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January 22, 2019

Electric Bikes Are Having a Moment. Here’s Why.

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of pedaling fast on a bicycle—legs burning, sweat dripping, wind nipping against your skin—when suddenly, a voice shouts from behind: “On your left!” And a fellow cyclist cruises past with hardly any visible effort, leaving you in the dust, perplexed, until you realize the “ah-ha” detail—they were riding an […]

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January 22, 2019

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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January 22, 2019

Climbing Helmets: Love Them or Hate Them?

It was summer of last year, and my buddy Evan Raines came out …
January 21, 2019

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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January 18, 2019

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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January 18, 2019

REI Presents: Constant Thought

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When the traditional methods of coping with trauma don’t work, what options do you have left? Brandon Kuehn, an Iraq War veteran, believes the best way to face a range of trauma is to reach for literal, physical summits—and he isn’t alone. Outdoor therapy is a growing field that is proving to help people like […]

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January 17, 2019

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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January 17, 2019

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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January 17, 2019

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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