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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Day 2

Enter for your chance to win a $170 Troy Lee Designs A1 MIPS Vertigo Helmet plus EVERY entrant also gets a 10% Off Coupon from JensonUSA! Come back each day for another chance to win a different prize!

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Day 1

Day 1 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to William N. – Winner of the Qloom Winter Apparel Package!

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Shimano XT Di2 takes on BC Bike Race

The BC Bike Race is a grueling 7-day test of athlete endurance and bike durability. Rocky, rooty trails in the rain proved to be a great testing ground for Shimano’s new Di2 mountain platform.

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Retro vs Modern: Evolution of full suspension MTBs

In the past five years, the mountain bike has evolved drastically. So how do the newest full suspension rigs stack up to the originals?

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series heads to North Carolina

Check out the latest video from Jeff Lenosky’s Trail Boss Series, this time coming to you from North Carolina’s Pisgah National Forrest.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: The best presents for mountain bikers

The most wonderful time of the year is here — and that means it’s holiday shopping season. But instead of battling the flat screen-buying masses at Walmart, turn your attention to the two-wheeled world.

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Contest: Win a Six-Month Ultimate MTB/Enduro Training Program

Enter to win the famous six-month mountain biking/enduro training program, valued at $99 each!

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Books for bikers

We learned a long time ago that reading is fundamental — and in this case the emphasis is truly on fun. Here are a half dozen cycling book gift ideas for the cyclist in your life.

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Video: Riding in Fruita seen from the air

Most mountain bikers have at least heard of Fruita. The small agricultural town on Colorado’s Western Slope has earned MTB Mecca status for its pair of amazing trail networks. Check out this bird’s eye view to up the stoke even more.

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The first Trek to reach the South Pole

Adventurer Eric Larsen goes fat biking in one of the world’s most unforgiving climates.

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Nox Composites Interbike 2016

From humble roots, Nox Composites has grown using a grassroots approach, relying on word of mouth, solid product reputation, and exceptional customer support.

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CNN Everyday Heroes taps mountain bike coach

Each year CNN taps 10 people as its top everyday heroes. These folks are doing extraordinary things to help make their community better. This year one of them is mountain bike coach Craig Dodson.

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Matchmaker: Rotor shows SRAM Eagle compatible Q-Ring

To make a statement about its Q-Ring compatibility with components from other brands, Rotor Bike Components has rolled out the first video in a series on compatibility with its QX1 chainrings for mountain bikes.

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Top 5 skills you can practice on the streets

Winter is coming. If your trails are unrideable due to inclement weather, here are five skills you can practice in the concrete jungle.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series takes on Gravitron

Check out the latest video from Jeff Lenosky’s Trail Boss Series, this time coming to you from Lithia, Florida, just outside Tampa Bay. In this episode the ride zone is Gravitron, a newer trail located at Alafia River State Park.

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Singletrack searching in the South Pacific

Looking for your next vacation destination? The Philippines should be high on your list. The island nation offers plenty of activities for non-bikers, plus glorious singletrack, too.

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Niner unveils budget priced alloy Jet 9 trail bike

Niner has expanded its Jet 9 trail bike line-up to include a budget-friendly $2600 alloy option to go along with the current carbon frame offerings.

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New England high school MTB League growing rapidly

Over 300 riders from 29 high schools in four states competing in fat tire races all across New England.

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Semenuk’s 26er Trek Session: The bike that won Rampage

Brandon Semenuk claimed victory at the 11th Red Bull Rampage Friday, impressing the judges with his masterful run, which included a flat-spin 360, flat drop backflip, and backflip one-footed can can. Here is the bike he rode to victory.

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Best of Interbike 2016

Who knows exactly how many products we see during the three-day Interbike trade show. But some just stand out more than others. Here are 20 of our absolute favorites.

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Giant USA launching online sales platform

U.S. arm of world largest bike maker has announced that after a limited test period, it’s launching a nationwide online sales platform.

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Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out

Danny MacAskill has raised the bar yet again with a staggering array of bike tricks using man-made and natural features in his latest edit, Wee Day Out. You have to see the hay bale roll trick!

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Inside Nino Schurter’s quest for Olympic gold

On August 21, 2016, Nino Schurter completed his collection of Olympic medals by winning gold in Rio de Janeiro. The five time UCI mountain bike world champion had not only set himself the biggest goal, but also put himself under tremendous pressure to succeed. Now Schurter breaks down the last few years in this revealing video.

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Best new protective gear from Interbike 2016

Protection, be it for the brain or body, continues to be one of the hottest and most innovative segments in the cycling industry. Mtbr combed the halls of Interbike’s Mandalay Bay Convention Center to dig up the latest and greatest.

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Contest: Win a Framed Alaskan Alloy Fat Bike

Enter to win an Alaskan Alloy Fat Bike from Framed Bikes kitted with a SRAM X9 2×10 drivetrain worth $1970!

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