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New Leatt 2019 DBX Bike Spring/Summer Line


The new Leatt 2019 DBX apparel line includes something for just about any kind of rider.

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Hot Deals from Jenson USA


Our friends at Jenson USA always have some great deals on offer and this week is no exception. Check out these smoking sales and get them before they are gone.

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First Look: Sram Reverb AXS wireless dropper post


The Reverb AXS is a wireless dropper post ready to rescue you from installation and maintenance woes. But at $800, some may have to wait for the technology to trickle down.

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First Look: SRAM Eagle AXS electronic drivetrain


Today, with the launch of X01 and XX1 Eagle AXS, SRAM has gone the other way by adding two new high-end Eagle options.

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Ninja Mountain Bike Performance Contest


Ninja Mountain Bike Performance has teamed up with some of our favorite brands to get you and your best buddy ready to Ride Like a Ninja in 2019!

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BMX Riding Dubai’s Most Famous Landmarks


Home to the world’s tallest building the Burj Khalifa, Dubai is renowned for its breathtaking skyline. It’s also a cool place to bust out some jaw-dropping BMX tricks.

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Video: Taming Captain Ahab Trail


Could you ride your favorite trail backwards? That’s the goal here on Moab’s famed Captain Ahab trail.

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Hot Deals from Jenson USA


Our friends at Jenson USA always have some great deals on offer and this week is no exception. Check out these smoking sales and get them before they are gone.

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Hounded // Micayla Gatto: Pro Athlete & Artist – Video


Sidelined from racing, she rediscovered her love of art and the possibilities it offered when coupled with her riding. Find out how Micayla turned the page to the next chapter after racing.

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Aaron Gwin and Intense Factory Racing rolling Kenda tires


Kenda has announced that it will be the official tire sponsor of Intense Factory Racing, which includes superstar downhill racer Aaron Gwin.

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Marzocchi Bomber CR coil shock launched


Marzocchi is back in the shock market with the new Marzocchi Bomber CR, which is designed to pair with bikes with travel ranges from 130mm-200mm.

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BC Bike Race 2018: The Final Edit


BC Bike Race began as a vision from two passionate mountain bikers who wanted to share British Columbia’s riding culture with the world. What they created has been referred to as “the best week on a bike.” BC Bike Race 2018 was no different.

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How To: Suspension Setup with Yanick the Mechanic


A properly working suspension setup makes a huge difference. Yanick the Mechanic, the main wrench for the cross-country World Champion Nino Schurter, has lots of tricks to guide you through the suspension setup process.

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Fat Bike World Championships gearing up


The Fat Bike World Championships are coming up fast. As usual, this now fourth annual bacchanal of all things fat bikes will go down in Crested Butte, Colorado. Event dates are January 23-27.

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Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team First Ride Review


With its “shape shifting” ability and impressive parts spec, is the ready-to-rumble Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team worth aspiring for?

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Canyon Strive 29 launched


Details of the updated Canyon Strive 29 have just been. Now designed around 29er wheels, this enduro-ready rig marks Canyon’s entry into the long-travel big wheel market.

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Video: Seth’s latest hacks for mountain biking and beyond


Here is the latest from Seth with some true gems for those in a pinch caught without the proper bike tool or gasp, Shimano mineral oil.

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Canyon Shapeshifter 2.0 explained


Alongside the introduction of the new Canyon Strive 29, the German direct-to-consumer seller debuted a redesigned version of its Shapeshifter travel and geometry adjust system. Here’s how it works.

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FOX Transfer 175mm dropper post debuts


Available in both Factory and Performance Series, the new Fox Transfer 175mm aims to build on FOX’s reputation of smooth function and reliability with an infinitely adjustable height design.

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Specialized to pay $700k for Roubaix trademark


Specialized has reached agreement to pay the bankrupt Advanced Sports Enterprises $700,000 for U.S. rights to the Roubaix bicycle trademark.

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Video: Christopher Walken and YT join forces


YT is one of our favorite direct-to-consumer sellers, offering up some seriously legit bikes at highly competitive prices. They also make some pretty rad promo videos from time to time and this doozy is no exception.

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Video: Cannondale reveals Josh Bryceland is on the team.


Since Josh Bryceland announced that he was leaving Santa Cruz Bicycles in September of 2017, the mountain bike world was left wondering what was next for this innovator.

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Video: Right Here, Right Now // Kirt Voreis


For Kirt Voreis, riding bikes has always been about having fun. From riding recumbents to sending the Black Sage FEST jumps on a 29er, he’s never been one to limit himself to one type of bike.

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MBOSC shares bike trail plan for Santa Cruz County


MBOSC has seven dynamic individuals on staff that devote their passion and their industry experience to build trail and gain access to new opportunities. Today, they share their plan for the next few years.

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Video: Danny MacAskill races a horse


Yes, this is a tad silly. But anytime Danny MacAskill is involved in a mountain bike video you have to watch. In the trials star’s latest edit he takes on one of Britain’s top show horse event riders.

