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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 7


Enter for your chance to win a Haibike SDURO AllMtn 5.0 worth $3,699!

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Fezzari launches three new alloy 130mm trail bikes


Fezzari has announced three new aluminum mountain bikes: the Cascade Peak, Abajo Peak, and Wiki Peak. All three utilize 130mm of rear travel and can be run as 29er or 27.5 plus.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 6


Day 6 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Winner will be announced soon!

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Video: Wade Simmons’ Pipedream


Wade Simmons has been in the freeride game since the start. He’s left his mark on our sport via an extensive catalogue of images and videos, showcasing his ability to conquer any line with style. This is his perfect bike.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 3


Day 3 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Jonathan F. from Huntersville, NC – winner of the Küat Pivot!

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Video: Casey Brown — This Is Home


Arguably one of the world’s best and most well-known mountain bikers, Casey Brown has become a star of our sport. Here’s where she came from — and still calls home.

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IMBA announces 2017 EPIC rides


The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced its 2017 class of IMBA EPICS. Nine new trails and rides have been added to the list.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 2


Day 2 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Jason T. from Fairport, NY – Winner of the Intense Swag Bag!

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Ritchey Kite WCS dropper post now available


First teased at last fall’s Eurobike tradeshow, the Ritchey dropper post is finally here. The air sprung Kite WCS comes in two travel lengths (125mm, 90mm), has three fixed position stops (0mm, 35mm, 125mm).

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Bell boosts support for collegiate cycling in 2018


Bell Helmets has announced an expansion of its support of collegiate cycling for 2018, partnering with four collegiate cycling programs: CU Boulder, Piedmont College, Lees-McRae, UC Santa Cruz.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 1


Day 1 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Scott C. from Waynesville, NC – Winner of the Park Tool PCS-10 Home Mechanic Repair Stand and SA-3 Heavy Duty Shop Apron!

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Yeti-inspired OPEN U.P. frameset released


Yeti and OPEN have teamed up on this great looking drop bar adventure bike.

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Reynolds TR 307 S and TR 309 S carbon wheels launched


Add Reynolds to a long list of wheel makers embracing wide hookless bead rims — and offering carbon hoops at lower prices.

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Intense to employ new hybrid sales model


Intense Cycles has introduced what it’s calling a new “global hybrid sales model.” The new Intense Rider-Direct program has the goal of offering more buying flexibility, improved service options, and aggressive new pricing.

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Mountain biking Corbit’s Couloir in Jackson Hole


Anyone who has ever skied or snowboarded Jackson Hole knows just how nerve-racking it can be to send it into the infamous Corbet’s Couloir, even in the best of conditions let alone on a bike in icy conditions.

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Danny MacAskill and Martin Söderström do Germany


What do two of world’s most talented bike riders do when they have time on their hands? Road trip! Come along for the ride as Danny MacAskill and Martin Söderström travel through Germany — and do a bunch of amazing stunts.

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2018 Fat Bike World Champs: Everything you need to know


Whether you’re a serious fat bike racer, casual competitor, or just looking to check out one of Colorado’s best wintertime fat biking locales, it’s time to put the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships on your 2018 fun calendar.

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Video: My first time riding the North Shore


Ever taken a friend riding for the first time? Hopefully it did’t go like this…

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The Escape Artist // Thomas Vanderham video


Thomas Vanderham’s moment of clarity came when he was 10 years old. After witnessing a neighbor kid doing wheelies in an alley, Vanderham set out to master the technique himself. He’s been mastering bike skills ever since.

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Reilly Horan — From the Earth video


There are a lot of factors that go into becoming one of the greats: raw talent, style, tricks, and results. Does Reilly Horan have what it takes?

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Contest: Ultimate Borealis Fat Bike World Championships Giveaway


Enter to win a weekend for two at the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships including four nights lodging from the Elevation Hotel & Spa.

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NICA Share the Ride Campaign launched


The organization that’s helped get thousands of kids on bikes is looking for a little help this holiday season. The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has launched its Share the Ride Campaign. Here’s how you can help.

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Want to race the EWS in 2018?


Riders who want the chance to compete in any of next season’s eight races should mark Thursday, December 7th in their calendar as the public lottery process opens for all EWS races.

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How To Clean Your Disc Brakes


Squeaky disc brakes are hated far and wide in every corner of the mountain bike community. Here’s what you can do to stop the madness.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss: Lynn Woods, Massachusetts


Jeff Lenosky is back with another Trail Boss episode, this time from the Lynn Woods in Massachusetts. Is this the most technical mountain biking per square acre in U.S.?

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Jérôme Clementz’s Trans Alp adventure


In September 2017, Jérôme Clementz rode through the Alps, tackling the most iconic passes. And this trip was not on tarmac like road bikers but on the most beautiful MTB trails on their enduro bikes.

