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Spank launches ‘innovation in rim engineering’


With 15 years of know-how in rim and wheel design and manufacturing, Spank Industries is releasing what it’s calling, “One of the biggest innovations in rim and wheel development in recent years.”

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Why you may never need to bunnyhop your bike again


In 1997, Jeff Lenosky set the world record for bunnyhopping a mountain bike. But Jeff says there’s an easier way to get up and over obstacles on the trail — the punch.

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New ENVE M Series MTB wheels roll out


Highly-regarded carbon wheel maker ENVE has launched its new M Series, featuring new technology that promises to all but eliminate pinch flats.

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Terrene Cake Eater studdable fat bike tire launched


Terrene Tires has released its sixth tire model. The Cake Eater is a versatile, fast-rolling, studdable fat bike tire.

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Santa Cruz Bicycles Mother Lode Epic race report


Two days before the eclipse, the inaugural Santa Cruz Bicycles Mother Lode Epic was held on trails just outside of Sacramento, California. The event brought to life a new format of cross country racing

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Nino Schurter completes perfect World Cup season


Nino Schurter just completed a 6-for-6 sweep of the season series, a feat never before achieved in XC racing.

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The reigning U.S. national XC champ has a real job


Erin Huck, the current U.S. national cross-country champion and winner of the recently wrapped Breck Epic stage race also has a “real job” as a project manager for a medical device company. This is her story.

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2017 World Whip Off Championships


Want to win a full Spank cockpit, pedal and wheelset? Watch the 2017 Official World Whip Off Championships, then vote for your three favorite whips.

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Haro MTB’s Basecamp Chronicles: Day Three


In the final episode of the Haro MTB Basecamp Chronicles come along for the ride as Ryan Nyquist launches to a third place finish at the main event at Crankwork, Joyride.

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Haro MTB’s Basecamp Chronicles: Day Two


In episode No. 2 of the Haro MTB’s Basecamp Chronicles, Ryan Nyquist walks us through his brand new Haro bike — and explains the finer points of the brake check handshake.

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2017 Breck Epic: The final chapter


Stage 6, the Gold Dust Trail. Perhaps the second most fun stage at Breck Epic, but only because there are adult beverages, a DJ, and a dance party at “stage 7.”

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Trestle Bike Park: Going back to (MTB) school


Places such as the Trestle Bike Park can help develop skills in ways regular trail rides simply can’t — and they’re a ton of fun.

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Haro MTB’s Basecamp Chronicles: Part One


Come along for the ride with Ryan Nyquist, as the Haro-sponsored freeride and BMX star takes in all the craziness that is Crankwork Whistler.

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2017 Breck Epic: Up and over Wheeler Pass


Riders head high into high country on Colorado race’s penultimate day.

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One to watch: Lorin Whitaker – from freeride to XC


Whether racing cross-country or sending his Canfield Brothers Balance off massive drops onto narrow ridges in the desert, this young athlete’s passion for bikes and life is infectious.

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2017 Breck Epic: Riding the Aqueduct Trail


The Aqueduct Trail stage could easily be over looked. Being the middle-child between the king and queen stages, most riders probably shrug it off. But it’s no walk in the park.

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Larissa Connors Diary: We Won The Leadville 100!


Team Sho-Air rider Larissa Connors finished the famed Leadville 100 in 7:31:51, winning the iconic high elevation endurance XC race in the Rocky Mountains. This is her tale of how it happened.

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2017 Breck Epic: Circumnavigation of Mount Guyot


Day Three of the Breck Epic is lovingly known as the Circumvention of Mount Guyot, and is begrudgingly called some four-letter words under the riders’ breaths.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series takes on Free Lunch


For the latest episode of the Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss video series, he heads to Colorado to ride the highly technical Free Lunch trail in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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Trestle Bike Park: Best in the USA?


The famed Trestle Bike Park has enough big boy lines to keep even the most accomplished freeride fanatics happy. But with 40+ miles of trails there is literally something for every rider type and skill level.

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2017 Breck Epic: Tackling the Colorado Trail


Howard Grotts and Erin Huck triumph on day 2 of XC stage race high in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

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Grotts and Connors win 2017 Leadville 100


Nearly 1,500 riders from all 50 states and 35 countries participated in the 24th Annual Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race this past weekend.

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2017 Breck Epic: Huck and Wells start fast


The 9th edition of the Breck Epic is officially underway. The pro fields are beyond stacked. The singletrack is plentiful. The climbs are brutal, and the views are a special kind of breathtaking.

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Melamed and Ravanel tame Crankzilla


Whistler is no stranger to mountain biking heroes and another was born this past weekend when hometown favorite Jesse Melamed won round No. 7 of the Enduro World Series in British Columbia.

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EWS heads to Whistler for penultimate race of year


The Enduro World Series is back in Whistler, British Columbia, for one of the most anticipated races of the year, the Crankworx Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized.

