Surly Ghost Grappler – the 400 mile review

When the Surly Ghost Grappler was announced in February of 2022 I was intrigued. It was a weird mix of mountain bike, gravel bike, and… something else. The geometry was strange and foreign to me, but the chonky tires screamed “THIS BIKE IS FUN!” Billed as a “drop bar mountain bike” I just wasn’t sure […]

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Bike Review: Salsa Vaya

I posted a long rambling blog about how I came to make my decision to purchase a Salsa Vaya gravel bike, but I also promised a review at a later date. I’ve now got nearly 200 miles on the bike, and it’s about time to put pen to paper and talk about how the Salsa […]

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