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May 30, 2019

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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May 30, 2019

Video: 5 things learned at Nove Mesto, World Cup XC

In one of the most interesting World Cup venues, Nove Mesto in the Czech Republic we were treated to an incredible cross-country masterpiece.

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May 30, 2019

The Best Bike Locks of 2019

A cyclist securing their bike in an urban setting

Nearly every cyclist has a story of a stolen bike. Too often, that bike was left unlocked, locked up incorrectly or entrusted to a lock that was too easily defeated by thieves. And while it’s true that every lock can be broken, a good lock used properly can greatly reduce the chances it will be […]

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May 29, 2019

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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May 29, 2019

Vittoria Mezcal Review

In the XC line exists the Peyote, Mezcal, and Barzo, increasing in levels of grip. Thus the Mezcal sits right in the middle and can be used for front and rear applications.

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May 28, 2019

Campworthy: Queso Fundido

Plated queso fondido

Recipe: Queso Fundido Submitted by: Chelsea Hometown: Eugene, OR   What do you love about this recipe? One of my favorite things about camping is sharing food, and I love making snacks to pass around! Whether you’re playing cards or chilling around the fire—or not camping at all—queso makes any night better. This is a meat-free […]

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May 28, 2019

Backpacking Recipe: Coconut Curry Ramen

Coconut Curry Ramen Cooked

Creamy coconut milk, meaty shiitake mushrooms, and a medley of spices, this coconut curry ramen is a definite upgrade over the dollar store version. Instant ramen is great, but as a main meal out on the trail we find it to lack substance. After only an hour or two, we’re hungry again. That’s why we […]

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May 28, 2019

Bogus to the Barrel – the best Idaho bike race you never heard of

Bogus to the Barrel has 150 open racing spots, which will go quickly, so make sure to register while there's still an opening.

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May 28, 2019

Pivot updates Shuttle E-MTB, hits lower price point

The second-generation Pivot Shuttle is being introduced with changes including 29-inch wheels and tires standard rather than 27.5-plus, as well as a 10-millimeter bump up in front travel. and a lower price point.

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