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Canadian Downhill legend Steve Smith dies at 26

Steve Smith, the most successful Canadian downhill racer of all time (and a man who will be remembered for his good humor on and off the race track) passed away today at 26 in a tragic motorcycle accident.

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Fezzari Timp Peak 2.0 first look

Utah-based direct-to-consumer seller recently unveiled the latest rendition of its 27.5 Timp Peak carbon trail bike, which features updated frame geometry and a great parts spec mix.

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Matt Macduff’s prototype Altruiste is the slopestyle bike of your dreams

To try and break the record for the world’s largest full loop, Canadian Matt Macduff collaborated with custom builder Altruiste bikes to build an insane custom frame.

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Phoenix bicycle safety comics overly graphic?

The city of Phoenix recently shelled out nearly $20,000 to create graphic novels that emphasize bicycle safety, but we can’t help but think they’re scaring kids off bikes.

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Ales and Trails in Marin

Ales and Trails in Marin is the largest gathering of Bay Area MTB advocacy organizations in one place, at one time, all year long! Local heroes will be honored and the list is so secret you might be one of them. And there’s good beer.

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Shimano XT Di2

The long-awaited trickle down of Di2 to the XT level is now here. Configurability with a smartphone is now available too with Bluetooth connectivity.

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Polar V800 GPS Watch to connect with GoPro camera

New GoPro functionality takes reliving an event like shredding singletrack to a new level by allowing users to relive events or training sessions with a video and see their contextual data overlaid.

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2016 Trek Dirt Series schedule

North America’s first, longest-running and leading women’s mountain bike camp, the Trek Dirt Series, launched registration for 2016 onMarch 1 and has already seen 500 participants sign up.

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Santa Cruz, Chris King partner on limited edition dream bike

Chris King marks its 40th anniversary with this beautiful $8999 limited edition bike designed in conjunction with Santa Cruz.

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FOX black stanchions, lightweight XC fork, more boost

FOX traditionally waits until the Sea Otter Classic before revealing its 2017 product line, but this year things started a little earlier. Head past the break to see what we know so far.

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New Ibis carbon and alloy wheelsets rolling in

If you didn’t know any better, you might think Ibis is primarily a wheel maker. That’s especially true after recent news from the California company that it’s expanding its line of MTB hoops to nine, adding new carbon and alloy models.

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Yeti SB5.5c long travel 29er debuts

Do you like to go fast? Like really fast? How about over really gnarly stuff? Answered yes to all those questions? Yes? Well then, we have a bike you might be interested in.

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New Rocky Mountain Pipeline trail bike launched

Rocky Mountain essentially invented the plus bike category two years ago. Now they’re back at it with the new 130mm Pipeline. Click through for spec and pricing details, plus an interview with their product team.

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Mavic Crossmax wheels get wider and boosted

Mavic is unveiling upgrades to its popular Crossmax Pro and Crossmax Elite alloy XC mountain bike wheels, adding boost compatibility, widening rim profiles, and reducing price.

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OneUp expands chain guide range with two new offerings

Building on the success of its existing drivetrain specific product line, OneUp has launched two new chain guides.

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YT Jeffsy 29er trail bike

When most riders think YT, they either think bitchen prices, or good times. The direct-to-consumer brand has set itself apart from competitors with its ultra low prices and party attitude, so their latest offering may surprise a lot of existing fans, and attract a number of new ones.

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New RockShox Deluxe and Super Deluxe Shocks

Last week RockShox and several other prominent brands announced their commitment to new metric sizing. Head past the break to get a first glimpse at what that means for the future.

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Wolf Tooth Fat Paw grips ideal for riders with big hands

Until now, riders with big hands have slim pickings when it comes to grips. The new Wolf Tooth Fat Paw aims to change that.

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FOX 32 Step-Cast fork

FOX went on an all-out assault in the XC fork category as they created an incredibly light, plush and tunable fork called the 32 Step-Cast.

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DT Swiss rolls out new Spline ONE wheels

The proven DT Swiss Spline ONE wheel series gets a serious upgrade — now with three categories, two wheel sizes, and five different rim widths to choose from.

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Urge Archi Enduro R.R. full face helmet launched

The newest full face helmet from Urge is intended to make life easier (and cooler) for enduro racing specialists — or anyone who wants a little extra protection on the trail.

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Juliana SRAM Pro Team Pre-Season Update video

Check out this highlight reel of Juliana SRAM Pro Team riders Sarah Leishman, Anka Martin and Kelli Emmett as they prepare for this coming weekend’s opening round of the Enduro World Series.

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SRAM launches Eagle 1×12 drivetrain with 10-50t cassette

Chicago-based component maker unveils SRAM Eagle, a 1×12 drivetrain system that boasts a 500% gear range thanks to a 10-50t cassette.

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TRUVATIV introduces Descendant series cranks, bars, stems and seat posts

New gravity oriented component line emphasizes durability and affordability. Check out the Descendant bars, stems, seat posts and cranks.

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Vitus launches carbon Sommet CR and CRX 27.5 trail bikes

Chain Reaction Cycles house brand bikes feature four-bar suspension, RockShox Pike, SRAM X1/XO1, RaceFace cranks, and a mix of WTB and Nukeproof components.

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