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Tracy Moseley’s Downieville report


After a storied pro DH racing career, Tracy Moseley recently took her first crack at California’s famed Downieville Classic. Here’s her report from deep in the Lost Sierra.

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Enduro World Series releases 2018 race calendar


The Enduro World Series has revealed its 2018 calendar, as it continues its quest to uncover the world’s best riding destinations.

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Küat Mini Skinny rooftop cargo tray launched


Küat Racks has launched its new​ Mini Skinny cargo rack, which is says solves the question of what to bring and what to leave behind on your next adventure.

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2018 Motobecane HAL eBoost PRO launched


Motobecane has introduced their first ever full suspension eBike, saying they believe more people riding bikes makes the world a better place.

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BikeYoke REVIVE 185mm dropper post unveiled


After launching 125mm and 160mm on-the-fly bleedable dropper posts at the beginning of the year, BikeYoke´s highly regarded REVIVE is now available with 185mm of drop.

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Interbike moving to Reno-Tahoe in 2018


America’s largest cycling trade show – Interbike – has announced it has selected Reno-Tahoe as its new home starting in 2018.

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Ultimate Gunnison-Crested Butte MTB (Long) Weekend


With upwards of 750 miles of amazing mountain biking trails in the greater Gunnison-Crested Butte area, you need a plan. Here’s our take on the ultimate Gunnison-Crested Butte mountain bike (long) weekend.

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Kestrel introduces carbon 29ers


One of the top names in carbon fiber frame construction is getting into the mountain bike game — and offering some screaming deals in the process.

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Stan’s NoTubes adds fifth tubeless rim patent


Patents describes lower rim sidewalls and how a rim’s interior shape relates to sidewall height.

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Hill, Ravanel win Aspen-Snowmass Enduro World Series


Round No. 6 of the Enduro World Series, the Yeti Cycles Big Mountain Enduro presented by Shimano Aspen Snowmass, will go down as one of the closest fought races in EWS history.

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IMBA supports bill to improve trail access on public land


On July 26, U.S. Senators from both sides of the aisle introduced the bipartisan Recreation-Not-Red-Tape Act (RNR), a bill that aims to improve mountain biking and outdoor recreation access on our public lands.

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Enduro World Series heads to Aspen-Snowmass


The Enduro World Series crosses the Atlantic this week for round No. 6, the Yeti Cycles Big Mountain Enduro presented by Shimano and Aspen-Snowmass. It’s the second time the series has visited this iconic Colorado resort.

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Iconic Oregon Timber Trail ready to ride


The Oregon Timber Trail is a 668-mile backcountry mountain bike route spanning Oregon’s diverse landscapes from the California border to the Columbia River Gorge that consists of more than 50-percent singletrack.

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Abbey Saddle Fit Kit System unveiled


High end tool maker Abbey Bike Tools has introduced their new Saddle Fit Kit System, a compact, precise, and repeatable tool that aids in replicating all three aspects of saddle positioning — height, setback, and angle.

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Ibis serves up Pork Chop frame bag


Fans of on-bike storage solutions just got a new gear carrying option. But you’ll need to be an Ibis Mojo or Ripley owner to take advantage of this one.

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Thule Vital MTB hydration packs launched


Heretofore best known for its myriad rack solutions, Thule has jumped into the hydration pack arena with its new Vital collection.

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Push Industries ACS-3 coil spring conversion kit


Push Industries believe the biggest hurdle is modern MTB coil forks lack the big hit performance and bottoming control provided by today’s air systems. So they are introducing the ACS-3 system.

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NICA: Emily Batty and the new normal


Mountain biking builds confidence in young women in a way that other sports simply can’t. It prioritizes confidence and camaraderie over competition and success, and it builds character and relationships along the way.

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Guerrilla Gravity The Smash 29er launched


Combination of Guerrilla Gravity-style geometry and approach to suspension design creates 29er trail bike that is ready for smashing rocks and going fast — up and down.

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Fastest bikes from Winter Park Big Mountain Enduro


Richie Rude and Anneke Beerten took down all comers at round No. 4 of the Big Mountain Enduro at Winter Park, Colorado’s Trestle Bike Park. Here’s a close-up look at the bikes that carried them to the top of the podium.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series tackles Schooner Trace


Watch Jeff Lenosky ride the unrideable in the latest episode of his Trail Boss video series, this time coming to you from Brown County, Indiana, and the Schooner Trace trail.

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How to: Set up your bars, stem, and seatpost


Bike geometry has come a long way with wider bars and shorter stems. But there’s still a difference in setup with different riding styles.

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10 best bike hacks


YouTube star Seth does not disappoint with his latest list of bike hacks.

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Insane POV footage from Vallnord DH World Cup


No, the video isn’t sped up. Danny Hart is just that fast.

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French dominate EWS round No. 5 in France


Riders at the Enduro World Series once more faced down a weekend of wild weather and even wilder racing, this time at the Natural Games Millau EWS driven by URGE bp in France.

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