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Mavic shows off 2017 mountain bike range

Though arguably best known for its road wheels and yellow neutral service cars at the Tour de France, France’s Mavic has made a hard push into the mountain bike arena with an expansive product line-up that includes wheels, helmets, shoes and apparel.

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Magura launches signature edition Danny MacAskill Brake

Danny MacAskill’s just launched Magura signature brake introduces a new lever design and ships in a special neon yellow colorway.

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The Calling is Evil’s new extra rowdy short travel trail sled

In the market for a short travel trail bike but discouraged by the lack of rowdy options? This new bike from Evil just might be the answer.

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Weatherneck makes winter riding less painful

Tired of freezing your face? The new Weatherneck system is an ingenious smart layering system for your head.

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Vorsprung promises improved suspension with Luftkappe

Think the RockShox Pike or Lyrik can’t get any better? Vorsprung says, think again.

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Bike Check: Danny MacAskill’s Santa Cruz Nomad CC

Check out the YouTube star’s bike of choice for a recent trip to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro — and the IMBA World Summit in Arkansas.

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Trek boss offers president-elect Trump advice

We don’t often interject politics into mountain biking, but we couldn’t pass on sharing John Burke’s 12 Simple Solutions to Save America.

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Crankbrothers Mallet E 11 goes on Titanium diet

The Mallet E 11 uses titanium wings and a dual chamfered design to shed weight, making it the lightest Mallet pedals ever offered.

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BLM Boss: Engagement now more important than ever

With the change in political winds blowing with gale force intensity, outgoing Bureau of Land Management director Neil Kornze implored attendees at the IMBA World Summit to get engaged and stay engaged.

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On the ground at the 7th IMBA World Summit

The tribe that is the International Mountain Bicycling Association has gathered in northwest Arkansas for its seventh World Summit, this year coming together in the burgeoning fat tire hot bed of Bentonville.

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CNN Everyday Heroes taps mountain bike coach

Each year CNN taps 10 people as its top everyday heroes. These folks are doing extraordinary things to help make their community better. This year one of them is mountain bike coach Craig Dodson.

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Matchmaker: Rotor shows SRAM Eagle compatible Q-Ring

To make a statement about its Q-Ring compatibility with components from other brands, Rotor Bike Components has rolled out the first video in a series on compatibility with its QX1 chainrings for mountain bikes.

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Fox begins repair service for recalled Fox Float X2 shock

Last month, Fox announced a voluntary recall for the Float X2 air shock. This week, they received CPSC approval to start processing repairs. Click through to learn more.

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Kona releases new 27.5 Operator DH bike

The new Kona Operator is a World Cup ready DH racing machine that’s designed to still be playful enough for bike park laps.

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Niner unveils budget priced alloy Jet 9 trail bike

Niner has expanded its Jet 9 trail bike line-up to include a budget-friendly $2600 alloy option to go along with the current carbon frame offerings.

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New England high school MTB League growing rapidly

Over 300 riders from 29 high schools in four states competing in fat tire races all across New England.

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WTB Galaxy saddle honors late Buddy Newman

Last year, WTB lost one of their own. To honor the young man’s memory, they’re released a beautiful new saddle bearing one of his incredible designs. All proceeds go to support high school MTB racing in Northern California.

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Relive Red Bull Rampage 2016 in Mtbr Live Blog Replay

Boss won’t let you watch Rampage live? Follow the action with our live blog! And yes, that means spoilers!

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Giant USA launching online sales platform

U.S. arm of world largest bike maker has announced that after a limited test period, it’s launching a nationwide online sales platform.

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Danny MacAskill does Reddit AMA

To help promote his epic new riding video, Danny MacAskill showed up on Reddit to answer questions and help bring MTB stoke to the masses.

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Canfield Brothers debut complete bike builds

Good news this week for fans of boutique bike maker Canfield Brothers — especially if you’re not the type who prefers to buy a bare frame and then build it up yourself.

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New Thomson rigid seat posts, plus dropper updates

While Thomson is best associated with intricately machined alloy stems and seatposts, its new range of rigid posts use carbon and 3D forging.

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​Box Components unique drivetrain coming soon

Shimano and SRAM are the dominant players in the drivetrain market, but this December Box Components is bringing the heat with a unique new system of its own.

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Outerbike coming to Crested Butte Mountain Resort

There’s yet another reason to ride mountain bikes in Crested Butte. On the eve of Fall Outerbike 2016, Western Spirit Cycling announced it was expanding in 2017 to include a summer stop in the famous Colorado mountain town.

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REI retires Novara brand, launches Co-op Cycles

REI may not be the first place you shop for a bike, but their new brand offers a lot of value for the average consumer looking to break into the sport.

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