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Ante Up for Trails and an Ibis bike


MBOSC, a local trail advocacy and trail building organization, is partnering with Ibis Cycles to kick off Ante Up for Trails, a campaign to support building and maintaining sustainable mountain bike trails in Santa Cruz.

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Niner SIR 9 trail bike launched


News out of the Niner camp today. The Colorado-based bike maker has re-released its original steel classic, the SIR 9, in a redesigned, ready for anything form.

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Truvativ brings out affordable new Descendent and Stylo cranks


The new Descendent and Stylo cranks from Truvativ are reasonably priced and ready for everything from trail to DH.

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BMX Freestyle added to 2020 Tokyo Olympics


BMX Freestyle will be on full display at the next Summer Olympics.

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New Shimano SPDs, flat pedals, and shoes


Shimano reaffirms its commitment to downhill and gravity disciplines with the introduction five new shoes and four new pedals, including SPD and flat pedal options.

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Fezzari Timp Peak 2.0 NX1 trail bike launched


Direct-to-consumer bike seller Fezzari has just launched a full-carbon, full-suspension mountain bike that breaks through the $3000 barrier with the release of the Timp Peak 2.0 NX1.

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First Impressions: Santa Cruz’s all new Nomad


For the fourth generation of the Nomad, Santa Cruz bikes has upped the ante by increasing rear travel to 170mm, lengthening the reach, and completely re-configuring the rear suspension.

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Heiden Institute launched by famed Olympian


After years of envisioning a comprehensive program encompassing all aspects sports science and sports medicine, former Olympian Eric Heiden, MD, has announced the establishment of the Heiden Institute.

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Motobecane launches two new DH bikes


Motobecane has launched a pair of downhill bikes that offer big hit capability at a solid value.

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Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay eMTB debuts


Before jumping in the e-game, Rocky Mountain wanted to do things the right way. That meant creating an all new electric drivetrain and mounting it in their hottest new trail bike.

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Garmin VIRB 360 POV cam goes to 5.7K


Garmin’s new VIRB 360 POV camera offers a dizzying array of features. At the heart of the device is a spherical lens designed to capture 360-degree images. It’s also capable of shooting 5.7K at 30FPS.

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Who is Canyon Bicycles?


Canyon Bicycles has built a strong following in Europe with their carefully engineered bikes and direct sales channel to customers. Now they are bringing that model to the U.S.

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Kali Shiva 2.0 full face helmet launched


If DH, enduro or moto is in your future, the redesigned Kali Shiva 2.0 full face helmet should be on your radar. It’s geared toward riders seeking protection and comfort, and it incorporates LDL and Nano Fusion technology.

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MRP adds Fox 36 Ramp Control Cartridge


Colorado’s MRP continues to add to its ever-growing product line-up with a yet another tuning option for suspension forks.

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OtterBox launches Venture Coolers line


OtterBox is getting in the cooler game with its new line of Venture premium rugged coolers, which come with add-on features such as bottle openers, cutting boards, and more.
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Enduro World Series heads to Madeira


Nestled in the Atlantic between the Portuguese mainland and the coast of Africa, this tiny island is about to serve up some big racing.

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Devinci honors Steve Smith with 30-day pledge drive


To commemorate the one year anniversary of Steve Smith’s passing, Devinci will be sponsoring a 30-day pledge drive to his namesake charity foundation.

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Specialized S-Works Epic 29er hardtail defies gravity


Snap poll: What’s the lightest bike frame in the Specialized line-up? Has to be one of their road or cyclocross rigs, right? Click through to find out.

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Video: Kenda Hellkat Pro and Helldiver Pro tires


Kenda has introduced two new gravity tire, the Hellkat Pro and Helldiver Pro, both featuring Advanced Gravity Casing technology, which was developed to meet the demands of the World Cup circuit.

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IMBA says spring membership drive a success


This year’s membership drive seeks to remind riders that we’re all mountain bikers first, stronger when we stand as one, says IMBA executive director Dave Wiens.

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Hot new bars, grips, stems, and saddles


Check out this round-up of all the latest and greatest from Answer, ESI, Troy Lee, Pivot, and more.

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Video: 2017 Norco Sight 29er


We’ve been riding the Norco Sight 29er for a while and the bike just works without calling attention to its wheel size or its travel. It excels quietly on climbs, singletrack and descents, the type of riding that the majority of folks do on their regular fun rides.

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New SRAM Code DH brakes released


Brakes have improved dramatically over the years, but the Code DH brake has largely been unchanged. Now, it gets Guide technology and robust construction to deliver powerful and consistent performance on the longest descents.

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Bosch and Troy Lee Designs launch eMTB race series


BOOGALOO is a NEW Class 1 eMTB race series that will take place at two of California’s premier mountain bike resorts this summer.

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IMBA launches membership drive at Sea Otter Classic


IMBA is on the ground at the Sea Otter Classic, hosting events, fundraising with partners and connecting with members and mountain bikers at the Sea Otter Classic.

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