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The Best Bike Chain Lubes for 2020


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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SRAM Eagle Expanded Range Explained


Do you have compatibility questions about SRAM’s new 10-52t groups? SRAM has answers.

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Shimano’s Deore 10 and 11-speed groups will bring your old bike up to speed


New wider 1x and 2x gearing options to keep you rolling with minimal investment

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Shimano Deore M6100 12-speed: Everything you need to know


Everything you need to know about this super-affordable 1×12 mountain bike group

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Check out Park Tool’s New Hydraulic Brake Bleed Kit


Bleeding brakes not easy but with commercial-grade tools, nailing that dialed bleed with minimal mess is a lot more achievable.

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Freehub Magazine: Made with Love // Manufacturing e*thirteen Tires


From creating the molds and harvesting raw rubber to the final steps of curing, this episode of Made with Love dives into the process behind every e*thirteen tire.

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Stan’s NoTubes Introduces DART Tool and Refill Kit


Stan’s NoTubes is proud to introduce the DART The Stan’s DART is an entirely new and arguably better way to repair tubeless tire punctures and slices that are 5mm or larger. Although Stan’s Sealant alone should take care of most punctures, the DART makes the toughest tubeless tire repairs fast, easy, and reliable for every […]

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Video: Guerrilla Gravity presents: Is it Revved?


The old way of addressing the impact resistance of traditional carbon frames was bolting a $2 plastic downtube protector onto a brittle $4K carbon frame. Check out GG’s approach.

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Trek releases all-new Rail and Powerfly Hardtail e-MTBs


Trek releases all-new Rail and Powerfly Hardtail e-MTBs Trek unveiled additions to its electric mountain bike lineup recently, releasing the all-new Rail—a long-travel e-MTB for hard-charging trail riders—along with new Powerfly Hardtail models built for adventure-minded off-road riders who want to explore more. It’s a new era for e-MTB, and these new models are ready […]

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Trust Suspension goes big with the Shout


Trust turned the mountain bike world upside down when it launched the Message linkage suspension fork last fall. The company is following up on the launch of the 130mm-travel Message with a long-travel offering that will turn heads and burn wallets. Read more: everything you need to know about the Trust Message linkage fork  Trust […]

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100% Introduces Altec and Trajecta Helmets


This week 100% announced the addition of two new helmets to its fast-growing mountain bike line; the Altec aimed at the all-mountain crowd and Trajecta for the enduro racers.

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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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Orbea Occam is ready for trail and all the mountains


Orbea took inspiration from the form and function of its successful Rallon to create the balance of stiffness, durability and low weight in the new Occam.

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Raptor | Raven – Osprey’s Premium Mountain Bike Packs get upgrades


Stable, ventilated and organized is what the new Osprey Raven pack is all about

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Best of Bike Tools series: Pumps and Inflators


Getting air in your tires isn’t the sexiest conversation but its something that cyclist do almost every day. So why not get the best, most efficient equipment for the task?

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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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Best energy gels and on-the-bike food.


Eating when you’re on the bike can be hard enough but we are certain the following list of energy gels will have you fueled and topped off for many miles.

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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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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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e*thirteen’s TRS Plus 12-Speed Upgrade Kit


Fight obsolescence. Upgrade your 11 speed SRAM™ drivetrain to 12 speeds without needing new shifters, derailleurs, cranks, or chainrings.

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Bike fit: Crank arm length, motion capture, and more


Each individual has their own set of limitations and strengths that a professional fitter can diagnose.

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Is bike fit beneficial for mountain bikers?


Bike shops across the country offer fitting services starting as low as $50 and reaching as high as $300. The best boast motion capture analysis, saddle mapping, and live tracking. But will this translate to gains off road?

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Best Mountain Bike Tech Of 2017


The past 12 months was a great year for innovations and tech in the mountain bike industry. From ground breaking and unusual frame designs, to simple innovation and modification of existing products, improvement was the name of the game.

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