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Specialized cuts workforce, announces restructuring

Bike maker Specialized announced that it is restructuring and laying of 3% of its global workforce. Keep reading to find out why.

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Stan’s NoTubes wins patent dispute against Specialized

After a protracted eight-year legal battle, Stan’s original rim patent is upheld in Federal court.

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Liv unveils largest ambassador program in brand’s history

Sister brand of Giant Bicycles is dedicated solely to the female cyclist, and is launching a U.S.-based ambassador program with 125 ambassadors located across the country.

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BMX Legend Ryan Nyquist joins Haro’s mountain bike team

Long time (20 years) Haro BMX superstar expands team role to dirt jump duties for 2016.

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Marines confiscate mountain bikes and ticket riders in San Diego

Fifty bikes are confiscated in the Sycamore Canyon area of San Diego for riding on federal land.

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RockyMounts new low profile TomaHawk bike rack

New wallet friendly roof rack from Colorado based RockyMounts offers impressive versatility and lifetime warranty.

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Kelly McGarry dies after collapsing on local trail

Freeride legend Kelly McGarry collapsed and died while riding a local trail in New Zealand. One of the most identifiable and likeable stars of the sport, Kelly will be remembered as one who forever changed the sport.

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Sneak Peek: Prototype XC FOX fork with step down lowers

Spotted on the instagram account of Peter James Lucas, this yet to be released 32mm XC fork from FOX that appears to be close to production. The most interesting feature of the new chassis appears to be the stepped lowers, which taper near the axle.

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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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Hiker sentenced for sabotaging mountain bike trail

Sixty-four-year-old Tineke Kraal of Vancouver has been handed a suspended sentence and placed on three years probation for sabotaging North Shore mountain bike trails. She will also have to serve 150 hours of community service.

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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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Intel Drone follows biker radness through trees

Follow-me drone technology has been incredibly catchy to mountain bikers but it’s never been a reality due to the nature of our obstacle-strewn sport. But this new technology looks promising indeed.

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Nikon enters action camera market with KeyMission 360

Premiere camera manufacturer Nikon introduces the first camera in its new series of action cameras slated for release later this year.

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Leadville 100 adding on-course Mavic neutral support

Motos, cars, and trailside tents will be on course to aid riders at the famed high altitude cross-country race held annually in the Colorado Rockies.

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Top Ten Most Popular MTBR Articles of 2015

A look back at some of the most viewed articles and features of the year including flat pedals, affordable bikes. lights, armor, Specialized, Trek and more.

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First Look: Öhlins launches new RXF 34 suspension fork

Automotive suspension manufacturer Öhlins is releasing a new fork built specifically for high performance 29ers. Will what’s inside force other manufacturers to play catch up?

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Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship $5 Bucks a Foot Campaign

Help build trail and you might win the grand prize of this year’s 5 Bucks a Foot campaign, any Santa Cruz bike up to $10,000 in value.

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SCOTT donates six frames for new #irideforpaul raffle

Donate to the new Road to Recovery Raffle to help mountain bike legend Paul Bas with his recovery and enter to win one of six new frames.

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Ibis launches Trans-Fat fat bike

Using the same front triangle as the Tranny 29, the Trans-Fat features a new rear triangle that accepts 4” fat bike tires, making it a highly versatile package.

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BRG launching helmets with built-in 360-degree video tech

The days of clunky POV camera mounts cluttering our MTB helmets could be numbered. BRG Sports, parent company of Giro and Bell, has announced a partnership with 360-degree camera innovators 360fly, with plans to develop a line of new helmets featuring 360fly’s single-lens 4K 360-degree video capture technology.

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NEMBA asks IMBA to clarify position on electric bikes

Email sent to IMBA urges organization to support the Sustainable Trails Coalition and its efforts to overturn the blanket ban on bikes in Wilderness, and clarify its position on electric mountain bikes.

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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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The Athertons leave GT, join Trek Factory Racing Team

After a successful tenure at GT bikes, the Atherton family (along with up and coming racer Taylor Vernon) have signed a new three year contract to race for Trek.

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Wounded Warrior Project: Soldier’s Ride

Watch this inspiring video as the bicycle is used to help heal U.S. Veterans.

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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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