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René Wildhaber’s EWS Trek Slash Race Bike

René Wildhaber has been a mainstay on the enduro circuit for years. His input was critical in the development of the Slash and his race bike features a number of novel storage solutions

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Rocky Mountain releases thoroughly updated Element 29er XC race bike

The Element has been Rocky Mountain’s premiere XC race bike for two decades. It’s evolved considerably over the years and the newest version is claimed to be the most capable to date.

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Hunt For Glory: Nino gets a new Scott race bike

With reigning world champion Nino Schurter and the Scott-Odlo MTB Racing Team, Scott has some of the best cross-country racers in the world at its disposal. When it comes to designing new bikes, there is no better feedback than listening to the needs of World Cup racers. Go behind the scenes to see how it happens.

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Tracy Moseley’s EWS winning Trek Remedy 29er

Tracy Moseley is a former DH World Champ and the reigning EWS Champion. She recently retired from racing full time, but is still attending select events. We caught up with her recently to discuss her bike setup and more.

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Video: $179 Huffy FS bike on a DH Trail

Huffy now offers a full suspension Plus bike for $179 sold at Walmart stores. Watch DH Pro rider Phil Kmetz take it down a double black diamond downhill trail.

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Ellsworth Rogue Sixty first ride review

We came to see the new Ellsworth Rogue Sixty with skepticism but we were thoroughly impressed by what we saw and rode.

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Race Face Turbine R Wheelset and Vault Hub roll out

Tubrine R wheelset from Race Face feature new Vault hubs, which were designed with high engagement and long lasting bearings.

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2017 Scott Spark first look

Scott went back to the drawing board for the model year 2017 Spark, changing the suspension linkage, adding boost hub spacing, and splitting the line into three segments, race, standard, and plus.

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New Smith Route and Rover helmets

Interested in Smith’s unique cycling helmets but couldn’t justify the hefty price tag? Then their latest models may intrigue you.

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RockyMounts unveils SplitRail hitch mount rack

Colorado-based RockyMounts has unveiled its latest bike carrier, the SplitRail, a lightweight, expandable platform hitch rack for carrying two, three or four bicycles.

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New Cane Creek C-Quent features fewer tuning options

The new C-Quent is Cane Creek’s first Double Barrel shock built for the rider who prefers fewer tuning options and a tool-free interface.

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Fastest bikes at GoPro Mountain Games Enduro

New for the GoPro Mountain Games this year was the enduro race which featured a $7500 cash purse three deep for the pro men and women. Here are the two fastest bikes.

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Marin debuts $1500 full suspension Hawk Hill

While Marin Bikes builds a number of high end carbon models, the brand hasn’t forgotten the rest of us. Its newest full suspension rig retails for less than two grand and is loaded with trail worthy components.

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SRAM’s new GX DH drivetrain brings trickle down tech to gravity market

SRAM’s latest is a seven speed drivetrain that brings World Cup DH proven tech down to a price point anyone can afford.

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Is this the new 2017 Specialized Enduro?

The last major update to the Enduro occurred in 2014, when they reworked the existing 26” chassis to accommodate 650B wheels. A new version is due soon, click to find out what it might look like.

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Video: Wounded Veterans Ride 100k on Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is considered by many as the opening day of summer and the start of many mountain bike trips and adventures. But let us not forget the true meaning of this weekend.

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Mountain bike camp for military vets helps give back

Our military veterans have given us so much, so how can the mountain bike community give back? To start, how about a rowdy weekend with two Downieville legends.

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milKit tubeless tire valves and maintenance kit first look

Swiss engineered and patented valves ease tubeless tire servicing. milKit valves and service kit will make tubeless tire maintenance quicker, easier and cleaner.

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Dave Mirra diagnosed with brain disease CTE

CTE has long been associated with boxing, but recent studies have linked the disease with football players. After his suicide earlier this year, Dave Mirra’s family had the legendary rider tested for the illness. He is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE.

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AbsoluteBLACK 77designz oval guide launched

AbsoluteBLACK has introduced its first upper chain guide specifically designed to work in conjunction with oval chainrings, which are claimed to ensure complete chain control at every angle of the crank’s rotation.

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IMBA and STC mending fences

After a sometimes turbulent period of back and forth comments between supporters of IMBA and the Sustainable Trails Coalition, the two organizations have released a joint statement that seems to put at least some of their differences to rest.

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Win any Santa Cruz bike, help build Santa Cruz trails

Yes, you heard that right – a complete Santa Cruz steed of your choosing is up for the winning. That’s ANY bike, any color, any build!

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Lezyne goes digital with new mini-pump and shock pump

How do you make one of the best compact mini pumps even better? You keep it the same size, while integrating a digital pressure gauge.

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Steve Smith video tribute

Steve Smith was taken frum us too soon at the tender age of 26. Here is a glimpse into the man behind that infectious smile and the blistering speed and style.

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Endura launches pair of trail-ready hydration packs

Scottish apparel maker Endura has introduced two new MTB hydration packs that are targeted at the serious off-road rider. Get all the details.

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