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How To: Get Your Mountain Bike Ready for Summer


The summer cycling season is here. But is your bike ready to ride? If the answer is no (or I don’t know), then it’s time to get your bike ready for smooth riding with this helpful bike maintenance checklist.

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Top 5 reasons you need to ride Crested Butte


With 750 miles of singletrack, the Outerbike consumer demo event, Evolution Bike Park, and more, Crested Butte is a must-hit destination for any self-respecting mountain biker.

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Wolf Tooth’s Roll-Top and Pump Bags carry all your things


Wolf Tooth’s new B-RAD Roll-Top and Pump Bags provide secure, weather- and dirt-resistant on-bike storage to ensure that you’re never caught without the essentials.

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Full Suspension vs Hardtail: What’s More Fun?


Full suspension or hardtail, which is better? The answer seems obvious (at least to us). But maybe there’s more to it than meets the eye.

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The Journey: A BC Bike Race Film


BC Bike Race, one of the world’s most popular mountain bike stage races, has released their third feature film, The Journey. Check out this video to come along for the ride.

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ASSOS targets mountain bikers with new XC collection


Heretofore best known for its ultra high-end road cycling kit, Swiss-based technical cycling apparel maker ASSOS is launching an XC line of cycling clothing.

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Video: Our first time bikepacking


For all the time the IFHT Films crew has spent on the trail, they’d never been bikepacking — until now. Did they bite off more than they could chew? Well, yeah. But that’s only part of what makes this so funny.

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Cane Creek Helm 27.5 “Cherry Bomb” limited edition fork


Cane Creek has announced a limited edition “Cherry Bomb” version of its Helm 27.5 fork. The fork takes its name from the red fireworks and sports matte black lowers with a firecracker red metallic gloss crown and graphics.

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Contest: Win an Archer Components D1x Electronic Shifter


Enter to win a D1x electronic shifter from Archer Components ($389). 2 winners will be chosen!

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Snēk Cycling’s Lifeboat Tire Lever — and more


Snēk Cycling’s Lifeboat Tire Lever can help you change a tire, remove a valve core, and perhaps most important of all, open a post-ride adult beverage.

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RMU Tailgate Locker has built-in beer cooler


This very handy tailgate pad from Rocky Mountain Underground serves its original intended purpose of protecting your bikes and truck — but also includes a place to keep your beer cold!

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Contest: Ultimate Outerbike Crested Butte Itinerary Giveaway


Enter to win a weekend for two at the second annual Outerbike Mt. Crested Butte.

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Shimano S-PHYRE XC9 and ME7 shoes updated


Evolving its top-of-the-line mountain bike footwear models for the 2019 cross country and enduro racing season, Shimano has announced updated versions of its S-PHYRE XC9 cross country and ME7 enduro shoes.

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Schurter takes razor thin sprint World Cup win


Nino Schurter claimed the 28th World Cup victory of his career this past weekend in highly dramatic fashion.

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BMC Speedfox AMP e-bike first ride


The Speedfox AMP is labeled as a “Trail Bike” and the 29” wheels and power assist are great for covering a lot of ground quickly allowing for more riding in a shorter period of time.

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Brandon Semenuk in Contra


Brandon Semenuk’s artistry is combined with Troy Lee Designs aesthetics in the latest edit from the freeride superstar: Contra.

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Nino Schurter riding new Syncros Fraser iC SL cockpit


Reigning Olympic and World Champion Nino Schurter will debut a new one piece Syncros cross country cockpit at the third round of the World Cup.

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Video: Why my Santa Cruz Nomad climbs like crap


Bikes like the Nomad have a massive sweet spot with climbing prowess and descending abilities. But one can target it as well to descend very, very well.

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Wolf Tooth ReMote BellTower unveiled


ReMote BellTower allows Spurcycle Bells to be mounted directly to special Wolf Tooth ReMote handlebar clamps.

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Human-powered trail-access bills now in Senate and House


Legislation to let Wilderness managers regulate bicycling in federal Wilderness areas is now under consideration in both houses of Congress for the first time.

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Contest: ZOIC $2,000 Gear Giveaway


Enter for one of 10 chances to win a $200 shopping spree at ZOIC.com!

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Cannondale F-Si hardtail and Lefty Ocho fork launched


When the Cannondale Factory Racing Team saddles up for the XC World Cup in Germany, this weekend they’ll have two new aces up their sleeves: the new F-Si hardtail and Lefty Ocho XC fork.

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New IMBA Ride Centers announced


The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced three locations, one in Virginia and two in Colorado, as the newest recipients of its IMBA Ride Center designation.

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Contest: Win Race Face Next R or Turbine R Wheelsets


Enter to win a Race Face Next R Wheelset ($1499) or Turbine R Wheelset ($899). 2 winners chosen!

