GRINDURO SCOTLAND 2018

Last years Grinduro was a biblically wet. Riders battled with a day long deluge and all the mud, grit and slippy bits that go along with it. Clearly undeterred, Grinduro returned for 2018 and it must have been a surprise when they stepped off the plane in all their waterproofs only to be met with… Continue reading GRINDURO SCOTLAND 2018

GRINDURO โ€“ SURLY STEAMROLLER BIKE CHECK VERSION 2.0

Grinduro has come around again and you are probably thinking, "He is still riding that silly olden times/fashion trend fixed gear bike and hasn't learned any lessons since last year". Well you would only be half right. I am still riding fixed but this year I have made some vital upgrades to maximise shredding. Here is my Surly Steamroller Grinduro v 2.0...

FIXED GEAR GLENTRESS GRAVEL ADVENTURE

My Strava routes page is rather full of half conceived rides to curiosities unknown and interesting looking routes pillaged from my feed or websites. One ride that particularly sat in the back of my conscious was a ride to Glentress that rando-bro and now industry insider Jack Luke once rode and wrote about. As my shameful appreciation of gravel bloomed I became more and more keen to tackle this gravel/MTB hybrid. An oddly sunny weekend loomed and it seemed that this would be the perfect opportunity to complete the route but also test my setup for Grinduro in the following weeks...

GRINDURO – SURLY STEAMROLLER BIKE CHECK

For better or worse I have often been a preacher the best bicycle is the bicycle you enjoy riding the most so here is my Surly Steamroller Fixed Gear Grinduro setup...