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Vittoria How-To Series: How to do a wheelie

Whether it’s showing off in the neighborhood or popping your front wheel off the ground to negotiate a big drop, the art of the wheelie is a great skill to add to your mountain biking arsenal.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to put a tube in a tire

One of the most elemental skills all mountain bikers need to learn is how to put a tube in a tire. Whether setting up a new wheel or dealing with a flat on the side of the trail, this video in the Vittoria How-To Series is a must watch.

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What’s in your CamelBak: Mark Weir, Ben Cruz, Kirt Voreis

Listen up as this trio of gravity racing stars talk gear selection, packing strategies, and what they bring along on rides when they know things could get weird.

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Fastest bikes at Big Mountain Enduro No. 1

The first stop of the 2016 Big Mountain Enduro series returned to New Mexico, and Mtbr got an up close look at the fastest bikes to take on this menacing course.

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AbsoluteBLACK 77designz oval guide launched

AbsoluteBLACK has introduced its first upper chain guide specifically designed to work in conjunction with oval chainrings, which are claimed to ensure complete chain control at every angle of the crank’s rotation.

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Whistler Mountain Bike Park is open!

The world famous Whistler Bike Park is up and running for 2016 — and this video below does a great job of capturing the excitement. Hours are 10am-5pm with Extended Play hours until 8pm on Saturday, Monday, and Wednesday evenings.

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IMBA and STC mending fences

After a sometimes turbulent period of back and forth comments between supporters of IMBA and the Sustainable Trails Coalition, the two organizations have released a joint statement that seems to put at least some of their differences to rest.

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What’s in your CamelBak: Leadville legend Rebecca Rusch

Rebecca Rusch’s nickname says everything you need to know about her. The Ketchum, Idaho resident is the Queen of Pain. Find out what gear this long distance specialist never leaves home without.

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Trail riding with Mark Weir and Ben Cruz

Many a lasting friendship has been built around the mutual love of riding mountain bikes. Mark Weir and Ben Cruz are the perfect example, as you can see in this shred session in California’s Sierra foothills.

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Win any Santa Cruz bike, help build Santa Cruz trails

Yes, you heard that right – a complete Santa Cruz steed of your choosing is up for the winning. That’s ANY bike, any color, any build!

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Retro video: When DH racing meant hardtails and neon

Press play to hear this Mountain Bike Hall of Famer detail the technical aspects of his race winning bikes, as well as the challenges downhill racers faced in the early 1990′s.

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Endura launches pair of trail-ready hydration packs

Scottish apparel maker Endura has introduced two new MTB hydration packs that are targeted at the serious off-road rider. Get all the details.

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CamelBak: A look inside the inventor of the hydration pack

It was 1989 when the world’s first hydration pack was born. Yet, what is truly impressive is that all these years later, CamelBak remains a leader in a category that’s helped shape and change the way we ride bikes. Take a look inside this iconic company.

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Interview: Yuri Hauswald talks racing, hydration and more

Yuri Hauswald knows how to go long. Whether it’s 24-hour racing, epic gravel grinders, or cross-country stage racing, the California resident has a penchant for logging major miles — and doing it at the front of the pack.

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MTB apparel maker Qloom coming to America

There’s a new player in the MTB apparel game, but this isn’t their first ride around the trail. Qloom has been a mainstay in Europe for a decade, but have just begun distributing in the U.S.

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SCOTT Enduro Cup season kicks off in Moab

The SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria launched its first race of the season at the Klondike Bluffs Trail System in Moab, Utah, last weekend. The sold-out event drew 250 athletes to the desert for a day of enduro mountain bike racing, a tailgate barbecue, awards and raffle.

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Choosing the right CamelBak hydration pack for you

The right pack needs to fit you — and your on-bike needs. Here’s a look at why hydration packs are a critical piece of gear and how to select the right one.

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Why go low? Understanding the CamelBak Low Rider

By positioning water and cargo weight on your hips, this unique hydration pack lowers a rider’s center of gravity, giving them better balance and more stability on the bike.This also reduces the upper portion of the pack, improving back ventilation and freedom of movement so you can rail tight turns and berms like never before.

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CamelBak Low Rider gets in the flow

Forrest Riesco and Trevor Porter don’t just go for rides. They attack the trails with skilled precision and speed. In this film by Maxwell Frank, the pair of pro riders demonstrate those abilities in the lush rugged terrain of British Columbia.

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Jamis rolls out women’s 26+ Eden trail bike

Jamis has debuted 26+ versions of their Dragonfly and Eden models, which the bike maker believes makes perfect sense for women riders.

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10 Years of BC Bike Race

A decade has gone by since the BC Bike Race began and with it dozens of communities, hundreds of trails, and thousands of kilometers of hand-built singletrack. But most importantly countless smiles, hugs, and celebrations have led us to our ten-year anniversary.

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Nino Schurter goes full throttle with Brendog

Two different riders. Two different disciplines. Two different backgrounds. One common connection, bikes, bikes and more bikes. Nino Schurter and Brendan Fairclough.

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Chasing Trail Episode 1 with Rémy Absalon

Les Vosges is a mountain range in France that is located primarily in the Alsatian region. While the range itself may not have the high alpine peaks of the Alps, it makes up for it with its prime mountain biking terrain.

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Polar V800 GPS Watch to connect with GoPro camera

New GoPro functionality takes reliving an event like shredding singletrack to a new level by allowing users to relive events or training sessions with a video and see their contextual data overlaid.

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2016 Trek Dirt Series schedule

North America’s first, longest-running and leading women’s mountain bike camp, the Trek Dirt Series, launched registration for 2016 onMarch 1 and has already seen 500 participants sign up.

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