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Maes, Ravanel capture Enduro World Series Whistler


There have been some dramatic races in Whistler over the years, but round six of the Enduro World Series, the CamelBak Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized, will go down in history as one of the most fiercely contended yet.

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2018 Breck Epic: Stage 6 video highlights


What a day. What a week. What a race. And now the 2018 Breck Epic is in the books. Congrats to our overall winners Jeremiah Bishop and Carla Williams.

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Breck Epic: Stage 5 video highlights


Another day is in the books at the 2018 Breck Epic. This time it was the infamous Wheeler Pass stage, which features old school backcountry riding at its finest.

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Enduro World Series heads to Whistler


The Enduro World Series is back on Whistler’s iconic trails for one of the most anticipated races of the year, the Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized.

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Breck Epic: Stage 4 video highlights


Another day is in the books at the 2018 Breck Epic. This time it was the famed Aqueduct Stage.

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Breck Epic: Video highlights


The 2018 Breck Epic is past the halfway point and as usual it’s been…epic. Click thru to see highlight videos and huge photo galleries from the first three days of racing.

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Video: The people behind Jenson USA


Ever wonder what makes the gears turn at Jenson USA? Follow along as they give you the “family tour” of their headquarters and offer a peek into how they operate.

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Leatt DBX 2.0 review


Leatt has done a solid job with their $100 DBX 2.0 helmet. It fits well, looks good, has excellent ventilation, and includes rotational impact safety features.

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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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Dainese Enduro Knee Guard sneak peek


Dainese Enduro Knee Guards to feature hybrid construction that mixes mobility and breathability with durability and impact resistance.

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Video: Bernard Kerr summertime living


In the downtime between Crankworx and the World Cups, Bernard Kerr has a little fun on his Pivot Phoenix and Mach 5.5 riding Les Gets, France, and Italy’s Pila Bike Park.

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Cane Creek adds trunnion mount shocks


Cane Creek has announced the release of their DB Air CS and DB Coil CS shocks in trunnion-mount versions. Both shocks include the same four-way independent adjustability and climb-switch technology.

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Tailwind Nutrition Rebuild now comes in multi-serving bags


Responding to demand from customers, Tailwind Nutrition Rebuild recovery drink is now available in 15-serving bags online and at specialty retailers.

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Video: Matt Hunter discovers South Africa


You hear them before you see them, their whistles, threading through the forest like wisps of pure stoke smoke caught on a stiff South African breeze.

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Riding Costa Rica with Jeff Kendall-Weed


We headed down to the tropics right in the middle of the rainy season, and therefore, with zero expectations. And what we discovered was amazing- a truly robust enduro community!

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WTB Trail Boss review


With an armada of tightly spaced center knobs that are moderately ramped, the WTB Trail Boss is optimized to roll fast.

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Bike raffle to benefit Hood River Pump Track


Win a custom Santa Cruz Bicycles Jackel Dirt Jumper and help raise funds for the Hood River pump track.

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Ergon SM Saddle line launched


Unique shell shape is first Ergon saddle to offer the ergonomic benefits of a “cutout saddle” while keeping the stiffness of a solid saddle.

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Specialized Purgatory review


With a retail price of just $60, the Specialized Purgatory is one of the most affordable tires in the trail category.

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Enduro World Series: Hill and Ravanel reign in La Thuile


The fifth round of the Enduro World Series was held in Italy and concluded much as it started — with Sam Hill and Cecile Ravanel leading the way.

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Scott Enduro Cup heads to Powderhorn


Following stops in Moab and Angle Fire, New Mexico, the Scott Enduro Cup race series is headed to Powderhorn Mountain Resort in Mesa, Colorado, July 28.

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Mindfulness can help injured athletes


A new study of injured athletes found they can benefit from using mindfulness as part of the sport rehabilitation process to improve their pain tolerance and awareness.

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Day tripping on a Santa Cruz Bronson


Take a trip with Josh Bryceland on his new Santa Cruz Bronson, down in the woods near the town where he was born.

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Enduro World Series lands in La Thuile


Race will feature six stages on a mix of classic and fresh trails with over 16,000 feet of descent.

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EVOC Neo 16l backpack launched


In celebration of their 10-year anniversary, EVOC has launched an improvement to their popular protection packs with the addition of a new protection system used on a new pack – the EVOC Neo 16l.

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Boogaloo eMTB race series rolls on


The Boogaloo Class 1 pedal-assist electric mountain bike (eMTB) Race Series presented by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch eBike Systems is off and running in 2018.

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Ibis Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi handlebars unveiled


When it comes to handlebar width, one size fits all doesn’t work. That’s where the new Ibis Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi handlebars come in.

