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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss: Riding Michigan’s Upper Peninsula


Latest episode was filmed in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on what Jeff calls one of the most fun and challenging trails he’s ever ridden.

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Saris: Doing business the right way — and doing it well


In this age of conscientious consumerism, good products aren’t always enough to create competitive separation. The best companies make great products — and do much more.

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Nino Schurter’s custom Scott Spark RC 900


Besides the chance to claim rainbow jersey No. 7, winning in Lenzerheide would mean taking triumph on home soil, as the mountainous Swiss region has long been Nino Schurter’s primary training ground.

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Video: Biking the Rubicon Trail


The Rubicon Trail existed before Europeans ever stepped foot on the continent, used as an Indian trading route. Is biking the Rubicon Trail worthwhile?

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Video: Ocean | Chapter 2 | Blackburn Water Cycle


Film presents journey to hidden surf spots, and balancing the needs of the planet with the desire for adventure.

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Park City Point 2 Point with Eric Porter


75 miles and 12,000+ feet of climbing at elevation? No problem says freerider Eric Porter. About that training thing though…

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Scott Ransom enduro bike debuts


Available in 29er and 27.5, the Scott Ransom has 170mm of travel front and rear, modern, progressive geometry, and weighs just 5.84 pounds for frame, shock, and hardware.

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Best Mountain Bikes Under $2000


What if you’re not a member of the doctor/dentist/hedge fund manager club? Can you still get a decent MTB? The answer is an emphatic, yes, provided you know what to look for.

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IMBA Trail Accelerator Grant recipients announced


Catalyzing more trails in more communities is critical to IMBA mission. The program accelerates trail projects, bringing us closer to vision of everyone across the country having access to great trails.

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Bosch Kiox is new on-board eBike computer


Offers new features via Bluetooth connectivity, and the Gorilla Glass display makes it durable for hardcore eBikers.

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Strider 12 ST-R balance bike has carbon frame


Here’s something for the kid that has (or needs) everything. Meet the new Strider 12 ST-R balance bike, which features a carbon fiber frame, high end components, and an $899 price tag.

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Video: Where Rachel Rides


While the land and people have given to Rachel Atherton, her success on the world stage has given something back to the Dyfi valley in the form of more and more women descending upon the trails.

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Best Mountain Bike Clipless Shoes


The best mountain bike clipless shoes will be different for each rider, depending primarily on fit, riding style, and of course budget. Here are five of Mtbr’s favorites.

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EVOC Explorer Pro 30L review


If you ride deep into the backcountry and like being well-equipped to handle the unexpected, the EVOC Explorer Pro 30L is worth serious consideration.

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National Mountain Biking Survey Launches


The National Mountain Biking Survey is now open and seeking the opinions of America’s mountain bikers to understand their habits, access to trails, and levels of engagement.

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Maes, Ravanel capture Enduro World Series Whistler


There have been some dramatic races in Whistler over the years, but round six of the Enduro World Series, the CamelBak Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized, will go down in history as one of the most fiercely contended yet.

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2018 Breck Epic: Stage 6 video highlights


What a day. What a week. What a race. And now the 2018 Breck Epic is in the books. Congrats to our overall winners Jeremiah Bishop and Carla Williams.

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Breck Epic: Stage 5 video highlights


Another day is in the books at the 2018 Breck Epic. This time it was the infamous Wheeler Pass stage, which features old school backcountry riding at its finest.

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Enduro World Series heads to Whistler


The Enduro World Series is back on Whistler’s iconic trails for one of the most anticipated races of the year, the Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized.

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Breck Epic: Stage 4 video highlights


Another day is in the books at the 2018 Breck Epic. This time it was the famed Aqueduct Stage.

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Breck Epic: Video highlights


The 2018 Breck Epic is past the halfway point and as usual it’s been…epic. Click thru to see highlight videos and huge photo galleries from the first three days of racing.

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Video: The people behind Jenson USA


Ever wonder what makes the gears turn at Jenson USA? Follow along as they give you the “family tour” of their headquarters and offer a peek into how they operate.

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Leatt DBX 2.0 review


Leatt has done a solid job with their $100 DBX 2.0 helmet. It fits well, looks good, has excellent ventilation, and includes rotational impact safety features.

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Top 5 reasons you need to ride Crested Butte


With 750 miles of singletrack, the Outerbike consumer demo event, Evolution Bike Park, and more, Crested Butte is a must-hit destination for any self-respecting mountain biker.

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Dainese Enduro Knee Guard sneak peek


Dainese Enduro Knee Guards to feature hybrid construction that mixes mobility and breathability with durability and impact resistance.

