Cequent Consumer Products SportWing Trunk Mount 2 Bike Carrier

Cequent Consumer Products to Debut the New SportWing Two Bike Trunk Mount Rack at Interbike Expo in September Solon, OH (August 27, 2012) – Cequent Consumer Products, Inc. (CCP), will debut the NEW SportWing™ Trunk Mount 2 Bike Carrier at the Interbike International Bicycle Expo (Interbike) held at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, […]

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Thule Presents “The Way I Roll” – Six Films about Passionate Bikers


Thule has let filmmaker Peter Sutherland shoot six documentaries about bike culture. The films, named “The Way I Roll”, take us on a journey from Guatemala to a coast-to-coast experience

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POC ESC #11 Plattekill – NYS Championship Finals


The POC Eastern States Cup #11 DH MTB Series Race at Plattekill Bike Park starts the final stretch in the series calendar. Ten races have been completed leaving four to go. The Series point standings are tightening up, making for a very competitive four last events. The POC Team Challenge is also heating up with […]

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Darn Tough Light Cushion Bike Sock


Darn Tough Vermont socks has raised a bar that seemed it couldn’t go any higher. Their new Light Cushion Bike sock is half the wool yarn weight of existing styles, making these new socks lighter while still retaining the high-density cushioning Darn Tough is known for. Thinner, 17.5 micron Merino wool yarns are softer and […]

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The New KHS DH650B Prototype


Keep an eye out for this prototype DH650B at the Red Bull Rampage, last years number 1 qualifier Logan Binggeli will pilot this machine down the cliffs of Virgin, Utah October 5th, 2012. Red Bull Rampage 2012 Source: Quinton Spaulding

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Downhill Mountain Bike Racing – Strength In Numbers – UCI World Cup


Fort William, Scotland is host to the best and most attended event on the Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill circuit. Home to what some say is the toughest track

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Through the Mill – Chris Akrigg


Well that was hard work! Chris Akrigg is back in great form! Chris Akrigg fell off a cliff and shattered his femur many months ago. Read about that and see his famous

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Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship


How it works For only $5 you could win your choice of any complete Santa Cruz bike (worth up to $10,514.00 US) with Enve wheels, Shimano components and Fox Suspension, and help build amazing trails in Downieville and the Lakes Basin area!  This bike will be fully tricked-out with the build-kit of your choice*. The more […]

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Gwin Camp at Mammoth Mountain Bike Park


Fresh off clinching the 2012 UCI World Cup Overall Championship, Aaron Gwin stopped by the Mammoth Mountain Bike Park last week to teach the art of two-wheel speed. The skills camp was Gwin’s first, and he was joined by members of the ODI Development Team for three days of riding with riders looking to learn […]

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RacerMate Computrainer Stationary Bike Trainer


Computrainer by Racermate is a stationary bike trainer that incorporates real courses and the ability to connect multiple trainers together on a PC to race/train against other riders. Computrainer has been around for awhile and utilizes your own bike in training. They have some of the top triathletes and cyclists in the world riding on […]

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Intense Cycles New Spider 29 Comp


Intense Cycles Announces the Unveiling of the New Spider 29 Comp at Eurobike Eurobike attendees will be among the very first to view Intense’s most recent venture into carbon fiber, the Spider 29 Comp — the forth in Intense’s line of carbon fiber mountain bike frames. The Spider 29 Comp is aimed at the xc/trail […]

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2013 Rocky Mountain Altitude


We’ll cut to the chase and let you know that the 2013 Altitude is the most complete and best riding Trail bike on the market. It’s the total Trail bike package. But wait a second, what is this category the bike industry calls “Trail”? Didn’t it used to be just cross-country and freeride? Isn’t most […]

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Breck Epic – Extreme Recovery Tools and Tips


6 days of hard riding at altitude can quickly challenge your recovery systems. Whatever your stage race: Breck Epic, BC Bike Race, Trans Alps, Cape Epic. La Ruta,…

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New Jet 9 Family from Niner


Niner Bikes expands Jet 9 Family, Offers size Extra Small in Carbon Niner has released info and images of the newly expanded Jet 9 family of bikes – their XC full suspension platform. The complete line up now includes Jet 9 RDO, Jet 9 Carbon and Jet 9 alloy options. “We are focused on ride […]

