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Deity TMAC flat pedal review

With a price tag nearing $200, how does the newest pedal from Deity justify its price and differentiate itself from the rest of the market? Find out in our review.

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First Look: e*thirteen 9-44t TRS+ cassette

1×11 drivetains are all the rage but if the range is not quite enough for you, this new offering from e*thirteen with a 9-44 tooth range may be the ticket.

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Rapidé adapter converts SRAM 10-speed to 11

A $12 component promises to convert your existing 10-speed drivetrain to 11-speed with minimal fuss. Find out how it works.

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Future Proof Your Wheelset With Lindarets Boostinator

The new boost standard offers bike designers more creative freedom, but it comes at the cost of backwards compatibility. Luckily, one manufacturer has found a way to future proof your current wheelset.

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Art’s Cyclery 2015 Mountain Bike Gear of the Year

Here’s a look at some of the mountain bike products that made riding more enjoyable these past 12 months.

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Most innovative new mountain bike components of 2015

The most innovative components of 2015 were almost equally divided between electronic and mechanical. Some are clearly the future of our sport. Others we’re not so sure. Check out the full list and then tell us what you think.

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Best new mountain bike components of 2015

Find out what made of our list of best new components from 2015. We think you might be surprised.

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First Look: Hope launches revamped Pro 4 hubs

Hope has released a revamped version of their beloved Pro hubs. Click through to learn more about the product and watch a short film on their design, testing, and manufacturing processes.

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First Look: New Lindarets ReMount designed to improve dropper post lever ergonomics

The ReMount allows you to turn poorly designed dropper post levers on their side for better ergonomics. The newest version is lighter, smaller, and easier to use. Read on to find out how.

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Best new value priced products of 2015

We love covering the latest and greatest, but the truth is, most of us can’t afford to drop 10 large on a mountain bike or 3k on an electronic shifting drivetrain. Here is our list of 2015 products that offered the best bang for the buck.

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Does gearing affect suspension performance?

Can a small chainring negatively affect suspension performance? How about one of those big bail out cogs? To find the answers to those questions and more we turned to Pivot Cycles frontman Chris Cocalis. Read our interview.

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Shimano XT 11-Speed

Shimano trickles down 11-speed to XT but adds the 42-tooth rear cog that riders have been clamoring for. 1×11 and 2×11 will be offered a price similar to last year’s XT Group.

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Praxis adds new 1x MTB chainring offerings

Praxis built their reputation on high quality chainrings and the brand is constantly expanding their lineup. Recently, they released three new chainrings for MTBs equipped with 1x drivetrains.

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SRAM 1×11 Components: Where to spend your money

With an assist from our friends at Art’s Cyclery, here’s a part by part breakdown of where you’ll find the best bang for your buck when outfitting your mountain bike with SRAM 1×11 drivetrain components.

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Shimano Components: Where to Spend Your Money

With an assist from our friends at Art’s Cyclery, here’s a part by part breakdown of where you’ll find the best bang for your buck when outfitting your mountain bike with Shimano 10-speed drivetrain components.

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Tech Talk: Boost 148 explained

By now you have heard about the new Boost 148 and 110 hub standards. But what exactly are they and what do they mean to you?

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How To: Top 5 tips for setting up your mountain bike

Bike setup depends heavily on personal preference, but these basic tips will provide a starting point to find out what works best for you.

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How To: Stop creaks, squeaks, slaps and knocks on your mountain bike

After spending thousands of dollars on a mountain bike, the last thing you want is to hear are creaks, squeaks, slaps, and knocks while you’re riding down the trail. In some cases, the fix can be as easy as tightening a bolt or lubing your chain. Other noise issues may require you to be a bit more crafty and creative.

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Deity launches Tyler McCaul Signature Flat Pedal

After thoroughly thinking (and rethinking) every facet of the modern platform pedal, Deity Components finally releases the Tyler McCaul Signature Flat Pedal.

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Round up: Eight new pedals for the flat-out-foot-out crowd

2016 trends in flat pedals include size specific platforms and hybrid flat/clipless designs. Some are also more affordable!

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Round up: 2016′s six most exciting dropper posts

The dropper post market is heating up. For 2016, brands are introducing longer travel, electric options and lower prices. Drop in to learn more.

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Praxis Works offers narrow/wide chainring for Shimano XT and XTR

For all those Shimano devotees looking for a narrow/wide chainring solution, Praxis Works now has you covered, releasing a new 96 BCD thick-thin-tooth single chainring for XT and XTR drivetrains.

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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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Interbike 2015: e*thirteen EXP cassette with 9-44 teeth

e*thirteen is redefining the category by delivering a massive 9-44 tooth range. It will allow riders of all levels to enjoy 1x drivetrains with little compromise.

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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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