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Shimano 11-46 cassette, new chainrings, affordable brakes

Shimano is set to deliver a new ultra wide 11-46 11-speed cassette this summer, as well as new brakes, quick links and more.

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Troy Lee Designs 2016 helmets

The D3 is one of the most highly regarded full face helmets on the market. This year, TLD gave it a few minor updates to help improve both fit and function. They also launched a dozen new drool-worthy designs.

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5 best new ways to use the Mtbr Free Classifieds

Mtbr.com now offers FREE Classifieds to registered users. No more Paypal, no more credit cards. Streamlined format and user enhancements also help make placing your ad easier than ever.

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Motobecane launches budget-friendly plus bikes

Features of the bikes include WTB TCS tubeless compatible wheelsets, tapered head tubes, front and rear thru-axles, lockout suspension forks, hydroformed aluminum frames, and disc brakes.

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IMBA announces new plan for Wilderness

MTB advocacy organization will not seek to amend the Wilderness Act of 1964.

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SRAM rolls out redesigned Roam 60 carbon wheels

Originally debuted in 2013, SRAM’s top tier carbon fiber mountain bike wheelset has received a host of major upgrades for 2016. Same goes for the 900 series hubs.

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Wallpaper Wednesday: Epic Kyle Strait desktop background

Check out our new weekly feature highlighting some of the best images in mountain bike photography in their full high-rez glory.

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Domahidy Designs new Ti hardtail with internal gearbox

Famed Niner co-founder expands his line of boutique frames with a new titanium hardtail featuring an indestructible drivetrain.

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Bikepacker and ultra long distance racer Lael Wilcox takes on the Arizona Trail Race 750

Tour Divide record holder challenges herself to new limits, will she make it? Follow her adventure in this well crafted video journal.

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SRAM Level brakes pack DH tech into XC/trail package

SRAM’s new Level line-up of brakes takes company’s world downhill championship winning technology and brings it to a lighter weight package designed for cross-country and trail use.

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Mavic parent company Amer Sports buys ENVE

Amer Sports, the parent of several winter and outdoor sports companies (including Mavic) purchased Enve Composites for $50 million in an all cash transaction.

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North American Handmade Bicycle Show returns to Sacramento Feb. 26-28

12th year for popular show features bicycle craftsmen (and women) across all categories. Showcase provides access to the bicycle art and trend setters of the bicycle industry.

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Transition unveils new Triple 26er Slopestyle bike

The new Triple is the successor to Transition’s beloved Double slopestyle bike.

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Industry Nine expands fat bike range, adds center lock hubs

New BigRig 760 fat bike wheels pair I9 hubs and alloy spokes with HED’s BAD alloy rim. Also launching are new centerlock versions of Torch Classic mountain bike hubs.

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Ellsworth celebrates 25th anniversary and offers redesigned lineup for 2016

The all new Epiphany headlines the changes to Ellsworth’s bike line-up for 2016 with both carbon and alloy versions available in 29er, 27.5 or Plus sizes.

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Chasing Epic mountain bike adventures schedule launched

New mountain bike adventure travel company specializing in all-inclusive, guided trips in western United States taking clients to Crested Butte, Sedona, Durango, Fruita and more.

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Pivot Cycles Phoenix DH Carbon sheds 300 grams

A lighter frame, increased tire clearance, and improved sizing sets newly refreshed 2016 Pivot Phoenix DH Carbon apart from its predecessor.

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Interview with new STC board member John Bliss

Mtbr spoke with John Bliss about the issue of bikes in Wilderness, his thoughts on why IMBA has not yet publicly supported STC’s efforts, and why he chose to join the STC board.

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Kyle Strait rejoins SixSixOne

A decade ago SixSixOne and Kyle Strait teamed up to produce one of the most iconic knee pads of all time. After a long separation, the two are back together, and we can’t wait to see what they come up with next.

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Aaron Gwin officially on YT Bikes

The worst kept secret in mountain biking is finally official. Aaron Gwin has officially announced that he is riding for the German direct to consumer brand YT Industries.

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SRAM NX drivetrain most affordable 1x groupset yet

SRAM’s original 1x drivetrain was revolutionary, but it cost more than an entry level mountain bike. Their latest offering claims to offer similar levels of performance but at only a fraction of the cost.

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Specialized cuts workforce, announces restructuring

Bike maker Specialized announced that it is restructuring and laying of 3% of its global workforce. Keep reading to find out why.

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Stan’s NoTubes wins patent dispute against Specialized

After a protracted eight-year legal battle, Stan’s original rim patent is upheld in Federal court.

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Liv unveils largest ambassador program in brand’s history

Sister brand of Giant Bicycles is dedicated solely to the female cyclist, and is launching a U.S.-based ambassador program with 125 ambassadors located across the country.

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BMX Legend Ryan Nyquist joins Haro’s mountain bike team

Long time (20 years) Haro BMX superstar expands team role to dirt jump duties for 2016.

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