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Mondraker Foxy Carbon 29 unveiled


Following the introduction of the Foxy Carbon in 2018, Mondraker’s most popular model now welcomes a 29er sibling.

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Rude, Ravenel conquer EWS Montagnes du Caroux


Richie Rude and Cecile Ravanel finished day two of the third round of the Enduro World Series just as they started it, at the top of the results sheet.

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Western unveiling outdoor industry MBA for 2018-19


The School of Graduate Studies at Western State Colorado University recently announced the formation of a new and innovative opportunity, an Outdoor Industry MBA.

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DZR Limited S240 LTD bikepacking shoes


Shoe maker DZR has introduced the S24O LTD, which is calls the embodiment of DZR’s fundamental belief that style can be infused with function to create a better cycle-centric lifestyle.

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Formula Cura 4 gravity brakes launched


Formula has launched a new gravity-oriented brake, the Cura 4. Highlight features include four 18mm diameter pistons aimed to provide the rider with immense stopping power.

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MTB trail volunteers awarded $264,000


Project selections for 2018 National Forest Trail Stewardship Grant Program have been announced, and IMBA has recognized 23 of the 42 selections as trails that enhance places to ride.

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Help design Danny MacAskill’s new favorite glove


To mark the launch of the Danny MacAskill signature line of Hummvee Lite Gloves, Endura are running a competition where you can help design Danny’s new favorite gloves.

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Enduro World Series lands in France for round three


Set in the southwest of France, Olargues-Montagnes du Caroux is a new venue made famous by the Epic Enduro that takes place in the area annually.

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Behind the Scenes: Danny MacAskill Home of Trails


What does it take to make a Danny MacAskill video? Here’s a behind the scenes look at one of his most recent efforts, Home of Trails with Claudio Caluori.

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Contest: Win 2 Pactimo MTB Kits and Accessories


Enter to win 2 MTB Kits from Pactimo valued at $700.00!

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Rudy Project Protera helmet and Sintryx sunglasses


Rudy Project, an Italian maker of cycling helmets and eyewear, has announced a new mountain-bike specific helmet and performance sunglasses combo for 2018.

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Vail Outlier Offroad Festival growing


Organizers of Vail, Colorado’s Outlier Offroad Festival presented SRAM and Scott Bicycles have announced significant additions to the annual event.

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100% S2 and Sportcoupe sunglasses launched


Eyewear maker 100% has introduced two new frames to their line of performance and active lifestyle sunglasses.

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Boogaloo eMTB race series back in 2018


The Boogaloo Class 1 pedal-assist electric mountain bike Race Series presented by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch eBike Systems is back for 2018.

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Lopes to lead U.S.-based Ibis enduro team


Four time UCI World Champion (and winner of almost every kind of bike race you can think of) Brian Lopes has partnered with Ibis Cycles to launch a U.S. domestic enduro racing team.

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Contest: Win a Pair of Afton Shoes


Enter to win a pair of Afton Vectal or Afton Keegan Shoes! 5 winners chosen!

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DreamRide III – video


Mike Hopkins’ epic journey comes to an end in the final chapter of the DreamRide trilogy. Press play and be marveled.

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RockyMounts MonoRail Solo and BackStage – video


Boulder Colorado’s RockyMounts has rolled out new hitch rack options with the addition of the MonoRail Solo and BackStage. Details here.

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Whyte Bikes S-150C RS aggressive trail bike – video


The 2018 Whyte S-150C RS is an aggressive trail bike with the ability to switch between 29er and 27.5+ wheels.

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Mammoth Bike Park first to allow e-bikes


United States Forest Service approves e-bike usage in the Mammoth Bike Park, making it the first bike park on USFS land to allow e-bikes.

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Wolf Tooth Precision Headsets unveiled


Wolf Tooth’s new range of Precision Headsets deliver tight-tolerance U.S. manufacturing, best-in-class sealing, and high-quality Enduro bearings.

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Giant unveils two new MIPS performance helmets


Giant is expanding its lineup of performance helmets with two new models featuring the MIPS brain protection system.

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Pivot Switchblade Aluminum launched


Pivot has debuted a more affordable aluminum version of its Switchblade trail bike that brings the same innovative geometry, suspension, and on-trail performance to a wider audience.

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Crankbrothers Mallet DH SuperBruni pedals debut


Crankbrothers has announced a partnership with two-time downhill World Champion Loic Bruni to bring the latest signature edition pedal to the Mallet DH range.

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Fraudulent bike sales websites sweep social media


In the buyer beware department comes this note from our friends at Scott Bikes. They claim that fake online stores have been sweeping social media channels such as Facebook recently.

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Sea Otter Classic gears up for 3rd annual eMTB race


Bosch eBike Systems and Haibike are inviting racers to participate in the 2018 Haibike eMTB Race epowered by Bosch, which will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at the Sea Otter Classic.

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