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Top gear picks from Impact Sun Valley


Trails were bursting with fragrant lupine at mid-elevations above Ketchum, Idaho’s basecamp for Impact Sun Valley, the inaugural Crank Tank bicycle media event.

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CushCore 27.5+ insert launched


CushCore has a new addition to its range of tire inserts, this week launching the CushCore 27.5+ insert. It’s 50% wider than the standard 27.5 insert, yet at a weight close to the current 29er product.

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OneUp Components EDC Plug and Pliers Kit fixes flats fast


Flat tires are a bummer. But you can soften the blow by carrying a plug kit such as the OneUp Components Plug and Pliers Kit.

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PRO Koryak dropper post lineup expanded


Broadening the range of Koryak mountain bike dropper posts, PRO has launched four new models ranging from 70mm to 170mm in travel and covering seat post diameters between 31.6mm and 27.2mm.

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New brakes, rotors, and more from Magura


MAGURA has expanded and revised its product portfolio for model year 2019, presenting ergonomic improvements, new and revised products and a limited number of anniversary brakes. Here’s a rundown.

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Thule Rail and UpTake hydration packs coming in 2019


The new Thule Rail is designed for aggressive trail riding and enduro racing, while the Thule UpTake is more of an all-around pack that could also be used for hiking and skiing.

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2019 WTB Vigilante, Trail Boss and Judge tires


Today, WTB launched three new tires, the brand new Judge, the redesigned Vigilante, and Trail Boss.

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Race Face Cinch Oval chainrings debut


New Race Face chainrings have the the ability to flip-flop to provide proper chainline offset for both Boost and Super Boost bikes.

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Boa-MIPS partnership aims to advance helmet protection


Boa and MIPS have announced a collaboration dubbed MIPS B-series Boa that aims to improve cycling helmet safety. The integrated helmet system is designed to work together to create a solution that provides superior fit and added protection to athletes in bike and snow. The MIPS B-series Boa allows for the Boa Fit System to […]

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E-bike debate heats up at Impact Sun Valley event


New press camp-style event tackles question on how to define machines that are changing quickly and how to enforce new rules for all travelers.

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  • Matthew says:

    So, lots of questions raised but no answers given.

  • mike says:

    trails that don’t allow motorcycles probably shouldn’t allow cycles with motors.

  • Mr.TP says:

    I loathe e-mountain bikes. If you can’t ride far on a bike, stay on flat trails or bike paths. And if a guy on an electric mountain bike rings his bell at me to move aside on a climb again, I’m gonna lose it. Go get a Segway and be done with it already!

  • delquattro says:

    I’m wondering how many of the Luddites opposed to e-bikes have used a chairlift to haul their bikes uphill.

  • Scotch Hennessy says:

    Mr. TP…listen for me….I’ll be passing on your right! LOL!

  • eb1888@yahoo.com says:

    Why no motorcycles on all trails like Sun Valley? Noise probably scares horses and the experience of hikers. Electric motorcycles are coming with no noise. Much more aggressive than ebikes. Should they be everywhere?

  • John Smith says:

    My e-bike has a bigger motor than your e-bike and I will blow your doors off going uphill even with at my weight of 300 lbs.

  • MBR says:

    “…won’t lighter bikes with longer battery life help riders have less impact on the environment and allow people to slip through terrain with the least possible distress for wildlife?”
    Or they go deeper into the environment, causing more impact and wildlife stress…

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Santa Cruz 5010 V3 first look


Now in its latest iteration, still with 130mm of rear travel and 27.5 wheels, it’s ready to re-enter the Trail Bike category once again as riders increasingly want to do more fun and aggressive descents.

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  • Loll says:

    Never trust an image of a pro riding an otherwise under-gunned bike. A pro like Nino can ride a XC bike downhill in style faster than most of us normal people.

    For those in Norcal, I still recall a thanksgiving turkey day Kennedy climb where a local young pro rider Menso motor pass us on a Santa Cruz Bullet.

    • DrDave says:

      Ahem, yeah, those PROS are like running on nitro (or something).
      But we underbikers know that an older or heavier bike might only limit speed by a little bit, as long as the suspension is fresh.

  • jim says:

    Francis, Why weren’t you a fan of 5010 V2 ?
    I didn’t get that impression at all from your review …
    http://reviews.mtbr.com/first-look-2016-santa-cruz-5010

    • Francis Cebedo says:

      Good point. I certainly appreciated that bike and knew many would love it.

      But for me, I was progressing my riding and I wanted, more, more, more… even from a trail bike.

      Steep seat angle, more slack, better suspension, more dropper and roomier cockpit to move around in and very quick still. It’s got me thinking of the new one for some adventures and long rides.

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POC unveils new MTB collection


POC has introduced its 2019 mountain bike collection at the 2019 Eurobike trade show, including the VPD System torso protection and new Resistance apparel collection.

