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IMBA announces 2015 Epic Trails and Ride Centers

For more than a decade, IMBA has recognized trails and trail systems around the world that stand out as models for the best that mountain biking has to offer. See which amazing locales were recognized in 2015.

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New PRO components for DH and cross country riders

Shimano’s component arm PRO was busy at Eurobike, showing off a host of new gear for both downhill and cross country racers and riders. Click through to read all about it.

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First Ride Review: Trek Pro Caliber 9.9 29er XC bike

Sub-20 pounds right out of the box, this race-ready bike needs no upgrades. But how does the Isospeed decoupler handle bumps large and small?

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Jamis Defcon 27.5 enduro bike line-up launched

New Jersey-based bike maker launching line of alloy 27.5 enduro bikes built around 160mm suspension platform.

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Photo Gallery: 2015 Leadville Trail 100

The goal for the Topeak Ergon team at the 2015 Leadville Trail 100 MTB was clear from the start: Cover the 100-mile course in a record breaking time of less than 6 hours.

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Video: The return of Fat Chance Cycles

After a long hiatus, famed pioneering mountain bike builder Chris Chance of Fat Chance Bicycles is getting back in the game. Find out why and see the new bike in this revealing video interview.

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Video: ‘In the Know’ featuring Connor Fearon

This 21 year old World Cup downhiller is putting together a year in World Cup circuit worthy of his name. Check out the cornering speed and the flight control on this lad.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: Crater Lake

Every year, cyclists flock to the famed Oregon National Park intent on taking on the challenge of the ever-undulating 33-mile Rim Drive — and taking in the spectacular scenery along the way.

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Video: Chris Akrigg in ‘The Water Cycle’

Chris is at his best once again in a downhill romp from the top of the Brecon Beacons through South Wales all the way to the coast through streams, rivers, waterfalls, reservoirs and across beaches.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: The Coast

Ahearne Cycles fat bike perfect for exploring Oregon’s ultra-scenic 363-mile coastline.

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Video: Brandon Semenuk’s unReal Segment in 4k

This uninterrupted shot was filmed by the most advanced gyro-stabilized camera system, the GSS C520, mounted to a truck on a custom road built next to a custom trail that took three weeks to build.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: Columbia River Gorge

Scenic waterfalls cascading down steep cliffs, amazing long distance views, wine production, craft beer, and superb cycling are just a fraction of the Columbia River Gorge experience.

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Shimano ups shoe game with 18 new offerings

Though best known as a component maker, Shimano now has 71 shoe models, including 18 new pairs across a number of categories. Here are some of the highlights.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: The Wallowas

Spectacular and varied terrain with Old West heritage offers myriad cycling possibilities.

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Video: Enduro2 showcases new 2-person race format

Three-day event in French Alps has over 39,000 feet of descending — and a ton of amazing trails and off-the-charts scenery.

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BC Bike Race 2015: Day 7

The Ultimate Singletrack Experience wraps in Whistler, with Uhl breaking the Canadian hold on the men’s solo and Nash sealing the women’s solo win with a flawless performance.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: Painted Hills

Pedaling along the winding roads that traverse Oregon’s Painted Hills is like riding back in time. And now you could own the perfect bike for this colorful adventure.

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BC Bike Race 2015: Day 5 and 6

Texan Uhl storms the North Shore while Andreane Lanthier Nadeau find a podium step behind Nash and Barclay.

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BC Bike Race 2015: Day 3 and 4

Caked in dust with sweat dripping down their brows, the racers of the BC Bike Race are fully engrossed in an epic odyssey. Paxson reels back lost time and Nash wins despite a missed turn on the Sunshine Coast.

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Video: Martyn Ashton rides again

Road Bike Party star Martyn Ashton does the impossible once again by getting back on the bike. With a little help from his friends and a lot of perseverance, Martyn was once again able to capture the thrill of riding on two wheels.

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BC Bike Race 2015: Day 1 and 2

Searing heat and dusty conditions in Cumberland, BC break the seal on the first day of the BC Bike Race. Paxson and Nash defeat the heat and their fields.

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Video: Teens build new MTB trails in NorCal

For senior project this group of bike-loving high school students gave back to the community by working with the IMBA Trail Care Crew to construct new trails.

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Video: Mavic Trans-Provence 2015 Day 6

Racing wraps at the world’s most famous multi-day enduro

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Video: 2015 Mavic Trans-Provence Day 5

Another 13,000 feet of descending in the French Alps.

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Video: 2015 Mavic Trans-Provence Day 4

Red dirt adventures high in the French Alps.

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