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March 13, 2019

The Story Behind Indiana’s First National Park

Indiana Dunes National Park

The vast lands of the Midwest host fewer than a dozen national parks. But on February 15, Indiana Dunes officially became the nation’s newest and 61st national park. The designation marks the final chapter of a century-old conservation story that is also the story of Chicago, and a reframing of wild places beyond the traditional […]

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March 13, 2019

Ride Concepts Factory Team Announced

Mountain bike footwear company Ride Concepts announces the formation of its 2019 Factory Athlete team, comprised of downhill and freeride icons Kyle Strait, Sam Pilgrim, Greg Watts and the Atherton Racing Team.

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March 12, 2019

Fezzari Wire Peak Elite E-bike First Ride Review

The Fezarri Wire Peak Elite is the middle offering in the Utah bike maker’s pedal-assist e-bike line-up. The all-aluminum frame is gorgeous but even more compelling is the component spec and price.

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March 11, 2019

Review: 2019 Specialized S-Works Recon

Specialized created an entirely new S-Works Recon clipless shoe, loaded with premium features and targeting XC and gravel riders. MTBR used them for our normal all-mountain riding to find out how they fulfill our daily demands.

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March 11, 2019

Gear Review: Outdoor Research

My Outdoor Research Helium II became an essential part of my climbing day …
March 8, 2019

Hot Deals from Competitive Cyclist

Our friends at Competitive Cyclist always have some great sales going and this week is no exception. Check out these hot deals and get them before they are gone.

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March 8, 2019

10 Top Hikes Near San Diego

A wide beach and the ocean.

The temperate climate and varied topography of the greater San Diego area delivers an enjoyable getaway for hikers of all abilities. Whether you are looking for a seaside stroll, a rolling hike on open hillsides, a tough climb to a peak with a view or a route-finding challenge in the desert, the trail systems at […]

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March 8, 2019

The Best Down Jackets Money Can Buy

A woman gazes at a rushing river surrounded by evergreen trees

Mastering a true layering system takes work. But once you’ve done it, we think you’ll never go back. Layering systems are typically made up of a base layer, a mid layer, an outer layer and possibly a weatherproof shell, which allows you to adjust your level of warmth on the trail. A down jacket, typically […]

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March 8, 2019

Tools Series: Best of Bike Cleaning Tools

When you go to clean your trusty steed after a long day on the trails, for what do you reach? The hose or the degreaser?

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