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September 14, 2019

Drive train and brake Sale at Jenson and Competitive Cyclist

Are you ready to finally upgrade to that 4 piston hydro or are you looking to update your gravel rig?

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September 13, 2019

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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September 13, 2019

Chesapeake Bay’s Vanishing Island

A landscape shot of Tangier Island surrounded by water

A version of this story appeared in the fall 2019 issue of Uncommon Path.  Tangier Island, Virginia, sits in a 30-mile breadth of the Chesapeake Bay, a dozen miles from Crisfield, Maryland, its nearest mainland port. The isle’s residents—some 475 at most—are mainly crabbers, or families of crabbers, who speak a distinct patois virtually untouched by […]

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September 12, 2019

Where’s Debbie? A Look at the Volunteer Force Behind Northern California’s Downieville Classic

The Start Mountain bikes are everywhere: on car racks, in truck beds and vans, leaning against buildings, and pedaling up and down both lanes of this rural mountain highway. The ones with bibs zip-tied to the handlebars are about to race a 26.5-mile course that climbs 4,500 feet and descends 5,700 feet. It’s the first […]

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September 11, 2019

Dog-Friendly Hikes in Colorado

A dog hikes through a field of wildflowers.

Although it's difficult to officially poll them, we're pretty sure Colorado's dogs are some of the happiest pups around: There's no shortage of dog-friendly hikes to tackle in the Centennial State with your four-legged hiking buddy. With so many options to choose from, we turned to Hiking Project, REI’s digital trail guide and online hiking […]

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September 11, 2019

How to Use Bear Spray

A person holding a can of bear spray at the ready

If you spend time outdoors in bear country, particularly grizzly bear country, bear deterrent spray should be on your never-leave-home-without-it list. But, carrying it is not enough to keep bears away. You need to know how to use bear spray effectively, and without hesitation, because an up-close encounter with an aggressive bear is no time […]

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September 10, 2019

5 Things We’ve Learned in Snowshoe MTB XC and Downhill

 The season finale in Snowshoe surpassed even the wildest expectations with high drama and legendary performances.

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September 10, 2019

Video: Jeff Lenosky Stolen Gear Update with #crimepaysforward

Support Jeff Lenosky in his quest to make crime pay forward!

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September 10, 2019

First Ride: Ibis Ripmo AF

Since Ibis relaunched in 2004, the company has focused exclusively on carbon frames. Today, the Santa Cruz-based brand is launching a more affordable version of its long-travel 29er, the Ripmo, in aluminum. The Ripmo AF (aluminum frame), isn’t the same bike made from a different material. It’s longer, slacker and incorporates a more progressive suspension […]

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