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Fabien Barel: My Way – The Story Of His World Championship Victories

With three World titles to his name, when Fabien announced his retirement last year it brought to an end a career that has been enjoyed by many and an inspiration to riders all over the World. Fabien recently got together with the guys at MTBcut to put together this amazing short film documenting his career

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ReadyCase iPhone Case

The ReadyCase is a multifunctional and multi-tool iPhone case, which had been originally funded through Indiegogo. If you’re not familiar with Indiegogo, they’re a funding platform or crowd funding site, which is a donation based fundraising for businesses or creative projects. Kickstarter is a more well known website, and it features the same sort of system

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IMBA News – Two National Parks Take Final Steps to Allow Mtn Biking

Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky and Saguaro National Park in Arizona are the two most recent National Park Service (NPS) properties to allow mountain biking. Two existing trails in Mammoth Cave and one in Saguaro were converted to multi-use status. Two additional, multi-use trails will be constructed in Mammoth Cave. + Read more about

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News from NICA – October 2012

Dear NICA Friends, It is my pleasure to provide you with the latest updates on what’s happening at NICA. As board president, the favorite part of my job is visiting each of our Leagues to see first-hand their races and special events. I am always impressed with the quality of the people that are drawn

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Facebook, Apple, Burton, HP Become Bicycle Friendly Businesses

Washington, D.C. – October 25, 2012 – As voters look to the next president for economic growth, hundreds of American companies have already discovered a self-propelled means to boost their bottom line: make their business bicycle-friendly. Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized 71 new Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs) for their role in pedaling America

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Zoic Warehouse Sale November 7 – San Diego, CA

Our friends at Zoic are having a huge warehouse sale on November 7th from 12pm to 6pm. They will have mens, womens and kids cycling apparel on sale up to 70% off! For eats, they will also have Swieners, Sausages + Raclette Cheese Food Truck on hand from 12pm – 2pm and then Red Oven

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Strider Sports Announces Special Edition Suzuki Strider Bike

Officially Licensed Suzuki Strider No-Pedal Balance Bikes Give Toddlers The Look Of Famous Motocross & Motorcycle Racing Champions Rapid City, SD (Oct. 24, 2012) — Building on the worldwide success of the original STRIDER bike (more than 425,000 sold to date), the new Special Edition Suzuki STRIDER brings toddler bikes into a whole new arena

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South Carolina group wins 2012 USAC – IMBA Trail Tune-Up Grant

Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 23, 2012) — USA Cycling and the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) are pleased to name SORBA-Midlands the 2012 recipient of the USA Cycling/IMBA Trail Tune-Up Grant. The South Carolina group will net $2,000 in funding, as well as a follow-up visit from the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew which will provide

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DealerCamp Now Open to General Public on Consumer Day

Bike DealerCamp is one of our favorite industry events. It is a miniature version of Interbike but is held in a better riding venue. And this year, for the first time (unlike Interbike), the average joe can get in! No word yet on what the cost will be, so stay tuned for that. The original

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Industry Nine SRAM XX1 Hub and XC29 Carbon Wheels

SRAM XX1 Industry Nine is introducing the XD1 driver FH body, making Industry Nine wheels compatible with SRAM’s new XX1 groupset. The driver body will be available on new wheelsets, and as a retrofit to make an existing wheelset compatible. No other parts beside the driver body are required. The new freehub is internally identical

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First-year High School MTB League Crowns State Champs

State Champions Crowned in First-Year Utah High School Cycling League Park City’s Brenna Egan and Independent Rider Justin Griffin Earn Inaugural Titles Midway, UT – October 22, 2012 – After nearly 23 miles of racing across a wind-whipped course on Saturday at the former Olympic venue of Soldier Hollow, the varsity boys state championship in

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Clif Announces Chocolate Cherry Shot Bloks

Clif Shot Bloks Energy Chew Releases Category First Flavor Chocolate Cherry Emeryville, Calif., October 23, 2012 – Clif Shot Bloks®, the market-leading energy chew for performance athletes announced today a category-first flavor, Chocolate Cherry, available now at select specialty retail stores nationwide. Clif Shot Bloks Chocolate Cherry marks a bold departure from fruit-only flavored energy

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Sea Otter Registration Opens November 1st

Early Bird Discount Good Through December 31, 2012 (11:59 PM Pacific time) Receive $10 off the registration fee for any mountain bike race, road bike race, or recreational ride! Compliments of Sea Otter Classic. Beginning November 1, 2012, follow these steps: Click here, then click on the name of the race or recreational ride that