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Killington VT State Champs


Killington Resort, VT is hosted the POC Eastern States Cup Series and the USA Cycling Vermont State Championship Finals. The race is part of the USA Cycling

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Strength in Numbers – Whistler Segment


Get the full film and support the filmmakers. Available now on DVD+BluRay. Share this video and help spread the stoke of mountain biking

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Currie Technologies To Launch eFlow Electric Bike at Interbike


Seatpost-integrated battery and powerful motor make for unique riding experience Chatsworth, Calif. – August 22, 2012 – A new generation of electric bicycle from Currie Technologies®, the eFlow® E3 Nitro, will debut next month at the Interbike tradeshow in Las Vegas, the company announced today. Featuring a high-capacity Samsung lithium-ion battery pack integrated into the bike’s seatpost for […]

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Introducing WTB’s “Volt” Line of Saddles


Whale-Tail, Love Channel, and Comfort Zone Lead All-Mountain Evolution Mill Valley, CA (CFEpr+) August 22, 2012 – – Over 30 years of innovation has led WTB to create the latest in All Mountain saddles – the Volt. Ridden to podium spots as the official saddle of this years’ Downieville All Mountain World Championship, the Volt […]

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Prestigious Gravity East Mountain Bike Race Coasts Into Swain Resort


August 22, 2012 (Swain, NY) Stop #4 of the Gravity East Series will be in the Allegany foothills of Western NY at Swain Resort. The prestigious downhill mountain bike race expects to draw nearly 150 racers from all over the east coast. On August 25-26, Gravity East riders will tackle a rocky and root infested, […]

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Sean Allan’s Adventurous Weekend


Man, life has been crappy, too much work and the fallout of a failing relationship had me looking for a way out of here. I finally managed to schedule a Fri and Mon off and took off…

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US/Canadian Open at Whiteface DH-MTB Race Course Video & Event Update


Both race organizers, the Whiteface Bike Park crew and Tuf Rack are now referring to this event as the big race, at the big mountain with the big money! And here is why: 01) The big race is on September 7 thru September 9 and will use part of the infamous 5K DH race course with twist! It’s much […]

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Lifestyle of Mountain Biking – Strength in Numbers Nepal


The riding community in Nepal is just emerging. In Nepal, walking is the primary form of transportation resulting in a seemingly endless amount of paths, trails and routes connecting people

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Wells, Mata End up on Top of Pro XCT After Wisconsin Finale


The USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Cross-Country Tour (Pro XCT) wrapped up on Saturday with the Subaru Cup in Mt. Morris, Wisc. With standings supremacy up for grabs, riders competed hard for every inch of terrain. Todd Wells (Durango, Colo./Specialized Factory Racing) finished second in Saturday’s race to collect 190 points and jump from third […]

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1st Annual Pedal 2 The People Tour Round 1- First Stop: Wilmington, NC


1st Annual Pedal 2 The People Tour fueled by Monster Energy Round 1- First Stop: Wilmington, NC. It’s this weekend guys, August 25th! The mission of Dirtball’s Pedal 2 The People Tour Fueled by Monster Energy is to produce a successful, well-organized, and fun regional competition for mountain bikers and all involved. With a $10,000 […]

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Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew in California


IMBA is coming to California! Jesse and Lori of the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew will be in following communities: Tahoe: Sept. 6-9 Grass Valley: Sept. 13-16 Truckee: Sept. 20-23 You are invited to join them as well as the local clubs for the weekend. The visits feature IMBA’s Trail Building School on Saturday. This is […]

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Thomas Genon Wins Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx Whistler


Belgium’s Thomas Genon Clinches First Place at Red Bull Joyride 2012 Over 25,000 spectators at Crankworx Whistler witnessed the world’s top slopestyle riders in fierce battle for the title Whistler, BC – August 18, 2012 – The level of difficulty of the Red Bull Joyride course, designed by the athletes for the athletes, and the […]

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Steve Smith & Casey Brown Fastest at Crankworx Whistler Jeep Canadian Open DH


Casey Brown Fastest Women – Brown and Smith Earn Queen & King Of Crankworx Titles Whistler, BC August 19, 2012 –The Jeep Canadian Open Downhill was a rowdy affair today with an exhausting and technical descent that included running the gauntlet at Heckler’s Rock. With a time of 2:44.80 Steve Smith (CAD) was untouchable once […]

