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New Saris MTR hitch rack looks like a winner


Soon-to-be-launched Saris MTR hitch rack (as in modular track rack) traces development roots straight back to the mountain bikers who will soon benefit from its sleek, smart design.

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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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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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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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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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Understanding the DT Swiss MTB wheel line-up


Whether you’re racing XC, enduro or downhill, or just looking to enjoy a trail ride or fat bike adventure, DT Swiss has all your wheel needs covered.

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Trestle Bike Park: Going back to (MTB) school


Places such as the Trestle Bike Park can help develop skills in ways regular trail rides simply can’t — and they’re a ton of fun.

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Trestle Bike Park: Best in the USA?


The famed Trestle Bike Park has enough big boy lines to keep even the most accomplished freeride fanatics happy. But with 40+ miles of trails there is literally something for every rider type and skill level.

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Ultimate Gunnison-Crested Butte MTB (Long) Weekend


With upwards of 750 miles of amazing mountain biking trails in the greater Gunnison-Crested Butte area, you need a plan. Here’s our take on the ultimate Gunnison-Crested Butte mountain bike (long) weekend.

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Find out why Vittoria supports women athletes


Many brands sponsor women athletes but few take it to the level of Vittoria. The famed Italian tire maker invests a disproportionate amount of time and money on their women’s programs.

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Find out why riders are switching to Vittoria


Tires have a legacy with riders and it takes years or decades for some to try new options. But there is a disturbance in the force as a new brand has been emerging as legitimate option.

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How Bell changed the way riders look at head protection


Bell’s Super 2R trail helmet with removable chinbar helped usher in new era of head protection. Find out how it happened.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to choose a saddle


When riding a bike one of the most important things is to have a comfortable saddle. To facilitate this Selle Italia has created a fit system called the IDMATCH that can help any cyclist find the right saddle for their body type and needs.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to bunny hop


Bunny hopping is among the most important skills a mountain biker can have in their skills arsenal. Master the art of popping your bike up in the air and you can go over, not around, trail obstacles, which will mean a smoother — and faster — ride.

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What’s in your CamelBak: Western Spirit Cycling guides


The guides of Western Spirit Cycling are the ultimate hydration pack testers. During the course of a year, these two dozen Sherpas on two wheels lead some 1200 clients on over 100 mountain bike trips. Find out what they carry.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to choose an MTB tire


Talk all you want about frame geometry or suspension set-up, but choosing the right tire is arguably one of the biggest factors in assuring a great ride — or race. So how do you get your rubber right? Check out this episode of the Vittoria How-To Series.

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CamelBak and the history of hands-free hydration


CamelBak’s place in the history of hydration is secure. From the very idea of hands-free hydration to cutting edge present day packs, the California-based company has been at the forefront of keeping cyclists (and outdoor enthusiasts of all types) performing at their best. But how did it happen — and where do we go next?

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to descend


Descending on your mountain bike can be extremely intimidating, especially when it involves technical terrain. But once you master a few of the finer points, going downhill will quickly become the best part of your ride experience.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to do a wheelie


Whether it’s showing off in the neighborhood or popping your front wheel off the ground to negotiate a big drop, the art of the wheelie is a great skill to add to your mountain biking arsenal.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to put a tube in a tire


One of the most elemental skills all mountain bikers need to learn is how to put a tube in a tire. Whether setting up a new wheel or dealing with a flat on the side of the trail, this video in the Vittoria How-To Series is a must watch.

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What’s in your CamelBak: Mark Weir, Ben Cruz, Kirt Voreis


Listen up as this trio of gravity racing stars talk gear selection, packing strategies, and what they bring along on rides when they know things could get weird.

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What’s in your CamelBak: Leadville legend Rebecca Rusch


Rebecca Rusch’s nickname says everything you need to know about her. The Ketchum, Idaho resident is the Queen of Pain. Find out what gear this long distance specialist never leaves home without.

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Trail riding with Mark Weir and Ben Cruz


Many a lasting friendship has been built around the mutual love of riding mountain bikes. Mark Weir and Ben Cruz are the perfect example, as you can see in this shred session in California’s Sierra foothills.

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CamelBak: A look inside the inventor of the hydration pack


It was 1989 when the world’s first hydration pack was born. Yet, what is truly impressive is that all these years later, CamelBak remains a leader in a category that’s helped shape and change the way we ride bikes. Take a look inside this iconic company.

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Interview: Yuri Hauswald talks racing, hydration and more


Yuri Hauswald knows how to go long. Whether it’s 24-hour racing, epic gravel grinders, or cross-country stage racing, the California resident has a penchant for logging major miles — and doing it at the front of the pack.

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