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The Gulo Integrated Wheel System

The Heart of the Gulo Wheel System, the G1 Spoke. G1 Spoke was developed utilizing the carbon composite manufacturing process triaxial braiding Gulo Composites, parent company, KEIR Manufacturing, has produced composite structures for the wire and cable and other industries for over 40 years. The company utilizes a unique manufacturing process called triaxial braiding, in…

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Top 10 favorite mountain bike trails in Arkansas & Missouri

Mountain bike trails off the radar Arkansas and Missouri have an abundance of trails and trail systems that are not on most mountain bikers’ radar. Many of these trails run more on the natural and technical side of the spectrum. Only a couple of the trails would be considered a flow trail while the area…

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Journey on 2 Wheels.

A visual examination of my introductory year in cycling, a sport I have come to love. What Exactly Happened to Cycling? The Early Days Gulo Composites Launch Sweet New Home Chicago As Summer turned to Fall and Fall quickly turned to Winter in Chicago my outdoor riding slowed dramatically. Throw in the fact I did…

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How are gravel bikes and cyclocross bikes different?

Gravel bikes are trending as cyclocross bikes limit the adventure. What are the differences? The bike that is trending and evolving quickly, is the gravel bikes. Bike brands offer different models built for slightly different purposes, from “all-road” bikes optimized for paved and dirt surfaces to “adventure” bikes with bigger tires that are mountain bike…

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Meet Gulo Ambassador Nina ‘Machina’ Machnowski

Gulo Brand Manager John Murphy Interviews Gulo Ambassador Nina ‘Machina’ As a female in the sport, how do you see the sport progressing as far as support for female cyclists? Now at almost all of the races that I attend, whether they are mountain bike marathons or gravel grinders, they have equal payout for men…

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Impressions on First Ride

“These wheels felt great on my first ride. Super responsive. Cornering felt fantastic. I thought being stiffer they would beat me up a little while climbing rocky terrain, but I didn’t feel that. The overall ride just felt better. I rode Kitsuma in Old Fort, NC which is a notoriously fast trail so I put…

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