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Video: Jeff Kendell-Weed shreds the Pacific Northwest

Three fun-filled day exploring some of Washington’s most iconic mountain bike trails.

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Video: 2015 Mavic Trans-Provence Day 3

Day 3 packs a powerful punch with 10,528 feet of descending in the rugged French Alps.

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Video: 2015 Mavic Trans-Provence Day 2

The epic times in the French Alps continue.

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Video: 2015 Mavic Trans-Provence Day 1

Check out this video recap of opening stage action from this multi-day enduro in the French Alps. Looks kind of fun…

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Video: 2015 Mavic Trans-Provence Prologue

Bucket list enduro race kicks off on rugged slopes of French Alps.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: Smith Rock

Smith Rock will always be best known as the birthplace of American sport climbing. But the area is an all-around outdoor adventurer’s playground — especially if you ride bikes.

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Factory Tour: Hope Tech

Peter Szwed Szwedowski got a first-hand look at how Hope Tech products are created and he shares it with us in this story. The Hope Tech headquarters is a sprawling facility where they not only design the products but they manufacture them as well from start to finish.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: Mt. Hood

Wolfhound Cycles built the perfect bike for riding the trails that crisscross the slopes of Oregon’s tallest mountain.

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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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