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Are ceramic bearings worth it?

As cyclists, we are always searching for the holy grail, that perfect ride delivered by the ultimate machine. To achieve perfection, we change our bikes and even make significant upgrades that offer marginal gains in performance.

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Belgian Waffle Ride Michigan – 2nd place at the inaugural event

Lars Hallstrom says team effort pays off for multiple podium finishes at the Belgian Waffle Ride The inaugural Belgian Waffle Ride Michigan was a blast, with peak fall colors and perfect weather on race day. We were fortunate for a couple of days leading up to race weekend, which left us with ideal conditions. The…

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The Best Last Ride

George is a Gulo Fan and loves his GGX-SL gravel wheels. He recently participated in the Gravel Event The Last Best Ride in the Mountain Goat Course, held in Whitefish Montana and shared a bit about his gravel adventure. “I rode The Last Best Ride Montana on my Gulo gravel wheels.  They were fantastic.  It…

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Should I upgrade to carbon wheels for my road bike?

Should I upgrade to carbon wheels Your bike wheels are undeniably the most critical point of performance for your road bike. Performance, reliability, and ride quality are paramount when upgrading your wheels. Should I upgrade to carbon wheels for my road bike and is it just an expensive way to make your bike lighter? Do…

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Grant Godfrey – Athlete Spotlight

Grant Godfrey has been with Gulo since the beginning. After moving from Arkansas to Brevard for the riding, Grant has made the switch from full-time teaching to full-time guiding with The Bike Farm. Alongside being our official wheel tester, Grant races enduro with some big goals next year. We are excited to support and be…

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Advantages of Disc Brakes over Rim Brakes

Disc brakes vs Rim brakes We are often asked, “what are the advantages of disc brakes over rim brakes?” and “Does Gulo Composites make a carbon wheel in a rim brake model?” The short answer is no. While there still are many cyclists riding with rim brakes, we decided to only offer disc brake wheels…

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Why Tire Pressure Matters

Ideal Tire Pressure Choosing the ideal tire pressure for your ride can be challenging, and here are a few points to consider when deciding how much air to put in your tire for the day’s adventure.  First, it’s always good to think about the worst possible sections of trail that you may or may not…

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Becket Wins UCI cross country race in Banner Elk

Gulo Ambassador Carson Becket We checked in with Gulo ambassador and pro mountain bike racer Carson Becket to get a few words on his win this past weekend. With the UCI mountain bike event held in Banner Elk, NC, he had an advantage and he seized it nicely. The UCI is the leading governing body…

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Coast to Coast 2022 Gravel Grinder

The Coast to Coast 2022 Gravel Grinder 213 epic miles epic gravel biking event The Coast to Coast Gravel Grinder is an epic gravel biking event that spans from Lake Huron to Lake Michigan. This isn’t just any gravel event; the demanding event is 213 miles long with over 80% gravel. The terrain includes pavement,…

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Gulo Ambassador, Leila Husian Recaps BWR 2022

Belgian Waffle Ride North Carolina – BWR 2022 offered up Traversing through dark green rhododendron tunnels, climbing to the tops of grassy mountain peaks with expansive views, and descending twisty single track is just a little bit of what Belgian Waffle Ride North Carolina 2022 had to offer. The weather hung around the high 70’s…

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