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Red Bull Rampage 2015: Day 1 Practice Photo Epic

With an accelerated schedule due to bad weather, competitors at the 2015 Red Bull Rampage were under the gun to get lines dialed in time for today’s qualifying round. Check out all in the action in this massive photo gallery from Eddie Clark Media.

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TransRockies Moab Rocks race highlights area’s best trails

Relaxed atmosphere, epic rides, great after party make for fun filled stage racing weekend in the Utah desert.

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POC sold to global investment corporation for $65 million

Swedish helmet and apparel maker changes hands again, this time joining a portfolio that already includes Helly Hansen and Dainese.

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Video: Pactimo – The Ride

Getting to know a brand can be tough. Pages on a website or inside a catalog don’t necessarily tell the whole tale. Pactimo realized this and decided to do something about it. Watch and learn.

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Video: Tribute to Will Olson’s life

Will Olson died in the Enduro Wold Series in Crested Butte earlier this year. Here is a tribute to one of us, the best of us.

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2016 Bike Lights Shootout: Headlights

2016 is an exciting year for lights with brighter lights, more affordable options and new features such as wireless. Check back often to see the latest lights reviews.

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2016 Bike Lights Shootout: Lumen Measurements

Mtbr measures actual Lumen output of bike lights by going to special laboratories that have an integrating sphere to measure actual Lumen output. See all the Lumen graphs here.

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2016 Bike Lights Shootout: Beam Patterns

A picture is worth a thousand words right? And with bike lights, beam pattern photos tell a very good story. See all the beam pattern photos here.

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Nox Composites Interbike 2015

Nox Composites presents their line-up of the Farlow, Teocalli and Skyline 29 and 27.5 wheels.

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Oddest of Interbike: Weird, wacky – and maybe pure genius

Best part of Interbike? Well, sure we love checking out all the latest and greatest gear and apparel. But just as interesting (or at least entertaining) are all the unique ideas and offbeat products that debut in Vegas. Some are pure genius, some not so much.

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Best of Interbike: The coolest new bike products for 2016

What’s the best thing you saw? It’s the No. 1 question we hear after every trade show. And here is our answer. The following — in our collective opinion — represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our Mtbr crew came across throughout the course of the 2015 Interbike trade show.

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Whyte Bikes coming to U.S. via consumer direct model

Initial offerings from the U.K.-based bike maker will include the Saxon Cross Team cyclocross steed ($2100) and T-129 RS 29er trail bike ($3350).

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Kali Protectives Interbike 2015

The Tava is a new aero road helmet from Kali Protectives which features innovative materials and technology that are brand new to the market.

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Rotor Interbike 2015

Rotor highlights the new INpower which integrates an impressive power meter inside the crank axle for waterproof performance and cleaner data transmission.

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Pivot Cycles Interbike 2015

Pivot Cycles launches a redesigned Mach 6 Carbon, an all new Mach 6 alloy, and the versatile new 429 Trail.

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Lizard Skins Interbike 2015

For 2016, Lizard Skins updated its chainstay protector to be more versatile. They also had some tips on how to install their DSP grips.

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e*thirteen Interbike 2015

e*thirteen’s new two piece 9-44T cassette, as well as some of the company’s new DH and Trail carbon offerings.

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Swagman Racks Interbike 2015

Swagman offers a full line of affordable roof and hitch racks. Their newest models are now compatible with fat tires and a number of different axle standards. They’ve also launched the Chinook, a new mid price hitch rack that offers a lot of versatility.

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EVOC Interbike 2015

The new EVOC Bike Travel Bag Pro sees significant improvements that make it lighter and more convenient to use.

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Club Ride Apparel Interbike 2015

Club Ride Apparel broadens their collection by introducing more technical apparel and brighter colors.

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MRP Interbike 2015

For 2016, MRP made internal changes to its Stage fork to help improve performance and reduce noise. In addition, a majority of their chain guides are now lined with a noise-reducing TPU material.

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Marin Interbike 2015

Marin Bikes celebrates it’s 30th anniversary by introducing a fresh spin on their on their classic Pine Mountain hardtail.

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SKS Interbike 2015

Winter is coming and SKS has ramped up its collection of quick mount fenders to include options for both fat and plus bikes.

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Ergon Interbike 2015

For 2016, Ergon has a new saddle designed for all day comfort, as well as slimmer version of their popular GE1 grip.

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Leatt Interbike 2015

Leatt is tantalizingly close to production of their new full face helmet, which features some exciting new safety technologies.

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