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New absoluteBLACK 30T 104bcd oval chainring

AbsoluteBLACK has launched a 30T version of its 104bcd ovalized chainring. Heretofore, 32T was the smallest they offered because if made any smaller the normal bolts used in the crank tab mounting holes would be positioned on the chainring teeth.

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Breck Epic Stage 6: The final adventure

The 2016 Breck Epic is in the books. Congrats to pro race winners Todd Wells and Amy Krahenbuhl, along with all the other podium finishers. Photographers Liam Doran and Eddie Clark were on hand to capture all the action from the final day of racing.

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How To: Race Enduro

Admit it. At some point in your mountain biking career, you’ve thought it would be a good idea to race an enduro. Here’s what you need to know.

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Breck Epic Stage 5: Enduring Wheeler Pass

The Colorado XC stage race heads high into the Rocky Mountains for what most would agree is the event’s toughest day. Check out this expansive photo gallery to see for yourself.

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Cane Creek debuts new lightweight DBcoil [IL] shock

The new DBcoil[IL] has the same function of an external reservoir coil shock, but in a lighter and sleeker package.

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Breck Epic Stage 4: Sailing on the Aqueduct route

After three days of racing near Breckenridge, the Breck Epic paid a visit to nearby Keystone for stage 4’s Aqueduct route.

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Canfield Brothers Nimble 9 Boost 29er hardtail launched

Fourth generation of steel Nimble 9 Boost 29er hardtail features boost hub spacing, updated geometry, and some very sparkly frame paint options.

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Breck Epic Stage 3: Circling massive Mt. Guyot

The third day of the Breck Epic saw riders tackle the second longest stage of the week (41 miles, 8100 feet of climbing), circling the massive Mt. Guyot.

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Breck Epic Stage 2: Ripping on the Colorado Trail

Day 2 of Colorado’s Breck Epic stage race is done and dusted. Photographers Liam Doran and Eddie Clark were on hand to capture all the action.

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Stan’s NoTubes rolls out MK3 custom wheel program

The new Stan’s NoTubes custom wheelset builder program allows riders to design their own Crest, Arch, or Flow MK3 mountain bike wheels, choosing rim size, hub, axle type, spokes, nipples, and decals.

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Breck Epic Stage 1: Showdown on Pennsylvania Creek

Day 1 of Colorado’s Breck Epic stage race is in the books. Photographers Liam Doran and Eddie Clark were on hand to capture all the action from the 35-mile Pennsylvania Creek stage, which included approximately 6000 feet of climbing.

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Rude, Ravanel win Whistler Enduro World Series races

Richie Rude (Yeti Fox Shox) and Cecile Ravanel (Commencal Vallnord Enduro Team) each staged incredible comebacks after their days got off to a bad start at this past weekend’s Enduro World Series stop in Whistler, British Columbia.

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Fastest bikes at the 2016 Leadville Trail 100 MTB race

Colorado’s Todd Wells and U.K. ace Sally Bigham each scored victory at the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race this past weekend. Mtbr contributing photographer Eddie Clark was in Leadville and captured these photos of the two fastest riders and their bikes.

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Enduro World Series invades Whistler for Round 6

The famous mountains that flank British Columbia resort will be filled with 300 riders this Sunday, as they take to the legendary trails for five stages of racing on some of the area’s finest singletrack.

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Trek pledges over $1 million to kids MTB race league

Trek Bicycle is expanding its support of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, pledging more than $1 million in contributions over the next five years.

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Canfield Brothers unveil CBF suspension patent

Canfield Brothers recently released details of its Canfield Balance Formula suspension patent. More than seven years in development, CBF is designed to deliver efficiency and performance via optimal anti-squat throughout the entire range of travel independent of “sag.”

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Ritchey WCS – Trail Kit Giveaway

Enter to win a Ritchey WCS or Trail Kit for your bike worth over $800!

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Video: Whistler Bike Park Rocket Surgeons

Dissecting a trail is all about precision and power. Peter Matthews and Yoann Barelli go full gas in the latest Whistler Bike Park edit. Press play to see these two rocket surgeons at work.

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Video: Lauren Gregg and Meggie Bichard tear up Mountain Creek Bike Park

The notion of “chicks that rip” is by no means novel, but these two rippers take it to a new level in this edit from Fuji Bikes. Press play to check out Lauren Gregg and Meggie Bichard having some fun at New Jersey’s Mountain Creek Bike Park aboard their Fuji Aurics.

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Enduro World Series: Graves, Ravanel sweep opening day in Colorado

Jared Graves (Specialized) and Cecile Ravanel (Commencal Vallnord Enduro) each went 3-for-3, winning three stages apiece on day 1 of the Enduro World Series stop in Aspen-Snowmass, Colorado, on Saturday.

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Colorado Freeride Festival slopestyle course preview

Elevate Trail Building has done a heck of a job getting the Slopestyle Course Ready for the annual Colorado Freeride Festical. Here is a behind the scenes look and a first ride on the track.

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Singletrack 6: The final fantasy

After a night of well deserved rest, riders embarked on the final stage into Golden’s Moonrakers and CBT trail systems. Fast and flowy best describe the final course. Distance was 57km. Elevation gain was 1650 meters.

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Sailing the Scottish Isles in search of singletrack

Scott Bikes’ Trippin Fellaz take the sea to seek out new adventures on land. Press play to see how they fared.

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Singletrack 6: Discovering Golden

Day 5 of Singletrack 6 began in the heart of Kicking Horse Country, in Golden, BC. Serving as an access point to no less than six National Parks (Banff, Glacier, Kootenay, Jasper, Mt. Revelstoke, and Yoho), scenery and terrain are all-time.

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Singletrack 6: Killer trails in Kimberley

Stage 4 of the Singletrack 6 brought riders to Kimberley, BC, where they started and finished in the town Platzl in the heart of Kimberley. Total distance was 36km with 1250 meters of elevation gain.

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