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IMBA set to relaunch Model Trails program

The International Mountain Bicycling Association is relaunching its Model Trails initiative after putting the program on hold in 2016 to reshape its process and offerings.

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Belltower gives Spurcycle bell better clearance


The Spurcycle is probably the best bell on the market, but it doesn’t always play nice with mountain bike cockpits. The new Belltower spacer changes that.

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Leatt unveils new line of mountain bike apparel


Formerly best known for their on-bike protective gear, Leatt has unveiled a new collection of soft goods with stylish designs and convenient features including neck brace compatibility.

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Industry Nine MatchStix thru axle tool for fat bikes


Industry Nine’s clever thru axle multi-tool is now available for the RockShox Bluto fat bike suspension fork.

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Bid on Rachel Atherton’s World’s winning Fox 40


Want to own a piece of mountain biking history? Over the next eight weeks, Fox is auctioning off a fork from one of their top athletes. All proceeds go to the Road 2 Recovery Foundation.

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YT adds Brett Tippie as Director of Good Times


Go inside the mind of legendary freerider in this wide ranging interview with the newest Young Talents rider.

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New bill could end blanket ban on bikes in Wilderness


Bill puts mountain bikers on the same footing as campers, hikers, hunters, and equestrians by restoring federal agency authority to set conditions on cyclists’ use of trails in designated Wilderness.

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Troy Lee Designs 2017 apparel line-up unveiled


The California company has rolled out its entire 2017 apparel and helmet line, including updates to Skyline for trail riding and Sprint for gravity.

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Montana Wilderness Bill preserves trail access


U.S. Senator Jon Tester of Montana introduced S. 507, “Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act” in Congress on March 2. The BCSA is the product of a 10-year, collaborative solution negotiated by multiple constituencies.

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2017 RockShox Super Deluxe Coil released


2016 was a big year for RockShox as they significantly improved the performance of their rear shocks. For 2017, their coil shocks get the same treatment, and then some.

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Fatback Bikes partners with Wren Suspension


Alaska’s Fatback Bikes has partnered with Wren Suspension Forks as the recommended suspension fork for their spring build kits.

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Cane Creek announces HELM suspension fork


Introducing the Cane Creek Helm, a 7-way adjustable suspension fork optimized for 140mm to 170mm of travel. Born in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Helm is designed to conquer aggressive trail, enduro racing, and anything in between.

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Fezzari launches 30-day return program


Fezzari is now allowing customer returns from consumers within 30 days. It’s a big risk that shows confidence in their product and processes.

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Enduro World Series highlights set for mainstream TV distribution


The Enduro World Series has announced that it’s coming to a TV screen near you thanks to a new partnership with IMG for mainstream television distribution of its race highlight shows.

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Specialized seeks patent for dropper that auto-adjusts seat angle


Specialized’s new patent may reveal why they opted for a 34.9 seat tube on the new Enduro.

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NICA high school mountain biking more than just sport


The most popular sport at Corner Canyon High School isn’t football or soccer—it’s mountain biking. Earlier this year, Trek traveled to Draper, Utah, to meet the CCHS Chargers and make a film about mountain bike racing.

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Wolf Tooth GCX 46-tooth cog launched


Lusting for SRAM’s new 12-speed drivetrain but don’t have the cash? Wolf Tooth’s new 46-tooth cog gets you almost there. They’ve also launched interesting new chainrings and chainguide options.

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Yeti-Fox Shox Factory team expands with domestic squad


Yeti-sponsored riders have won the last three EWS men’s overall titles. This year, they’ve kept two-time defending champ Richie Rude and added several young guns.

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Shimano announces new Deore groupset, wide-range SLX, and XT goes boost


Shimano just overhauled their budget groupset, plus added a number of great new options for value-oriented consumers.

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Scott partners with Cycling Development Team


Scott Sports announced the launch of the Cycling Development-SCOTT mountain bike team. Formed to create opportunities for elite young athletes, riders on the team are dedicated to excellence on the bike, excellence in the classroom, and serving as ambassadors for the sport.

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YT Industries Jeffsy 27 launched


Choice is never a bad thing. For riders who want a more playful ride, YT just dropped an all new 27.5 version of their popular 29er Jeffsy trail bike.

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POC SPIN is new twist on MIPS-type safety


POC was one of the first brands to introduce MIPS to the MTB market. Now they’ve debuted their own unique energy absorbing helmet technology.

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Help support the World Bicycle Relief with #bikeforabuck fundraiser


Want to help get mobilize rural communities through bicycles? All it costs is $1. In return, you could win a sweet bike!

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Dave Wiens named IMBA Executive Director


Arguably one the all-time best known fat tire racers in U.S. history, Mountain Bike Hall of Famer and Leadville Trail 100 legend Dave Wiens has been named the new executive director of the
International Mountain Bicycling Association.

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Pivot Phoenix component line debuts


When manufacturers use branded parts on their builds, it usually means they’re trying to hit a price point. Pivot doesn’t play that game.

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