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USA Cycling Announces 2013 Pro Gravity, Pro Ultra-Endurance MTB Tours

Some exciting news from USA Cycling has been announced recently with the increase to 10 races this coming season (up from 6 this past year). The Gravity Tour expands with a new Boulder City, NV stop and two in California. The Pro UET also returns with four events for the endurance mountain bikers out there. […]

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2013 Scott Pro Mountain Bike Team Announced

Scott Sports has recently announced their Pro Mountain Bike Team set for a full 2013 season with 10 racers including Cameraon Dodge and Nathaniel Williams. The team races on the Scott Scale 900 RC and Scott Spark 900 RC. Look for them at a forthcoming race near you! Official Scott info below. On the East […]

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California Enduro Series Announced for 2013

(Latest Update! Mtbr is happy to report that the previous naming rights issues have been fully resolved and Evan Turpen is rejoining the California Enduro Series organization. Mark Davidson (on behalf of the California Enduro Series organization) said, “Evan brings passion and vision to the enduro race format and we welcome him back. This is […]

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Hans Rey Helps Locals Envision the Future of Urban Mountain Biking

San Francisco has roughly 35 dog parks, 7 golf courses, 51 community gardens and 17.9 % of the city is reserved as Park land. But not a single bike park. A group called San Francisco Urban Riders has been pushing to bring a bicycle skills park to a planned out location in McLaren Park and […]

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Join Aaron Gwin in supporting high school mountain biking November 17th

World Cup Champion Aaron Gwin Highlights SoCal CycleFest 2012 Benefiting High School Mountain Biking Riverside, Calif. — The 2012/13 High School Mountain Bike season kicks off November 17, 2012 with SoCal CycleFest, a gala fundraising event in support of high school mountain biking. This year’s CycleFest takes place at Meanda Grove in Riverside. This annual event […]

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SRAM MTB News – World Bicycle Relief, Red Bull Rampage, Superenduro and London’s bronze

Rampage is an awe-inspiring event to the eye and raw on the body of those who participate. While no single athlete can claim two victories, SRAM can proudly celebrate its third in a row.

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Trips for Kids Founder Receives Humanitarian Service Award

Trips for Kids Founder Receives Prestigious University of Michigan Humanitarian Service Award San Rafael, Calif. – November 5, 2012- The University of Michigan College of Letters, Sciences and Arts announced that alumnus Marilyn Price, class of 1962, is the recipient of the LSA Humanitarian Service Award because of her work with Trips for Kids®. The Humanitarian […]

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@cme FlatFree “Disaster-Proof” Wheelsets Offers Free Shipping in November

Hurricane Sandy Highlights Need for No-Flat Tire Systems Fullerton, CA (CFEpr+) Nov. 2, 2012 – @cme FlatFree Wheel Systems is making their pre-mounted wheel and tire sets available with no shipping costs for the month of November, in reaction to the cycling needs of Hurricane Sandy victims and people who want and need a bike […]

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SR Suntour Werx at the 2012 Red Bull Rampage 2012 Slideshow

Slideshow from the Red Bull Rampage 2012 with SR SUNTOUR WERX Teamrider Garett Buehler and James Doerfling. Photos by Hoshi Yoshida.

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Sombrio’s Wheels for Life Pumptrack Jam

“Wheels for Life Pumptrack Jam” Sombrio sets up their pumptrack in San Francisco San Francisco, CA – Sombrio is teaming up with Bike Magazine, Boombotix and Ride SFO to bring their pumptrack to San Francisco this Saturday, November 3. Everyone is invited to join the party. The pumptrack will be set up from 3pm to […]

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Niner News – Complete Bikes, S.I.R. 9 and New Colors, Autumn Travels

Complete Bikes Introducing more ways to get rolling on a Niner - complete bikes that arrive at your Niner Dealer with all the components necessary to hit the trails. Our Star Builds represent our most popular Niner configurations at various price levels from Mild to Wild: 5-Star Best paired with Niner’s RDO frames, our “spare no expense” […]

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Hutchinson Tires Launches Dealer Direct and Rep Program Strategy

Hutchinson Tires launches dealer direct program in the US market Rahsaan Bahati is first regional rep Trenton, New Jersey, October 30, 2012—Hutchinson Tires launches dealer direct program in the US market. Hutchinson’s first regional rep is Rahsaan Bahati who will cover the Southern California territory.Kevin Buchet, Hutchinson’s North American Sales and Marketing Manager confirms, “This […]

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POC Downhill Enduro presented by E-Thirteen at Plattekill Bike Park

POC Eastern States Cup First Annual “Last Chance For Glory” POC Downhill Enduro presented by E-Thirteen At Plattekill Bike Park The POC Eastern States Cup, POC Sports and E-Thirteen are excited to present the First Annual “Last Chance For Glory” POC Downhill Enduro Race at Plattekill Bike Park on November 10-11, 2012. This event is […]

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Undefeated, Anne Caroline Chausson signs with Ibis for Two More Years

Around our corner of California (the San Francisco Bay Area), there’s a lot of sports talk about a sweep that just happened. While most people are talking about the San Francisco Giants sweeping the Detroit Tigers in the World Series*, the dynasty that is on our mind is that of Anne Caroline Chausson. Anne is finishing up her second year riding for […]

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5th Annual Chipotle Dawn To Dusk Endurance Mountain Bike Event

Chipotle Mexican Grill Dawn to Dusk an Endurance Mountain Bike Event Saturday, December 01 2012 – 07:13 AM – McDowell Mountain Regional Park, Pemberton Trail The event takes place on the Pemberton trail at the McDowell Mountain Regional Park. Space is limited to 125 SOLO riders, 100 TWO-Person, 50 FOUR-Person and 10 CORPORATE entries: This […]

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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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