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Santa Cruz Bronson V3 first look


How did they improve the Bronson V3? The answer is suspension, geometry, tire size and details.

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Video: Santa Cruz Bronson V3 with Josh Bryceland


Contrary to sixties belief, we don’t all live in yellow submarines. Some folk live on canal boats instead. Take a trip with Josh Bryceland on his new Bronson on his home trails.

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Toddler Tour de France hosting hundreds of little rippers


Hundreds of enthusiastic toddlers will ride in family-friendly bike races and play experiences at the Strider Cup World Championship in Boulder, Colorado.

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Sam Hill and Cecile Ravanel win EWS round four


The fourth round of the Enduro World Series, Black Hole Festival Petzen Jamnica, threw up all the drama you’d expect from a race taking place across two different countries at the midway point of the season.

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Devinci Troy Carbon 29 rolls out


Latest Troy all mountain bike boasts the company’s fifth generation split-pivot suspension platform, which is claimed to increase bottom-out force.

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  • LarsV says:

    I like the dark orange accents!

    That rear end however, stacking superboost, split pivot and a DT RWS skewer, is going to be wider that yo’ mamma’s 🙂

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EWS heads to Austria and Slovenia for round No. 4


Round No. 4 marks the halfway point of the 2018 Enduro World Series, and something very different awaits the riders at the Black Hole Enduro Petzen Jamnica.

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e*thirteen’s TRS Plus 12-Speed Upgrade Kit


Fight obsolescence. Upgrade your 11 speed SRAM™ drivetrain to 12 speeds without needing new shifters, derailleurs, cranks, or chainrings.

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  • chris says:

    this is pretty f’ing awesome.

    I don’t use FB, but @Joe Nawrocki, STFU.
    This has nothing to do with capitalism and everything to do with E*13 giving essentially the middle finger to the bike industry for screwing over consumers every 3 months with some “new” trend. 11s had been out for what, maybe 2yrs?

  • Rusty says:

    I feel like a moron here but I cannot get my shifter to upshift after installing the new E13 spool. I consider myself a pretty good mechanic but this is a lot tougher than they let on and I wouldn’t call the video foolproof by any means. The step at 6:00 is pretty poorly explained and I’m guessing it’s where I’m messing things up. Now I have an non functional shifter and a race on Sunday. Wonderful.

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PUSH Industries ELEVENSIX SS shock launched


Colorado-based suspension manufacturer PUSH Industries has unveiled the ELEVENSIX SS, which was developed specifically to solve fitment issues with the Trek Slash and Santa Cruz Nomad.

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Canyon Lux XC bike gets fully updated


Dedicated 29er race machine has sub-2000g frame and shock with space for two large bottles.

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  • bobsyouruncle says:

    I had the cash saved up to buy this bike. But alas, 1x only. Fail. Will be looking elsewhere. Note to Canyon, while your pro riders can ‘deal with’ a 1x because of their innate talent, and access to a team mechanic to swap out the front chainring on a course by course basis. Us mere mortals don’t want the hassle of having to ‘guess’ which chainring to bring/install on a course by course basis. Also, those of us who do the Cascade Creampuff, or Breck Epic type epic rides, really really REALLY use, not only the bigger range of a 2x, but the closer spacing between gears a 2x provides. You’ve lost at least one sale by going 1x, and that’s sad…

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Orbea Oiz – all new XC racer


Orbea knows cross-country and they are ready for the World Cup cross country with an all new Oiz.

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Juli Furtado – A race against suicide


For many of us who got in to the sport twenty years ago, Juliana Furtado represented everything great about mountain biking. In the wake of recent high-profile suicides, Juli opened up about her own struggles.

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  • Shark says:

    It’s a difficult thing to talk about, many people have friends or family that this affects. There are so many reasons, it’s hard to find an answer to help. Perhaps we need to teach children it’s OK to talk about feelings to their family. Perhaps we need to be more aware of illnesses that can lead to it. Perhaps we need to unplug from the “everything is online” mentality that has grown so much over the past 10+ years.

    • Jond63 says:

      Thing is though, growing up in a family like hers one cannot talk about their feelings, and even worse one in a bad family situation may not know anything is seriously wrong until their 40s or 50s.

  • mike says:

    How many of us who live on the endorphins of mountain sports would survive without them.

    • Francis Cebedo says:

      I’ve been through stages of a month or two without mountain biking. It’s really hard to be upbeat and positive.

      If my parents mentally abused me as a child, I would absolutely get scarred. I still remember the times they realllly got mad at me.

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Leatt DBX 3.5 Neck Brace now available


The inventors of the Leatt-Brace announced the new Leatt DBX 3.5 Neck Brace at the end of last year. Now all models, including the junior version, are available worldwide.

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State Wheels partnering with Breck Epic


New partnership brings State’s MTB wheels together with arguably the most challenging multi-day mountain bike event in North America.

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