when nature calls.

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Cirrus Cycles posts - https://www.ridinggravel.com/tag/cirrus-cycles/
Redshift Sports posts - https://www.ridinggravel.com/tag/redshift-sports/
Redshift Sports Kitchen Sink Handlebar - https://www.bikeradar.com/news/redshift-kitchen-sink-handlebar/
GT Grade by MG - https://www.ridinggravel.com/reviews-2/gt-grade-carbon-pro-at-the-finish/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum - http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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Apr 30, 2020

April 29, 2020

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Guitar Ted sits down Andy from Andy’s Bike Shop to get the third episode in the shop with Andy. Big news in Iowa with RAGBRAI. Guitar Ted and Andy get to answering a question. The guys really get into some discussions about some recent posts, background of things Guitar Ted has been up to, and more. They chat a good amount about the Dirty Kanza name controversy and dive into the open email and reactions. Listen in for your weekly dose of gravel here.

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John Ingham’s Virus post – https://www.ridinggravel.com/editorial/coronavirus-protection-with-notes-for-gravel-riders/
Guitar Ted’s blog – http://g-tedproductions.blogspot.com/
Guitar Ted’s Lube Off – http://g-tedproductions.blogspot.com/2020/04/guitar-ted-lube-off-final-results-and.html
Hutchinson Kraken – https://www.hutchinsontires.com/en/mtb/tire/kraken-bike-standard
Open letter from Dirty Kanza about the race name – https://dirtykanza.com/new-dirt/an-open-letter-from-life-time-and-the-kaw-nation-to-the-gravel-cycling-community/
RAGBRAI – https://ragbrai.com/
Iowa’s Ride – https://iowasride.com/
Other news & reviews – https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum - http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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Apr 21, 2020

April 21, 2020

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Guitar Ted sits down Andy from Andy’s Bike Shop to get the second episode in the shop with Andy. Guitar Ted started working there this winter and now Riding Gravel has a physical, brick & mortar “HQ.”

The guys dig into Salsa Stormchaser more than last episode, chat about some extra storage options on the bike, and get into some discussion and a deep dive into details of recent reviews.

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Andy’s Bike Shop – https://www.shopandysbikes.com/
Salsa Stormchaser – https://salsacycles.com/bikes/stormchaser/2020_stormchaser_single_speed
Wolftooth B-RAD – https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/collections/b-rad-system
Revelate Mountain Feedbag – https://www.revelatedesigns.com/index.cfm/store.catalog/Cockpit/MountainFeedbag
Bike Bag Dude Chaff Bags – https://www.bikebagdude.com/chaff-bags
Blackburn Bomber – https://www.wtb.com/blogs/wtb/12046329-throwback-thursdays-1993-wtb-blackburn-bomber
Redshift Seatpost Review – https://www.ridinggravel.com/reviews-2/redshift-shock-stop-seatpost-checkpoint/
Suntour Suspension Seatpost – https://www.srsuntour.us/products/copy-of-sp12-ncx-seatpost?variant=27528514371
Other news & reviews - https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum - http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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Apr 15, 2020

April 14, 2020

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Guitar Ted sits down Andy from Andy's Bike Shop to kick off the start of shows right from the shop. Guitar Ted started working there this winter and now Riding Gravel has a physical, brick & mortar "HQ."

The guys give a pretty thorough run down of news and reviews that have been on the site recently, some product discussion, thoughts on the new Salsa Stormchaser, virus affects, and plenty more.

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Andy's Bike Shop - https://www.shopandysbikes.com/
Salsa Stormchaser - https://salsacycles.com/bikes/stormchaser/2020_stormchaser_single_speed
Redshift Shock Stop - https://www.ridinggravel.com/reviews-2/redshift-shock-stop-seatpost-checkpoint/
HED Eroica wheels - https://store.hedcycling.com/gravel-wheels/
Other news & reviews - https://www.ridinggravel.com/gravel-news/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum - http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

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Mar 13, 2020

March 12, 2020

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Guitar Ted sits down with Marty Larson from The Heywood at Impact Coffee Bar in Decorah, Iowa to discuss The Heywood, which is planned for May 16, 2020. Listen in as they chat all about the ride, the area, and why you should head over to Northfield in May. 

What is The Heywood? “The Heywood is a gravel road ride taking place in the rolling countryside south of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro plex. We call it Deep South Metro. You may know it as Northfield. Northfield is a college town of approximately 20,000 people. We have a thriving downtown with cafés, bakeries, and lots of stores with actual personality.

Rather hang out in the woods? We’ve got that covered too. Nerstrand State Park and Caron Park are a ten-minute drive from our start line. Both are on route even! In other words, bring your family! There’s lots to do.”

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The Heywood - https://theheywoodride.com/
Impact Coffee Bar - https://www.impactcoffee.com/
Learn more about Northfield, MN - https://www.ci.northfield.mn.us/
Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
Riding Gravel Forum - http://ridinggravel.com/forum/

Mar 13, 2019

March 13, 2019

Riding Gravel Radio Ranch

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Guitar Ted and Ben discuss a lot of topics about what is happening around the land of Riding Gravel. There are a lot of reviews, posts, new forum discussion, and plenty more. A gravel event directed by high schoolers? Is there an actual difference between gravel-specific products and mountain biking products? They spend some time digging into it all, discussing Guitar Ted’s new C.O.G. 100, and more gravel-ish things. Have a listen.

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Riding Gravel Event Calendar: http://ridinggravel.com/events/
WTB Sendero: http://ridinggravel.com/reviews-2/wtb-sendero-650b-x-47mm-tires-at-the-finish/
WTB Venture 650B X 47mm Tires: Checkpoint SoCal – http://ridinggravel.com/components/tires/wtb-venture-650b-x-47mm-tires-checkpoint-socal/
The Crusher Adventure Race – https://crushergravel.com/
Ride and Seek Adventure Race – https://usnwc.org/play/whitewater-race-series/completed/ride-seek-mtb-adventure-race/
Riding Gravel Forum – http://ridinggravel.com/forum/
C.O.G. 100 – http://g-tedproductions.blogspot.com/2018/10/announcing-cog-100-iowa-gravel-single.html
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Nov 19, 2018

November 19, 2018

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Guitar Ted and Ben get back into it and spend a good chunk of time discussing the changing landscape of gravel events, including the recent Lifetime deal with Dirty Kanza, SBT GRVL, and more. They get up to speed on news and reviews as well. 

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Gift Guide - http://ridinggravel.com/accessories/riding-gravel-gift-guide-2018/
Dirty Kanza - https://dirtykanza.com/
Rolf Wheel Review - http://ridinggravel.com/components/rolf-prima-hyalite-wheels-checkpoint/
Ghost Roads - http://ridinggravel.com/editorial/ghost-roads/
Lauf True Grit Review - http://ridinggravel.com/gravel-bikes/lauf-true-grit-at-the-finish/ 
Cantu Wheels - http://ridinggravel.com/components/wheels/cantu-rova-wheelset-checkpoint/
WTB Sendero tires - http://ridinggravel.com/components/wtb-sendero-650b-x-47mm-tires-getting-rolling/
SBT GRVL on August 18, 2019 - https://sbtgrvl.com/
Almanzo 100 - https://www.almanzo.com/
Enve G23 Wheels - http://ridinggravel.com/components/enve-g23-wheels-getting-rolling/

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