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SCOTT donates six frames for new #irideforpaul raffle

Donate to the new Road to Recovery Raffle to help mountain bike legend Paul Bas with his recovery and enter to win one of six new frames.

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Ibis launches Trans-Fat fat bike

Using the same front triangle as the Tranny 29, the Trans-Fat features a new rear triangle that accepts 4” fat bike tires, making it a highly versatile package.

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BRG launching helmets with built-in 360-degree video tech

The days of clunky POV camera mounts cluttering our MTB helmets could be numbered. BRG Sports, parent company of Giro and Bell, has announced a partnership with 360-degree camera innovators 360fly, with plans to develop a line of new helmets featuring 360fly’s single-lens 4K 360-degree video capture technology.

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NEMBA asks IMBA to clarify position on electric bikes

Email sent to IMBA urges organization to support the Sustainable Trails Coalition and its efforts to overturn the blanket ban on bikes in Wilderness, and clarify its position on electric mountain bikes.

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Praxis adds new 1x MTB chainring offerings

Praxis built their reputation on high quality chainrings and the brand is constantly expanding their lineup. Recently, they released three new chainrings for MTBs equipped with 1x drivetrains.

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The Athertons leave GT, join Trek Factory Racing Team

After a successful tenure at GT bikes, the Atherton family (along with up and coming racer Taylor Vernon) have signed a new three year contract to race for Trek.

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Wounded Warrior Project: Soldier’s Ride

Watch this inspiring video as the bicycle is used to help heal U.S. Veterans.

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Deity launches Tyler McCaul Signature Flat Pedal

After thoroughly thinking (and rethinking) every facet of the modern platform pedal, Deity Components finally releases the Tyler McCaul Signature Flat Pedal.

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POC introduces airbag vest for skiers

We don’t usually post information about winter sports products, but this new alpine skier airbag safety vest from POC and In&motion seemed especially relevant after last week’s spate of bad crashes at Red Bull Rampage.

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Red Bull Rampage 2015: Epic Finals Photo Gallery

Bigger and badder than ever before, the Red Bull Rampage finals once again brought more progression to the freeriding landscape and to the one-of-a-kind terrain of southern Utah. After missing the last two Rampage events due to injury, Kurt Sorge returned to earn 2015′s top prize.

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Red Bull Rampage 2015: Qualifying Round Photo Epic

Nearly a week of anticipation (and loads of effort building and refining lines) paid off in a big way Thursday, as the competitors put raw skill and conviction on display in the 2015 Red Bull Rampage qualifier.

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Red Bull Rampage 2015: Day 1 Practice Photo Epic

With an accelerated schedule due to bad weather, competitors at the 2015 Red Bull Rampage were under the gun to get lines dialed in time for today’s qualifying round. Check out all in the action in this massive photo gallery from Eddie Clark Media.

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POC sold to global investment corporation for $65 million

Swedish helmet and apparel maker changes hands again, this time joining a portfolio that already includes Helly Hansen and Dainese.

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Sneak Peek: e*thirteen teases new TRSr and TRS+ tires

Fed up with the lack of tires developed around the new crop of wide rims, e*thirteen is taking matters into its own hands. Read on to find out how the new TRSr and TRSr+ tires take advantage of wider rim profiles.

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BLM embracing mountain biking in whole new way

The Bureau of Land Management’s website has roughly 90,000 pages, but until recently none of them were dedicated to mountain biking. That changed last weekend. Find out how.

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GoPro releases more affordable POV camera options

The new HERO+ brings the best usability features of GoPro’s high end models to a more friendly price point.

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Whyte Bikes coming to U.S. via consumer direct model

Initial offerings from the U.K.-based bike maker will include the Saxon Cross Team cyclocross steed ($2100) and T-129 RS 29er trail bike ($3350).

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Gravel grinding meets enduro at California’s Grinduro

Event will feature four timed segments over a 60-mile loop with 7,500 feet of climbing and a Gran Fondo-style mass start from Quincy.

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2016 Pivot Mach 6

The outgoing Pivot Mach 6 carbon was a highly successful bike for Pivot. Cable routing and a slack seat angle opened the door for some improvements and the high price of carbon called for an aluminum version as well. The call is answered here.

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IMBA announces 2015 Epic Trails and Ride Centers

For more than a decade, IMBA has recognized trails and trail systems around the world that stand out as models for the best that mountain biking has to offer. See which amazing locales were recognized in 2015.

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Video: Enduro World Series unveils 2016 calendar

Like the Formula One Series of auto racing, the Enduro World Series seeks to showcase the best mountain biking destinations in the world. This year, they map out destinations in Chile, Argentina, France and the USA.

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Jamis Defcon 27.5 enduro bike line-up launched

New Jersey-based bike maker launching line of alloy 27.5 enduro bikes built around 160mm suspension platform.

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First Look: Urge Endur-O-Matic 2 All Mountain helmet

When first introduced, the Urge Endur-O-Matic looked different from the rest as it seemed to come from a full-coverage, dirt jumper scene with highly stylized All Mountain modifications. It receives a major update here in its second iteration.

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Breck Epic Stage 6: The final photo gallery

The 2015 Breck Epic is in the books, following the stage 6 Gold Dust ride, which covered roughly 28 miles with 4800 feet of climbing. Big winners include Frans Claes (Loving Hut MTB Team) and Evelyn Dong (Sho-Air/Cannondale), who put in strong showings all week to run away with respective 6-day open category titles.

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Breck Epic Stage 4: Another epic photo gallery

You know you’re in trouble when the day’s prominent feature is called Vomit Hill. But that was just a fraction of the pain doled out Wednesday at stage 4 of the Breck Epic cross-country stage race. Have a look.

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