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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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Video: First time at Whistler Bike Park

Whistler Bike Park is hallowed ground indeed. But mingle in a first timer with riders who grew up there and you have a funny mix. If you’ve been there, you’ve thought about many of these quotes on your first visit.

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SQlab partners with SKS USA, new saddles on way

The largest ergonomic saddle brand in Germany, SQlab is known for their unique Step Saddle and Active designs. In August they will be launching its new Ergowave saddles.

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Singletrack 6: The secret of Cranbrook is out

Surrounded by majestic peaks on all sides, Cranbrook is emerging as a new hot spot in Western Canada for killer mountain biking.

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Video: Brendan Howey hears the call of Whistler

Brendan Howey has more style than your average New York City fashion show. Now he has a new bike to showcase those talents: the Commencal Supreme V4. And where do you go when you get a new bike? Whistler, baby!

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Singletrack 6: Big adventure in the B.C. backcountry

Singletrack 6 is a six-day mountain bike race showcasing the best riding in a variety of mountain bike communities in Western Canada. Here’s a look at the first two days of racing.

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IMBA’s take on the new Wilderness Act

In response to the news that a pair of Utah Senators have introduced a new Act that could gain access for mountain bikers on federally designated wilderness, IMBA president and USA executive director Mike Van Abel released the following statement.

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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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