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Formula’s new Selva enduro fork

Formula is best known for its brakes, but the newest entry into the suspension market is loaded with unique technology — and it comes in purple.

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Crankbrothers Mallet E LS offers longer spindle

The Crankbrothers Mallet is one of the most popular pedals in the gravity scene. For 2017, they’re offering a new version of the enduro “E” model with a wider spindle. Click through to find out more.

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Stan’s NoTubes rolls out MK3 custom wheel program

The new Stan’s NoTubes custom wheelset builder program allows riders to design their own Crest, Arch, or Flow MK3 mountain bike wheels, choosing rim size, hub, axle type, spokes, nipples, and decals.

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Ryan Leech celebrates 20 years with Norco

This year marks trials legend Ryan Leech’s 20th riding for Norco. It’s a remarkable run in an era in which allegiances between companies and riders are often fleeting.

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2017 Specialized Enduro spotted

Rumors about the long-awaited sequel to the Specialized Enduro have gone rampant in the last couple of weeks. The outgoing model was a revolutionary 29er with 155mm of travel with a 165mm travel 27.5 sibling.

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Trek pledges over $1 million to kids MTB race league

Trek Bicycle is expanding its support of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, pledging more than $1 million in contributions over the next five years.

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Canfield Brothers unveil CBF suspension patent

Canfield Brothers recently released details of its Canfield Balance Formula suspension patent. More than seven years in development, CBF is designed to deliver efficiency and performance via optimal anti-squat throughout the entire range of travel independent of “sag.”

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These limited edition Specialized models will change color throughout the Rio Olympics

After four years of waiting, the Olympics are back. To celebrate, Specialized is releasing a limited edition collection of bikes and kit with one of the best paint jobs we’ve ever seen.

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Moots Farwell 27.5-plus Ti hardtail debuts

Meet the Moots Farwell, a 27.5-plus hardtail ripper spec’d with 2.8” tires that’s designed for all-day trail fun. And like most 27.5-plus set-ups, the Farwell can do double duty as a 29er.

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Enduro World Series: Aspen extreme mega-gallery

The world’s best have descended on Aspen-Snowmass, Colorado, for the 5th stop of the Enduro World Series this weekend. After two days of hot and dusty practice, racing rolls Saturday morning with the first of six stages over two days. Check out this mega-gallery from the lead-up to this all-important race.

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2017 NiteRider lights sneak peek

This coming night riding season, NiteRider is going to try and put lights on every bike on the road with absolutely compelling price points. And they’re going to entice trail riders with a 950 lumen self-contained trail light for just $100.

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SQlab partners with SKS USA, new saddles on way

The largest ergonomic saddle brand in Germany, SQlab is known for their unique Step Saddle and Active designs. In August they will be launching its new Ergowave saddles.

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Transition launches new Carbon Scout

The Transition Scout has the heart of a slopestyle bike and the pedigree of a trail bike. It’s one hell of a fun ride and it just got a whole lot lighter.

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Santa Cruz Bronson, 5010 and Tallboy 3 alloy bike weights

Santa Cruz recently launched alloy versions of their three most popular bikes. We stopped by their HQ in order to get some real world weights.

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IMBA’s take on the new Wilderness Act

In response to the news that a pair of Utah Senators have introduced a new Act that could gain access for mountain bikers on federally designated wilderness, IMBA president and USA executive director Mike Van Abel released the following statement.

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Teenager builds bicycle trailer, founds lawn mowing empire

The news is filled with heart-wrenching stories, so how about a feel good story about a kid, his home built bike trailer, and dreaming big.

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That roof rack is destroying your fuel economy

Roof racks are undeniably convenient, but a new study reveals just how much they can affect gas mileage and increase your bill at the pump.

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Meet the guy bringing Orange Bikes back to the United States

After a long hiatus, Orange Bikes are now available for sale in the United States. Find out how it happened and how they’re planning to grow in our interview with their new distributor.

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Magura unveils inverted Boltron e-bike fork

Magura’s latest offering is an inverted suspension fork designed in conjunction with motocross suspension expert WP that is specifically for ebikes.

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Cane Creek mobile app aids in suspension set-up

Owners of the Cane Creek Double Barrel rear shock have a new set-up tool in the palm of their hands. DIALED, now available for iOS and Android users, is a free mobile application that turns a smart phone into a suspension guru.

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City of Santa Cruz creates new online bike registration program

The Santa Cruz Police department just launched a new online bike registration system that’s free! It’s also accessible to police departments throughout California. Have you registered your bike?

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Senator introduces human-powered wilderness travel bill

In a move that’s being trumpeted by some as a measure that could lead to better trail access for mountain bikers, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has introduced the Human-Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act.

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Commencal relaunches Meta SX at a price that can’t be beat

For model year 2017, Commencal has re-released revised versions of older frames with modern geometry and product spec at price points you won’t believe.

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BC Bike Race: Rowdy riding in Squamish

For the 10th straight year, the BC Bike Race made the trek to Squamish for a long day of rowdy trail riding. On the plate was a 33-mile grind with 6378 feet of climbing. Average finish time was nearly 5 hours, with many riders out there far longer.

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Santa Cruz brings back aluminum, kills single pivot models

Santa Cruz bikes just got more affordable with the introduction of three all-new alloy bikes.

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