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IMBA August News With Full World Summit Info


World Summit Topics, Speakers and Registration News The IMBA World Summit, Oct. 10-12 in Santa Fe, NM, is shaping up to be the biggest mountain bike event of the year. Special speakers include a keynote from Luther Propst, founder and executive director of the Sonoran Institute. Attendees can choose from more than 20 breakout sessions, […]

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Halloween Cross Crusades return to Bend, Oregon October 26-28


Cyclocross Festival takes on a “Cyclo Du Soleil” theme (BEND, Ore.)—In the midst of hosting a record nine USA Cycling national championships in five years, Bend will once again play host to the largest gathering of cyclocross racers in the U.S. The 2012 Halloween Cross Crusade is slated for October 26-28 in a weekend that […]

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Registration is Still Open for Power of Four Mtn Bike Race on August 25, 2012


Now in its Second Year, This Race has Become an Instant Classic All Registrants are Eligible to Win a New Giant Anthem 29er Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., August 16, 2012– Registration is still open for the Power of Four Mountain Bike Race this Saturday, August 25. This race combines the four ski areas of Aspen/Snowmass – Snowmass, […]

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Win an Intense Tazer & Help 2 Kids get to MTB World Champs!


Here’s your chance to WIN an Intense Tazer VP Frame & help two young American racers, Austin Warren & Lauren Daney, reach the 2012 MTB World Championships in Leogang, Austria! You could also win a variety of other prizes! With ticket prices, ground transportation, food & lodging at such hi rates, we’re doing our best to […]

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BikeGlow Beacon Safety Light – Integrated Frame Light and Tail Light


This light incorporates the top selling and critically needed electroluminescent BikeGlow frame light with a high quality, integrated tail light. The entire unit, including the connectors, is waterproof, and has been tested in sub zero and over 110 degree temperatures. The Tail light can be disconnected and brought with you when you leave your bike. […]

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Rusch Wins 4th Leadville 100, Shattering Course Record at 7.5 Hours


Santa Rosa, California— For the fourth consecutive year, world class pro cycling athlete and Buff® ambassador Rebecca Rusch has won the Leadville Trail 100.  Shattering her previous course record with a winning time of 7 hours and 28 minutes 6 seconds, Rusch’s victory coincidentally came in the final leg of the SRAM Gold Rusch Tour. “I’m overwhelmed […]

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Niner News: 2013 Shimano & Fox, Tradeshow Sneak Peek, Enduro Madness, New Tees!


2013 Goodies are Arriving One of the coolest things about Niner not following the Model Year game plan is early arrival of next-year’s product. Since we order from vendors like Fox, Shimano, SRAM and American Classic several times a year, we get new product as soon as it’s available instead of waiting until spring. Our […]

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SRM Releases New Rotor 3D+ and Shimano XT Mountain Bike PowerMeter


Leader in power measurement technology continues to offer crank flexibility and superior accuracy to the Mountain Bike industry. Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 14th, 2012) – SRM is proud to announce the release of two new mountain bike specific power meters! The new SRM Rotor 3D+ 2×10 and SRM Shimano MTB 2×10 PowerMeters! With many XC, […]

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A Sneek Peek Into Norco 2013


For 2013 Norco Bicycles has some very exciting new models. Here’s some highlights of what’s new with Norco Bicycles for 2013. 650B wheels are finally here and the Norco Range has made the switch. 160mm of travel, Gravity Tune, and a whole load of fun. The Range falls into the All-Mountain category and shines brightest when the […]

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This Is Peaty World Champs Helmet Cam – Track Preview Leogang


Steve Peat + Greg Minnaar give you a little insight into the up-coming World Champs track at Leogang. A while back, the Santa Cruz Syndicate, along with a host of other top teams

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Mt. Tam Dirt Fondo Sunday, September 9, 2012


Mt. Tam Dirt Fondo, an epic ride in the birthplace of mountain biking The Marin County Bicycle Coalition is proud to announce the Mt. Tam Dirt Fondo, an all-day mountain bike ride on Sunday, September 9, 2012. We encourage bicyclists of all skill levels to join us on one of the most spectacular and challenging […]

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Gould Earns Bronze in Women’s Mountain Bike Cross-Country Race