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2018 Scott Enduro Cup schedule released


The Scott Enduro Cup has officially announced the 2018 race schedule with the addition of three new Colorado locations: Durango and Powderhorn for adults, and a junior race in Gunnison.

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Video: Matt Jones Frame of Mind


Gripping rotoscoping techniques show how Jones visualizes tricks and pushes MTB freestyle skills to the very limit, providing a view into how elite athletes use sports psychology to compete at the highest level.

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Win a Santa Cruz bike of your choice for MBOSC trail projects


One lucky donor will ride away with a new $9,500 Santa Cruz bicycle in the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz’s (MBOSC) “Ante Up for Trails” campaign.

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On Track with Curtis Keene: The final chapter


The conclusion of another Enduro World Series season brings victory for only a select few. Sometimes the race doesn’t go as hoped, but it’s all about a love of riding. Watch as Curtis Keene presents a recap.

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Video: Insane POV footage from Taxco urban downhill


Can you imagine going this fast through your city streets?

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IMBA Dig In campaign raising funds for local trails


IMBA has launched its most widespread effort ever to directly fundraise for the expansion, improvement and accessibility of mountain biking in the backyards of millions of people.

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Canyon adds velofix delivery service


Canyon customers who chose this option will have their bicycle shipped to their local velofix mobile bike shop. Velofix will then assemble the bike and arrange a delivery time.

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Cane Creek now Coil Creek?


Cane Creek Cycling Components has temporarily changed their name to Coil Creek for the month of November to coincide with the release of the HELM Coil 27.5 suspension fork.

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Shift in Perception: An ode to plus bikes


“It’s become apparent to me that the big advantage of running plus tires is the ability to maintain momentum and speed over rough terrain.” — Wade Simmons

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Video: Three best runs of 2017 Red Bull Rampage


Once again, Red Bull Rampage served up a stunning display of courage and extreme bike handling ability. Tops on that list with arguably the best ride in his storied career, was Kurt Sorge. See his run here.

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Photo epic: Kurt Sorge wins Red Bull Rampage


With arguably the best ride in his storied Red Bull Rampage history, Kurt Sorge took home gold at the 12th edition of the most extreme mountain biking event in the world.

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Shred partnering with Kelly McGarry Foundation


In honor of Kelly’s legacy, Shred is partnering with the Kelly McGarry Foundation and debuting a collection of helmets and goggles that pays homage to Kelly.

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Robbie Bourdon: The original Red Bull Rampager


In the pioneering years of Red Bull Rampage, Robbie Bourdon brought a hard-charging confidence to the course, inspiring today’s competitors to trust their skills and push the boundaries of freeride mountain biking.

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What’s it really like to ride Red Bull Rampage


What is riding Red Bull Rampage really like? Most of us will never know. But these two videos do a great job helping us mere mortals understand the enormous scale of the Rampage course and what it takes to win.

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Video: Reece Wallace explores the Yukon


The Yukon is a remote northern Canadian territory perched on top of British Columbia. It’s likely not the first place which comes to mind for mountain biking. Surprisingly, though, the Yukon’s trail system is extensive.

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Ryan “R-Dog” Howard carves up Sunshine Coast


Freestyle mountain biking is an expression of creativity. The same lines can be ridden by hundreds of riders, but only those with the mark of greatness can bring a distinct style to the biggest terrain. R-Dog is one of those riders.

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Video: Richie Rude is the Silent Shredder


Armed with a wry smile and cunning skill on the bike, he is a man of few words. He prefers to let his riding do the talking. Richie Rude is the silent shredder.

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Fox to open new facility in Asheville, N.C.


Suspension maker Fox has announced plans to open a new facility in Ashville, North Carolina, that will create about 47 new jobs over the next five years.

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Contest: Enter to Win a Yakima Dr.Tray


Enter to win a Yakima Dr.Tray ultimate tray rack for your hitch. Total value $579.00!

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Going deep with Thomas Vanderham and Sam Schultz


Stretching through high mountain meadows and down deep winding valleys, the trails of Sun Valley, Idaho, are absolutely world class. Thomas Vanderham and Sam Schultz went to see for themselves.

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Motobecane releases a 2Hundred7 DH bike


Motobecane is known for offering bikes selling at the fraction of the retail price sum of all the components. Here’s their offering in the DH world.

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Look X-Track pedals launched


Look has unveiled a new line of pedals dubbed X-Track. Primary design drivers were increased contact surface, low weight, and ease of entry and release, especially in muddy conditions.

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Curtis Keene and the Rules of Enduro


Press play to find out about Curtis Keene’s comeback, the amazing Sam Hill, and suspension choice in this fascinating look inside the world of enduro racing at the highest level.

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TRP unveils new product focused website


Well-regarded component maker TRP has launched a new website, which now includes video content, more detailed product descriptions, and enhanced images.

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