Organic Growth: The Coastal Crew all grown up

Over the years, the Coastal Crew has evolved from building sketchy senders in the woods to becoming of the world’s’ premier bike park builders and MTB film makers. Have a look at their latest edit.

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Cane Creek mobile app aids in suspension set-up

Owners of the Cane Creek Double Barrel rear shock have a new set-up tool in the palm of their hands. DIALED, now available for iOS and Android users, is a free mobile application that turns a smart phone into a suspension guru.

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City of Santa Cruz creates new online bike registration program

The Santa Cruz Police department just launched a new online bike registration system that’s free! It’s also accessible to police departments throughout California. Have you registered your bike?

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BC Bike Race Diary: Wrapping it up in Whistler

Read the final entry of our racer’s diary from the BC Bike Race. A bitter sweet end to an amazing adventure that will leave you wanting to return for more.

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The ultimate mountain bike shuttle vehicle

With all due respect to your shuttle vehicle of choice, we guarantee it has nothing on this bad boy. Meet the DWT Downhill (and uphill) Assault Vehicle.

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Review: Blackburn Central 700 Front

Blackburn delivers a self-contained light with a very useable dual beam pattern. It features a GoPro compatible mount too.

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Guerrilla Gravity Trail Pistol 120mm bike debuts

Colorado based Guerrilla Gravity has just rolled out a new edition to its growing line-up of trail-friendly bikes. The new Trail Pistol comes in “Crush Mode” and “Plush Mode”, which is achieved via a shock mounted flip chip that optimizes the geometry and suspension for 29” wheel “crushing” or 27.5+ “plushness.”

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Senator introduces human-powered wilderness travel bill

In a move that’s being trumpeted by some as a measure that could lead to better trail access for mountain bikers, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has introduced the Human-Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act.

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Rémy Métailler rides Cam McCaul’s river gap, buzzes kayakers

When Cam McCaul threw a tailwhip over a huge river gap back in 2008 for NWD 9, it was one of the sickest tricks ever filmed in MTB history. So how does Remy Metailler plan to up the ante?

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Commencal relaunches Meta SX at a price that can’t be beat

For model year 2017, Commencal has re-released revised versions of older frames with modern geometry and product spec at price points you won’t believe.

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Gamut Trail SXR chain guide review

The modern 1x drivetrain has all but killed the market for chain guides, but if you like to go fast or go big, there’s still plenty of reason to run one. Especially when the newest models are lighter and better than ever.

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How to ride a tight switchback

Ever come up to a really tight switchback and been forced to dismount? Click through to learn a simple technique that may help you clear those tricky spots in the future.

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BC Bike Race: Party time in Whistler

The 10th anniversary edition of the BC Bike Race is done and dusted, following the stage 7 assault on Whistler, a 16-mile affair with 3510 feet of climbing. Average finishing time was just over 2.5 hours. The after party lasted much, much longer.

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Lezyne Digital Pressure Over Drive pump review

The Lezyne Digital Pressure Over Drive is the latest in a new type of pump that offers the benefits of a compressor in the same form factor as a standard floor pump. Does this convenience justify an increased price tag? Read on to find out.

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Niner RKT 9 RDO XC race bike review

Do you want a bike with a precise, narrow focus? Or are you looking for something more diversified? How you answer those questions will go a long way towards whether or not you’re a fan of the Niner RKT 9 RDO. Read our full review to learn more.

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BC Bike Race Diary: North Shore and Squamish – Now we’re talking!

Our racer hits his stride on Stage 5 and passes a boat load of competitors. Stage 6 provided plenty of challenges, too. Read the latest here.

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EWS champ Richie Rude slays rocks in the raw

The young American champ Richie Rude proves he has both speed AND skill in this raw video edit.

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CamelBak Quick Stow first look

CamelBak showed us some innovative new bottle products at Bike Press Camp including their all new Quick Stow and Quick Stow Chill.

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This free segment from Not2Bad will have you pulling out your credit card

Not2Bad is easily the best mountain bike film released this year. Once you watch this segment, you’ll be reaching for that credit card to watch the full thing.

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BC Bike Race: Rowdy riding in Squamish

For the 10th straight year, the BC Bike Race made the trek to Squamish for a long day of rowdy trail riding. On the plate was a 33-mile grind with 6378 feet of climbing. Average finish time was nearly 5 hours, with many riders out there far longer.

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ASS Does Downieville: Don’t Get Hurt. Or Lost.

The bike road trip season opened last weekend in Downieville, CA. It is filled with fun, adventure and danger so be careful out there.

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BC Bike Race Diary: Feeling human again!

Luck begins to turn around for our racer as he draws a plane transfer spot and then starts enjoying the BC flow.

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Santa Cruz brings back aluminum, kills single pivot models

Santa Cruz bikes just got more affordable with the introduction of three all-new alloy bikes.

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Fastest bikes at the Keystone Big Mountain Enduro

The second stop of the Big Mountain Enduro series returned to Keystone, Colorado, for six stages of mostly lift served racing over the course of a weekend. Known for being one of the most technical and rough venues of the top flight enduro series, many wheels and tires were destroyed before the racing was done.

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Shimano goes full enduro with ME series shoes

Shimano may be best known for its drivetrain components, but the Japanese giant also does a ton of soft goods, including some very capable mountain bike shoes. Today, that line-up expands with two new enduro-specific models, plus a lightweight XC pedal masher.

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