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New England high school MTB League growing rapidly

Over 300 riders from 29 high schools in four states competing in fat tire races all across New England.

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WTB Galaxy saddle honors late Buddy Newman


Last year, WTB lost one of their own. To honor the young man’s memory, they’re released a beautiful new saddle bearing one of his incredible designs. All proceeds go to support high school MTB racing in Northern California.

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Relive Red Bull Rampage 2016 in Mtbr Live Blog Replay


Boss won’t let you watch Rampage live? Follow the action with our live blog! And yes, that means spoilers!

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Giant USA launching online sales platform


U.S. arm of world largest bike maker has announced that after a limited test period, it’s launching a nationwide online sales platform.

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Danny MacAskill does Reddit AMA


To help promote his epic new riding video, Danny MacAskill showed up on Reddit to answer questions and help bring MTB stoke to the masses.

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Canfield Brothers debut complete bike builds


Good news this week for fans of boutique bike maker Canfield Brothers — especially if you’re not the type who prefers to buy a bare frame and then build it up yourself.

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New Thomson rigid seat posts, plus dropper updates


While Thomson is best associated with intricately machined alloy stems and seatposts, its new range of rigid posts use carbon and 3D forging.

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​Box Components unique drivetrain coming soon


Shimano and SRAM are the dominant players in the drivetrain market, but this December Box Components is bringing the heat with a unique new system of its own.

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Outerbike coming to Crested Butte Mountain Resort


There’s yet another reason to ride mountain bikes in Crested Butte. On the eve of Fall Outerbike 2016, Western Spirit Cycling announced it was expanding in 2017 to include a summer stop in the famous Colorado mountain town.

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REI retires Novara brand, launches Co-op Cycles


REI may not be the first place you shop for a bike, but their new brand offers a lot of value for the average consumer looking to break into the sport.

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IMBA member survey indicates increased trail access


Three-quarters of IMBA members said mountain bike trail access has increased in their community in the past decade. Perceived negative image of mountain biking ranked as No. 1 threat.

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GoPro Karma drone takes flight


Rumored for a couple years now, the GoPro drone is finally here. It is late to market but it looks like a true, purpose-built video capture device that is competitively priced.

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New GoPro HERO5 cameras unveiled


Branching out beyond POV and action sports, GoPro has released a suite of products to capture one’s adventures. Here is the centerpiece of the line-up, the new Hero5 cameras.

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Colorado’s Alchemy Bicycles launches new Arktos


One of the most talked about bikes from last year’s Interbike trade show is now more affordable. This week, Colorado’s Alchemy Bicycles announced the expansion of its mountain line with its Arktos and Arktos Custom models.

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DT Swiss hires Marty Caivano to expand Events Program


Caivano comes to DT with a wealth of knowledge and mechanical skills (UBI graduate as well as a previous career in photo journalism), a positive outlook, and extreme love for the sport of cycling.

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Motobecane releases new HAL6 and NightTrain bikes


Bikesdirects always seems to deliver bike deals with impressive components. Notable spec on this Hal6 150mm travel bike is ‘Full SRAM Eagle drivetrain’ at a street price of $2500.

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If your bike was a car, it would be….


If your bike had four wheels and a soul, what car do you think it would be?

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Sony brings optical stabilization to sports cams


POV cameras have improved immeasurably since the first GoPro hit the market, but new technologies like optical image stabilization are about to shake things up.

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RockyMounts launches MonoRail swing-away rack


Colorado company has released what it is calling the bike industry’s first swing-away platform hitch rack, the MonoRail Swing, and its sibling, the standard version MonoRail hitch rack.

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Yeti adds lower priced carbon frame options


It’s now a little easier to welcome a Yeti into your life. The popular Golden, Colorado-based MTB bike maker has expanded its line-up to include two levels of carbon frames.

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2017 Pivot 429 MachSL Carbon first look


The 429 Mach SL is already one of the best XC race bikes on the market, so how did Pivot make it even better?

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Researchers discover new ways to recycle carbon fiber


Carbon Fiber bikes are awesome, but unlike steel or alloy, they can’t be recycled efficiently. Instead, they’ve been sent to landfill. That may be changing soon, due to new research.

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Shimano Koryak dropper post


We’ve always dreamed of a world where Shimano made dropper posts, giving the world more options in this growing category. Finally, that day is here. But how is it?

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Niner RIP Goes Alloy


Carbon bikes are awesome, but they cost a fortune. Good thing Niner is watching out for the little guy. Their new alloy bikes shares the same geo and tech as the RIP 9 RDO, but retails for significantly less.

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New Truvativ Descendant Colab handlebars


Truvativ just launched a series of athlete signature bars with some of their premier athletes for a variety of disciplines.

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