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Greg Minnaar – Interview With World Champ from South Africa

Greg Minnaar is a 31 year-old veteran of the Mountain Bike World Cup circuit. The South African is a three time World Cup overall champion as well as a three time World Champion with the most recent title coming two weeks ago at the 2013 World Championships in his hometown …

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Feature: Portlanders Turn to Crowdfunding for New Bike Park, Greenspace

Portland mountain bikers turn to crowdfunding site Indiegogo to fund new bike park and greenspace.

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The New Niner RLT 9 Gravel Grinder

Niner has joined the drop bar fray with the RLT 9 (Road Less Traveled). The first Niner for both 700 and 29″ wheels, the RLT 9 is how Niner sees its staff and customers going from the office to the backcountry and back.

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Niner WFO is ready to the battle it out for 29er All Mountain Supremacy

We were pumped to see the new WFO. It now has 150 mm of rear travel and it sports a 67 degree head angle. It is lower to the ground and the top tube is shorter for better all mountain fit.

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Riding the Honda Grom with Brian Lopes

Riding (and racing) a bike of a different category and an interview with Brian Lopes. Honda’s new Grom isn’t a mountain bike but it will appeal to riders of all kinds.

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Tedro Raises $20,000 in 3 Days for World Championship Riders

Sho-Air International President Scott Tedro cuts ties with USAC and reaches out to the cycling community to raise funds for riders going to the MTB World Championships in South Africa.

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Smith Launches Forefront MTB Helmet

The Sun Valley, Idaho-based company, which also makes snowsports helmets and goggles, is set to unveil its new collection of MTB brain buckets at the upcoming Interbike tradeshow in Las Vegas, and the new helmets will be available at North American retailers in Spring 2014.

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Blackburn Design Launches New Products, New ‘Out There’ Website

Designed with Blackburn’s spirit of adventure ethos as primary driver, the Out There program tells the story of two iconic cycling routes, the people who ride them, and the adventures they have along the way.

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Giant Fully Commited to 27.5 for 2014

Giant jumps into the 27.5 game with several new models for 2014. Check out all the info and a ton of photos including several women’s specific models as well.

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Revealed: Trek Remedy and Slash 27.5/650b

The next wave of Trek mountain bikes is here with announcement of the Remedy Aluminum, Remedy Carbon and Slash Aluminum models using the 27.5 wheel size.

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Announced: Intense Carbine 29 – Trail/Enduro/AM

Intense reveals the all new Carbine 29. A carbon version of the Tracer 29, the Carbine 29 has 5 or 5.5″ of VPP travel, G2 dropouts and the ride quality of carbon.

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Washington State Enduro Series Benefits Trails

New five-race Cascadia Dirt Cup series offers top notch racing while giving back to local communities by donating a portion of its revenues to trail development and trail maintenance.

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Sneak Peek: New Bar Fly MTB Mount

Sneak peek of Bar Fly MTB mount, with positioning behind the stem faceplate to protect the computer

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Ibis introduces the Mojo HDR

The new Mojo HDR is an updated or evolutionary version of the Mojo HD, with the addition of convertibility via their limbo chips between a 26-inch based wheel with 160mm of rear travel and a 27.5-inch wheel with 130mm of travel.

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Blackburn Rangers To Take On Iconic Cycling Routes

Blackburn “Out There” program will chronicle long-distance journeys on the Pacific Coast and Great Divide routes through riders’ eyes.

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Video: Wounded Veterans Ride 100k on Memorial Day Weekend on Trek Fuel 29ers

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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Serfas Launches ‘How We Test’ Product Videos

Serfas has just launched four videos that highlight how the company tests its various products including tires, saddles, lights and grips. Check out the tech and riding that goes into product R&D.

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Video: Whistler Mountain Bike Park Set to Open May 17 With Most Opening Day Terrain Ever.

In contrast with the past two spring seasons where cool spring temperatures and a deep mid-mountain snowpack made clearing trails a difficult task, this spring has been much more forgiving.

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Transition Bikes & Anvl Components At Sea Otter

I met up with the guys from Transition Bikes in the media parking area at Sea Otter where they were unloading a beautiful metallic green Carbon Covert bike they’d made for one of their pros. They were also showing off their new project, Anvl Components. Right now they have a bar, stem, saddle, pedals, wheels, […]

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Grammo Introduces 650b and 29er Full Suspension Bikes At Sea Otter

Check out the new carbon 650b bikes and wheels that Grammo was showing off at Sea Otter!

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Singletrack High Screening Tour – Special Screening at Sea Otter

Update: April 18 There is a special screening in Monterey, CA on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30. http://www.nationalmtb.org/singletrack-high-screening-schedule/ —- “Singletrack High” a new documentary from brothers Jacob Seigel-Boettner and Isaac Seigel-Boettner premiered to a sold out crowd at Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley, CA earlier last month. The film, shot during the 2012 mountain biking […]

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New National Sanctioning Body Set To Compete with USA Cycling

Citing a long-held dissatisfaction with the job cycling’s national governing body has done, an Oregon-based group has launched the North American Bicycle Racing Association.

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UCI Postpones Controversial Rule Enforcement Until 2014

Governing body backs down, but will it really mean positive change? Many within the U.S. amateur cycling world are still highly skeptical.

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Sho-Air MTB Team Set To Defy UCI Rule

Top U.S. race team plans to race Whiskey Off-Road despite UCI rule forbidding UCI license holders from competing in events not sanctioned by a national governing body.

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Pastajet Investigates Desk Exercising

Is Desk Exercising the latest fad to sweep the cycling world? Don’t have enough time to hit the real trails? Maybe Desk Exercising is the next fad…or not. You could even call it: “Deskercise”.

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