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Best of Bike Cleaning and Washing Tools


When you go to clean your trusty steed after a long day on the trails, for what do you reach? The hose or the degreaser?

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Industry Nine introduces A318 stem


Wheel and component manufacturer Industry Nine has added a second stem to its product line. The new A318 stem is designed for the smaller, but more common 31.8mm handlebar clamp diameter. Like the 35mm A35 stem introduced last year, the A318 is CNC machined in-house at Industry Nine’s headquarters in Ashville, North Carolina. The 7075 […]

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Ride Concepts Releases Next Generation of Flat and Clipless Footwear


Ride Concepts releases Five New premium shoes, including kids for both flat and clipless shredding

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Rock Shox announces new Reverb Stealth dropper


The Reverb is now updated to address the major issue of sagging. Simply depress the Vent Valve, compress the post, and you’re good to go – squish eliminated.

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Snēk Cycling Launches the Lifeboat Tire Lever


The lever is part metalcore tire lever, valve core remover, bottle opener and 100% made in the USA the Lifeboat lever is built for modern tubeless tires.

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Shimano XT 12-speed Launched


Like XTR, the centerpiece of new Shimano XT is a 12-speed 10-51 gear range that offers just a touch more breadth than SRAM’s wildly popular Eagle 10-50 drivetrains.

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Shimano SLX 12-speed Groupset Unveiled


While the launch of 12-speed Shimano XTR and then XT will likely garner more immediate consumer interest, it’s the new SLX group that’s arguably the most important new entrant into the mountain bike component world.

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Review: Sigma ROX 12 GPS Cycling Computer


For many of us, a wired Sigma was the first computer to grace our bikes. This trusted brand has changed with the times well with the new Sigma ROX 12 GPS Computer.

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Garmin Announces Edge 830 and Edge 530 headunits


This week Garmin announced the Edge 530 and Edge 830 – its latest performance GPS cycling computers that combine new insights, safety features, and advanced mapping capabilities into a slim design.

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Top 15 Best Bike Chain Lubes


Do you want to find the best bike chain lube for you? Are you curious about what type to get? Wet, dry, wax or ceramic? We explain the tech and guide you to the best options for each type of bike lube.

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Clug Clips are the simplest way to store your bicycle


Clug launched on Kickstarter in 2014 with versions for road, hybrid and mountain bikes. The company recently expanded its line with versions for gravel and plus-sized mountain bikes.

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Rotor 1×13 drivetrain fit for any bike


While others were busy developing 12-speed groups, Rotor leapfrogged its competitors, launching the wide-range Rotor 1×13 hydraulically controlled transmission.

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OneUp launches Carbon Bars, EDC ready Stem, and Lock-On Grips


A unique oval 35mm clamp bar design, tool stashing stem and enough colors for every bike.

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RockShox Signature Series SID, BoXXer and key updates


Rock Shox unveils its Signature series – updating the most popular models in the front suspension line up with a new damper system, oils, and seals.

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Bike Rack Series: Best Bicycle Roof Racks


Roof racks still have a strong following due to their ability to fit any vehicle and transport cargo and gear aside from bikes. Here are our suggestions.

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Jenson USA Continues to Roll out Big Discounts on Bikes, Parts, Tires, and Gear


Any and all things bike related are deeply discounted over at Jenson USA right now.

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Bike Rack Series: Best swinging hitch racks


A swinging hitch rack and it does exactly what it says, swings out of the way. Some are complete racks and som are just adapters that are meant to attach to your existing rack.

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Bike rack series: Low cost bike racks


For most of us, riding our bike to and from the trails or where we’d like to ride is not feasible. Here’s our list of the best affordable bike racks.

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Industry Nine Hydra and wallet-friendly 101 hubsets.


Hydra driver raises the bar on hub technology, using an independently-phased six pawl, 115 tooth drive ring.

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Rotor KAPIC Cranks Review


Rotor KAPIC cranks are the Spanish cycling component maker’s lightest and stiffest MTB cranks. The KAPIC name is homage to South Africa’s Cape Epic MTB stage race, one of the most prestigious marathon stage races in the world.

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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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JensonUSA Gear Clearance Brings More 80% Off Madness


There are more savings to be had at JensonUSA, and if you’re lucky they’ll land before Xmas.

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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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JensonUSA is Having a Huge Tire Sale—Up to 80% Off


We found huge deals on bike tires and other gear via JensonUSA.

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Industry Nine A35 stem released


The Industry Nine A35 is machined, anodized and assembled entirely in their Asheville, NC facility and available in lengths of 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, and 60mm.

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