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How much do world’s best cyclists earn?


How much does it pay to be the world’s best? If you’re Lebron James, that number hovers around $88 million a year. But what about the top pro cyclists?

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Spank launches ‘innovation in rim engineering’


With 15 years of know-how in rim and wheel design and manufacturing, Spank Industries is releasing what it’s calling, “One of the biggest innovations in rim and wheel development in recent years.”

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Pivot celebrates 10 with anniversary edition Mach 5.5


To celebrate turning ten, Pivot has released a head turning limited edition version of the Mach 5.5.

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New ENVE M Series MTB wheels roll out


Highly-regarded carbon wheel maker ENVE has launched its new M Series, featuring new technology that promises to all but eliminate pinch flats.

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Terrene Cake Eater studdable fat bike tire launched


Terrene Tires has released its sixth tire model. The Cake Eater is a versatile, fast-rolling, studdable fat bike tire.

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MRP Ribbon Coil fork launched


Coil fork features MRP’s highly-regarded Ramp Control feature, a speed-sensitive ending-stroke adjustment that allows the rider to tune preferred amount of bottom-out support with the simple twist of a knob.

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Santa Cruz Bicycles Mother Lode Epic race report


Two days before the eclipse, the inaugural Santa Cruz Bicycles Mother Lode Epic was held on trails just outside of Sacramento, California. The event brought to life a new format of cross country racing

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Evil Following gets updated ‘More Better’er’ geo


The Following is one our favorite short travel 29er. For 2018, it’s received a number of updates to make it “more better’er,” including plus compatibility.

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Rocky Mountain Instinct, Instinct BC, and Pipeline revised


Rocky Mountain’s new Instinct serves as the platform for three different bikes. Which version is up your alley?

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Nino Schurter completes perfect World Cup season


Nino Schurter just completed a 6-for-6 sweep of the season series, a feat never before achieved in XC racing.

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2018 Specialized Enduro: longer, adjustable geo, new spec


For 2018, the Specialized Enduro doesn’t look that different, but the Big Red S has lengthened the reach, integrated a hidden flip chip, and added some clever new spec features.

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2018 Transition Bikes line-up unveiled


For model year 2018, the Patrol, Scout, and Smuggler get major geometry tweaks, and welcome a new bike to the stable, the Sentinel 29er with 160mm front and 140mm rear travel.

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Hope HB160 prototype bike comes to market


Hope’s radical new all-mountain bike doesn’t adhere to any industry standards. Click through to find out what makes it so special (and what it will cost).

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2017 World Whip Off Championships


Want to win a full Spank cockpit, pedal and wheelset? Watch the 2017 Official World Whip Off Championships, then vote for your three favorite whips.

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Crankbrothers Stamp flat pedal family expanded


Crankbrothers is expanding it’s popular new line of Stamp pedals to include four different price points, ranging from $80 to $300.

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Updated Race Face SIXC handlebar & Atlas wheels debut


The Race Face SIXC carbon bars are among our favorite. For 2017, they’ve received an update that makes them even wider. The Canadian brand is also launching a new Atlas wheelset targeted at park riders.

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POC SPIN is MIPS safety tech competitor


POC brought MIPS to the mountain bike market back in 2008. They still believe strongly in the technology, but have developed their own version which they say increases comfort and reduces complexity.

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2017 Breck Epic: The final chapter


Stage 6, the Gold Dust Trail. Perhaps the second most fun stage at Breck Epic, but only because there are adult beverages, a DJ, and a dance party at “stage 7.”

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2017 Breck Epic: Up and over Wheeler Pass


Riders head high into high country on Colorado race’s penultimate day.

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Canyon starts selling bikes in U.S.


After months if not years of waiting and anticipation, German direct-to-consumer bike seller Canyon has officially opened for business in the U.S.

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We Are One carbon wheels first look


We Are One’s primary hook is that all their products are made in North America. No offshore business or funny sticker company shenanigans.

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SR Suntour reservoir shock spy shots


SR Suntour is often dismissed as a budget brand. But their premium products offer World Cup winning performance at reasonable prices. The only thing lacking? A performance shock. That might be changing…

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2017 Breck Epic: Riding the Aqueduct Trail


The Aqueduct Trail stage could easily be over looked. Being the middle-child between the king and queen stages, most riders probably shrug it off. But it’s no walk in the park.

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Polygon DH with R3ACT-2Play suspension spy shots


Mtbr spotted this prototype Polygon downhill bike underneath Tracey Hannah at Crankworx Whistler. Here’s what we know so far.

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2017 Breck Epic: Circumnavigation of Mount Guyot


Day Three of the Breck Epic is lovingly known as the Circumvention of Mount Guyot, and is begrudgingly called some four-letter words under the riders’ breaths.

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