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Top gear picks from Impact Sun Valley


Trails were bursting with fragrant lupine at mid-elevations above Ketchum, Idaho’s basecamp for Impact Sun Valley, the inaugural Crank Tank bicycle media event.

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Scott Spark RC 900 World Cup retro edition


With its 60 birthday this year, Scott is having a little retro fun. At the recent World Cup cross-country race in Italy, the Swiss bike maker presented Nino Schurter with a throwback Spark RC 900 World Cup.

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CushCore 27.5+ insert launched


CushCore has a new addition to its range of tire inserts, this week launching the CushCore 27.5+ insert. It’s 50% wider than the standard 27.5 insert, yet at a weight close to the current 29er product.

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Why MTB riders should wear back protection


Considering riding with a spine/back protector? Watch this video to find out what you need to know.

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PRO Koryak dropper post lineup expanded


Broadening the range of Koryak mountain bike dropper posts, PRO has launched four new models ranging from 70mm to 170mm in travel and covering seat post diameters between 31.6mm and 27.2mm.

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New brakes, rotors, and more from Magura


MAGURA has expanded and revised its product portfolio for model year 2019, presenting ergonomic improvements, new and revised products and a limited number of anniversary brakes. Here’s a rundown.

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Thule Rail and UpTake hydration packs coming in 2019


The new Thule Rail is designed for aggressive trail riding and enduro racing, while the Thule UpTake is more of an all-around pack that could also be used for hiking and skiing.

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The story behind Transition’s Speed Balanced Geometry


Transition believes fork offset needs to change. A shorter fork offset brings the front axle rearward, moving it under the rider. Combined with the shorter stem lengths that are now popular, you gain better front wheel traction.

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Boa-MIPS partnership aims to advance helmet protection


Boa and MIPS have announced a collaboration dubbed MIPS B-series Boa that aims to improve cycling helmet safety. The integrated helmet system is designed to work together to create a solution that provides superior fit and added protection to athletes in bike and snow. The MIPS B-series Boa allows for the Boa Fit System to […]

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E-bike debate heats up at Impact Sun Valley event


New press camp-style event tackles question on how to define machines that are changing quickly and how to enforce new rules for all travelers.

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POC unveils new MTB collection


POC has introduced its 2019 mountain bike collection at the 2019 Eurobike trade show, including the VPD System torso protection and new Resistance apparel collection.

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How To: Find More Speed on Mountain Bike Trails


Whether it’s pumping, pre-hopping, finding a natural berm through a corner, or just railing finding the fastest line, gaining speed from the trail is integral to progressing as a rider. So how do you do it?

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Toddler Tour de France hosting hundreds of little rippers


Hundreds of enthusiastic toddlers will ride in family-friendly bike races and play experiences at the Strider Cup World Championship in Boulder, Colorado.

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Sam Hill and Cecile Ravanel win EWS round four


The fourth round of the Enduro World Series, Black Hole Festival Petzen Jamnica, threw up all the drama you’d expect from a race taking place across two different countries at the midway point of the season.

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Devinci Troy Carbon 29 rolls out


Latest Troy all mountain bike boasts the company’s fifth generation split-pivot suspension platform, which is claimed to increase bottom-out force.

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Don’t Not Go: The North Shore Triple Crown


Mountain biking is a year-round, all-weather sport. It doesn’t matter how cold, wet or miserable the ride can feel, we can all agree that time spent on the bike is better than staying at home.

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EWS heads to Austria and Slovenia for round No. 4


Round No. 4 marks the halfway point of the 2018 Enduro World Series, and something very different awaits the riders at the Black Hole Enduro Petzen Jamnica.

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PUSH Industries ELEVENSIX SS shock launched


Colorado-based suspension manufacturer PUSH Industries has unveiled the ELEVENSIX SS, which was developed specifically to solve fitment issues with the Trek Slash and Santa Cruz Nomad.

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Canyon Lux XC bike gets fully updated


Dedicated 29er race machine has sub-2000g frame and shock with space for two large bottles.

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Leatt DBX 3.5 Neck Brace now available


The inventors of the Leatt-Brace announced the new Leatt DBX 3.5 Neck Brace at the end of last year. Now all models, including the junior version, are available worldwide.

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State Wheels partnering with Breck Epic


New partnership brings State’s MTB wheels together with arguably the most challenging multi-day mountain bike event in North America.

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Magura makes custom brake levers for World DH champ


As brake sponsor for some of the world’s best riders, Magura has gained a unique understanding of what they want — and made it available to end users, too.

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How To: Counter Steer Around A Corner


Counter steering around corners is an advanced technique that requires you to think about and react to what is going on throughout the corner, almost instantly.

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