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Negotiating wilderness boundaries to save Montana trails

Working with the local IMBA chapter MTB Missoula and statewide members, IMBA successfully negotiated creating a 3000-acre National Recreation Area companion designation in place of a wilderness proposal that threatened 30 miles of trail. Here’s how it happened.

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New OneUp Oval Chainrings and Top Guides


New bits from OneUp keep your older bike running smooth with the latest technology.

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VEE Tire Co. releases Rail Tracker and T-Fatty


Tire developer VEE Tire Co. has announced the release of Rail Tracker and T-Fatty, their newest tires in the plus size category.

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Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Rider of the Year


Perhaps the truest sign of greatness is living up to expectation. And no rider had more expectation thrust on his shoulders in 2016 than Nino Schurter.

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Winners


We had a great giveaway this year with prizes ranging from desirable gadgets to complete bikes worth several thousand dollars. Here are the all the lucky winners.

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2017 VIDA MTB series schedule announced


The Yeti Cycles VIDA MTB Series has announced its lineup for 2017 with great riding locations in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. These women’s skills clinics emphasize the community of riders and the connections they make.

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Fatback Bikes launches redesigned Corvus frameset


Fatback has made major improvements to the Corvus frameset, with a compete ground up redesign.

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MRP releases Ramp Control Cartridges for Fox 34 forks


With the success of the Ramp Control Cartridge for RockShox, MRP has followed through with Fox compatible cartridges and now has the them available for 2016 or newer Fox 34 forks that have the FIT4 and GRIP dampers.

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Ellsworth takes aggressive measures to lure back customers


Ellsworth has had a rough couple of years, but the brand is trying to stage a comeback with aggressive new marketing strategies.

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Meet one of America’s richest (and forward thinking) mountain bikers


Walmart heir Tom Walton is helping turn Northwest Arkansas into riding Mecca, and a great place to live.

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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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