Video: The alternative to traditional helmets

Yesterday, we showed you a host of the new removable chinbar helmets that are about to enter the market. Today, something different. Meet the airbag for you head.

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Five new enduro-ready helmets with removable chinbars

Helmets have come a long way in recent years. Gone are the days when you were forced to choose between light weight and ventilation versus legitimate all-mountain protection. The modern trail helmet can do it all.

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What is Shimano Di2?

Shimano’s Di2 (digital integrated intelligence) is a shifting option that instead of using mechanical cables, is an electronic gear-shifting system that enables riders to execute shifts with electronic switches vs. mechanical shift levers.

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Fastest Bikes at the Vail Outlier Offroad Festival

The Vail Outlier Offroad Festival teamed up with USA Cycling to host the Rocky Mountain Regional XC and enduro championships. Photographer Eddie Clark was there and caught these shots of the fastest riders and their bikes.

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Let’s ride with Bill Nye the Science Bike Guy

In this new series, Bill Nye dons his trademark bow tie to explain the magic of riding a bicycle.

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If your bike was a car, it would be….

If your bike had four wheels and a soul, what car do you think it would be?

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Watch Danny Hart and Rachel Atherton’s winning runs

Many riders claimed that this year’s DH World Championships in Val Di Sole, Italy, was among the most difficult ever. After watching the POV and race footage, we’re inclined to agree.

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15 Must-Have Tools for the Home Mechanic

Whether you’re a racer and need a basic traveling setup, or an aspiring home mechanic, these tools will help keep you rolling.

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Just another trail dog video

We know you like bikes, but how about dogs? If you think the two go together like bacon and bacon, then click through for a healthy dose of cute.

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What is the greatest DH World Champ race run of all time?

In honor of the world champs last weekend, let’s revisit the most incredible DH runs of all time.

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MRP rolls out new Ribbon all-mountain fork

Built-in pressure relief valves are just one of the cool features on MRP’s new boost-spacing-ready Ribbon enduro/all-mountain suspension fork that comes in travel lengths from 120mm to 170mm for 27.5, 27.5+, and 29.

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Sony brings optical stabilization to sports cams

POV cameras have improved immeasurably since the first GoPro hit the market, but new technologies like optical image stabilization are about to shake things up.

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Video: Hillbilly Huckfest

Check out this bonanza of big air from the one and only Hillbilly Huckfest. These boys sure know how to fly.

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Steps to the Top – Miranda Miller video

Miranda Miller is Canada’s fastest female DH racer. She’s taken a short break from racing after a series of tough crashes but is back with renewed vigor. Watch her progress in this newest entry in the Steps to the Top series.

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Video: Every Week Is Awesome

The crew from EWIA Productions (as in every week is awesome) just dropped this stoke-filled edit. Have a look and then get out there and ride.

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World Champs course preview with Claudio, Steve Peat, and Rob Warner

Claudio Caluori, Steve Peat, and Rob Warner offer some insight into this weekend’s grueling World Championship course in Val Di Sole, Italy.

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Seven exciting dropper posts from Eurobike 2016

The trend in dropper posts appears headed in two directions — high tech or simple tech. Read on to find out which manufactures are choosing which route and why.

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Top 5 mountain bikes from Eurobike 2016

Walking the halls of the Eurobike tradeshow in Germany is a cycling’s geeks dream where you get to see hundreds of amazing bikes (and bike builds). Here are five of the very coolest.

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Ride Mammoth Mountain’s newest trail with Cam Zink

After years of development, Mammoth Mountain in California just opened it newest bike park trail.

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Video: Parenting and the art of the riding window

No one can ever be too busy to ride, even parents with babies. But limited time requires maximum efficiency and initiative by the parents. And even small rides pay off in spades bringing sanity and balance to parenting life.

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RockyMounts launches MonoRail swing-away rack

Colorado company has released what it is calling the bike industry’s first swing-away platform hitch rack, the MonoRail Swing, and its sibling, the standard version MonoRail hitch rack.

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Mud, blood, guts, and glory at Big Mountain Enduro Finals

Ripping descents, mud-splattered crashes, rock garden gnar, and much more highlighted the season finale of the Big Mountain Enduro Series, which was held deep in the Crested Butte backcountry and at Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s Evolution Bike Park.

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Yeti adds lower priced carbon frame options

It’s now a little easier to welcome a Yeti into your life. The popular Golden, Colorado-based MTB bike maker has expanded its line-up to include two levels of carbon frames.

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How do EWS pros deal with pressure of enduro racing

There are a lot of good times for riders on the Enduro World Series circuit but there is also a ton of pressure. So what is it that drives these riders to challenge themselves over and over?

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When did XC racing get so gnarly?

It used to be that hardtails where the weapon of choice for World Cup level XC racers. But recent years have seen an explosion of slacker, full suspension bikes, wider rims, and even dropper posts. Why the shift? Two of America’s fastest pros explain.

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