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Video: Bernard Kerr summertime living


In the downtime between Crankworx and the World Cups, Bernard Kerr has a little fun on his Pivot Phoenix and Mach 5.5 riding Les Gets, France, and Italy’s Pila Bike Park.

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Cane Creek adds trunnion mount shocks


Cane Creek has announced the release of their DB Air CS and DB Coil CS shocks in trunnion-mount versions. Both shocks include the same four-way independent adjustability and climb-switch technology.

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Tailwind Nutrition Rebuild now comes in multi-serving bags


Responding to demand from customers, Tailwind Nutrition Rebuild recovery drink is now available in 15-serving bags online and at specialty retailers.

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Video: Matt Hunter discovers South Africa


You hear them before you see them, their whistles, threading through the forest like wisps of pure stoke smoke caught on a stiff South African breeze.

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Riding Costa Rica with Jeff Kendall-Weed


We headed down to the tropics right in the middle of the rainy season, and therefore, with zero expectations. And what we discovered was amazing- a truly robust enduro community!

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WTB Trail Boss review


With an armada of tightly spaced center knobs that are moderately ramped, the WTB Trail Boss is optimized to roll fast.

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Bike raffle to benefit Hood River Pump Track


Win a custom Santa Cruz Bicycles Jackel Dirt Jumper and help raise funds for the Hood River pump track.

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Ergon SM Saddle line launched


Unique shell shape is first Ergon saddle to offer the ergonomic benefits of a “cutout saddle” while keeping the stiffness of a solid saddle.

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Specialized Purgatory review


With a retail price of just $60, the Specialized Purgatory is one of the most affordable tires in the trail category.

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Enduro World Series: Hill and Ravanel reign in La Thuile


The fifth round of the Enduro World Series was held in Italy and concluded much as it started — with Sam Hill and Cecile Ravanel leading the way.

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Scott Enduro Cup heads to Powderhorn


Following stops in Moab and Angle Fire, New Mexico, the Scott Enduro Cup race series is headed to Powderhorn Mountain Resort in Mesa, Colorado, July 28.

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Mindfulness can help injured athletes


A new study of injured athletes found they can benefit from using mindfulness as part of the sport rehabilitation process to improve their pain tolerance and awareness.

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Day tripping on a Santa Cruz Bronson


Take a trip with Josh Bryceland on his new Santa Cruz Bronson, down in the woods near the town where he was born.

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Enduro World Series lands in La Thuile


Race will feature six stages on a mix of classic and fresh trails with over 16,000 feet of descent.

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EVOC Neo 16l backpack launched


In celebration of their 10-year anniversary, EVOC has launched an improvement to their popular protection packs with the addition of a new protection system used on a new pack – the EVOC Neo 16l.

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Boogaloo eMTB race series rolls on


The Boogaloo Class 1 pedal-assist electric mountain bike (eMTB) Race Series presented by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch eBike Systems is off and running in 2018.

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Ibis Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi handlebars unveiled


When it comes to handlebar width, one size fits all doesn’t work. That’s where the new Ibis Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi handlebars come in.

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Top gear picks from Impact Sun Valley


Trails were bursting with fragrant lupine at mid-elevations above Ketchum, Idaho’s basecamp for Impact Sun Valley, the inaugural Crank Tank bicycle media event.

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Scott Spark RC 900 World Cup retro edition


With its 60 birthday this year, Scott is having a little retro fun. At the recent World Cup cross-country race in Italy, the Swiss bike maker presented Nino Schurter with a throwback Spark RC 900 World Cup.

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CushCore 27.5+ insert launched


CushCore has a new addition to its range of tire inserts, this week launching the CushCore 27.5+ insert. It’s 50% wider than the standard 27.5 insert, yet at a weight close to the current 29er product.

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Why MTB riders should wear back protection


Considering riding with a spine/back protector? Watch this video to find out what you need to know.

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PRO Koryak dropper post lineup expanded


Broadening the range of Koryak mountain bike dropper posts, PRO has launched four new models ranging from 70mm to 170mm in travel and covering seat post diameters between 31.6mm and 27.2mm.

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New brakes, rotors, and more from Magura


MAGURA has expanded and revised its product portfolio for model year 2019, presenting ergonomic improvements, new and revised products and a limited number of anniversary brakes. Here’s a rundown.

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Thule Rail and UpTake hydration packs coming in 2019


The new Thule Rail is designed for aggressive trail riding and enduro racing, while the Thule UpTake is more of an all-around pack that could also be used for hiking and skiing.

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The story behind Transition’s Speed Balanced Geometry


Transition believes fork offset needs to change. A shorter fork offset brings the front axle rearward, moving it under the rider. Combined with the shorter stem lengths that are now popular, you gain better front wheel traction.

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