Hadleigh Farm, U.K. (August 11, 2012) — Georgia Gould (Fort Collins, Colo./LUNA Pro Team) on a warm, but windy Saturday finished third to earn the bronze medal in the Olympic mountain bike cross-country race at Hadleigh Farm in Essex, United Kingdom. Gould finished third, 1:08 behind gold medalist Julie Bresset (FRA) and only six seconds […]

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American Pair in Top 15 of Men’s Olympics Mountain Bike Race


Hadleigh Farm, U.K. (August 12, 2012) — The American men posted the best results in the country’s Olympic mountain bike history as they each placed in the top 15 of the race on Sunday to close the cycling portion of the 2012 Olympic Games. Three-time Olympic performer Todd Wells (Durango, Colo./Specialized Factory Racing) finished in […]

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Enve-Kappius 29er Wheelset by Wheelbuilder.com


Performance was flawless during our 2 months of testing. Initially, we heard the drivetrain pop a couple of times but that turned out to be the shimano chain settling in to the SRAM cog.

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Announcing the 2013 Rocky Mountain Slayer Slopestyle


After over two years of development and testing we are happy to announce that we are making the Slayer Slopestyle available for purchase in 2013 in both complete bike and frame only. The Slayer SS has more R&D ride testing time than any other bike in our history. If we had a nickel for every […]

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Darren Berrecloth Joins Spank Industries!


Spank Industries welcomes Freeride legend Darren “The Claw” Berrecloth to the team! You may have noticed that Darren Berrecloth was sporting a new bar and stem combo from Spank Industries at the recent 2012 Bearclaw Invitational. Darren has been working with Spank on the Spike Race Stem and Spike 777 EVO handlebar for some time, […]

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2013 Trek Fuel EX Review


Photos Copyrighted by Sterling Lorence and Dan Milner. Mtbr was given the opportunity to ride the 2013 Trek Fuel EX in the rocky trails of the Dolomite mountains in Cortina, Italy. What we found was a bike that was more highly evolved and more capable than its predecessor. The new Fuel has  more travel now […]

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Morewood Sukuma with Dave Weagle Split Pivot


Whats in a name? Morewood Bikes – 150mm travel Sukuma and 170mm travel Jabula Whats in a name? At no time in the history of Morewood bikes has the name of our new models been more pertinent. The wait is over. They are here! Sukuma |Zulu| [verb] 1.) To arise, get up. 2.) To awaken. […]

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The Norco Roundup – Re-Designing the Norco Range


Enter 650B – The Correct Wheel for the Bike. When it comes to mountain bike wheel size it is difficult to see the big picture and how it all fits together. The world has been using 26″ wheels for so long that the adoption of 29″ took much longer than expected; and there are still […]

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Scott Presents Park City P2P NUE Event


Sun Valley, ID, Aug 9th 2012- SCOTT has partnered with Park City Point 2 Point, the premier cycling endurance event of the West. The event takes place in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains over the Labor Day weekend and features “thigh-busting” climbs and continuous Singletrack. Limited to 350 contestants, the event sold out in 3 minutes, 17 […]

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Ride the NorCal League Cycling Classic on 9/16/12


We hope you will consider joining us for our annual fundraiser road bike ride: The NorCal League Cycling Classic. The ride is on Sunday, September 16, 2012 in Petaluma, California. Choose from 45 or 65 mile ride options and enjoy road riding on some of Sonoma and Marin County’s most scenic backroads. Cap off the […]

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Selected Quotes from American Olympic Mountain Bike Cyclists


Select quotes from American Olympic mountain bike cyclists before their competition begins at Hadleigh Farm outside London. The women will compete Saturday, Aug. 11 at 12:30 p.m. BST and the men are slated to compete on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 1:30 p.m. Marc Gullickson-USA Cycling Mountain Bike Programs Director ON THE MIX OF OLYMPIC VETERANS […]

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Chrome Mini Buran Small Laptop Buckle Bag


Chrome Industries introduces the new small laptop buckle bag, the Mini Buran. The Mini Buran features an integrated padded laptop sleeve that fits up to a 15.4 inch laptop with enhanced organization pockets throughout. As with all Chrome bags, the Mini Buran is guaranteed for life, so you’ll never need to find another small bag […]

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