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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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G-Form releases impact protection for infants

After three years conducting market research and proto-typing, G-Form, the leader in impact protection, is proud to announce the highly anticipated launch of the Pro-X Baby line.

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Felt unveils Surplus 27.5+ mountain bikes

New wide-tired bike will be available in two builds, both of which are built around a double-butted, hydroformed 6061 aluminum frame.

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How to get your city to build a public bike park

Building a Bike Park may seem like a huge task in the beginning, but in the end when you get to session the park every evening with your friends that park becomes your legacy.

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Top 10 ways to improve your confidence on the bike

The number one way to improve your confidence is to get out and ride more, but if you’re pressed for time, here are 10 proven tricks to help you ride faster.

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Hunt For Glory: Hitting the gym with Nino Schurter part 2

World Champion uses unique exercises to develop the coordination and balance required to compete at on the highest level.

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Scott takes No Shortcuts with video shredit

Whether or not you ride a Scott, you’ll still be impressed by the latest No Shortcuts video shredit from Scott. Press play and prepare to be stoked.

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Five most common MTB jumping mistakes

Clearing a jump smoothly can be a hugely rewarding, but the learning curve can be painful. Here are the five most common jumping mistakes and some tips to help you avoid them.

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Top 10 affordable (or free) mountain bike upgrades

Mountain biking equipment often costs a fortune, but here are 10 simple hacks that will cost you virtually nothing — and can make you faster.

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DZR introduces new Shift flat pedal urban sneakers

The Shift line of footwear is an extension from DZR’s existing offerings of the original clipless urban bike sneakers.

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Downieville Classic nearly doubles in size

All-Mountain category expanding from 200 to 350 entries. There’s also a new three race series, the Lost Sierra Triple Crown.

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New company to teach emergency response to riders

Group of riders has aligned to form an organization aimed at promoting mountain bike safety on the trail and at races.

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Tim Johnson climbs Mount Washington by bike in winter

Recently retired New Englander rode a Cannondale fat bike 7.2 miles in -19-degrees temps to the summit of the highest peak in the Northeast at 6,288 feet.

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Motobecane launches budget-friendly plus bikes

Features of the bikes include WTB TCS tubeless compatible wheelsets, tapered head tubes, front and rear thru-axles, lockout suspension forks, hydroformed aluminum frames, and disc brakes.

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IMBA announces new plan for Wilderness

MTB advocacy organization will not seek to amend the Wilderness Act of 1964.

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Chasing Epic mountain bike adventures schedule launched

New mountain bike adventure travel company specializing in all-inclusive, guided trips in western United States taking clients to Crested Butte, Sedona, Durango, Fruita and more.

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Brandon Semenuk in the best Subaru commercial ever

Pushing a car to its limits offroad is every bit as exhilarating as slaying a corner on your MTB. But how about combining the two activities? Sounds like the best day ever. Check out Brandon Semenuk living the dream in this amazing Subaru commercial.

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Riding the magical Colorado Trail

Completed in 1987, and connecting Denver to Durango, the Colorado Trail is 486 miles long and passes through eight mountain ranges. This trail provides some of the best access to the finest alpine singletrack.

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Liv unveils largest ambassador program in brand’s history

Sister brand of Giant Bicycles is dedicated solely to the female cyclist, and is launching a U.S.-based ambassador program with 125 ambassadors located across the country.

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Video: 2 Fat 2 Furious – Freeriding fat bikes in B.C.

In the latest wintertime fat bike video edit from Rocky Mountain Bicycles, the goal was simple: Only ride lines that would be hard or impossible on a regular mountain bike. They pulled it off.

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Review: MindShift Gear rotation180° Trail 16L camera bag

Sometimes, only a real SLR camera will do for capturing great mountain biking images. But camera bags are often cumbersome, heavy and difficult to access. This pack from Mindshift gear allows you to carry your bike gear and an SLR while allowing quick, swivel access to your camera.

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