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2018 Canyon Spectral unveiled


The 2018 Canyon Spectral features a new shock orientation, boost hub spacing, room for larger tires, and a host of other unique design changes.

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Fezzari launches three new alloy 130mm trail bikes


Fezzari has announced three new aluminum mountain bikes: the Cascade Peak, Abajo Peak, and Wiki Peak. All three utilize 130mm of rear travel and can be run as 29er or 27.5 plus.

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IMBA announces 2017 EPIC rides


The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced its 2017 class of IMBA EPICS. Nine new trails and rides have been added to the list.

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Ritchey Kite WCS dropper post now available


First teased at last fall’s Eurobike tradeshow, the Ritchey dropper post is finally here. The air sprung Kite WCS comes in two travel lengths (125mm, 90mm), has three fixed position stops (0mm, 35mm, 125mm).

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Bell boosts support for collegiate cycling in 2018


Bell Helmets has announced an expansion of its support of collegiate cycling for 2018, partnering with four collegiate cycling programs: CU Boulder, Piedmont College, Lees-McRae, UC Santa Cruz.

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Yeti-inspired OPEN U.P. frameset released


Yeti and OPEN have teamed up on this great looking drop bar adventure bike.

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Reynolds TR 307 S and TR 309 S carbon wheels launched


Add Reynolds to a long list of wheel makers embracing wide hookless bead rims — and offering carbon hoops at lower prices.

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Intense to employ new hybrid sales model


Intense Cycles has introduced what it’s calling a new “global hybrid sales model.” The new Intense Rider-Direct program has the goal of offering more buying flexibility, improved service options, and aggressive new pricing.

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YT Industries shuts down distributor to open new US office


In a surprise move, YT USA has announced that they are shutting down their US distributor in Reno, Nevada, to open a new US office in San Clemente, CA.

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NICA Share the Ride Campaign launched


The organization that’s helped get thousands of kids on bikes is looking for a little help this holiday season. The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has launched its Share the Ride Campaign. Here’s how you can help.

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Want to race the EWS in 2018?


Riders who want the chance to compete in any of next season’s eight races should mark Thursday, December 7th in their calendar as the public lottery process opens for all EWS races.

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Video: Favorite Day Trip rides


As good as epic mountain bike trips are, the truth is that most of us don’t have entire summers, or winters, available to hop on over to New Zealand, or Whistler, or any other number of fantastical locales.

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2018 Scott Enduro Cup schedule released


The Scott Enduro Cup has officially announced the 2018 race schedule with the addition of three new Colorado locations: Durango and Powderhorn for adults, and a junior race in Gunnison.

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Race Face introduces Carbon Confidence Guarantee


At the discretion of Race Face, they will within 2 years of your original purchase repair or replace your carbon wheel regardless of how the damage occurred or what the damage is.

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Win a Santa Cruz bike of your choice for MBOSC trail projects


One lucky donor will ride away with a new $9,500 Santa Cruz bicycle in the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz’s (MBOSC) “Ante Up for Trails” campaign.

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Mtbr members rally to gift bike to injured veteran


There’s no shortage of calamities and ensuing fundraisers these days. But when an Mtbr member reached out for help for a fellow veteran, the NorCal forum community rallied and embraced the cause.

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Vintage Electric Bicycles Supports Wine Country Fire Relief


Vintage Electric Bicycles is proud to link arms with some of the South Bay area’s best epicurean talent in support of the victims of the recent wine country fires.

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How the Seattle area became a must-ride MTB locale


Once a veritable mountain biking wasteland, the Seattle-area has recently transformed into a must-hit riding destination. Here’s how it happened and what we can all learn from the experience.

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IMBA Dig In campaign raising funds for local trails


IMBA has launched its most widespread effort ever to directly fundraise for the expansion, improvement and accessibility of mountain biking in the backyards of millions of people.

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Canyon adds velofix delivery service


Canyon customers who chose this option will have their bicycle shipped to their local velofix mobile bike shop. Velofix will then assemble the bike and arrange a delivery time.

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Cane Creek now Coil Creek?


Cane Creek Cycling Components has temporarily changed their name to Coil Creek for the month of November to coincide with the release of the HELM Coil 27.5 suspension fork.

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Video: Top 9 freakiest bikes ever made


Over the years, we’ve been subject to quite a few freaky bikes. With the advent of full suspension, mountain bikes in particular have been the canvas of scientists around the globe.

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Video: Three best runs of 2017 Red Bull Rampage


Once again, Red Bull Rampage served up a stunning display of courage and extreme bike handling ability. Tops on that list with arguably the best ride in his storied career, was Kurt Sorge. See his run here.

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Photo epic: Kurt Sorge wins Red Bull Rampage


With arguably the best ride in his storied Red Bull Rampage history, Kurt Sorge took home gold at the 12th edition of the most extreme mountain biking event in the world.

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Shred partnering with Kelly McGarry Foundation


In honor of Kelly’s legacy, Shred is partnering with the Kelly McGarry Foundation and debuting a collection of helmets and goggles that pays homage to Kelly.

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