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Collegiate MTB Nats conclude with dual slalom and omnium awards

Angel Fire, N.M. (October 21, 2012) — The 2012 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships concluded Sunday at the Angel Fire Resort in Angel Fire, N.M., with the dual slalom competition and the omnium awards. The riders battled a dusty course on an otherwise beautiful say with sunny, cloudless skies and comfortably mild temperatures. The

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First jerseys awarded on second day of 2012 Collegiate Mountain Bike Nats

Angel Fire, N.M. (October 20, 2012) — The 2012 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships continued Saturday at the Angel Fire Resort in Angel Fire, N.M., with the short track cross-country and downhill competitions. In the short track cross-country race, riders turned half-mile laps with minor elevation gain and loss for 20 minutes and three

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San Francisco Local Custom Bike Show, October 20

Bay Area bicycle builders display their craft San Francisco, CA – A selection of leading bicycle manufacturers will display their products in the Local Custom Frame Builder Show, held at the Sandbox Warehouse in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill district, October 20. The event is organized jointly by local bicycle builder Bicycle Fabrications and Ride SFO, a San

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ZOIC Steps Up to Sponsor Outdoor Outreach Charity Bike Race November 3rd

San Diego, California — October 16, 2012 — San Diego’s ZOIC Clothing has signed on to sponsor the 2nd Annual Reach the Peak Trail Race and Mountain Festival hosted by Outdoor Outreach. ZOIC will be the title sponsor of a new enduro‐inspired bike race portion of the event. The entire event serves as a fundraiser

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Top U.S. Cities Become Bicycle Friendly Communities

Los Angeles, Miami and Nashville gain national designation for bicycling progress Washington, D.C. – October 18, 2012 – Three of the nation’s largest cities joined the ranks of Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC)today. Showcasing the progress and potential of major U.S. cities to make bicycling safe and accessible for millions of Americans, Los Angeles (Calif.), Nashville (Tenn.),

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Rudy Project STRATOFLY

Combining SLEEK DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE IN RUDY PROJECT’S NEW STRATOFLY SUNGLASSS A Lightweight, Durable Sunglass Engineered for Athletes DENVER, CO – For both newcomers and veterans to the Rudy Project world of exceptional optical design and performance, the Italian company introduces the Stratofly, a sunglass that merges many of the functional features of the best-loved

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Serfas Introducing Five New Eyewear Models for 2013

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA—Generating some huge buzz for its eyewear at this year’s Kona Ironman World Championship, Serfas is introducing five new models for 2013 including Dakota. With a ton of cycling specific features such as Serfas’ H.O.T. (Helmet Optimized Temples), which reduce helmet strap interference, and Serfas’ Decentered Lens Technology, where the optical center

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SKS Free Fender Fridays – Enter to Win Raceblade Long Fenders

SKS is giving away 20 sets of Raceblade Long Fenders each Friday for the next four weeks through a Facebook contest. These sweet new fenders are worth $60/set! Want to get in on the free SKS swag? Here is how: Go to SKS-USA’s Facebook page and LIKE us. SHARE our contest link with a friend, Comment

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Introducing Chrome Storm Outerwear

(San Francisco, CA – October 12, 2012) For over 17 years Chrome has been known for making bombproof and useful bags and apparel that protect you and your belongings from the elements. Chrome Storm™ Outerwear extends this tradition. It provides bike-specific functionality with market-leading breathable weatherproof performance in jackets that work on the bike, in

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Fluid Releases New “Fresh Citrus” Flavor of Performance

Fresh Citrus: “Best-tasting drink mix at Interbike” Fluid releases new “Fresh Citrus” flavor of Performance San Luis Obispo, CA: Fluid Sports Nutrition is proud to introduce the latest addition to its family of all-natural sports drinks: “Fresh Citrus.” An energizing blend of tangerine and grapefruit flavors, Fresh Citrus offers a new variety to Fluid’s proven

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Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals get rolling this weekend

Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 16, 2012) — The 2012 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships begin Friday at the Angel Fire Resort in Angel Fire, N.M. Schedule The three-day event opens on Friday with the cross-country races. The men start the racing as the Division I competitors will start at 9 a.m., followed by the

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RockShox releases the full-length HD game of B.I.K.E.

On September 16th, RockShox pros Ryan Howard and Red Bull Rampage winner Kurt Sorge played a best of three game of B.I.K.E. up in Kamloops, B.C. RockShox put up $5,000 for the winner, as long as the game was played over Facebook on the RockShox wall so everyone could watch and participate. What they didn’t

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