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Canfield Brothers Carbon EPO updated for 2017


Canfield Brothers has updated their EPO, the brand’s carbon-fiber hardtail 29er that’s engineered for aggressive all-mountain riding, with XL sizing, stealth dropper routing and a gloss black finish.

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Guerrilla Gravity unveils new Megatrail and Megatrail SS


Guerrilla Gravity has launched a new version of the Megatrail that’s billed as a “big mountain liberator.” The versatile bike is designed to conquer everything from getting after it at your local enduro race, shredding bike park laps, or just slaying your after-work rides.

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Luca Shaw and Loris Vergier join Santa Cruz Syndicate


This might just be the best team announcement video ever. Click through to see what we mean.

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Why Brian Lopes went to Ellsworth


Brian Lopes signs with Ellsworth. We interview the man himself to find out more about the move and what he hopes to accomplish.

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9:ZERO:7 rolls out kid’s Squall fat bike


9:ZERO:7 Bikes is bringing two new models in for the 2017 season. The Tundra is an all-rounder fat bike built for anything you can throw at it, while the Squall is a 24” fat bike so your kids can join in on the fun, too.

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Rocky Mountain Suzi Q embraces 27.5 standard


Traditional fat bikes are a blast in the snow and sand, but the handling can feel slow outside of their natural environment. New wheel and tire standards are helping change that.

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Looking back at IMBA’S 2016 access and advocacy work


The work of the International Mountain Bicycling Association will never be done. But after a long year of fighting the good fight it’s worth looking back on some of the organization’s biggest successes.

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Negotiating wilderness boundaries to save Montana trails


Working with the local IMBA chapter MTB Missoula and statewide members, IMBA successfully negotiated creating a 3000-acre National Recreation Area companion designation in place of a wilderness proposal that threatened 30 miles of trail. Here’s how it happened.

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New OneUp Oval Chainrings and Top Guides


New bits from OneUp keep your older bike running smooth with the latest technology.

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VEE Tire Co. releases Rail Tracker and T-Fatty


Tire developer VEE Tire Co. has announced the release of Rail Tracker and T-Fatty, their newest tires in the plus size category.

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Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Rider of the Year


Perhaps the truest sign of greatness is living up to expectation. And no rider had more expectation thrust on his shoulders in 2016 than Nino Schurter.

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Winners


We had a great giveaway this year with prizes ranging from desirable gadgets to complete bikes worth several thousand dollars. Here are the all the lucky winners.

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2017 VIDA MTB series schedule announced


The Yeti Cycles VIDA MTB Series has announced its lineup for 2017 with great riding locations in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. These women’s skills clinics emphasize the community of riders and the connections they make.

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Fatback Bikes launches redesigned Corvus frameset


Fatback has made major improvements to the Corvus frameset, with a compete ground up redesign.

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MRP releases Ramp Control Cartridges for Fox 34 forks


With the success of the Ramp Control Cartridge for RockShox, MRP has followed through with Fox compatible cartridges and now has the them available for 2016 or newer Fox 34 forks that have the FIT4 and GRIP dampers.

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Ellsworth takes aggressive measures to lure back customers


Ellsworth has had a rough couple of years, but the brand is trying to stage a comeback with aggressive new marketing strategies.

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Meet one of America’s richest (and forward thinking) mountain bikers


Walmart heir Tom Walton is helping turn Northwest Arkansas into riding Mecca, and a great place to live.

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Mavic shows off 2017 mountain bike range


Though arguably best known for its road wheels and yellow neutral service cars at the Tour de France, France’s Mavic has made a hard push into the mountain bike arena with an expansive product line-up that includes wheels, helmets, shoes and apparel.

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Magura launches signature edition Danny MacAskill Brake


Danny MacAskill’s just launched Magura signature brake introduces a new lever design and ships in a special neon yellow colorway.

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The Calling is Evil’s new extra rowdy short travel trail sled


In the market for a short travel trail bike but discouraged by the lack of rowdy options? This new bike from Evil just might be the answer.

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Weatherneck makes winter riding less painful


Tired of freezing your face? The new Weatherneck system is an ingenious smart layering system for your head.

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Vorsprung promises improved suspension with Luftkappe


Think the RockShox Pike or Lyrik can’t get any better? Vorsprung says, think again.

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Bike Check: Danny MacAskill’s Santa Cruz Nomad CC


Check out the YouTube star’s bike of choice for a recent trip to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro — and the IMBA World Summit in Arkansas.

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Trek boss offers president-elect Trump advice


We don’t often interject politics into mountain biking, but we couldn’t pass on sharing John Burke’s 12 Simple Solutions to Save America.

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Crankbrothers Mallet E 11 goes on Titanium diet


The Mallet E 11 uses titanium wings and a dual chamfered design to shed weight, making it the lightest Mallet pedals ever offered.

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