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Trek Re-Ups Sponsorship with Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camps

Trek helps the ladies keep it rad, renewing sponsorship of Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camps.

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Bicycle Blue Book Used Bike Buying Behavior Survey

Mtbr partner, Bicycle Blue Book is interested in your feedback, through the following survey. Fill it in for a chance to win your choice of a Giant Propel Advanced 1 road bike or Anthem Advanced 27.5 1 mountain bike.

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Mtbr/RoadBikeReview Expands Editorial Team, Names Industry Veteran Don Palermini as Editorial Director

The former Easton-Bell Sports marketing director will oversee editorial operations, strategic direction and brand development in the newly created role.

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Matt Damon Breaks Collar Bone Mountain Biking, Talks About it with Jay Leno on ‘Tonight Show’

Matt Damon breaks collar bone mountain biking and talks about it with Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show”.

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Fox Creates Custom Painted Chainsaw for DH Champ Smith

A world championship medal is cool, and those glass trophies they give you for the World Cup are swell too, but the memento clothing-maker Fox gave Steve Smith–the reigning holder of both those prestigious downhill crowns–might just take the cake.

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Toolmaker Paul Morningstar Found Dead in Booby-Trapped California Home

‏Morningstar, whose tools like the Freehub Buddy–a tool for injecting grease in freehub bodies–and the Rim ‘Rench–a tool for straightening bent rim beads, enjoy a cult-like following of professional and home mechanics alike.

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Caption Contest: Unique Santa Cruz Bike

Let’s have some fun and post some funny captions for this interesting creation from the Santa Cruz Bicycles Little Lab of Horrors.

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Legendary North Shore to Host Stage 1 of BC Bike Race

Stage 1 of the BC Bike Race cross country stage race will take place in North Vancouver, home of the infamous North Shore trails, race organizers announced this week.

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Drift Industries Announces New, Faster Ghost-S POV Camera

With a new sensor, better lens, and faster video frame rate, the new Ghost-S POV camera increases the performance of the Drift Industries’ Ghost camera line.

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SF Bike Expo 2013 – Show Highlights and Photos

A ton of photos and highlights from the 2013 edition of the SF Bike Expo featuring bikes from Soma, NTS Works, Bicycle Fabrication, Vanmoof, Stranger Bikes and more!

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The Best Bike Tools You’ve Never Heard Of: A Profile of Brett Flemming and Efficient Velo Tools

Despite localized fame and industry notice, EVT flies under the radar with the bike buying public, somewhat by design. While Park Tool happily sells to consumers as well as shops, Flemming prefers to focus on the professional market.

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Feature: Former Trek Exec Seeking New Ride as Wisconsin Governor

Touting job growth, economic development, and a spirit of pragmatic cooperation, former Trek Bicycle Corporation executive Mary Burke officially threw her helmet in the ring for the 2014 Wisconsin governor’s race.

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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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