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Oregon launches 7 Bikes for 7 Wonders Scavenger Hunt

To celebrate the 7 Wonders of Oregon, Travel Oregon asked seven of the best bike builders in the state to build seven one-of-a-kind hand-built bicycles, one for each of the Wonders. Now those bikes are going to be hidden at their Wonder for anyone to find, own and ride a part of Oregon.

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Video: Bell Built $100k winner announced

The three 2015 Bell Built finalist has been announced. Check out the winner and the finalists.

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Photo Gallery: 2015 Trans-Sylvania Epic Stage Race

Justin Lindine and Vicki Barclay took overall victories in the elite men’s and women’s general classification at the 2015 NoTubes Trans-Sylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race near State College, Pennsylvania. Here’s a look back at a race affectionately known as “Singletrack Summer Camp.”

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SCOTT SPORTS joins IMBA for a trail work day in Salt Lake City

The wheels of progress are turning as mountain bikers are becoming trusted stewards of the land. This is only possible with the sweat equity of countless riders and the support of many bike companies like Scott Sports. Let’s do our part by digging dirt and/or digging into our pockets.

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Pro Bike: Aaron Albright’s BMC Fourstroke FS02 29er

Here’s a tip to tail look at the bike of this up-and-coming Trans-Sylvania Epic stage race contender.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Who’s racing what

From bikes, to tires, to gearing, find out what the top 10 overall men and women were riding during the course of this week long stage race.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Letter from singletrack summer camp

Check out the latest installment of Mtbr.com’s inside-the-race series, where we examine unique facets of the ongoing Trans-Sylvania Epic mountain bike stage race.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Day in the Life of Cody Phillips

Get an inside look at how this enduro specialist approaches race day in the rugged backwoods of Pennsylvania.

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Pro Bike: Crystal Anthony’s Cannondale Scalpel 29

Trans-Sylvania Epic contender runs Shimano XTR 2×11 drivetrain and Stan’s NoTubes wheels on her 2015 model year full suspension race rig.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Pro Pre-Race Rituals

Find out what the pros do to get mind, body and bike ready to contest a multi-day stage race in the rough Pennsylvania woods.

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Video: Marshall Eames gets wild on Norcal Hills

Marshall is a great rider indeed but he is hard to observe or capture on film since him and counterpart Forrest Arakawa insist on wearing skin-tight, neon green lycra at every downhill event. For this video, he tones down the colors but turns up the riding.

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Video: Nino’s Hunt for Glory Chapter 2 – On the Go

Follow the world champ as he sets his sights on Olympic gold in Rio 2016 with some tune-up racing and training in California and South Africa.

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Scott Enduro Cup kicks off with tight competition

Macky Franklin and Katie Compton win Round No. 1 at Moab’s Klondike Bluffs.

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Video: Putting the fat in fat biking

The realm of big wheeled biking (and fueling) takes on new meaning in this phat video from our friends in New Zealand.

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Sea Otter: Pacenti PDent makes sub-30mm stems possible

Simple solution to longstanding barrier could allow for stems as short as 12mm, which in turn could alter bike frame design.

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Video: Chris Akrigg’s ‘Bread and Butter’

When you’re as good as Chris Akrigg, even the bread and butter, ‘everyday’ ride can be a fun one, as you use the trail as a canvas to create new options along the way.

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Video: SRAM GX ‘Far and Wide’

Austin, Texas is a city of diverse cultures and choices. With rugged trails around the city, riders can ride right out of their door to enjoy the outdoors. Follow these three riders, how they got started riding and why they continue to enjoy the sport.

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News: Pearl Izumi releases fat bike bandolier

Device aims to end plight of riders getting stranded on the side of the trail pumping for hours on end.

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News: Silca launches personal support drone

Premium tool maker Silca shocked the world today as they released their personal support drone. Primarily designed to carry tools, food and other essentials, the Silca drone can also follow the rider in any terrain to capture action video.

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Interview: XC racer (and trail bike rider) Geoff Kabush

Most people are familiar with Geoff Kabush. He’s won a World Cup, stood on nine World Cup podiums, been to three Olympics, and won 13 Canadian national championships. But what you don’t know is that the quiet and reserved Canadian is a trail rider at heart.

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Video: The story behind Tom van Steenbergen’s massive front flip

What does it take to sail uncharted waters and do a front flip that has never been done before? Go behind the scenes and walk along with Tom van Steenbergen and Cam McCaul as they execute and plan the biggest front flip in MTB history.

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Video: Pierre-Edouard Ferry building a pump track in New Caledonia

Red Bull Rampage rider, Pierre-Edouard Ferry has fun on his Commencal bikes. Here he is in the off-season riding and building.

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News: Liv and SRAM join forces with Ladies AllRide Tour

Well-known cycling coach Lindsey Voreis running skills clinics for women all across North America.

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Fat Bike national championships photo gallery

Proving that age is just a number, Specialized’s ageless wonder Ned Overend took the inaugural fat bike national championship title on Saturday at Powder Mountain Resort in Eden, Utah. The women’s title went to Amanda Miller.

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Bikes on Bikes 2.0: New mode of backcountry exploration

What’s better than a weekend of backwoods camping and riding killer MTB trails? These guys just may have figured it out.

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