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Video: Trail builders and their trails

Hear about the special bond between trail builder and trail in this latest edit from the Crested Butte-based crew at Matchstick Productions.

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Hunt For Glory: The legend of Nino Schurter

With a record tying five world championship titles to his name, Nino Schurter has taken his place alongside Julien Absalon as one of the greatest mountain bike racers of all time. In this latest episode of Scott’s Hunt For Glory video series, it is Schurter’s competition who tries to put into context the Swiss rider’s many achievements.

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Cane Creek mobile app aids in suspension set-up

Owners of the Cane Creek Double Barrel rear shock have a new set-up tool in the palm of their hands. DIALED, now available for iOS and Android users, is a free mobile application that turns a smart phone into a suspension guru.

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BC Bike Race: Party time in Whistler

The 10th anniversary edition of the BC Bike Race is done and dusted, following the stage 7 assault on Whistler, a 16-mile affair with 3510 feet of climbing. Average finishing time was just over 2.5 hours. The after party lasted much, much longer.

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BC Bike Race: Rowdy riding in Squamish

For the 10th straight year, the BC Bike Race made the trek to Squamish for a long day of rowdy trail riding. On the plate was a 33-mile grind with 6378 feet of climbing. Average finish time was nearly 5 hours, with many riders out there far longer.

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Fastest bikes at the Keystone Big Mountain Enduro

The second stop of the Big Mountain Enduro series returned to Keystone, Colorado, for six stages of mostly lift served racing over the course of a weekend. Known for being one of the most technical and rough venues of the top flight enduro series, many wheels and tires were destroyed before the racing was done.

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BC Bike Race: Showdown on the North Shore

Stage 5 of the BC Bike Race brought the event back to mainland British Columbia for a 9.5-mile time trial on the testing trails of the famed North Shore of Vancouver.

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BC Bike Race: Two more days of thrills – and a few spills

With two more exciting stages in the books the 2016 BC Bike Race is past the halfway point, as it heads towards Whistler for the final day. Here’s a look back at all the action from over the weekend.

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BC Bike Race: Basking on the Sunshine Coast

Stage 2 of the ultimate singletrack experience lives up to billing with 32 miles of grin-inducing fun in the woods of the Sunshine Coast.

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BC Bike Race: Surfing Cumberland’s Bucket of Blood

The 2016 BC Bike Race has officially begun it’s 10th anniversary edition with 600 riders from 36 countries completing a cool and rainy stage 1 in the forests surrounding Cumberland on Vancouver Island.

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Video: The kindred spirits of Breadwinner Cycles

Bicycles, like most well-crafted things, should strike a perfect balance between passion and precision. Meet Tony Pereira and Ira Ryan, the Kitsbow #obsessives behind Breadwinner Cycles.

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BC Bike Race set for start of 10th year

The BC Bike Race is about to get under way for its 10th year. This year 600 racers from 36 different countries will contest seven stages over 300km with from July 7-13.

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Birth of Yeti Cycles: Meet the man who created iconic brand

Meet the maker of the original Yeti Cycles, John Parker. In this video, Parker tells the story of his life as a fabricator; from his background in Hollywood’s special effects industry to the birth, rise, and transition of Yeti, to his next bicycle venture.

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Fastest bike at Tour Divide: Mike Hall’s Pivot LES 29er

The third time at the Tour Divide proved to be a charm for British endurance racer Mike Hall. Hall took his second victory in the self-supported 2745-mile race that roughly follows the Continental Divide from Banff, Canada, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. Here’s an up close look at the bike that got him there.

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Hunt For Glory: Nino gets a new Scott race bike

With reigning world champion Nino Schurter and the Scott-Odlo MTB Racing Team, Scott has some of the best cross-country racers in the world at its disposal. When it comes to designing new bikes, there is no better feedback than listening to the needs of World Cup racers. Go behind the scenes to see how it happens.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to choose a saddle

When riding a bike one of the most important things is to have a comfortable saddle. To facilitate this Selle Italia has created a fit system called the IDMATCH that can help any cyclist find the right saddle for their body type and needs.

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RockyMounts unveils SplitRail hitch mount rack

Colorado-based RockyMounts has unveiled its latest bike carrier, the SplitRail, a lightweight, expandable platform hitch rack for carrying two, three or four bicycles.

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Video: BMX backflip down a set of stairs

Costa Rican street rider Kenneth Tencio does the seemingly impossible in this mind blowing backflip trick.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to bunny hop

Bunny hopping is among the most important skills a mountain biker can have in their skills arsenal. Master the art of popping your bike up in the air and you can go over, not around, trail obstacles, which will mean a smoother — and faster — ride.

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What’s in your CamelBak: Western Spirit Cycling guides

The guides of Western Spirit Cycling are the ultimate hydration pack testers. During the course of a year, these two dozen Sherpas on two wheels lead some 1200 clients on over 100 mountain bike trips. Find out what they carry.

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Fastest bikes at GoPro Mountain Games Enduro

New for the GoPro Mountain Games this year was the enduro race which featured a $7500 cash purse three deep for the pro men and women. Here are the two fastest bikes.

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Video: Evolution of the mountain bike

Delve into the early history of mountain biking in this short video with mountain bike pioneers Joe Breeze and Charlie Kelly.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to choose an MTB tire

Talk all you want about frame geometry or suspension set-up, but choosing the right tire is arguably one of the biggest factors in assuring a great ride — or race. So how do you get your rubber right? Check out this episode of the Vittoria How-To Series.

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CamelBak and the history of hands-free hydration

CamelBak’s place in the history of hydration is secure. From the very idea of hands-free hydration to cutting edge present day packs, the California-based company has been at the forefront of keeping cyclists (and outdoor enthusiasts of all types) performing at their best. But how did it happen — and where do we go next?

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to descend

Descending on your mountain bike can be extremely intimidating, especially when it involves technical terrain. But once you master a few of the finer points, going downhill will quickly become the best part of your ride experience.

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