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Crossing the Rubicon: Off-Road Adventure with an eBike


Mark Weir, a veteran mountain bike racer and former all-mountain world champion, has never been satisfied with the status quo. And he’s not afraid to talk about why he’s a big fan of eBikes.

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How To Save Money Mountain Biking


Mountain biking can be an expensive sport…especially to start out with. But there are ways to save a few bucks.

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Kate Courtney joins SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing


Big news out of the cross-country mountain bike racing world today. American Kate Courtney is leaving Specialized to join the SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing team.

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Best of UCI Downhill World Cup 2018


What a UCI Downhill World Cup we were treated to this year. No matter how long you’ve been watching top flight mountain bike racing there’s no getting away from the fact that this season’s UCI Downhill World Cup was one of the best yet.

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New BikeYoke smart gadgets


BikeYoke has a host of small gadgets that it’s rolled out at the end of the year. Here’s a rundown.

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Marco Osborne signs with Transition Bikes


One of America’s top enduro racers is changing teams. After several successful years riding under the Cannondale banner Marco Osborne is moving over to Transition Bikes.

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Video: 7 mountain bike rules that should be broken


Guidelines and etiquette are there for a reason but too many of them can kill the mountain bike spirit. We are here to get fit and have fun so use some common sense and get out there.

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Spotted: Santa and reindeer in mountain bike flight


Here’s a fun little edit of Santa flying with his band of reindeer on mountain bikes. Santa, Rudolph, and the gang look forward to days off too!

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Foundations East: Living the mountain bike lifestyle


Sponsored riders Lindsey Carpenter and Sam Skidmore grew up in Harrisonburg, Virginia, surrounded by a rich culture of mountain biking. A love for bikes, singletrack, and time spent outdoors was cultivated within them, and they now carry on in that same spirit.

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Chasing Trail in Ibiza – Video


When picturing Ibiza, images of 24-hour clubbing with big name DJ’s, hedonistic cave raves, and lazy days spent on the beach come to mind. But there is more to this island off Spain’s Mediterranean coast than all-nighters.

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Fat Bike Worlds Contest


Win a weekend for two at the 4th Annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships presented by Upslope Brewing Company!

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Bontrager Carbon Care Wheel Loyalty Program unveiled


Trek and Bontrager announced recently that all Bontrager carbon wheels will be covered under a two-year, no-cost replacement program through the Carbon Care Wheel Loyalty Program.

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Effetto Mariposa Tyreinvader latest insert option


Tire inserts have been one of the hottest product category of 2018, with companies big and small jumping into the emerging flat protection space. The latest entrant comes from Italy’s Effetto Mariposa.

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Eight great gifts for bikepackers and gravel grinders


If your special someone likes the road less traveled, then these eight great gifts for bikepackers and gravel grinders are sure to please.

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How to: Dislocate and reduce your shoulder by Cam McCaul


Here’s the story of both of Cam McCaul’s chronically dislocating shoulders and some comedic “Do’s And Don’ts” that he’s learned along the way. It’s not his first rodeo, that’s for sure.

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Gift ideas for female mountain bikers


If you’re hunting for the perfect gift for a female mountain biker, check out our selection of gift ideas for the woman who leaves you in the dust.

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Stocking stuffers for mountain bikers


You don’t have to buy the rider in your life a new bike to make their day. Check out these stocking stuffers for mountain bikers that are sure to please.

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Video: Jeff Kendall-Weed rides Durango


Durango, Colorado has some incredible mountain biking, and the town has been a centerpiece in the bike world for decades now. Jeff Kendall-Weed pays the town a visit and explores its heritage

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Gifts for gadget loving mountain bikers


Mtbr has selected five high-tech favorites guaranteed to make mountain biking more enjoyable, and even safer. Here are some of the best gifts for gadget loving mountain bikers.

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10 reasons you need to go to Sedona Mountain Bike Festival


Consumer demo events such as the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival, March 1-3, 2019, avail the chance to do legitimate side-by-side testing on real trails, not parking lot loops.

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WolfTooth Seatpost Clamp gets colorful


The WolfTooth Seatpost Clamp had to be more than just pretty, so they set out to build one that would balance security and light weight without resorting to aluminum threads or undersized hardware.

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Video: Kilian Bron’s Extreme Dolomites Mission


Most routes in the Italian Alps are very steep and hard to access. And that’s what make the lines taken by Kilian Bron in this video all the more remarkable.

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Video: Putting pins on shoes instead of the pedals


Putting pins on the shoe may seem ridiculous but folks full of wonder have actually asked us this query.

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Saris announces new president and COO


One of Mtbr’s favorite cycling companies is getting new leadership. Saris has announced that co-founder Chris Fortune will move to CEO, while the successor to Chris’ President title will be Jeff Frehner.

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Video: Who e-bikes are for


Paul The Punter from Squamish, BC though explores another vein of e-biking, allowing riders of different levels to ride together.

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